Not the cast of an improbable movie, but a photograph of a fat legged beetle (Flower Beetle/Oedemera nobilis) on a Doves-Foot Cranesbill flower (Geranium molle)!
Keeping alive the memories of a glorious summer past, and anticipation of the summer to come in 6 months!
Field dandelions (Taraxacum sp.) photographed in the middle of summer near Hinxton, England.
All greens from the background were removed in Lightroom.
I went out with my miniature macro attachment to the iPhone last week and captured photographs of a few wildflowers. Apart from the overall mediocre image quality (thank you Apple!) and extremely shallow depth-of-field, the macro adapter does a reasonably good job.
All photographs from an iPhone 4S with a macro lens attachment. Post-processed in Adobe Lightroom 5.0.
Nothing probably epitomizes an english summer more than roses. Roses in all shades, hues and fragrances dot the myriad gardens around Britain. Here are a couple from my garden from 2012.
- Memories of a Summer – Azalea (juridicious.com)
Gazania‘s are native to south africa and are commonly grown in the UK as an annual. The lovely flowers light up any border with their profuse blooms and long flowering season. These gazania’s are from my garden in Cambridge.
Nikon D80 Sigma 105mm f/2.8 Macro Lens 1/100 f/18 with flash. post-processed with Adobe Lightroom 4.1