This week we had a visit from a Painted Lady…. …..No! Not that kind of Painted Lady; this is Monday Macro after all! The Painted Lady is a long-distance migrant, which causes the most spectacular butterfly migrations observed in Britain and Ireland. Each year, it spreads northwards from the desert fringes of North Africa, Read more about MONDAY is MACRO DAY: WEEK 5: Painted Ladies[…]
MONDAY MACROS: Large White and Green-veined White Butterflies. My Monday Macro series continues with a couple of shots of white butterflies taken yesterday in the garden. I think there is a Zen-like quality to time spent watching these elegant creatures flitting from flower to flower in search of nectar. (The phrase “ZEN and the ART Read more about MONDAY is MACRO DAY: WEEK 3: White Butterflies[…]
MONDAY MACROS: Blue-Tailed Damselflies. My Monday Macro series continues with a few shots of Blue-Tailed Damselflies taken last week on a visit to Brockholes Nature Reserve. I love watching these little creatures; they’re so delicate and brightly coloured. There are about the size of one of those sewing needles that you can’t thread because the Read more about MONDAY is MACRO DAY: WEEK 2: Damselflies[…]
MONDAY MACROS: A new series starts today. I’m out such a lot in the summer months with my DSLR and macro lens that I’m sure I can post once a week with some close-ups of our natural world. Well, that’s the plan; the intention; the sincerely well-meant resolution; the pious hope….. ……that every Monday I Read more about MONDAY is MACRO DAY: WEEK 1[…]
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