nature

Emergence

Emergence

New petals emerging from the center. Canon EOS R, Canon EF 100mm F/2.8 L macro.
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Golden cave

Golden cave

With such shallow depth of field, I managed to give the inner part of the flower some lovely bokeh! Canon EOS R, Canon EF 100mm F/2.8 L macro.
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Flower clock

Flower clock

Very round, very satisfactory. Canon EOS R, Canon EF 100mm F/2.8 L macro.
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Blue flower facing the sun

Facing the sun

One of the first flowers seen this year! It is a blue, glittery one that blissfully bathed in the sun. Canon EOS R, EF 100mm F/2.8 L Macro.
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Fluffy and fleshy seed pod of a tree

Fluffy flesh

Looks like the seed pods of some trees are fluffy... and fleshy? I did not know that, but now I do. Canon EOS R, EF 100mm F/2.8 L Macro.
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Glittery blue flower

Glitter

A close-up of a glittery blue flower, among the first I've seen this year. Canon EOS R, EF 100mm F/2.8 L Macro.
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Close-up of bluebells

Bluebells

The first bluebells of the year, just chilling by a forest path. Canon EOS R, EF 100mm F/2.8 L Macro.
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Some dry white flowers against the sky

Dry bouquet

A bouquet of last years flowers, now dry, but still beautiful. Canon EOS R, EF 100mm F/2.8 L Macro.
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Landscape in Helsinki during sunset

Waiting for spring

There are large swathes of borderline countryside in the middle of Helsinki. The pre-spring landscape is barren although quite beautiful during sunset.
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A withered flower from last year

Last summer

A skeleton of a flower from last summer in its eerie beauty. Canon EOS R, EF 100mm L macro
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A withered flower from last year

Withered

New camera, new photos! Not much to shoot flower-wise this time of year, but I did find this skeleton of a flower from last year. Canon EOS R, EF 100mm L macro
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An alien world

Alien world

Don't let this alien world fool you, it is only a green cauliflower. Canon EOS 80D, EF-S 60mm macro.
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A bee extracting pollen from a flower.

Extraction

This pollen extractor knew exactly where to go. Canon EOS 80D, EF-S 60mm macro.
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Blue flowers emerging from the darkness

In the darkness

Some very dapper blue flowers peering out from the darkness. Canon EOS 80D, EF-S 60mm macro.
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A white flower on a white background

Lighthouse

I'm fascinated by the light that seems to emanate from within this white flower. Canon EOS 80D, EF-S 60mm macro.
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A fly on a plant

Looking fly

I was lucky to get this close to a fly before it flew off! Canon EOS 80D, EF-S 60mm macro.
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A water droplet on a leaf

Magnification

Some magnificent magnification from this water droplet. Canon EOS 80D, EF-S 60mm macro.
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A water drop on a leaf

Ocean

If you are really small, a water droplet is like an ocean! Canon EOS 80D, EF-S 60mm macro.
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A ladybug on the edge of a leaf

On the edge

A ladybug on the edge of a leaf. Canon EOS 80D, EF-S 60mm macro.
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A water droplet on a leaf

Orb of fortune

A nice, clear water droplet orb. So clear you can almost see the future! Canon EOS 80D, EF-S 60mm macro.
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A spider waiting for prey in its net.

Patience

A patient spider is ready for dinner. Canon EOS 80D, EF-S 60mm macro.
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A water droplet on some purple flowers

Purple orb

A cloudy waterdroplet on a purple leaf. Canon EOS 80D, EF-S 60mm macro.
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A bug travelling with its shadow.

Shadow traveller

A shadowy traveller accompanies this bug on its journey. Canon EOS 80D, EF-S 60mm macro.
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A sad-looking ladybug on white flowers.

Sorrow

For not having emotions, this ladybug manages to look rather sad. But don't worry, it is probably quite content. Canon EOS 80D, EF-S 60mm macro.
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A bug walking on a daisy

Spiral staircase

Little did this bug know that the stairs it was travelling up were actually a daisy. Canon EOS 80D, EF-S 60mm macro.
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A ladybug with a face full of... pollen

Wild party

Looks like this ladybug is having a wild party! But is is only pollen. I assume. Canon EOS 80D, EF-S 60mm macro.
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A ladybug walking on small white flowers.

World of Flowers

The world consists of only small white flowers! At least from this ladybug's perspective. Canon EOS 80D, EF-S 60mm macro.
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A ladybug on a leaf

Journey's End

When you come to the end of the journey, there is nowhere else to go but back. Canon EOS 80D, EF-S 60mm macro.
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