WPC Challenge: Getting Up Close and Personal

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Good morning from a cool but sunny day.  The sun is just coming up and it should be a good day.  I am heading over to Napier again today with a couple of lovely ladies from my social snappers group.  So it should be fun.

Today’s challenge by  over at The Daily Post has asked us to get up close and personal with our photos.  Macros.  Which is great as yesterday we had a great time just wandering around the Women’s Centre taking photos.  It had been foggy which went very quickly.  Which disappointed me a little.  But that was okay because it left a very heavy dew and with the early morning light we had a fabulous time wandering around and just enjoying the opportunities.  We also found some early blossoms too.  So spring is showing some signs of arriving.  I am hanging out for some warmer weather.

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The light was just right and the colours of the flowers were so bright and vivid.

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So I took a lot of photos….

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But to my surprise

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I only took 314 photos….

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I have now a lot of photos of poppies.

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Showing both front and back views…

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Some fully open views….

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Some on the verge of dying…

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And finally some colourful leaves in the sun.

I know I have a lot of photos today but it was a case of which to chose.

https://dailypost.wordpress.com/dp_photo_challenge/close-up/

VERY CLOSE – THE WORDPRESS WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE

https://sustainabilitea.wordpress.com/2015/07/24/weekly-photo-challenge-close-up-can-you-cap-this-one/

https://tomwarrenphoto.wordpress.com/2015/07/24/close-up/

https://piecesofstarlight.wordpress.com/2015/07/24/weekly-photo-challenge-up-close-and-far-out/

Close Up #dpchallenge #photography

https://esengasvoice.wordpress.com/2015/07/24/weekly-photo-challenge-close-up/

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Cee’s Fun Fotos: Three’s Company

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Good morning from another cold and frosty Hastings day.  Hopefully things will warm up.  The whole country is cold – with snow around as well.  So it is nice to see some summery photos from the northern hemisphere bloggers.

So for Cee’s challenge over at Cee’s Photography is for showcasing the number three – so I delved into my archive to find some of my florals – what else.

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Three poppies

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Three pansies.

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Sorry Cee, I know you are not keen on bees,  but I found these three bees on this poppy.

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Three Items for the Number Three

Three Crowns in Stockholm

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Three items or number 3

https://woollymuses.wordpress.com/2015/06/24/cees-fun-foto-challenge-three4three/

THREE BY THREE

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Cee’s Fun Fotos: Close Ups

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Here is my entry for Cee’s challenge at Cee’s Photography for this week which is close ups.  Yesterday the wind had died down so I went to Frimley Park to find some new photos.  I found some poppies just starting to bloom.  I will be going back in a couple of days to take some more photos for Poppy Day which I think is this Friday, the Friday before ANZAC day.

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White Pansy (1 of 1) Enjoying the autumn sun (1 of 1)

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Close Ups

https://woollymuses.wordpress.com/2015/04/16/cees-fun-foto-challenge-close-ups/

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Close Ups of Sydney

https://piecesofstarlight.wordpress.com/2015/04/14/fun-close-up-fotos-with-a-pun-on-top/

Spring in Close Up

http://www.jcollettphotography.com/rain-drop-macro-photography/

Madonna and Child

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