Tag Archives: plant resin

Macro Photos – Vaguely Familiar Abstracts

Can you guess what these ‘abstract photos’ are – from the hints in the quotations below the photo? There was a rough stone age and a smooth stone age and a bronze age, and many years afterward a cut-glass age. In the cut-glass age, when young ladies had persuaded young men with long, curly mustaches […]
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Close Up – Macro Spruce Resin and Zoom Moon

Close up photo of sticky spruce sap (resin) and a few captured ants – taken with a macro lens. Close up photo of a waxing gibbous moon, wispy clouds in the foreground – taken with a zoom lens. This week’s WordPress.com Photo Challenge is: Close Up

Spruce Resin Drips – Macro Monday

I won’t make you wait until next Monday to announce what this is a photo of. But try and guess anyhow before you read the story below the photo. Yes, the photo is Tree Sap. Spruce tree resin, to be specific. Isn’t it wonderful looking stuff? I suppose I should be concerned that a few […]
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Spruce Resin – Unusual Drips

Today is a most unusual day, because we have never lived it before; we will never live it again; it is the only day we have. – William Arthur Ward Sap (resin) running down the bark of an evergreen tree –  I suppose that isn’t all that unusual. But what about a blob of spruce […]
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