SteemitPhotoChallenge Entry: Nature Macro.....a Favourite Theme!

One of my favourite subjects for photography is nature macro. I love getting up close to the natural world and taking in the detail.

First up, one of my favourite flowers from my rambles in the Highland's of Scotland. I remember the first time my sisters & I discovered this flower whilst camping when we were little - we were so excited! It was like finding a new treasure.

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Bog Asphodel Narthecium ossifragrum

Second a rather adorable jumping spider that posed most obligingly for me on its sunny wall. I love seeing all their eyes close up!

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Jumping Spider Sitticus pubescens

Finally for sheer gorgeousness of colour this is one of the many earwigs that I discovered one night feasting on the pollen on my sunflowers. As it was dark this picture was taken with flash and the aid of a torch as I found I couldn't get it to focus without.

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All pictures taken with my Panasonic Lumix FZ45 with clip on Raynox 150 macro lens. Thanks for looking.

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That jumping spider is just the most adorable! Such big eyes and furry legs :D

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Thank you. It does look a bit like a cuddly teddy doesn't it? My husband is scared of spiders but felt this one was cute :) Mind you......I have another shot in which you can see its jaws....not quite so friendly looking if you focus on those!

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Yes it does looks cuddly. And they are tiny so no harm :)
Cant wait for more shots then!