Sunset, Yarmouth Harbour

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Went into Yarmouth to attend a tech. meeting last night and was greeted by this scene as I left. Good thing I always have my Sony RX-100 with me.

Sony DSC-RX100 – Zeiss Vario-Sonnar – 28mm – ISO 1600 – f5.6 – 1/200

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Mid-summer Garden

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This obliging little fellow, only about 15mm long, was happy to pose, oblivious to the lens, as he busily collected nectar.

Sony A-900 – Tamron 90mm 2.8 Macro  – ISO 200 – f6.7 – 1/500

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New Growth in the Woodlot – 7 May 2014

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A quick walk back into our woodlot this afternoon to look for new life. There’s always something to find in a woodlot!

Sony A-900 – Tamron 90mm 2.8 Macro  – ISO 200 – f11 – 1/90

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Along the Stream – 3 May 2014

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The trout might not have been biting, but I didn’t come home empty-handed. Skunk Cabbage is coming along nicely, the mosses and ferns are green and the tree buds are finally starting to break.

Sony DSC-RX100 – Zeiss Vario-Sonnar – 28mm – ISO 400 – f4 – 1/60

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Crocus in Spring – April 2014

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Spring is finally deciding to show its face and with it come the early spring flowers like this crocus which attract honey bees, newly awakened from their winter slumber.

Sony A-900 – Tamron 90mm 2.8 Macro  – ISO 200 – f8 – 1/500

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Red Sky in Morning

Red Sky in Morning - March 2014

An early morning in March brings a red sky, harbinger of stormy weather to come.

Sony A-900 – Sigma 24 – 70 f2.8  – ISO 200 – f6.7 – 1/90

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Hope Springs Eternal – 24 February 2014

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Despairing at the weather forecast for the next five days I went outside to be greeted by the first Snowdrops of Spring! What better way to revive hope that Spring is finally close! Long live Snowdrops!

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Nest in Bush

I love it when the leaves finally fall off all the trees and bushes, finally revealing the secrets that they concealed. This tiny nest is a wonder of plant material and natural ingenuity, kept hidden and safe when needed most.

Sony A-900 – Tamron 90mm 2.8 Macro  – ISO 200 – f4.5 – 1/90

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Last Gasp of Fall

Last Gasp of Fall

These Hydrangea flowers take on a delicate, web-like structure as they near their end every fall, giving their last measure of beauty to a garden.

Sony A-900 – Tamron 90mm f2.8 Macro  – ISO 200 – f9.5 – 1/90

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First Hoar Frost – 30 October 2013

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We’re well into Autumn now and the first serious hoar frost appeared this morning, covering the ground and the gardens like a crystalline, white vail. Hearty flowers have so far resisted the low temperatures and strong winds that sweep across southwestern Nova Scotia, but few can resist the sting of frost. Farewell friends! We look forward to your triumphant return in the spring!

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