The private life of plants (theme)

by Helen Hooker March. 16, 2011 4994 views

I decided to take a miniature approach to today??s ??looking inside from outside?? theme and peered into some of the plants in our front garden. I found all sorts of creepy crawlies and managed to catch a few well focussed frames in between gusts of wind. Both photos have been cropped fairly heavily as I couldn??t get close enough to make the bugs large enough in the frame, even with my macro lens. The little black fellow I found inside a daffodil is absolutely tiny ?? no more than 2 millimetres long!

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Gillian 6 years, 2 months ago

An excellent idea for the theme - the first is a great macros and such bright colours too.

6 years, 2 months ago Edited
Andrea 6 years, 2 months ago

Wonderful shots!

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Sandra Vermeulen 6 years, 2 months ago

Both are great,
first for its color and second for the composition!!

6 years, 2 months ago Edited
Jon Laysell 6 years, 2 months ago

Great captures. I love the colouring on the first.

6 years, 2 months ago Edited
Kate 6 years, 2 months ago

Fabulous macros Helen....love the #floating' beetle in #1

6 years, 2 months ago Edited
Sadhya Rippon 6 years, 2 months ago

I love these Helen. I really would like to get in as close as this. May I ask what lens you are using? Were you using Manual focusing?

6 years, 2 months ago Edited
Sara G 6 years, 2 months ago

A different take on the theme! Very well done :-)

6 years, 2 months ago Edited
Marsha 6 years, 2 months ago

Wow....bug in #1 looks like it's floating...awesome depth, Helen!

6 years, 2 months ago Edited
Josy 6 years, 2 months ago

Fnatastic and very indiscreet set, Helen ! :))

6 years, 2 months ago Edited
Tom 6 years, 2 months ago

Wow Helen love the 2nd shot with the Lady Bug

6 years, 2 months ago Edited
Roger 6 years, 2 months ago

Great idea for the theme
amazing shots

6 years, 2 months ago Edited
Michelle 6 years, 2 months ago

These are quite beautiful

6 years, 2 months ago Edited
Felecia 6 years, 2 months ago

Absolutely amazing Helen!

6 years, 2 months ago Edited
Zajä…C 6 years, 2 months ago

#1!

6 years, 2 months ago Edited
Mark 6 years, 2 months ago

The first one is fantastic.

6 years, 2 months ago Edited
Pete 6 years, 2 months ago

lovely photos

6 years, 2 months ago Edited
Boszorka65 6 years, 2 months ago

Very nice macros.

6 years, 2 months ago Edited
Lynda 6 years, 2 months ago

Fanastic macros especially that 1st one.

6 years, 2 months ago Edited
Ricardo 6 years, 2 months ago

I know what you meanT!
that beetle is really damn small!
My first tries on it, on a yellow flower (these species like yellow flowers), got all out of focus :(
but you did very well well!
nice private life uh? ;)

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