I hesitate to call these macro shots, they’re more pure experiments. I have oriental lilies out in the front yard that I love (which is why they’re there), and for some reason, I always plan on shooting them and never do. So yesterday I grabbed the camera and went out and played a bit. These are all natural light, hand held, using my T3i and the 24-105/f4. For some, I added a 12mm extension tube.
I think they’re nice, and it’s always worth trying things, but they aren’t going to make you throw out your macro gear any time soon, but I kinda liked them.
This is a bit of lavender that’s also in the front yard, which actually came out better than I thought it would.
And this is blossom, one of the neighborhood ferals, who’s been hanging out in the yard with her kittens. She supervised, as long as I didn’t get too close. These are her final kittens; if you look at her ear, it’s been cropped, indicating she’s been through the trap/neuter/release cycle since she gave birth.