WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge: Out of the World

This week’s challenge is: Out of the World. The idea is to “an invitation to explore the world around us as if it were new and mysterious.”

“Nobody sees a flower – really – it is so small it takes time – we haven’t time – and to see takes time, like to have a friend takes time.”

— Georgia O’Keeffe

African Violet

Hoya 52mm Close Up Filter Set

For Mother’s Day this past May, my boys gave a set of Hoya close up filters for my Nikon D5000. For as long as I can remember, I’ve wanted a better way to shoot close up shots of nature. This past week, I experimented with the 4+ filter.

African violet

African violet

Begonia

Begonia

So, I think I’m sold on my filters!