Smile! The world is a beautiful place (^_^)

sporophytes

Not really a sign of spring, but at least the moss isn’t covered in snow anymore and we even got a couple of hours of sunshine today πŸ™‚

sporophytes

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26 responses

  1. I really like mosses. The colors of the spore cases are beautiful and make for interesting color contrast.

    February 27, 2013 at 5:03 PM

    • Me too! I like the texture, colour, shapes of moss πŸ™‚

      February 27, 2013 at 5:06 PM

  2. This is fantastic! The textures and colors are wonderful – great eye to know this would make a very good photograph. I like the white tuffs – very cool looking.

    February 27, 2013 at 5:13 PM

    • Thanks so much, Mary! Since I started photographing with my macro lens I’ve discovered that I’m a big fan of moss and other small things that are really beautiful close up πŸ™‚

      February 27, 2013 at 5:18 PM

  3. All standing at attention – nice.

    February 27, 2013 at 6:22 PM

    • I thought so too πŸ˜‰ Thanks for visiting, Lyle!

      February 28, 2013 at 7:03 PM

  4. Nice shot…:0)

    February 27, 2013 at 6:35 PM

  5. I love your use of the narrow depth of field and the soft background is gorgeous.

    February 28, 2013 at 12:01 AM

    • Thanks so much, Mike! I love (maybe too much!) getting up close with my macro lens and take pictures at f/2.8.. πŸ™‚

      February 28, 2013 at 7:07 PM

  6. Lovely portrait of a piece of life not often noticed. I love knowing that it too is reaching for the sun, like us. We had sun today too!

    February 28, 2013 at 3:00 AM

    • Thanks so much, Janet! It’s been a long winter, we’re all reaching for the sun and some warmth now!! πŸ™‚

      February 28, 2013 at 7:08 PM

  7. Calee, this is lovely! You’ve managed to come in really clear and close on these… they look like miniature flamingos!

    Blessings ~ Wendy

    February 28, 2013 at 9:26 PM

    • Thanks so much, Wendy! I didn’t see it before but now when you’ve mentioned it, I do see flamingos as well! πŸ™‚

      March 1, 2013 at 5:40 PM

  8. Now these are really cool ! I’ve never noticed them before. Such incredible detail you show Calee.

    March 1, 2013 at 1:11 AM

    • Thanks so much, Emily! I didn’t notice them either, until I started taking photographs last year πŸ™‚ My macro lens has opened a whole new world to me!

      March 1, 2013 at 5:41 PM

  9. Ed

    Great macro shot, I also got some decent moss moss shots during my off time..:-)

    March 2, 2013 at 6:16 AM

    • Thanks so much, Ed! Always nice to see your Macro Mondays as well πŸ™‚

      March 3, 2013 at 7:13 PM

  10. You have been nominated for the β€œShine on” Award
    Check the link: http://photographyartplus.wordpress.com/2013/03/03/shine-on-award/
    Congratulations! πŸ™‚

    March 3, 2013 at 6:53 PM

  11. lifebeam

    Just wanted to let you know that I have linked you in my post for the Super Sweet Blogger Award.
    http://lifebeam.wordpress.com/2013/03/03/grateful-for-a-super-sweet-award/

    March 4, 2013 at 3:12 AM

  12. Nice. It looks like it’s from another world.

    March 16, 2013 at 9:37 AM

    • Thanks so much! I like this miniature, magic world. πŸ™‚

      March 16, 2013 at 4:56 PM

  13. Thanks for letting me camp out in your blog for a little while today. I had a great time and tried to leave my campsite as good as when I arrived. I’ll be back in a couple of weeks!

    March 21, 2013 at 3:24 AM

    • Thanks for the visit, you’re welcome to camp here any time!! πŸ˜€

      March 21, 2013 at 4:02 PM

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