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In my garden – late summer shots

September 19, 2011

Having done a photography course at the V&A I came home to play around with my macro lens in my garden. Here are some late summer shots taken last month.

Bee on Rudbeckia fulgida var. sullivantii 'Goldsturm'

The bed that I dug and planted in spring last year


Gaura lindheimeri Karalee White

Foeniculum vulgare 'Purpureum'

Crocosmia seedheads

Clover (Trifolium repens) in the grass. Comes up if I don't get round to mowing the lawn and the bees love it. Who knew how pretty it is too.

Pelargonium australe. I love how the petals look pearlescent this close up.

Birch leaf

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  1. Martha permalink
    September 19, 2011 5:24 pm

    That’s it, I’m putting macro lens on my Christmas list!!

    • September 19, 2011 5:33 pm

      Do it! So much fun and beautiful results. My photography kit wish-list is longer than my arm these days. S x

  2. Alison permalink
    September 19, 2011 6:32 pm

    Stunning photos – how I wish I had a macro lens – the results are amazing

  3. September 19, 2011 9:09 pm

    I wish I had my own macro lens but I’m doing the course at the V&A strating next month. Really looking forward to it.

    • September 19, 2011 11:19 pm

      How lovely – I hope you enjoy the course. It’s an inspiring place to be. Lots of great photo opportunities!

  4. September 20, 2011 11:26 am

    You lucky, lucky devil. Sigh……

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