Dahlia #3

Productive Respites and Floral Fun (Podcast 450)

When it's not possible to get far away from home to a beautiful location, I love to just take a walk in the park with my Macro lens, and have some floral fun. Today I'm going to walk you through a few photos from a recent walk, and talk about...

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Martin Bailey is a nature and wildlife photographer and educator based in Tokyo. He's a pioneering Podcaster and blogger, and an X-Rite Coloratti member.
  • Barron (@barron)
    Posted at 10:24h, 05 December Reply

    Those are wonderful! I listened to the podcast first, then came to see the photos and was blown away. Black and white flowers can be amazing. Who knew?! Thank you for sharing.

    • Martin Bailey
      Posted at 11:14h, 05 December Reply

      Thanks Barron! I’m pleased you like these. I’m kind of surprised you even came to look after just hearing the audio for this one. Thanks for doing just that though!

  • Scottish Landscape Photographer
    Posted at 01:40h, 06 December Reply

    Great podcast Martin. The images are beautiful, thanks for sharing.

  • Aaron Priest
    Posted at 07:58h, 23 December Reply

    I often listen on my iPad and read along or check out photos on your website at the same time. Since you embed the link, it makes it easy. ๐Ÿ˜‰

    • Martin Bailey
      Posted at 09:31h, 23 December Reply

      That’s great Aaron. I’m pleased the link helps. Hopefully the iOS issues will be fixed soon, and you’ll be able to view all the images on the iPad too, although it’s always nice when you visit the blog as well. ๐Ÿ™‚

      • Aaron Priest
        Posted at 13:36h, 28 December Reply

        You know, I’ve lost faith that Apple will fix the numerous issues in iOS 8 anytime soon. The multi-touch gestures for example to switch or close apps has been broken since the beta. Just slide up the notification center once and it comes back, so it’s hot a huge deal, but still, with thousands of complaints about it in the Apple forums and most of my customers experiencing this issue intermittently you’d think it would have had high priority to be resolved, let alone discovered in beta. Same with podcast images. Same with apps crashing iTunes on sync. Same with stuttering audio in podcasts/music on occasion, etc. At least the photo album issues from iOS 7 have been resolved. ๐Ÿ˜›

        Anyway, great blog, really enjoy it! Hopefully we’ll cross paths in person someday!

        • Martin Bailey
          Posted at 17:14h, 28 December Reply

          Hi Aaron,

          I hope that you’re wrong, but fear that you’re right. ๐Ÿ™‚

          I’m pleased that you enjoy the blog. It would be great to meet in person at some point.


  • Tim Harty
    Posted at 02:56h, 05 June Reply

    Beautiful images. Did you use a tripod on these?

    • Martin Bailey
      Posted at 09:46h, 05 June Reply

      Thanks Tim. These were all hand held. I like to use a tripod when possible, for quite often for flowers in a park it’s not practical, as I can’t put a tripod leg into the soil without annoying the wardens. ๐Ÿ™‚

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