Macro photography, is extreme close-up photography, usually of very small subjects and living organisms like insects, in which the size of the subject in the photograph is greater than life size.
This week I got a macro lens for my camera, and today I explored my yard for photo ops. I am of the mindset: Attempt first, then if necessary, read the instructions. Although, I did watch a few YouTube videos first.
My biggest challenge (and explained on the videos) was focus. Much harder than I expected. However, I was able to snag a few successful photos, given this was my first real attempt.
It wasn’t easy, but I am certainly motivated! If you take macro photos, do you have any tips for this beginner? 🙂
Below are a few of my favorites from today.
I don’t know why, but they fascinate me.
These were not easy to capture, but exciting to see.
These two were frolicking in our lantana.
They were amazingly cooperative for the photos!
Notice the odd (I assume) black tongue:
I just loved this one:
And finally, a couple of plant photos:
Today is life-the only life you are sure of. Make the most of today. Get interested in something. Shake yourself awake. Develop a hobby. Let the winds of enthusiasm sweep through you. Live today with gusto.
♥♥ Sometimes the imperfect creates perfection ♥♥