As winter started leaving the scene (at least the first time), I tried to combine my joy of macro-photography with my fascination with catching motion, with limited success. I was using a higher end macro lens … without a tripod. This is asking for trouble, even when motion is NOT involved. Not bad, considering. Compare these to a similar attempt from a few years back (made with a different camera and a more stock lens). This is the last of my winter shots that I want to share … especially since spring is really here now.