Melbourne Streets 6

I was so happy to find so many chances for macro shots on our walk through the very urban streets of Fitzroy and Carlton. In fact, I used my macro lens exclusively for the last two hours of the walk. I found this plant outside of the diner where we finished our walk. It was…

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Macro Garden Series – 7

Another bright and intricate flower from the garden series. The colours were so vibrant. I was expecting to find bees on these flowers, but there weren’t any. Shot at Wilson Botanic Park with my Olympus OMD EM5 with my 60mm (120mm equivalent) macro lens. I think this is my last entry to Jude’s Macro in the…

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Inside iTerrarium

I couldn’t resist getting up close and personal with some of the little guys inside my previously posted iTerrarium. I’ve included a shot of the terrarium below so you can judge the scale of these plants. They are super-small. Or you can go visit the post linked above to see the whole thing. I thought this…

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Macro Garden Series – 6

Isn’t this plant amazing? I was fascinated by it. And when editing it, the high contrast and clarity really brought out an almost painted quality to the image. This has become one of my favourite shots. I was able to catch the end-phase of the plant as well. Shot at Wilson Botanic Park with my…

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Macro Garden Series – 5

Spiders galore! Devouring their lunch, hiding away, spinning webs, making plans… Shot at Wilson Botanic Park with my Olympus OMD EM5 with my 60mm (120m equivalent) macro lens. Submitting it to Jude’s Macro in the Garden challenge. Jude is looking for macro garden shots throughout April – come along and join in! x desleyjane

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Imperfect Perfection

I couldn’t resist posting these rosebuds. I almost didn’t, because they aren’t perfect, they are covered in little bits of debris, most likely from a bug. But I thought, well none of us is perfect, so why not? Thanks again to Robin from Reflections for my Soul and Pauline from Gypsy Life for nominating me to join the…

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Closed Terrarium

I picked up two terrariums on the weekend – one open (my iTerrarium, which you can see here) and this closed terrarium. The closed terrarium is a very groovy thing. It houses different plants from the open one – plants that like moisture, like ferns and mosses. If done properly, with the right soil conditions…

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Rosy Pink

Oh I love roses. I’m living in an apartment with a balcony and I’m wondering if I can plant roses in the big pots that I’ve brought with me…. I’m adding this macro shot to Jude’s Macro in the Garden challenge – please go and see Jude’s blog for some wonderful garden photography. Thanks to…

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Blossoming Blossoms

Apple Blossoms looking to the sky. Thanks to Robin at Reflections for my Soul and Pauline from Gypsy Life for nominating me to do the Seven Days of Nature challenge. If you haven’t already, please go ahead and visit their fabulous blogs. I’d like to ask Joanne Ritchie from Coffee Fuels My Photography to join…

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Macro Garden Series – 4

Nature creates some very weird things, and I love finding them 🙂 Shot at Wilson Botanic Park with my Olympus OMD EM5 with 60mm (120mm equivalent) macro lens. Submitting to Jude’s Macro in the Garden challenge.  Also in response to the Seven Days of Nature challenge where I was nominated by Robin at Reflections for…

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Budding Bougainvillaea

Some budding bougainvillaea from my old garden in Brisbane. Posted for the Seven Days of Nature Challenge where I was kindly nominated by Robin at Reflections for my Soul and Pauline at Gypsy Life – great blogs, with wonderful images. Today I’d like to nominate my fellow Melbournite Julz from Julie Powell – Photographer and…

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iTerrarium

Now that I live in a small apartment on the fifth floor, I have no grass or garden area. All of my gardening will be done in pots. I previously showed some photos of a cyclamen that my friend gave me – that was my first plant here in the new place. I have also…

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