Category Archive: Macro

workings ii


duplications ii

patterned light

lamp globe

here be dragons

gate latch

electric candle

My family has always put electric candles with orange bulbs in all the windows for a bit of warm light in the cold, dark winter months.


recognize this?



Design is all around us; somebody designed these swirls on the side of a cheap bottle of hand soap.

focus shift

The depth of field is shallow with the Tamron macro lens, even when it’s not wide open.


detail. 🙂


Playing with the macro lens some more. this is the latch and patterned cloth on a cheap trinket box, edited in Lightroom.

paper-thin dof

The depth of field is so narrow at f/2.8 on the macro lens that my subject (here, part of the label on a woven hot pad from Reedcraft Weavers in Beulah, Michigan) goes… Continue reading

focus shift

While it was still light, I tried to photograph my landlord’s cat, which was sitting outside pretending very hard not to be posing. However, instead of getting a photograph, I learned that the… Continue reading

colored pencils

Strange leaf

Close up of an elephant ear leaf

The Second Leaf

Macro of a green leaf in sweet light. (Zazzle)


Macro of a blue glass gem set in a necklace from Guatemala. (Zazzle | RedBubble)


Warm lamp light reflects on stacked tealight holders. (Zazzle)

Aqua Glass VI

Aqua-colored glass gems mirrored in a glass bowl. (Zazzle)

Aqua Glass V

Macro photograph of sunlight on glass gems in water. (Zazzle)

Aqua Glass IV

Posterized macro of blue glass gems in water. (Zazzle)

Aqua Glass III

Aqua-colored glass gems spill from the top of the frame. (Zazzle | RedBubble)

Aqua Glass II

Macro of blue glass gems in sunlight. (Zazzle | RedBubble)