Photograph Something Common and See a New World: Macro Style

Hello everyone,

I was working with a client on some white daisies and thought to myself… “Post some Daisies on your blog so you all can see how beautiful daisies are up close.”  We see these flowers all the time but when you view them as a Macro you can really appreciate the beauty and graceful quality of the flower.  Take a look at these photographs:

baby white daisy

back side of a pink gerber daisy

backlighting on a young daisy

manipulated gerber daisy

yellow top daisy

For those of you that want to see more of my daisy shots you can click on the image below:


Photographs – Daisies – Images by Janice Sullivan

So have some fun and take a variety of close up photographs of daisies or any common subject… if you’re interested in the technical info of the flower, you can click on Common Daisy and Asteraceae (daisy family).  Be creative and take out your tripod, grab a macro lens or set your point & shoot on macro mode and enjoy the beauty of a common flower!

These photographs were all shot with my 100mm macro lens, tripod, cable release, with mirror lock-up, noise control for long exposures and various lighting techniques.




12 Comments on “Photograph Something Common and See a New World: Macro Style”

  1. Rosemary says:

    Just love these! My macro has almost always been my favorite lens. I especially love the back of the flower shot.
    Great work

  2. Janice,
    These images are beautiful. I especially like the Gerbera Daisy! Thanks for sharing.

  3. Very nice images! I’ve been playing around with my 50mm and reverse macro ring and it has opened up a whole new world for me too. I’ve been hand shooting most of my images rather than using the tripod and macro rail. I have some of my images on my blog at and website at

    • Thanks for sharing Jonathon…I check out your website and blog…very nice work!! I really enjoy it when people comment and give us their blog and websites, it’s fun to see other creative photographs.

  4. Valerie says:

    AMAZING images once again!

  5. Bill Truran says:

    My newish Nikon D700 now can handle my old Nikkor 55mm manual macro lens from the 70’s. WIth an open aperture of f/2.5, it can handle very close ups with short depth of focus. To really freak me out, I pulled out a very old (1960’s) set of Nikon bellows, added my 50mm f/1.4, and really went to town. I have to agree with you over 100%. My D700 returned me to close-up ville!

  6. These are more like pieces of art than photography! Stunning shots!

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