Rose in Picardy (Macro)

Getting one's camera stolen is a severe blow. Not mentioning the cost. But I need to get back in the saddle and go on with my work. So I chose a picture I took a year ago in Picardy. Roses bring serenity and serenity is what I want at the moment.

tulip season in Versailles

The Nikon AFS 105mm f/2.8g is a stunning telephoto micro lens. What's more it's a fixed focal lens and therefore forces you to move and frame your subject properly. It captures colours beautifully, so much so that a picture like this one was uploaded as is from Lightroom, without even touching  the light balance. I... Continue Reading →

longing for the Summer

This is my dreaded time of year. Not because of Yuletide family reunions mind you, but because of the dreadful weather conditions and the lack of flowers. So here's to you who are longing for the Summer too. ISO: 100, exposure: 1/250 sec, aperture: 6.3, with my Nikon 105mm f/2.8 macro lens. Full details page click here.

the macroscopic fly

Needless to say that the Summer of 2012 is below standards. Hence, this is no wonder that roses aren’t as beautiful as they should be. As can be seen in this macro photo taken a few weeks ago, one can see that the never-stopping rain of the past few months has taken its toll with... Continue Reading →

prickly!

The new macro AFS 105 mm lens by Nikon is making wonders. The thorns on this cactus taken from within the greenhouse of the Jardin des Plantes looks amazingly sharp and menacing ...

abstract flower

Flowers are like that: simple, accessible, beautiful. And so I thought when I came across that one in Auteuil last Sunday. The only problem is ... what is its name?

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