Tuesday, 7 September 2010

Linky Fun!

  Sweet Shot Day

OK ~ so it's not Monday, but hey the linky for Macro Monday is still open and this little lady was too awesome not to share :)
 

This beautiful dragonfly sat on my front wall today, in a glimmer of sunshine, and posed for me ~ quite literally. Each time she flew off she settled right back on the spot my lens was focused on ready for the next click! 

This is my 'dragon's-eye' view for Perceptive Perspective.

(just noticed that Perceptive Perspective has a 'labour' theme this week, but I cannot think of a single relevant shot that I have for that theme ~ yet! My own personal 'labour' won't be until sometime in December, and I won't be taking photos of that event either - I'll be to pre-occupied me thinks!! In any case, I hope I can be forgiven for submitting a non-theme related shot ~ it was taken from a different perspective after-all!)

And as I took these today I figured they qualified for Sweet-Shot Tuesday too :)!!


BTW ~ Click the pictures to see them SUPER-SIZE!!


6 comments:

Hollie 7 September 2010 at 19:47  

I LOVE these shots! I lost my macro lenses and miss them so!

Susan 7 September 2010 at 23:17  

Great shots. I'd love a macro, one day!

Ashley Sisk 7 September 2010 at 23:44  

Wow - those are incredible shots! I'm traveling today and tomorrow...no macro lens. :(

Teresa 8 September 2010 at 00:47  

These are wonderful! I love the macro shots for all those details.

Lesa 8 September 2010 at 02:22  

amazing shots! I never see red dragonflies around here.

Caroline (Frogmum) 8 September 2010 at 08:33  

For all those who THINK I have a macro lens ~ I actually don't! I don't even have a REAL DSLR. I shoot with a Canon S3, which is a 'super-zoom' bridge camera, but I shoot on full manual . These are taken on the macro setting at full zoom. I couldn't quite get close enough to use the super-macro this time! So Ashley (and others), if you don't have your macro lens, take your P&S, set it to P mode and macro and see what you can push out of it!! You might be surprised!!
I took these the other day with my true P&S (which doesn't have manual mode, only P) ~ Canon A1000 ~
http://www.flickr.com/photos/pcjjap/sets/72157624767680430/with/4910460081/

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