A Closer Look
Macro photography is the art of taking close-up pictures that reveal details which
often can't be appreciated with the naked eye.  It gives us a glimpse into the world
of the very small, a world that usually goes unnoticed as we hurry through the day.
Photo Credits:
Most of the photos on this page came in a powerpoint presentation
shared with me by my e-friend, Linda.  Others are courtesy of
ScenicReflections, AtomicTemplates, VizualaBauda, Birds&Blooms
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All of us are watchers - of television, of time clocks, of traffic on the freeway - but few
are obervers.  Everyone is looking, but few of us are really seeing.
-- Peter Leschak
The photos on this page take us into the garden after a summer rain and bring
single raindrops into clear view, as they reflect the flowers nearby...reminding
us of the rewards waiting for those who stop to take a closer look.  -- Nancy
The world is full of magical things, patiently waiting for our
senses to grow sharper.  
-- W. B. Yeats
Being alive is a common road.  It's what we notice that
makes a difference.  
-- Naomi Nye
Nature bears the closest inspection.  It invites us to place our eyes level with
the smallest leaf and take an insect's view of the plain.  
-- Henry David Thoreau
Photograpy is an art of observation.  It has little to do with the things you
see and everything to do with the way you see them.  
-- Elliott Erwitt
When we change the way we look at things, the things we look at change.
-- Charles Osborne
Stop awhile and look around you.  -- Thomas Carlyle
My destination is no longer a place, but instead a new
way of seeing.  
-- Marcel Proust
Everything you see is a reflection of itself.  -- Grace Paleg
The obscure we see eventually.  The obvious takes longer.
-- Edward R. Murrow