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I spend a lot of time looking at plants up close.

Entering the Swamprose Macro Phase. Prepare to be annoyed.

All I need now are growing things, other than moss.
16th Apr 2007, 04:40   | tags:,,,

Jigalong says:

Very nice macro. The bottom shot looks like it may have been taken underwater

16th Apr 2007, 05:33

swamprose says:

well J, it was cold enough to be underwater. Camera shake with the freezies. When do you head back to the Pilbarra?

16th Apr 2007, 05:46

swamprose, going to bed says:

that explains the HL.

16th Apr 2007, 06:16

paintist says:

haha...birds indeed...well done on the HL :-)

16th Apr 2007, 07:50

Jigalong says:

Hi SR, I think the question your asking is when am I going out into the desert. The answer is not soon enough, maybe week starting 30th April. There have been a few shuffles going on at work, but things should be back to normal soon:)

16th Apr 2007, 08:13

nige says:

whats all this chat abourt birds and highlights. looks like i missed a weekend of idle chatter.

16th Apr 2007, 08:17

hildegard says:

Mmm.. furry.
Like the flamingos too - in both colourways.
Hm... flamingos derive much of their colour from their diet... Do you think if we put green colourant in their food, we could get a flock of green flamingos?

16th Apr 2007, 09:48

Helen says:

I reckon so... the possibilities are endless.

Nice flamingoes, swampy.

16th Apr 2007, 09:49

OJ says:

I love that top picture Swamprose, they look like they're pecking. Are they some sort of seedling?

16th Apr 2007, 09:55

crickson says:

Excellent macro!

16th Apr 2007, 10:24

nige says:

i needs to buy me a magnifying glass! it's on my lunchtime list.

16th Apr 2007, 10:42

chocolate says:

hm ... these are just reeealy good.

16th Apr 2007, 11:33

Spiderbaby says:

Very nice :) Moss is such peculiar stuff. All spongy and mysterious.

16th Apr 2007, 13:24

swamprose says:

thanks all, and thank you for the HL.

OJ, they are seedllings in way. Those capsules are sporaphytes, and will release powdery spores that will grow into new moss.

NIGE NIGE--hope I get you before the purchase. One thing bfish didn't tell anyone, and is really important--get a magnifying glass that fits over your lens really well. I think they might sell them at camera stores. Or they should.

16th Apr 2007, 13:59

Geodyne says:

So much potential in those little things....great shot, Swamprose!

16th Apr 2007, 14:23

MaggieD says:

Great top shot ..... love bfish's flamingoing of it :)

16th Apr 2007, 17:31

Viv says:

nope - they're an alien army

16th Apr 2007, 23:59

FilbertFox says:


17th Apr 2007, 11:40

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17th Apr 2007, 17:15

Jesson says:

not just a beautiful colour but so beautiful in the simplicity of the detail.

More please! :-)

18th Apr 2007, 03:31

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