Some tasty treats, up close and personal. Firstly, some tantalizing chocolates from Norman and Dann. [click images to enlarge]. And … Continue reading Macro morcels [8 photos]
A few random mystery objects at home, just for fun and learning … Olympus 60mm f/2.4 macro @ f/4, 15 … Continue reading Messing with macro [6 photos]
I’ve “walked” over 60km in four days, often negotiating thick, tangled scrub in cold, deep and muddy valley creek-beds, mainly … Continue reading Faerie parasols finally found! [14 photos]
I almost accidentally stepped on this moth, it was sitting on the ground outside my front door this morning, presenting … Continue reading Moth Macro
After some user manual deciphering and a few experiments on a cold, rainy day, I finally solved an issue I’ve … Continue reading Focus stacking fix – set shutter delay
I was taking the dog for a walk … honest! Then I got slightly off track and found all these … Continue reading Stacking focus on fungi
Don’t sweat the small stuff! I found this cricket in my wheelbarrow after carting a load of firewood . Taken … Continue reading Jiminy Crickets!
Too much to do in too little time has kept me away from photography lately. I took some shots of … Continue reading Busy as a bee …
Make your own camera support – Ideal for macro and a holster! Continue reading Macro-pod idea!
The Wood or Forest Scorpion – Cercophonius squama, is the only scorpion found in Tasmania. It is typically around 25–40 mm (0.98–1.57 in) … Continue reading Sting in the tail
Had a little holiday up the East Coast of Tasmania, we spotted plenty of these beautiful green beetles on a … Continue reading Bright beetle on berry …
The Bluebottle or Pacific Man-of-War is not a single animal but a colony of four kinds of highly modified individuals … Continue reading Pretty … painful!
Frogs are a sign of a healthy environment. I found these two by accident sitting among some ferns in the … Continue reading Frogs among the ferns …
I bought a pre-loved Olympus 60mm F2.8 Macro yesterday, thought I’d revisit the Alien tree to learn and compare to … Continue reading Where's your head at?
Close-Up Shoot-out! Three Olympus lenses put to the test … Continue reading Close-up shoot-out!