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August 19, 2010

It's All About the Lens

As most of you know, it was my birthday in July, but what you don't know {until now} is that I bought myself a teensy weensy little birthday present.........called a macro lens {for my Canon Rebel}. 

And OH.





It is amazing what a difference a lens can make!  Who knew? Not me......until now. 

When we were at the beach the other day, I tried it out.  Of course I still need lots of practice, but wow,  what detail this lens captures.  I think I'm going to have a lot of fun using it and can't wait to try it out on food shots.

So, bear with me while I share with you some of the shots I took around our friends, the Taylor's, beach cabin.  These shots were taken right before we left at about 5 p.m. after I loaded up the car and realized I had not yet taken any flower or vegetation shots.

Next time I'll get a little closer but I was afraid of being stung by a bee.

Mint grows wild around the beach cabin.

Thanks for hanging in there with me while I learn to use the macro lens hopefully my photos will become better and better!

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