#SundayStills – Let’s Look Closely

For Terri’s Sunday Stills photo challenge this week, the theme is Macro or Close-up Photography.

So let’s look closely at a few things I’ve seen lately…

Don’t you just love a Daisy? Especially with Rose the Collie in the background 😍

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Not the best focus on this gorgeous Red Admiral, but I was quite pleased he stayed still for a few seconds


Getting close up to flowers is always a pleasure.  These lilac flowers are so delicate


I found this empty nest while in Cornwall, it fascinated me, and Rose!


Someone’s being a little nosey!


Guess who these feet belong to?


I found a dead dragonfly a few weeks ago, although sad for the little guy, he was fascinating to look at up close – those wings!


One of my feline friends, Minnie – love her paws!


I love this photo I took of a gorgeous swan – look at those beautiful feathers!

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I hope you’ve enjoyed seeing my ‘up-close’ photo’s.  I haven’t got a fancy camera, so all these were taken with my iPhone.  Aren’t these phones incredible?!

Terri Webster Schrandt hosts this weekly #Sundaystills photo challenge and her photographs are really fantastic, so if you’d like to see real quality photo’s, pop over to her blog, Second Wind Leisure Perspectives, you’ll be in for a treat! 📸

Thank you for visiting, have an awesome weekend 😍

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33 thoughts on “#SundayStills – Let’s Look Closely

    1. Haha Swans feet, aren’t they amazing close up??! Very pre-historic! The nest, I was staring at it for so long, very clever for these beautiful little souls to make such amazing things ❤️

    1. I was quite pleased with them 😀 thank you that means a lot coming from an inspirational photographer!! 😊

    1. Thank you, she’s such a photogenic cat, quite arrogant, but beautiful. Such a lovely comment 😊x

  1. Hi Sam, your photos are fab again this week! Isn’t it amazing what our phone can do with us at the helm of course? A great selection for up the close theme with dragonfly my favourite I think.

    1. Oh that poor soul, but I stared at him/her for so long. Stunning, being dead, I think it’d lost a lot of colour but its wings – wow amazing!

    1. Yes, that was taken, I think last May. There were a lot of swans on the canal bank & they are so used to people walking past, they just don’t move, so got lots of great shots😊

    1. That particular swan was very cheeky & came up to us while we were sat in a beer garden. He was right next to me so I took advantage & got quite a few shots. I thought the feet were very interesting 😊

    1. Sorry for the late reply Jerry on this, you were in my spam for some reason. I loved the swan feet photo, so interesting isn’t it? Yes they are like alligator texture. Thank you for your comment 🙂

    1. Thank you. He was stunning. I’ve been wanting to take a good shot of a dragonfly, but they’re so fast! This poor soul, I found dead on the floor, but was lovely to study it. It’s wings were fantastic!

  2. Hi Sam, The colours on the Red Admiral are stunning! I cannot imagine how much work it took to make the nest. I especially like the photo of the swan. A beautiful post:)

    1. 🤣 Yes she looks bemused most of the time! Yes, well it was dead, so easy to photograph. Amazing aren’t they?!!The wings!

    1. Sorry for this late reply Holly, I found this message in my spam folder. Thank you so much for visiting and for your kind comment. I too love Minnie’s paw photo. I do love animals paws they are so cute 🙂

      1. Not a problem. I completely understand, as the very same has happened to me!

        A lot of cat fanatics online call their little feet pads “toe beans” and I think that’s the perfect description 😉 Our animal friends surely are the best. Many blessings to you & yours.

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