Dreamy Petals, Tiny Critters

I’m having a lot of fun capturing dreamy petals and colors. When I purchased this macro lens, I knew this would be something I could learn, document, and look back at when the annual and inevitable post-holiday seasonal depression kicks in. Here are some photos I took a month or so ago before the weather turned and the dahlias were still in bloom.

September Yellows

Septembers in Western North Carolina are beautiful. The days are still warm, but they seem to get a bit shorter and the nights cool off significantly. These shots were taken at my favorite place in the world, the valley below Sam’s Knob, located in Shining Rock Wilderness area. I found plenty of lovely yellows with my Fuji XT30 and the Laowa 65mm macro lens.


Here are some other fun shots from that day, too.


We went back to another favorite area just above Sam’s Knob a few weeks later. Here are some more September yellows from Black Balsam Knob.