Emilia Clarke | Life after Game of Thrones

Emilia Clarke in Bloom
The ‘Game of Thrones’ star stuns as BAZAAR’s December/January covergirl.
By Kaleem Aftab; Photographs By: Mariano Vivanco; Fashion Editor: Julia Von Boehm

“It’s this epic story: My grandmother was colonial Indian, and it was a big old family secret because her mum had an affair with someone in India,” says the English rose Emilia Clarke. “She would wear makeup to make her skin look white.” Granny passed away when Clarke was 16, and the teenager took off for India with her boyfriend to scatter the ashes. “She loved India more than she loved England,” Clarke says. “Fuck, yeah. I love that part of me—I’m like one-eighth Indian.”

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Emilia Clarke | Life after Game of Thrones
via Harper’s Bazaar

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Macro Collection

A Macro Collection So Cool You Must See To Believe
Thank you to all the photographers that shared their best macro photos showing inanimate objects in the Macro Still Life Photo Contest…

“destiny” by maperick
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“Story of Wars – Platoon” by jacksoncarvalho
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“20161120-PB200091” by EdithNero
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“otherworldy” by JenniferHannaPhotography
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“Peeling Paint ” by tricianicolescott
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“Brushing up on my Macro” by jamiesarkett
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“Anemone macro” by anitamuldernijhuis
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A Macro Collection So Cool You Must See To Believe
a lot more at viewbug

World Of Small Things | Ravikumar Jambunathan

“Through this body of work, I wanted to proclaim the subtle and delicate beauty of nature in its state of being.”

Ravikumar Jambunathan’s series, World Of Small Things relishes in the detail of the natural world. The heavily veined leaves, fanned ferns and white wildflowers, are clear and crisp representations of the beauty found in the tiny things of nature.

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World Of Small Things
by Ravikumar Jambunathan

more in Adore Noir Magazine – June 2017

Floral Beauty in the Garden

Tammy Marlar’s guide to creating exquisite flower images this spring
Flowers are blooming in our gardens and across the countryside, making this the perfect time to put your botanical photography skills into practice; Tammy Marlar shows you how to capture standout images.

Make the flower, such as this pink dahlia, the dominant subject. Flowers are beautiful and intricate, and our images should accentuate their allure and infinite detail as much as possible.
Canon EOS 5D MkIII with Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 L Macro IS USM lens, ISO 640, 1/200sec at f/5.6, handheld.
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Look for harmonious colours and storytelling details. With markings resembling eyes, a nose and a mouth, this seed head appears to be in conversation with the one next to it.
Canon EOS 5D MkIII with Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 L Macro IS USM lens, ISO 200, 1/200sec at f/3.2, handheld.
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Rather than trying to get the whole subject, such as this eryngium seed head, in focus, choose a good plane of focus on the best angle of the flower, while paying equal attention to what is in your background.
Canon EOS 5D MkIII with Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 L Macro IS USM lens, ISO 400, 1/200sec at f/4, handheld.
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Tell stories and elicit emotions where you can. I changed the orientation of this picture, as the seed head with the mass of flowing white seeds made me think of an American Indian chief, with his feathered headdress, on horseback.
Canon EOS 5D MkIII with Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 L Macro IS USM lens, ISO 400, 1/300sec at f/7.1, handheld.
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Pick as perfect a flower specimen as possible. Noticing blemishes and removing cobwebs before you shoot an image can save you hours of retouching.
Canon EOS 5D MkIII with Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8 L II USM lens, ISO 400, 1/125sec at f/2.8, handheld.
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Floral Beauty in the Garden
more in Outdoor Photography – June 2017

I Document The Beauty Of Small Things | Dina Telhami

I Document The Beauty Of Small Things
– Dina Telhami

Macro photography is something I enjoy doing in my free time. I work as a children photographer for almost 8 years and I love it.

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I have always loved capturing the beauty of nature, especially in the small things.
by Dina Telhami

more at boredpanda

Flowers by Magda Indigo

Flowers by Magda Indigo
“I love ‘playing’ with the light, bringing out details, shades. To do that, you absolutely need to understand what you are portraying, whether it is human, animal, vegetable or mineral.”

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“Some of my compositions are unconventional for flowers. That is creativity and also, as I love to say, I don’t talk to flowers but gladly listen to what they tell me, they are expressive, I see human emotion in them.”

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more in: Lens Magazine – July 2016
magdaindigo.co.uk