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  1. Robert Watcher

    The smallest bee ever

    The smallest bee ever on Anne’s back porch flowers this morning. These little pink flowers aren’t much bigger than 1/4” across and the bee was smaller than that. It may be a “Confusing Furrow Bee” which has sizes of 1/8th to 1/4 inch. Almost invisible creatures around that we don’t pay much...
  2. S

    Garden Fireworks (Van Vleck Garden NJ)

  3. Asher Kelman

    Flowers on a walk!

  4. Chris Calohan

    Flowers From My Garden

    These were all shot with a Nikon Z50 mirrorless (DX format), coupled to 100-400 "S" Z lens (FX Format) Agapanthus Bulbine Honey Bee on a Mimosa Groundcover Lemon Beebalm Zinnia Morning Watering of My Zinnias, Split Leaf and Blackberries Zinnia
  5. Asher Kelman

    Challenge for Pictures in a Series: Motif or Concept Mother’s Day Flowers!

    Gifts started with this wonderful cut orchid! It hurt to be missing the rest of the plant but I am so moved by the beauty, just the same! Enjoyable moments! Asher
  6. D

    Field of dreams!

    a photograph taken inside the top secret government facility code name WEEDLAWN!
  7. Robert Watcher

    Macro photography of window sill succulents

    My wife Anne’s Instagram picture of her little flower grouping this morning, got me inspired to take a few macro shots of those new flowers that she noticed on her window sill succulents. Until I went out and had a look, I did not realize how small the flowers are. They are no more than 1/4...
  8. Asher Kelman

    Challenge for Pictures in a Series: Motif or Concept Portraits of Nature’s Flowers

    Will Thompson: “Two Roses” Canon 5DIV, EF 50mm F 2.5 Macro I found this on my iPhone and realized it would be superb for starting a thread on outstanding flower portraits. It has no exif and I had no recall of that picture. Well it appears that it’s from a camera I don’t own, LOL and Will...
  9. Antonio Correia

    Flowers in the garden

  10. Asher Kelman

    In Perspective, Fun: Flowers in Vases

    We have less visitors but more flowers! Asher Kelman: Summer 2021 Asher
  11. Asher Kelman

    Found Fantasy in Flowers

  12. Robert Watcher

    COVID-19 —- We are under lockdown but allowed to get needed exercise.

    Ontario is under lockdown orders, but are allowed to get needed exercise. Anne and I stayed safe and found an isolated area along the lake, an hour and a half from our home. I took my camera with me. There was are area with some garden ornaments and different flowers. I put the 75-300mm lens on...
  13. S

    Van Vleck House & Gardens

    when one thinks of New Jersey there can be mixed ideas and feelings. it is known as "The Garden State" and for good reason. it has a fairly large amount of actual beautiful gardens around that are available to spend time in and enjoy. Van Vleck is one of those wonderful "islands" in the current...
  14. D

    Just a couple of flowers

  15. D

    Weeds Weeds Weeds, post your backyard weed photos as if they’re flowers!

    My Weed!
  16. Jerome Marot

    Some flowers

    I don't have the talent of Dr Klaus Schmitt, but I was curious to try UV photography. The first thing, I understood, was to check whether the typical UV pattern would appear on flowers: Apparently, it does. These flowers are a cultivar of phlox subulata growing on my balcony.
  17. D

    Random backyard flowers (macro)

    Shot with the EF-S 35mm f/2.8L Macro IS STM, EOS 7D MK II, ML3/200 watt second on a Godox AD200PRO
  18. Robert Watcher

    Red on the Terrace

    Red on the Terrace - Olympus E-M10 w/14-42mm kit lens
  19. D

    Flowers in my yard with the new RingLight

    For your enjoyment. All with EF 50mm f2.5 macro.
  20. Doug Kerr

    Still life (in them)

    2019.08.10 was Carla's 81st birthday. Each of her older two kids sent her a lovely flower arrangement. By a few days ago, many of the blooms had reached their end of useful life, but not all. Carla extracted the ones from both arrangements with a few more days in them and arranged them in a...