26 April, 2010

Macro Monday: Shells

Macro Monday
The Australian Museum is showing the Wildlife Photographer of the Year winning entries.  The photography is stunning and if the exhibit comes to your town I recommend a visit.  Sadly for Sydneysiders it finishes today.  Sorry about the late notice ... if you run now you might still make it.

The exhibit includes a photo studio where you can mess around with your camera and take some macro shots of shells, bugs and some long dead stuffed birds.  I managed to elbow the kids out for the way to take a couple shots.

Shell Tip
A good photographer would have taken the time to find out the type of shell.
I didn't bother.
Shell Side


Don't forget to visit Macro Monday at
Lisa's Chaos
to see more macro and close up photography.

12 comments:

  1. What a beautifel shell and the Macros are great. I would not bother finding out the name either ...

    Thanks for your comment, now there is a cropped version of the biggest leave after another comment

    christina, sweden

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  2. Lovely photo of the shell. Sounds like a great event - must be so much fun in the studio.

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  3. Beautiful. Nothing I like better...seashells!

    Here is mine...PENELOPE the pelican

    Hope your Monday is treating you well!

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  4. I wouldn't have asked the type of shell, either. Your pictures are beautiful, I like the first one best.
    Thanks for coming by!

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  5. Nature's art is so amazing. We just need to look closer sometimes. very nice pics.

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  6. What a great opportunity! And you made good use of it - I love the shell, whatever it's called! ;)

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  7. I'm always amazed at the symmetry of shells and the mystery of their spiral forms. Lovely photos!

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  8. Maybe I'm crazy, but at this range they almost look like eyes to me.

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  9. Not quite sure what to think of these - perhaps something Madonna would wear?

    Since you have so much time on your hands I thought you would enjoy a challenge, over at my place, go on, hurry up ...

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