Fungus

I told you I’d mix a few flowers or fungi up with my other posts. Now I think I need to buy a close-up lens.

Actually Vicki said all I needed was a tripod and is just so happened that I went and bought one. And my son showed me how to take a delayed action shot so I did. And the new photo is the one at the top.

Anyway…….https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PablFo3yaa4

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15 thoughts on “Fungus

  1. Superb specimen and you did well with the camera lens you’ve got 🙂

    (While a macro lens gives a superb shot, so does an ordinary lens on a camera held very still).

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      1. Don’t forget to turn the image stabilising off (the lens) when using a tripod John. (and don’t be like me and forget to turn the image stabilising back on when next using that camera/lens hand-held.

        To get even better sharp focus it’s worth using a remote shutter release cable as well (when using a tripod), but you probably already knew that……right 🙂

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      2. The wind is part of the reason why I had so much trouble getting good flower shots early on in my photography hobby. I think the Royal Botanic Gardens 5 mins walk from my old Sth Yarra flat has to be one of the windiest areas in Melbourne.

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      1. These blooms are all beautiful! You don’t seem to be short of any color right now 😉
        I recognized some, but many don’t grow by me. I laughed at the one you couldn’t ID, from Africa, we use those in our winter pots, it has great color and the leaves hang on.
        I’ve always loved camillias. I got a faux one called a Japanese Camillia. They do look like the real thing.
        Thanks for the mention 😘😚
        Enjoy your day!

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