Category Archives: macro photography

Picky about Pikelets – Anzac Day Traditions

Teatime? Try a quick mix pikelet. They may not be the smashed avocado on sourdough, or the fashionable Baci, but they taste seriously good, especially when served warm with topping. Very Australian! Perfect for Anzac Day traditions and treats. Continue reading

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Sally D’s Mobile Photography Challenge – Macro [Xanthostemon]

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Macro week

Xanthostemon chrysanthus are stunning native Australian flowers in bloom this month. Continue reading

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Phoneography and other NonSLR device Challenge – Nature

Each Monday Sally gives us a weekly topic that inspires us to take photos with our phone cameras. I use a Nexus 4 Continue reading

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Phoneography and Non SLR Device Photo Challenge – Macro

When in Milan, do as the Milanese do… Eat gelati!

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With a Nexus 4 – no filter
Lens and Pens Phoneography Challenge – Macro theme

and this week I also have a pens section, though just for fun…. Continue reading

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Phoneography and Non-SLR Devices Photo Challenge – Macro (Fly)

I was photographing flowers and came across a freeloader! He almost looks beautiful once he is sharpened in Picasa, cropped and had his background shadows increased. Nexus 4 Sally runs a photo challenge for those who love to takes snaps … Continue reading

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Phoneography and Non-SLR Digital Devices Photo Challenge: Macro Challenge – Hydrangea/Cape Gooseberry

My entry for Macro phoneography from Sally at LensandPens Flowers – a favourite subject for Macro Photography, especially after the rain (Cape Gooseberry also featured previously on Challenger’s choice) Some Macro photography to Ponder About

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Black and White Sunday – Cape Gooseberry

First fruit from my garden. It reminds me of being a child and playing in my Grandmother’s garden, where Gooseberry like this grew wild. The paper cases are a delight to pull apart and inside you will find a delicious … Continue reading

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Silent Sunday

Something to Ponder About

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Phoneography and Non-SLR Digital Photo Challenge: Macro (Hot chocolate)

For this week’s Macro challenge – from Lens and Pens ‘Hot Chocolate’ Even thought I prefer to drink my hot chocolate in a ceramic mug, I liked the effect of the crystallization of the cocoa and sugar on the glass’ … Continue reading

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