Category Archives: Macro Photography


I decided to photograph oil and water together-which don’t mix.  Using a glass pyrex tray supported by 2 shoe boxes, I placed a colourful scarf underneath, added water and oil and voila!!  I placed the “set” near a window for … Continue reading

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It’s almost Christmas and the Toronto weather has been cold and damp-but no snow.  I decided to shoot some macro photos with strawberries falling into a vase of water. A fair amount was spilled, but it was a lot of … Continue reading

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Kensington Market-up close and Personal

I went down to Kensington Market the other day armed with my macro lens and flash. It’s one of the more interesting places in the city for bargain hunters, voyeurs and photographers. I meet at least two of the criteria…

Posted in Kensington Market, Macro Photography, Urban Toronto

Bug Off!!

A few mornings ago,  I was having a coffee and reading the paper outside when this “thing” fell out of the trees and landed right beside my coffee. About 3 inches long and as thick as a Cuban cigar, it … Continue reading

Posted in Insects, Macro Photography, Urban Toronto

Conservatory Flowers

I went to the Centennial Park Conservatory to photograph some flowers. Unfortunately, I chose one of the hottest days of the year and it was more than 45C inside.  On the bright side-there was no one else there so I … Continue reading

Posted in Flora and Fauna, Macro Photography, Urban Toronto