I actually found out what the weed is called! It’s apparently also called Red Robin and Crow’s Foot. Definitely one of my favourite plants to photograph. When the bulbs are caught in the background, the white hairs form a glowing aura around it and the bright purple petals complement the earthy-green leaves.
As promised, here’s the 3rd edition of macro week. Progressing in chronological order, this is from the entrance to the graveyard opposite campus. It was raining for a minute so the droplets are as delicate as the flower – a nice complement.
This is the last post in this macro week. This one isn’t from the campus, though it is from the same day. I took the longer way home, past the ‘nicer’ houses which actually had front gardens. These flowers were close enough to the street that I wasn’t intruding too much.
On a different note, I need to start time-stamping my posts with dates of taking of each photo. This week’s posts have been from the 19th of May, which sort of gives you a clue to how large my backlog still is! I’ve taken more macro shots since so I’m planning two more macro weeks in the future but since I (usually) limit myself to one post per day, this future may not be as near as I think.