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Photo Friday: Looking Deep for Spring

Love, love, love the warmer weather. Hate, hate, hate all this brown and grey.  So this week, I looked close for signs of spring.  And I tried out a couple of snap-on lens for my iPhone 6.

Looking at my dogwood through a “fish eye.” Oh my, I see green and yellow, and buds beginning to pop.

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Just a regular old photo, no retouching.

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And zooming in for a closer look. This took a little while to focus because I had to stand really still.

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And now the snap-on macro lens.  Wow! I had a little learning to do here because the focus features on the iPhone camera failed to yield anything but a blurry photo.  The trick is to adjust the distance manually until things come in focus.  I should have remembered that from my microscope days. A tripod would probably be helpful. It’s amazing how shaky a steady hand can seem.

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For more great photos and a poignant goodbye to “Blackberry,” stop over to Pierced Wonderings for a photo link-up.

Pierced Wonderings

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  1. Found your blog through postings on Facebook (Women of Midlife Friday postings). Beautiful pictures, and glad I found you.

    • Adela Adela

      So glad you stopped by Meryl. I hope we’ll be seeing each other at BAM.

  2. Jen Jen

    I’ve been wanting to play around with some clip-on lenses but I haven’t gotten around to it yet. Great photos!

    Thanks for joining us for Photo Friday and for the lovely mention of sweet Blackberry 😉

    • Adela Adela

      Now if I can just remember to take the lens with me!

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