Photo Study : Sunflowers

In the spring I placed some seeds in the soil, hoping to see beautiful flowers later on. Some weeks later, plants had grown up and the buds started to open. This one I… Continue reading

Flower of the Day : Orange Dahlia

We saw these beautiful orange Dahlias when we visited a garden in Wiltshire last weekend. It was lovely despite the rain.

Photo Challenge : Structure

As I was lying on the lawn I noticed the structure of our young ornamental cherry silhouetted against the evening sky. I thought a photo would fit the WordPress photo challenge of the… Continue reading

Flower Macro : Lace Flower

I love the way macro shots reveal beautiful tiny details. The way I’m using an clip-on lens on my phone makes for a very small depth of field and the focus seems fixed.… Continue reading

Flower Macro : Plains Coreopsis

These vibrant little flowers brighten up my days! 🙂 More flowers: https://ceenphotography.com/2017/08/12/flower-of-the-day-august-13-2017-dahlia/

Flower Macro : Buddleia Davidii

This is one of the tiny flowers on a large flowerhead from our Buddleia. We guess that the shrub was self seeded as weed but allowed to grow. It was already there, huge,… Continue reading

WordPress Photo Challenge : Macros of Unseen Textures

Normally the surface of my wife’s old wooden ‘kist’ looks and feels smooth and polished but under a macro lens you can see canyons filled with polish blackened with age, ridges and cracks.… Continue reading

Flower Macro of the Day: Cornflower

This, I think, is a Cornflower from our garden, taken with my phone and a little clip on macro lens. This is about how close my phone will focus without the add-on lens.… Continue reading

WordPress Photo Challenge : From Seeds to Satisfaction

We sewed some ‘Shake n Rake’ seed mix on this mostly barren border back in early June. After much watering when the garden was parched and a little weeding it’s blooming and giving… Continue reading

Flower of the Day : Macro Experiment

This is one of my first dabblings with macro photography. I’m just using a clip on macro lens on my phone. The flower is grown from a seed mix and I don’t know… Continue reading

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