Fiddleheads, Sporophytes and a Purple Trillium

I wanted to test a macro extension tube set I had purchased over a month ago, so I took my Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM Lens and the extension tube set for a walk in the forest.  I should have taken a tripod, especially since the extension tube set is meant to increase the macro lens’s magnification.  Not only that, but it also does not have auto-focus capability, so the focus had to be done manually.

This first image was taken using the entire extension tube set.  I love the detail.

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Macro of a fiddlehead

The rest of the images were taken without the extension tube set, because my hands are just not steady enough.  I will be sure to take a tripod with me next time.

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A different type fiddlehead with a water droplet.

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A fiddlehead with a water droplet.

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Water droplets on moss sporophytes.

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Purple Trillium

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Fotodiox Canon EOS Macro Extension Tube Set for Extreme Close-Ups

Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM Lens for Canon SLR Cameras

Sunpak 620-080 Tripod

Disclosure: Some of the links in the post above are “affiliate links.” This means if you click on the link and purchase the item, I will receive an affiliate commission.   I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”

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8 thoughts on “Fiddleheads, Sporophytes and a Purple Trillium

  1. He truly does provide the clothes for the flowers of the field … and how much more will He clothe us 🙂 Your photography is a beautiful reminder of His provisions. THANK YOU for sharing!

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