Water Droplet Macro Fun

January 6, 2019 - Water droplet refraction photography using a purple daisy, a macro lens, focus-stacking, and some imagination

Purple Salvia Water Droplet Refraction of Nectaring Hummingbird

Hummingbird Refraction in Salvia

December 3, 2017 - Macro photography of a purple salvia with an image of a nectaring Ruby-throated Hummingbird refracted in water droplets

Dianthus Water Droplet Refraction

Flowerpot or Alien? You Decide!

May 17, 2017 - I had some free time while Rich watched the Super Bowl.  As much as I’ve tried to learn to like sports, it just hasn’t worked.  So I’m afraid the Super Bowl was accentuated with my squeals of joy as I executed a photographic vision in my macro “studio.” This was the picture I envisioned.  I […]


The Stowaway

May 3, 2017 - Flower macro photography can bring its surprises - like this stowaway spider!

Perfectly Balanced

Happy Earth Day

April 22, 2017 - An Earth Day image showing our planet refracted in a water droplet

Azalea Heart

Valentine’s Day Macro

February 14, 2017 - Happy Valentine’s Day! This macro shot of an azalea combines flowers, water, and some filter effects that reminded me of a heart.   Perfect for sharing on Valentine’s Day!

Pink and Purple

Fun with Flowers and Water

January 27, 2015 - Clouds kept me inside for some fun with flowers and water. Water droplets, refractions, flowers, RainX, and focus stacking experiments!

Balls of Water - colorful water droplets

Colorful Water Droplets

September 29, 2013 - I’ve been reading the book Understanding Flash Photography, by Bryan Peterson.  In nature photography I often use my flash coupled with a Better Beamer to add fill light to my bird images.  But I want to learn more about using flash indoors, in more “normal” scenarios.  One of the ideas in the book is to […]