Garden Macros


I tend to get locked up in using one lens for a long time and pair that with Chris having the macro for awhile when he was in the field, I didn’t have the opportunity/haven’t taken the opportunity to use the 100mm macro lens lately. I remedied that last night and went out and shot a few things in the garden. I’m going to have to dig this lens out more often!

zinnia
A close up of a zinnia.

whitefirewheel
Next year I think we need to find a few more places for the white firewheel in the garden. In fact, I’m kind of in love with all Gaillardia species and varieties.

tomato
Fuzzy tomatoes…

tablequeen
I’m extremely happy my table queen acorn squash has produced a fruit! I’m hoping it will give me a few more and evade the squash vine borers.

squashflower
Spaghetti squash blossom

spaghetti squash

snail
Snails…

grasshopper2
and grasshoppers have been chewing up a few plants in the garden.

grasshopper
This is why I get the macro out!

salvia2
The ‘Wendy’s Wish’ Salvia has been blooming profusely all summer, I highly recommend this variety.

salvia

mrstripey
There’s always cat antics going on!

bees

asparagusbean
My asparagus beans are finally beginning to flower. It’s been a slow start with beans this season.

asclepias
And the monarchs have finally made it to my garden, hopefully with thanks to the butterfly weed.

I think I’ll go around with the macro more often!

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2 thoughts on “Garden Macros

  1. Francine says:

    Great photos! I want a macro lens so bad…

  2. chel says:

    These are beautiful! 🙂

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