The 52 Weeks of Daysleeping 2020 (Week 20: SOMETHING OLD & Week 21: LIQUID)

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Not going to lie - I have been totally uninspired by the Week 12 theme. So here it is - not my best work but I always enjoy taking pictures of Albie and he was a very obliging model.

Theme: Fence
Title: "Territorial Limits"
Kit: Nikon D7000 / Nikon 35mm

Week 12_Fence by Daysleeper40, on Flickr
 
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Shockingly I am behind again. Not quite got 'Fence' sorted out yet but I am working on it. Been a bit of a weird couple of weeks. In the meantime things are hotting up with the Wirels for week 13...

Thank you all for your comments - appreciate you all taking the time. I know I am being shocking at keeping up with this myself but I am looking at all the shots when I get the chance.

Theme: Flora
Title: "Bouquet"
Kit: Nikon D7000 / Nikon 35mm

Week 13_Flora by Daysleeper40, on Flickr


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A nice set of shots you've taken, Fi. I think you made the right choice to pick #1 as your main photo. Good idea and nice setup. Love the bokeh.
They are fantastic Fi. You can feel the emotion in #1 even though they are wire!!! A great image, well thought out and executed.

Though.. Surely #3 is more appropriate for the current climate. ;)
Thanks both - and yes @LC2, that was the original concept tbh but then my romantic side got the better of me!
 
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Fence - Perfect for the theme some great added interest with Abbie I really like it.

Flora - Great set of images I think you've selected the right on for the main image.
 
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I am enjoying the wire people theme running through your thread and it seems you can easily adapt them to the weekly themes as they come out. But I have to say that the standout for me is the Depict a Book shot. Very nicely done!
 
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Thank you all for your comments - and apologies for anyone who is bored of them but the Wirels are back for week 14. I know - I'm as shocked as you are ;)

Luckily the Wirel-Park is not impacted by the lockdown so play time is still on...

Theme: Time
Title: "Play Time"
Kit: Nikon D7000 / Nikon 35mm

Week 14_Time by Daysleeper40, on Flickr
 
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Great fun interpretation, don't think I will tire of the "wire" images, possibly would have dropped or clone the top right to remove part of a branch?
 
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So week 15 then - when did that happen?!

I do have a new Wirel shot I could use given the Snappers Choice theme but in the interests of not boring everyone to tears I will keep that for the Wirel side project and go with one of the first macro bug shots of the season. Limited to a back garden safari due to the lock down situation but it proved relatively fruitful. Loads of Bee Flies which I had never seen before and managed to get a few in flight shots of. I think on the whole though I was most happy with this effort of a teeny tiny wing-ed thing. Anyone able to help with an ID?

Theme: Snappers Choice
Title: "The Collector"
Kit: Nikon D7000 / Tamron 90mm / Nikon SB600 + home made pringles diffuser

Week 15_Snappers Choice by Daysleeper40, on Flickr


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MacroWildlife_20200411_115605 by Daysleeper40, on Flickr

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MacroWildlife_20200410_163914 by Daysleeper40, on Flickr

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Nice set Fi (y)
Despite having a few regulars, I've still not got a bee fly. They just won't stay still even for a nano second!
As for the ID, I'm pretty sure that's one of the "Leaf cutters" but can't be more specific than that.
 
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Nice set Fi (y)
Despite having a few regulars, I've still not got a bee fly. They just won't stay still even for a nano second!
As for the ID, I'm pretty sure that's one of the "Leaf cutters" but can't be more specific than that.
Thank you - I must have a very laid back community of Bee Flies as I found them WAY easier than actual bees. Thanks for the ID too - I have just googled leaf cutter bee and I'd say you're correct :)
 

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