I have discovered a new photographic obsession – somewhat abstract macro photos, recreating the small worlds that exist if only you take the time to look. These photos were taken recently at Uepi, Solomon Islands – as I’m on a steep learning curve with my underwater setup some of them
I never truly appreciated the design perfection and vivid colours of sea urchins until recently, when I had a chance to get up close while reef walking on Lady Elliot Island. These photos were taken with an INON macro lens and the last two are cropped images of larger photos.
Here are some more photographs from my flower and pool experiments. I particularly like the first one – a darker surreal stillness. I used my macro lens for the second and third photos – it is hard to know what is real and what is a reflection. Would love to
It is so much fun when you find these little worms – multicoloured and just like little Christmas trees! Hope you have a wonderful Christmas and enjoy the holiday season! 🙂
Did I mention how much I like giant clams? They make great photography subjects as they don’t move (!), only shutting slightly if your shadow passes over them. Giant clams are unique in that every individual has its own colour patterns – like human finger prints. These are my two