Tag: Macro

  • Clouded Yellow Butterfly

    Clouded Yellow Butterfly

    Here’s another butterfly that I often see right now here in Paphos. Luckily for me, one landed on the ground, which is not very common. More often they stop on a plant but as soon as you try to get close with your camera they decide to quickly fly on. The one on the ground…

  • A Small One

    A Small One

    Just a small beetle walking on a flower… Although not as small when you look closely. It’s amazing how much life there is on Earth.

  • The Beauty of a Flower

    The Beauty of a Flower

    Looks like one of its kind, a very special flower, now found in the wild. Cee’s Photo Challenge Flower of The Day

  • Wild Geranium – Today’s Flower

    Wild Geranium – Today’s Flower

    There are lots of wild plants blooming in nature now of which this is one, a small one. Cee’s Photo Challenge Flower of The Day

  • Cyprus Butterflies

    Cyprus Butterflies

    There are plenty of butterflies to be seen now here in Paphos. Most of them are in constant motion, so I’m happy as long as I manage to capture a few. The Clouded Yellow Butterfly (Colias crocea) is very common here in Cyprus, especially now. I see a lot of them during my morning walks…

  • Almond Blossoms

    Almond Blossoms

    Now the almond trees are in full bloom here in Cyprus. The trees themselves are impressive but it pays to look closely to enjoy their lovely flowers. In addition to the beautiful flowers, there are the nuts. Did you knot that almonds are among the healthiest nuts you can eat, loaded with benefits. I myself…

  • Ladybug


    Take a slow walk with a Ladybug… “I think people should maybe just go out into the garden and watch a ladybug crawl across a flower and relax their mind. That’s about all you need to know about life, I think.”– Harland Williams

  • Nerium Oleander Seed

    Nerium Oleander Seed

    Here are some photos of what our Oleander bush looks like today. Look closely and you’ll also see a few insects. Now it won’t be long until the bushes starts to bloom with its lovely white, pink and red colors. Todays weather here in Paphos:Mostly cloudy with a high of 20 °C Wind 4 km/…

  • Today’s Flower

    Today’s Flower

    I don’t know what this is but it’s a flower. A colorful wild growing one. Cee’s Photo Challenge Flower of The Day

  • Baby Mantis

    Baby Mantis

    Almost as small as my thumb nail was this tiny praying mantis I found on our fig tree the other day. “The whole point of taking pictures is so that you don’t have to explain things with words.” – Elliott Erwitt Todays weather here in Paphos, Cyprus. Mostly sunny with a high of 16 °C…

  • Blooming Yellow

    Blooming Yellow

    “She turned to the sunlight     And shook her yellow head, And whispered to her neighbor:     “Winter is dead.” ~ A. A. Milne Cee’s Photo Challenge Flower of The Day

  • Flower of The Day – Roses

    Flower of The Day – Roses

    “A single rose can be my garden; a single friend, my world.” – Leo Buscaglia “According to fossil evidence, roses are 35 million years old,” – Sharon McGukin Cee’s Photo Challenge Flower of The Day


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