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Monday, November 21, 2011

Macro Monday - November 21

Hello & Welcome. - Hope the start of the new week is a good one for everyone.

It's time to join Lisa (Lisa's Chaos) for Macro Monday.
I just love seeing the world up close through the use of a Macro Lens.  The detail is often astounding.

Just the other day I went in to get my Allergy Shot (I'm allergic to cats) - Yes I know we have 6 of them living with us.  Call me "Crazy" but I can't resist them.  - Okay now back on track here ("Focus Girl - Go get another cup of coffee and get on with the task at hand.")

As I was saying when I went to get my Allergy Shot I happened to have my camera along (imagine that) and as Coleen and I were coming out of the Clinic we stopped to look at the little fountain/garden area at the entrance of the building.  There were still some flowers blooming and I decided to take some Macro Shots of them.  Here are my results SOOC except for resizing.


I love the delicate lacy look of these flowers.  They do seem a bit "pale" in color so as a bit of fun I uploaded the first picture to Picnik and gave it a bit of a color boost with the Orton-ish feature:

Ahh...Sunshine on a gloomy November Day!

Have a great week.  Don't forget to stop by and check out the other entries.  It's always amazing to see what everyone has come up with.

16 comments:

  1. I'm not sure what these are, but we have the same or similar late blooming little beauties around here. The give a burst of spring color in the fall.

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  2. What lovely details you've captured Ida . . . beautiful, Teresa x

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  3. Lovely details of these tiny flowers. And I like your Orton edit!

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  4. These yarrow are lovely, Ida. And the Orton effect just made them pop. Well done, dear. :)

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  5. Love what the boost did for your shot... definitely some lovely lil' flowers!! =)

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  6. Oh it's amazing what a 'boost' will do. These flowers are fabulous and it's such an awesome photo!

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  7. Wow! Your pictures are amazing! You are a very talented photographer!

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  8. What a great macro. This is a new flower to me, very pretty.

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  9. very nice macros...wonder wat they are called!

    cheers,
    My Third Eye

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  10. Really pretty! Is it yellow yarrow?

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  11. Hi there - they are very nice shots - the flowers to have great detail.

    Cheers - Stewart M - Australia

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  12. Beautiful pictures, lovely flowers, I like the light they give off.

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  13. you have beautiful macros here..love it..thanks for the visit.

    feel free to visit my other blogs..
    See The World
    Travel Euroasia
    Europe Travel Pad

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