This week, on Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #190, host Patti challenges us to look closer and I mean real close.Continue reading “Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #190: Close and Closer”
This week, on Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #172, Amy invites everyone to share a Day of the Week.Continue reading “Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #172: A Day of the Week”
This week, on Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #169, I.J Khanewala is guest-hosting and he’s challenging everyone to take a second look at the ordinary. Sometimes, those things can surprise you or even put a smile on your face.Continue reading “Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #169: The Ordinary”
This week, on Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #164, Sofia from Photographias challenges everyone to Look up or Down.Continue reading “Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #164: Looking Up/Down”
I love macros. They are so exotic and different and really only can be seen either with a magnifying glass, a dedicated macro lens, or in my case, a good ol’ regular camera lens with a screw-on macro filter. These filters are tricky to use sometimes as everything must be completely still and as you can see from the below photo, it only magnifies a specific area of the image while blurring the rest.
Since the pandemic began in March 2020, I had not had the opportunity to photograph with my macro lens filters as I was being driven by work and anxiety to the point I had somewhat lost my muse and inspiration to make photographs. I hope to make some in 2021 as it’s looking like spring might be coming early. Therefore, please enjoy some pre-pandemic photos. These photos were from the beautiful spring of pre-pandemic world of 2019.
So we’re now 5 months into 2020 and I think you’ll agree with me when I say this, “2020 sucks!” Continue reading “5 Months into 2020…”
Almost 3 years ago, I moved into my current home. There were raised beds in the backyard and the front yard was incredibly bare except for a Japanese Maple tree which my mom has threatened to cut it down many times since and I have to keep reminding her that this is my house, not hers.
2 years ago, I started creating my garden. I planted 2 cherry trees, 2 plum trees, 3 strawberry plants, and 6 dahlia bulbs hoping to stop my neighbors’ weeds from invading my yard. Continue reading “Creating a Container Garden…”
Playing with Lightroom after watching a few videos on YouTube on how to make a subject pop. This is one of my favorite macros and I think with the adjustment, I achieved my goal of making my subject pop.
This is my first time participating in this challenge, hope you will enjoy this close-up photo of some strange looking flowers I shot during my solo hike last summer. Continue reading “Sunshine’s Macro Monday”
After re-reading the challenge rule, I realized it’s a different “three of a kind” – the kind where I’m photographing an object in three different angles, not the three of the same object three of a kind. Continue reading “A Photo a Week Challenge: Three of a Kind”
I am trying out my brand-new 35 mm lens this week. Continue reading “Photo of the Week!”