"Beauty In The Small"

Exploring Macro Photography

March 2018

1st Place - Gwen Hanson

1st Place - Gwen Hanson

Although we played with them as kids, did we ever consider the many interesting photographic opportunities a Slinky provides? Gwen did, and was rewarded with 1st place for her vision.

2nd Place - Toni Ellis

2nd Place - Toni Ellis

The many interesting structures within this cat's eye are the very definition of macro photography, and what makes it so appealing. As a reminder - you will never win a stare down with a cat.

3rd Place - Deb Carver

3rd Place - Deb Carver

Great shutter speed choice Deb - the slight blur of the falling grains of sand impart the perception of motion, which suggests the passage of time, which, of course, is what a good hourglass photo should do!

Hon. Mention - Deb Carver

Hon. Mention - Deb Carver

Even a humble piece of metal and fastener can become interesting in the hands of a creative macro photographer like Deb.

Hon. Mention - Beth Hanken

Hon. Mention - Beth Hanken

They don't call this purple flower "bee balm" for nothing. The bee's body is in sharp detail. Combined with the interesting color contrasts, this photo was a winner.

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