A tulip in detail

Shot at home on a bright red tulip. Converted to black-and-white for clarity. Can you spot a teeny-tiny aphid in the picture? You may wish to see this picture in a larger size on Flickr by clicking on the photo.

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Camera Settings: ISO100, f/10, 1/125
Lens: 105mm f/2.8 Sigma macro lens
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Red Anemone – backlit

Spring is finally here in Cambridge, and sunny days with blue skies open up a new vista for photography!

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Red anemone – see more on my Flickr page!
Camera Settings: ISO100, f/5.6, 1/250
Camera: Nikon D7000
Lens: Sigma 105mm f/2.8

Red anemone

As promised, a picture of the red anemone flowering at home and complimenting the blue anemome that I posted previously.

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Click the photo for more viewing options on Flickr 
Camera settings: f/5.0, 1/80, ISO100
Lens Settings: f/2.8, 105mm Sigma macro lens
Camera: D7000

Christmas Cactus

This Schlumbergera truncata in my home is still flowering, well into April when I was expecting this to begin to set new branches for the coming year!

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Schlumbergera truncata – See Flickr for more viewing options

Technical details:

f/7.1, 1/30 second, ISO100, 105mm f/2.8 Sigma macro lens, Nikon D7000

White magnolia

I don’t have space to grow a full magnolia tree in the garden so I have these in large pots. The magnolia flowers are therefore smaller than one would find in trees. This is a white magnolia that has been in bloom since mid-March.

 

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White Magnolia – See more viewing options on Flickr.

f/6.3, 1/500, ISO100, 105mm macro lens.