On a bubblebreak just now but popping in (with squelching dinghyboots) to peek occasionally…
I’m just sorry i cant comment more and really appreciate my wonderful cohosts’ brilliant work in the shots in the fog and Benches groups during my leave of absence!! Huge thanks to the wonderfully talented chris . peter and tanya

I’ve been fiddling about with the new macro lens and thought i’d share this lovely poppy seed head… tho still need to go back to the wonderful classes in the autumn (at Edinburgh’s botanic gardens) to get my head round the tricksiness of these closeups.. soo hard to get..LOL!!

Can’t wait to catch up with you all in the autumn..
Cheers
:))

NIkon D60
Nikkor 105mm VR macro lens
f/4
1/125sec
ISO-200
105mm

Hi! I’m lucky enough to live in the beautiful Scottish Borders and love trying to capture a moment to savour…
Thanks so much for looking
Cheers
Maggie
:)))

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Comments

  • Sean Farragher
    Sean Farragherabout 4 years ago

    beautiful

  • Rebecca Brann
    Rebecca Brannabout 4 years ago

    Gorgeous!

  • arvyart
    arvyartabout 4 years ago

    Wonderful shot Maggie. Glad to see your work on RB after a long “summer vacation”. :)

  • hey my friend – lovely to hear from you and hope you’re enjoying the summer too..its not over yet.. need to wait til the dinghy is laid up for the winter and will be back and bubbling …
    cheers
    :))

    – dinghysailor1

  • KatsEye
    KatsEyeabout 4 years ago

    Just beautiful.

  • Neophytos
    Neophytosabout 4 years ago

    Excelent dof Maggie ,lovely hues and composition it’s just right ..NICE !!

  • Andrew Ness - www.nessphotography.com
    Andrew Ness - ...about 4 years ago

    Absolutely super maggie. That macro lens must be fun to use. Wonderful photography.

  • thanks heaps and yes its a real treat to use (even if my camera is still held together with sticky tape..LOL) i just love the colours and fadeout macro gives.. and i can really recommend the sat am course at the botanics…
    cheers
    maggie
    :)

    c

    – dinghysailor1

  • cherylc1
    cherylc1about 4 years ago

    Gorgeous Maggie!

  • Sandy Stewart
    Sandy Stewartabout 4 years ago

    Very nice macro work Maggie! Love your choice of dof and the way it has popped forward the wonderful purplish textured flower seed center and the stamens! Lovely soft contrasting yet complimentary green background too! : )

  • thanks so so much sandy – its amazing to me how this lens just transforms the background and picks out new facets… really appreciate your lovely visit my friend and hope alls well with you…
    :)

    – dinghysailor1

  • CraigsMom
    CraigsMomabout 4 years ago

    Oh my, this is beautiful. Wish I were aging as well as this!

  • LOL me too.. i so wish… teehee….and thanks heaps
    :))

    – dinghysailor1

  • klikker
    klikkerabout 4 years ago

    Very very nice Maggie. Its funny how we look at things so differently when we start to take photos. Normally you wouldnt give a dead poppy a second glance. xxx

  • so agree with you – and the macro lens brings a whole new dimension to it..
    cheers
    maggie
    :)

    – dinghysailor1

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