19 January 2014

I Heart Macro: cactus





Cactus in the Winter Garden, spring 2013.

I'm linking to I Heart Macro
and Macro Monday 2.

http://www.shinethedivinecreativityisaspiritualpractice.com/2014/01/i-heart-macro-week-36.html

http://macromonday2.blogspot.fi/2014/01/just-leaf.html

64 comments:

  1. It is a different world there!

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  2. Beautiful macro photos.
    Happy Sunday.

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    1. Thank you Irma! Have a lovely Sunday.

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  3. Härliga makrobilder på kaktusen!
    Ps: Det var -36 när jag steg upp i morse...!

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    1. Tack Birgitta! Brrr, det var svalt det! Håll dig varm!

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  4. I did not have the opportunity to visit your blog last week. I've been just too busy.

    I enjoyed watching your photo's though. You've posted again some beautiful work again!

    Hope you'll have a great week Gunilla!
    http://dzjiedzjee.blogspot.com

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    1. Thank you Gert! I've also been to busy and tired to visit. I have a lot of posts to catch up to in my reader. I wish you a great week too!

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  5. Dear Gunilla,
    I ♥ cactuses, I'm a cactus fan!!!
    Wonderful macro shot.
    Wish you a nice Sunday
    moni

    Thanks if you visit my blog
    http://www.reflexionblog.de

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    1. Thank you,dear Moni! Cacti are wonderful with all their different shapes and gorgeous blossoms. Have a lovely evening!

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  6. Ååå...du er så dyktig!!
    Vakkert:))

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  7. Vassa macron det här. ;)
    Påminner mig om när jag fick en ullig kaktus i gåva, jag tyckte så mycket om den ända tills jag upptäckte att taggarna hade hullingar.... ajajaj ;D

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    1. Tack Charlotta! Det låter som en smärtsam upptäckt.

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  8. Wonderful soft textures, exquisite beauty in these pictures!

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  9. So feathery like gossamer - beautiful!

    Always a pleasure to visit your blog!

    Have a lovely week ahead (hope it's not too cold where you are!).

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    1. Thank you Lola! We've had between -10 and -15 degrees Celsius in the south. It's been a lot colder in Lapland.

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  10. Den ser nästan mjuk ut din kaktus!

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    1. Tack Lena, så länge du undviker taggarna så!

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  11. En "nissekaktus", ikke mitt uttrykk, men nabogutten kaller slik kaktus for det.
    Flotte bilder.
    Ha en fin kveld.
    Mormor

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    1. Tack Mormor! Det var ett passande namn på kaktusen så skäggig som den är. Ha en skön kväll!

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  12. You have cactus too! Great pictures, I can see their fuzzy hair!

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  13. They look so soft and so thorny!
    Thanks for the visit!

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  14. Good pictures dear Gunilla! Cacti are interesting plants!

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  15. Great detail - cactus are wonderful plants.

    Cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne

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  16. You make even cactus look beautiful! :)
    my blog is here:
    BLOGitse

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  17. All the fluffiness can`t hide the stings. Cactus are funny plants.

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  18. Hi,Gunilla.
    Nice captures. your macro photos are very beauitiful. Wishing you a wonderful week ahead.

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    1. Thank you Minoru! I wish you a great week ahead!

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  19. I think in French we call this kind of cactus : Mother in Law cushion ! lol !

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    1. Thank you Gattina! The one we call Mother in law cushion isn't this hairy and it's rounder in shape, but I think it's a great name for a cactus.

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  20. Fantastic macro shots of this cactus!

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  21. Such a wonderful disguise for those prickly thorns!

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  22. Reminds me of cotton candy but one needs to be mindful of those prickly thorns. Ouch.

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  23. Interesting macros!!! I've not seen a cactus with such fuzzies!!!

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    1. Thank you! It's the fuzziest cactus I've ever seen.

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  24. Oh, those spikes look dangerous! Great photos.

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