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The reason I talk to myself is because Iā€™m the only one whose answers I accept.ā€
ā€• George Carlin

After a busy day catching up on lots of work admin and phone calls I decided to head into the garden for a bit with the Macro Lens. It paid off as well, because despite me always thinking that there will be nothing new to shoot, it always proves me wrong.

These blue flowers have been around for a while but the sunlight streaming down on them just added that extra bit of something that was needed. I also like how detailed they are, something you don’t always notice when you’re passing by.

Using my trusty water bottle I also did a bit of artificial storm application – aka spraying water at the flowers and hoping that they’ll stay upright and perform! It turned out quite well, although the bokeh effect I was aiming for didn’t materialize.

The spider – web above did though. It’s amazing what you can’t see straight away. After a bit of water bottle action, the web began to appear and I noticed it right before I was going to stick the camera through the delicate threads. Luckily the spider patiently waited for me to snap before protesting!

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