The wonder of modern cameras, and phones is that even the more affordable models allow you to take macro shots. Looking carefully at something shows you a whole new world of detail. It is amazing how the most prosaic things can look wonderful up close or items that you live with every day take on a new perspective when you focus in on them. I love setting up little “still life” shots using objects around the house and use them as prompts for my weekly Haiku Challenge. (click hereif you would like to see the different prompts and maybe read a haiku or two) With a trend towards “mindfulness” at the moment, careful appreciation of the detail of small things is a great way to gain a sense of appreciation for the wonders of life.
Hope your Sunday is a lazy one! TJ
These are small selection of some of my macro shots that I have taken over the past year.
This is a macro photo I took of an old jetty hand rail with Perth city in the background.
This little 19th Century rocking chair was sitting unloved at a flea market and now resides in the corner of our sitting room remembering quieter times.
This Turkish tile reflects through the globe of the decanter quite effectively.
These two favorite books about the history of Paris have developed a character of their own with the ages of page turning
I could have been sunning myself at our local beach where I took this photo, but noooooooo!
This little figurine is a Japanese interpretation of an 18th Century couple. Is he her beau or her hairdresser? Who can say.
These nasturtium leaves caught the sunlight just after a shower filling them with cabochon gems.
These little native Australian daisies bloom in profusion in September.