In the grander scheme of things, originally uploaded by raoulpop. I love this sort of green color.
Tiny guarded beauty, originally uploaded by raoulpop. A tiny little cactus flower at the National Botanical Garden in Washington, DC.
This is a video I recorded a couple of years ago at Hollywood Beach, Florida. It was early morning, the sun had just come up, and Ligia had gone into the ocean for a swim. I stayed on the beach and recorded this. It starts out wide, then gets progressively closer to the water until [...]
Friends of ours had a gorgeous bouquet of chrysanthemums at their place, and I couldn't resist taking a few photos. These were taken handheld, with the wonderful 580 EX speedlite from Canon and the 100mm macro lens.
Here are some of the photos I took on a recent trip to our freezer. 🙂 They combine my love for macro photography, colors, out of focus photos, bokeh and fun. Enjoy, and if you'd like, you can try to guess the various items I photographed.
Just as I was getting ready to download the photos from my camera last night (I'd been out photographing the wonderful fall foliage), a ladybug flew by me, and stopped to rest on one of our lamps. I have no idea how it got inside our home, since we have screens at our windows and [...]
My grandparents on my mother's side always had a garden, no matter where they lived. They were city folk, and even when they lived in an apartment, they managed a nice little plot of land in the back of the building, where they grew fruits and vegetables. Later, they moved in a house with a [...]
The EF 24-70mm f/2.8L USM lens is the professional standard zoom from Canon, and so far the golden standard for sharpness, contrast and bokeh in a zoom lens. Photographers drool over it and swear by it. Its focal range on a full frame sensor makes it very appealing for event photography. It goes from a [...]