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I’m just mad for taking extreme close-ups of plants lately. Here are a few:

This is the orange gerber daisy.  Can you see how the teeny tiny things curl up inside?

Here is another shot of it:

And here is a dwarf snapdragon:

And another:

A tiny dianthus type thing?

Shasta daisy bud:

This poor little flower was hidden under the daisy plant.  It is all by itself.  Could be a weed, or maybe love-in-a-mist?

Prolific weed, we all know these, but doesn’t it look neat (if a little phallic) when isolated and stark like this?


About Sarah

I'm a librarian living with my lovely family in a gorgeous spot of New Jersey, where we raise chickens and love the outdoors. I try to find enough time to indulge all my hobbies-cooking, photography, gardening, sewing, and I write about it all on my book blog & personal blog.

5 responses »

  1. These pictures are STUNNING. Simply stunning! I especially really love the first one. Are you considering getting any of these printed and framed?

  2. WOW! We really have created a macro monster! But what magnificent results you’re getting! These are GORGEOUS!!

  3. Thanks guys! Now that you mention it I do particularly love the first one and think it would be nice framed. We are also thinking of framing the super close up of a droplet of water on hosta. Our house will go from pictures of our beautiful children everywhere, to pictures of plant close ups everywhere!!

  4. Aw – there all just so beautiful! I love noticing details in the flower as well! Beautiful photos! Have a great day! 🙂

  5. Oops – should have been “they’re all”… Wake up, Astrid… 😉


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