My Grandad was pretty much the first person I met that did more with their camera than taking happy snaps on holidays, or quick pics of people. He is definitely the only photographer in my family (unless you count me) He mostly takes Macro photos. For a long time, he was focused on bugs and insects and such. You can see some of his work here.
While I find it fascinating and beautiful and the way he makes boring little bugs look colourful and alive really does make him an artist- I could never have the patience to do that. So I respect the ability to do so a lot.
Along with not having much luck with creatures smaller than my little fingernail, I also don't have much patience for landscapes. I gave it a shot at the Japanese Gardens yesterday, when my husband, brother and I all trekked up to Toowoomba to visit my Grandparents.extreme glare, yesterday, and a uniform white sky.
Ahh not sure I should share this - but it is what it is.