Week 33 … #5 Macro … Beetle, Beetle

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June Beetle on Cacti Flower, Selby Botanical Garden, Sarasota

I have done very little macro photography but when we planned our visit to Selby Gardens, I thought it might be the perfect place to experiment.  I didn’t take my tripod and I quickly discovered that it’s almost impossible to capture a sharp image without one when doing macro shots.  But it was fun  …  learning and experimenting with the light and my camera settings but I’ve got a long way to go to capture good macro shots!

This was captured with my Nikon D810, 60mm, edited in Lightroom.