In celebration of my upcoming retirement, I just bought a fixed 50mm lens and a macroscopic lens adapter to play with. (The combo was less than half the price of a real macro lens, and offers more uses than just a macro.)
I tried it out this morning on the frost on my tubular bird feeder, which offered two layers of fern-like crystals. They only last while the shadow of the house protects them, which isn't long past dawn.
I should have had a tripod. But for a hand-held macro shot I was pretty happy.
Posted for Shadow Shot Sunday 2