Sunday, February 13, 2011

Macro Monday winter blooms

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I am really enjoying my first Amaryllis.  And Valentine's Day seemed like a good time to share the gorgeous red blooms.  Happy Valentine's day!

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The blooms are a nice splash of color against the dreary winter.

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I also extremely excited with my hibiscus plant deciding to bloom. Woohoo! Color!

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Macro Monday is easy to play, snap a macro (or any close-up) photo, post it on your blog and come back here and sign MckLinky. :) MM started on Sept 29, 2008 - Thanx to all of you for helping make it such a fun start to the week!


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61 comments:

  1. oh these are gorgeous Lisa! Happy Valentines day...may every day be filled with love for you!

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  2. Great macro! But what happened to MckLinky? Does this mean that no one is going to see my gorgeous Galapgos lizard!?!

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  3. These are absolutely gorgeous - my macro is linked here: http://www.ashleysisk.com/2011/02/scavenger-hunt-sunday_13.html

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  4. I love the first one ! the white sticks out so beautifully against the red background !

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  5. These are great ... but I really really like the first one!

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  6. http://blog.gardenshoesonline.com

    Wonderful photos. Love the detail and colors. Happy Valentine's Day!

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  7. You could drown in those glorious pools of colour you have put up for us.
    Maybe you enticed Mr. Linky and he stepped over the edge :-)
    You're laughing at us, aren't you ?

    I'm off to bed, so my linky is here : http://mostlymacro.blogspot.com/2011/02/princess-diana.html

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  8. That's a healthy looking amaryllis! Beautiful macros, first is my favorite !
    http://nutcase007.blogspot.com/2011/02/fungi-heres-some.html

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  9. That's a healthy looking amaryllis! beautiful macros, really love that first one!
    http://nutcase007.blogspot.com/2011/02/fungi-heres-some.html

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  10. Mine is not really a macro, more of a closeup of what I need to pay attention to this week! http://www.soeursdujour.com/2011/02/macro-new-week-monday.html

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  11. Fabulous macros, the colors are so beautiful.

    http://squirrelqueen2.blogspot.com/2011/02/valentine-rose.html

    Happy Valentine's Day!

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  12. Wow this is beautiful, love it! A burst of colors is coming!

    My link is here: http://niecesandnephew.blogspot.com/2011/02/macro-monday.html

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  13. Wonderful macro!
    Here is the link to my macro.
    http://sandbergsfotoblogg.blogspot.com/2011/02/macro-monday-poppy-flower.html

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  14. Such beautiful colour in winter! Lovely macros. Where's Mr. Linky? He was here a couple of minutes ago.
    Here's my macro for this week. http://pixelposts.blogspot.com/2011/02/rosy-macro-monday.html

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  15. Stunning macros. Here is my link http://www.lahoregardening.com/2011/02/larkspur-petunia-and-calendula-flowers.html

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  16. Have a wonderful Valentines' day! I can't wait until I can find some color around here. It is all green (pine trees), brown (mud) and sometimes still white (snow). Yep, I could really use some color!! I love your shots. Those flowers are amazing!

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  17. Gorgeous macros Lisa. Hope you have a lovely Valentines day.

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  18. Oh, I love your macros in this post! especially like the first and the last image the best, where the sharpness and contrast is good against the background. They are stunning.
    Happy Valentine´s Day.

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  19. Cool photos :)

    We have a red hibiscus plant here by our Florida house, but it froze during December when we were below freezing! In March we'll cut it down to the ground, and soon it'll be growing and blooming again.

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  20. Very nice shots!

    Here is my link http://picsbyvrinda.blogspot.com/2011/02/dandelion.html

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  21. These are real macros ! Impossible to have such a result with my little Sony Cyber ! It's amazing how a flower looks from inside !

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  22. Filamen are such an interesting subject to capture, it's easier with my prosumer Canon S5 with a Raynox macro lens but with a newer DSLR Pentax Kr, it;s a bit difficult with just the kit lens, Need to purchase a macro lens soon.

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  23. First time to join Macro Monday... the amaryllis is such a pretty flower.

    My share: http://shutterhappyjenn.blogspot.com/2011/02/happy-monday-jewelry.html

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  24. Oh Lisa your depth of field in these shots is just fabulous.

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  25. I just love your macros today!

    Happy Valentines's Day :)

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  26. I love those close ups - especially the first one because of the colour.

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  27. How lucky you are with such beautiful flowering :) and great macro shots too!

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  28. Don't know where it went wrong - my link came up twice. Sorry.
    Happy Valentinesday.

    Your picks are beautifull - espesially the first - Now I want a Hibiscus to "play" with.

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  29. Gorgeous photos.

    I don't see the mclinkly. Mine is here

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  30. opps forgot the link. ha ha.

    http://naptimemomtog.com/2011/02/13/scavenger-hunt-sunday-21311

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  31. MY MACRO IS what they call "Fakeshaw"....it's supposed to be a mock-up, fake, version of bone carvings....the real stuff, scrimshaw. Nautical.

    FAKESHAW - SCRIMSHAW



    Your hibiscus is so pretty....mine froze last week!! Bummer.

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  32. Beautiful blooms, and the red and yellow are just beautiful.

    I'm having a hard time getting your page to load, so here is my entry:

    http://www.dancesofdreams.com/2011/02/just-shine.html

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  33. Beautiful flowers and lovely macros. My photo is from last summer, because all I see when I look outside is snow. :)
    Have a lovely Valentine´s day.

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  34. Just perfect for Valentine's Day! May the rest of the day be filled with such beauty for you too!

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  35. Lisa...I just LOVE these colors...and the little yellow fuzz - there must be a "whoville" in there somewhere :)

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  36. Oh ~ My ~ Goodness ~ THESE ARE Stunning! WOWZA!
    Hope you have a Wonderful Valentine's Day!

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  37. I like your next-to-last photo in particular, not sure why.
    I was in such a hurry this morning... I think I forgot to comment and link my own post?
    DawnTreader, Sweden at
    Beyond the Lone Islands

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  38. Ahhhh.... finally I was able to link! Your macros are awesome Lisa! I especially like the hibiscus flower! Hope you have a beautiful day!

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  39. WOW amazing macros , Lisa !!!
    Happy Valentine´s Day :)

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  40. I have also a photo of a hibiscus. But your's are fantastic!

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  41. Fantastic images. Seeing those little hairs at the end of the stamens gives me understanding why my nose itches.

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  42. these are all wonderful. Love all of the detail.

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  43. Wonderful choice today. Happy Valentine's Day!

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  44. I am loving all of those tiny fuzzy details! So bright and cheery for this Valentine's Day! Happy Valentine's Day, my friend!

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  45. Oh the details.....sooooo gorgeous! I'm so ready for spring!!!

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  46. Those are beautiful and the first is a poem!
    My link http://tropicaltexana.blogspot.com

    David :-)

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  47. OMG these are fabulous... blown me away!!! I have to get back into Macro Monday....I have been such a slacker.

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  48. WOW! Breathtaking photos. Happy Valentine's Day!

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  49. Wow...reminded me of Sea coral...colors and clarity are brilliant. :-)

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  50. How enchanting it looks in macro, Lisa! The first time I saw the Amaryllis I was in awe myself. And seeing it through your lenses made it more special! Happy, macro, red Valentine Monday, Lisa!

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  51. http://www.they-call-me-mama.com/2011/02/getting-back-on-track.html

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