Nature's Place

The Enchanted Garden

Wasp taking a break from the hectic pace of life on the wing. They do rest when it’s needed.

*Click on the pictures for a proper look … and click again

Looks like a nosy fellow, ho ho. Trailing a human hair perhaps, uncaring. Pointedly sensing his position.

Just having fun on the red nasturtium, looking for a meal no doubt. Going about her little life.

Darkling climbing about the new begonia leaves. Maybe they are host to something nice to a hungry beetle.

A colourful fly. Sensitive to light you’ve got to be lucky to get a shot using pre-flash – on auto exposure.

Waiting for a meal to come visit. She made a home by folding leaves over her and waited for the buds to flower. Patient lady.

Another kind of creature, another place. No nook or cranny left uninhabited for long. The garden’s gypsy’s, living life on the fly, always doing their best.

Not yet established, more like evolving, the garden is nevertheless home to many creatures after 9 months. Too many to capture or include here.

Every one has its own form and function, in sense as shape, colour and sound. Each has its own center and place in the bigger picture of nature as a whole system.

They all interact in their way, or the way of the garden that grows this and that, this way and that way, in shade and shine. Every variation of the static lending to the mobility and interaction of the animated ones.

It’s a wonder to watch at times, when the wind blows the leaves and flowers, the sun shines while the butterflies and bees and many others imbibe the nectar on offer to sustain the never ending turn of life.

© Mark BerkeryClick on those pictures for a closer lookand click again.



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  1. philosophy through photography said, on 27/11/2022 at 11:28 pm

    Lovely collection.
    Great clarity

  2. theartblogger54 said, on 21/11/2022 at 4:29 am

    Beautiful shots – as always

  3. chizuka97 said, on 20/11/2022 at 10:08 pm

    Nice macros, Mark, especially the second one, which has superb details!

  4. Gabriel... said, on 20/11/2022 at 1:54 pm

    …these are all fantastic. I think you’d be interested in this blog, she does a lot of really interesting photography as well:

  5. picpholio said, on 20/11/2022 at 7:19 am

    My compliments Mark for this awesome macro photography. Specialy the second shot is “WOW”

  6. katiesoul said, on 20/11/2022 at 7:15 am


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