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Day 6: Geranium robertianum.

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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.

Day 5: Sheath.

I can’t think of a reason why a spider would spread its web across a sapling. Was it waiting for the plant to grow and stretch the web? If so, that’s a seriously intelligent and very lazy spider, though those two go hand in hand quite well (at least that’s how I explain my life).

Used my “purple-haze” technique in this one too. I’m sure I’m not a pioneer but that name should stick! (hopefully better than “fetch”).IMG_4776

Day 7: End.

IMG_4191This 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.