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During this wonderful hot weather spell
I have spent some time in my magic garden
pondering and wondering...
having some fun 
with the macro settings on my camera
(no I rarely read the instructions)

daisy, daisy...

l will never take the daisy for granted again, how beautiful is this...!

who woulda thought a dandy could look so brilliant

so soft...

so blue...but what the heck is it?
Ron tells me it is a Bluebonnet, national flower of Texas no less!!

a peek in through my special garden...

(click any to enlarge)


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  3. The photos are gorgeous! Wow!


  4. Wonderful shots! I don't think I even used my macro setting for the first two years I had my camera!!

  5. Now I notice that I have a macro setting on my old point and click.

    Beautiful revelations Sazzie. Glad you are getting to spend time in your secret garden. XXX

  6. Those photos are stunning. I too had never realised the daisy was so intricate.

  7. Such beautiful pictures Saz, yes Spring has definitely sprung! Love the new blog title, did I tell you? Very Fab!

  8. I worship macro lenses and all they reveal .. these are sensational Saz!

  9. Yep - I'm in agreement with everyone else! And yes - how different the pics are from mine to yours! Almost laughable!

    I have to laugh or I might cry - or move south.

  10. Ah, the Secret Gardens of our minds and lives!
    Love what you saw and captured so beautifully,
    really great images!

    Congratulations on your Post of the Week Award! :-)

  11. Beautiful captures!!!
    Love the dandelion close up
    Congrats on your POTW

  12. Dandelions are so unfairly hated by some. I've always loved them.

  13. Very nice, the rose hip seems to be dripping off the end of the branch.

  14. What's your camera? I can't get so close up on mine


  15. Congratulations on your well-deserved POTW from Hilary. Your photos are stunning. My daisies are a long way from blooming but I can't wait!
    Cheers, jj

  16. So very very beautiful.
    Congrats on POTW .

  17. so lovely, every one of them

  18. Heaven is in the details... great macro shots!

    Congrats on POTW!

  19. i like the dandelion
    it looks happy for the attention


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