After completing an online course on macro photography, this month's "photographer's choice" theme was a great opportunity for some purposeful practice, including water droplet refraction, insect and oil/water abstract macros.
Photo Blogging Challenge – Closeup (October 2015)
For this month's photo blogging challenge I opted for a series of macro photographs showing the blossom-cycle of purple coneflowers growing in our Calgary back yard.
Details From Our Garden
I enjoyed some time in our garden this morning. Camera in hand, I paid particular attention to the finer points - instances of refraction, circle geometry, the Fibonacci sequence, surface tension, etc. My photographic efforts were strongly influenced by (mainly social) media coverage of Beakerhead - an upcoming, local, five-day event created to blur the …