John Hadden Photography

Photography of the Natural World



Willow Buds Bustin’ Out!

Willow buds bursting forth!

The willows along the fence line bordering our neighbor’s field are bustin’ out!  A close-up view of the buds reveals their intricate flowering structure.

Sony A7II, Sony 90mm macro lens, ISO 800, f/8, 1/200″ exposure.


A pair of willow buds popping

The willow buds that I photographed just peeking out a couple weeks ago are now in full “fireworks” mode. A touch of rain and a fly fill out the composition.

Panasonic GX8, Olympus 60mm macro lens, ISO 800, f/8, 1/500″ exposure


Willows pop in our front field

Many species of willows are popping out now. These soft “pussies” are along the fenceline of our front field.

Panasonic GX8, Olympus 60mm macro lens, ISO 1600, f/13, 1/50″ exposure.

Bursting out

Willow buds and raindrops
Willow buds and raindrops

The willows along our neighbor’s fenceline are popping! I caught this trio in between rain showers this afternoon.

Nikon D600, Sigma 105mm lens, ISO 1600, f/13, 1/500″ exposure

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