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Using My Phone to Get Creative

One of the great things about a new baby is the inevitable desire to photograph every thing that happens and every detail to remember forever.

From a photography perpective it has renewed my desire to look for interesting images and shapes to capture. I found myself sitting with little “E” and watching the goings on around me. I may only have my Galaxy and Snapseed but its enough to get a few good, or at least interesting, images a day.

Here is one of little “E”.


He is so tiny at the moment. I want to remember that detail forever,  it will last such a short time.

Another random photo.


I took of my older son W. He was dressed up as a fairy doctor and something in the composition of this photo appealed to me. Its a rubbish photo without the filter but it becomes abstract enough with it to focus on the composition over the content.


Macro Series: Photo 2

The other day I was at home with the boys. They played in the front yard in the afternoon. While they did I took a few photos using my iPhone and a cheap macro attachment. This series are the photos I took.

This was one of those tiny, downy feathers you see sometimes on the cement. Sunlight on cement flecks does awesome Bokeh!!

Macro Month: Day 19



Today’s macro shots are of things that provide little or no interest normally. The first is the very tiny flower of a weed that was growing in my garden. Its is one of those trailing weeds that are tiny, but get into everything. The second is a photo of the leaves on one of my petunias. I am not a huge fan of petunias. The flowers are floppy and never seem to last long and I think they are even less attractive without flowers. When I took the photo I was happy to find a point of interest. They are incredibly HAIRY! I can appreciate them for that. What’s more I am sure that the hairs have some function that I would find fascinating if I knew it. Whether it is related to water or bugs, I have no idea and if I ever find a moment I will Google it, but I have no time now, I have Kindergym to go to and photos to take, edit and upload. Petunia hair functions come below those on my list of priorities so they will have to wait.