Archive : photography

Jan 12 2012 by in Christine's garden, Gardening, Miscellaneous, | 12 comments

Spot The Red

Red leaves on Nandina pygmaea

Barbie alerted me to an amazing competition in  SA Garden magazine for gardeners called “Spot The Red photo competition”. The 1st prize is a Nikon D3100 DSLR camera and the second prize is a Nikon COOLPIX S3100. To enter the competition, gardeners are required to submit a photograph of a red item in their garden. The “red item” can be anything from a bug, a field of red flowers or a tree [...]

Mar 01 2011 by in Bugs & Pests, Christine's garden, Gardening, | 3 comments

Gardening and Macro Photography

Mozzie on leaf

At long last I received the Macro lens for the camera and what a learning experience this is going to be! No quick point-and-shoot photos anymore, this is a whole new experience and I obviously have lots I need to learn. I’m not a good photographer at the best of times (strictly a happy-snapper!) so photography with a macro lens is going to be quite a learning curve for me. I thought [...]