The best thing about having a macro lens is that, quite literally, a whole new world opens up to you. When I have my macro lens mounted on the camera, I feel like Lyra with her subtle knife, just splitting the air in two and walking into a parallel dimension. Suddenly, even the most common object becomes full of potential, the simplest meal a display of light and reflections.


This was our fish. I was supposed to be cooking it. When Boyfriend arrived after a long day at work, he found me with the bedside table lamp, trying to find the best angle for a photo of these marvellous scales.

(I was forgiven, of course)


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