|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.
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
|Please don't use the 'Send page' feature of your computer to
send this entire page in an e-mail message, document or pdf
format. This distorts the layout and separates the page from
its source. If you'd like to share it, please just send the link.
The link to this page is:
|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