I took this photo with my iPhone 11Pro with a Sandmarc macro lens. I believe it was my Sandmarc. It may have been my new Olloclip macro lens. I got both in December.
I’ve always used the Olloclip lens but got frustrated at having to get a new lens and cover every year when Apple changed the configuration of the iPhone. So I switched to the Sandmarc lens. You keep the lens and just buy a new cover each time Apple changes the iPhone. Well, now Olloclip has done the same thing, finally.
I prefer Olloclip because there are three lenses, 7x, 14x and 21x. So now I have four macro lenses. The Sandmarc lens is about 10x or so.
My neighbors grow some gorgeous roses. I love to take my iPhone and go for a walk in my neighborhood and take photos of their roses.
This particular rose is one of my favorites. Year after year It has given me superb photos.
The best part about photographing your neighbor’s roses is you don’t have to hassle with the care of the roses. No dealing with aphids or any of that.
Have a great day.
In the 80’s some time I was in a hurricane while on Maui. It completely destroyed Kaui and we only had very high winds on Maui.
The next morning the beach was covered thick with shells. What a find! My mother and I grabbed up all the shells we could get our hands on.
I doubt I would do this today. These shells are needed by sea creatures for homes. They are part of the sea’s eco system. But I didn’t understand that when I was younger. That you go to the ocean you look, you enjoy, but you leave it there.
Today, we have digital cameras to capture the beauty of places we visit. There is no need to collect things and bring them home.
I enhanced this photo in Enlight, then TangledFX.
This is a macro shot of a pincushion protea. Protea originally come from Africa but are found all over the world in tropical climates.
There are about 1600 species of these flowers. They are absolutely incredible. They come in all kinds of shapes and every color imaginable.
If you want a real treat take yourself over to Pinterest and check out these flowers.
I use the word macro lightly here. It is not a macro in the true definition of macro. A true macro is 1:1.
I took this on my iPhone 6 Plus with an Olloclip lens. It is a magnification lens. I was using the 14x lens.
I love using the 14x and 21x lenses. I like to put them on my iPhone and go exploring to see what Mother Nature has hidden in the details.