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Spider Romance

Posted 7/6/2016

Two sheet-web weaver spiders (Neriene emphana), male and female, courting. However, my patience ran out in waiting to see the whole process. But please enjoy these close-up views or arachnid love anyway!

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Early Morning Landscape

Posted 7/6/2016

I woke up at 5am in midsummer night and took this photo. The impressive clouds are of type cirrus uncinus, I believe.

Encounter with a whirligig mite

Posted 7/5/2016

Have you ever seen a red dot moving around like crazy? It may have been a whirligig mite  (Anystis baccarum). I got intrigued by these small (1mm body length) animals and took a few photos.

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Electronic close-ups

Posted 6/19/2016

One could ask why? Or simply what? Don't ask, just look.

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Finland close-ups

Posted 6/19/2016

Close-up views of Finnish nature. I just love my new twin macro flash!

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Colorado close-ups

Posted 6/5/2016

I recently bought a fascinating new lens from http://www.venuslens.net/. It is a 15mm macro lens capable of 1:1 magnification! Also, I now have a flexible double flash for close-up photography from the same company. Here are a couple of example images from the Rocky Mountains.

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New York New York

Posted 5/27/2016

City views in Manhattan. Here an encounter in Central park:

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Sunny London

Posted 5/14/2016

I visited London for a meeting and found time to take a couple of shots. Here is Russell Square:

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Summer in the city

Posted 5/8/2016

Here in Helsinki, Finland, we have again moved from the dark and cold part of the year into the sunny and warm(er) part. Here are a few shots taken with my new Pentax K1 body and a variety of lovely Carl Zeiss lenses.

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Lichen close-up, in the spirit of Kandinsky

Posted 5/8/2016

I took my new Pentax K1 for a spin, and this is the first result.

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