I just heard of the death of Jeff Woodroofe, a fine photographer and that unique kind of friend one meets on Flickr. He was a young man, father of 3, and always upbeat and looking toward the future. This is one guy I will truly miss.
Here are some other images of his, some from his Profile page, others I selected while browsing through his site:
This small retrospective wouldn't be complete without some of his flower macros. As soon as he got his hands on a macro lens, he was producing incredible images.