Thursday, December 4, 2008

Photostory Friday~ My love of Macro


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It was this time last year, that I gifted myself with my 100mm Macro lens.  This is one of the the very first photos I took with that lens.  I wanted to share it today, to celebrate a year or looking at my world in a much different way.  I love being able to capture the tiny bits of beauty that surrounds me.  I cherish how this lens gives me the ability to CHOOSE to look a little closer.  Certainly, ones life can only be brightened by such an amazing opportunity.


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May your Friday find you willing to open your eyes to the greatness we are so privileged to be a part of.  I'd love to receive some suggestions on what you might like to see "close up".  Have a great weekend!

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Janet said...

Oh my word! That is amazing! I am no photographer at all, and have a silly little Canon something or other, but you girls inspire me so!!
What a stunning photograph!

Rachel said...

That is just beautiful Corey. Wow.

I'm going to attempt to do some close ups of Christmas Ornaments and whatnot this year! Here's to hoping!!

I wish we got ice and snow down here because I'd love good pics of that!

Izzy 'N Emmy said...

Drool!!! Love it! I find a macro lens to be the best way to look at the world. I can't wait to get mine.

As for suggestions, I am not sure it's even been done, but maybe snow. I mean if you can get close enough and such, it should break down to a million awesome snowflakes right? Maybe, who knows! THanks for sharing!

Cecily R said...

That is GORGEOUS. I love seeing things through you lens!!

Jay @halftime lessons said...

Wow...that really is a stunning picture!

Nice PhotoStory Friday!!

Jay

Kimber said...

Beautiful!!

Christina said...

Gorgeous image!! I long for a macro lens. It was almost exactly one year ago that I got my camera!

Jeanette said...

absolutely stunning Corey!

Tammie @ Are You For Real? said...

I love the great shots you get with a nice camera, a good lens, and a great eye. Well, done!

Chris said...

I love coming here. Your pictures just come right off the screen and smack me in the face - you know, in a good way.
That shot convinces me more than ever that I need a macro lens. Do you mind if I ask what you paid for the lens?

tommie said...

That is simply gorgeous!

A macro lens is on my wishlist.

Tabitha Blue said...

Love the photo, and the story that goes along with it!!! So wonderful :)

Tiaras and Tantrums said...

oh man - I want that lens too!

Donetta said...

Hay, Good to hear from you. I trust sugar is well. Do you ever consider a hunt for texture, odd amazing textures.
This is so dynamic in the varied forms and light/shadow. Texture here is way complex in its variance.

Susie said...

Dear Santa,
Please bring me a new digital camera with an AWESOME lens just like Corey's. I've been a good girl I swear.

When I saw the little drop of water on the branch I got chills!

Mama Zen said...

Your pictures make me want a Macro!

Veggie Mom said...

The photo of Sticker Girl made me think. What about a series of close-ups of different kinds/colors of eyes? Different colors, different heritages, a bird's eyes, a cat's eyes, a frog's eyes...would it be difficult to get a squirrel's eyes? They're pretty hard to pin down...

Anonymous said...

That is GORGEOUS. I'm a huge fan of water photos.

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