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Images, web galleries, gardens and the photo world of Alan and Linda.

Macro Lens selection

I followed an internet discussion recently on suggested Canon macro lenses. While the talk was about the Canon line up, it applies to all macro/close up lenses. In the conversation, the lenses most often suggested were the 50mm or the new Canon 60mm macro. The fact that the 50mm/60mm are lightweight – so you can [...]

Late Winter Early Spring

When the plants are great, the lighting conditions perfect and everything falls in place, all else gets pushed back – including blog posts! In spite of the recent unpredictible weather changes, I was able to get outside and do some shooting. This is the time of year where there are opportunities for late winter images [...]


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