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About gerrycurry

Gerry Curry was educated at Toronto’s Humber College of Applied Arts and Technology, where he received a diploma in Fine Arts - Photography. Gerry is a certified Apple Computer Systems Engineer by profession and as an independent consultant has worked with the graphic arts and pre-press industry, both in south-western Ontario and Nova Scotia, Canada, for over 26 years. He has been at the forefront of digital imaging from its inception. Gerry teaches primary computer systems maintenance, advanced colour calibration and colour management courses for graphic design, digital fine art and photography students as well as professionals. For several years, in the 80's he was an annual guest lecturer on user-based computer maintenance at the Rochester Institute of Technology - College of Imaging Arts and Sciences. Gerry now lives on the southwestern tip of Nova Scotia, close to Yarmouth, where he shares 30 acres close to the sea with his wife Nancy and their English and Welsh Springer Spaniels. Gerry enjoys tinkering with computers, working his dogs, flyfishing, writing and of course, photography.

Sunset, Yarmouth Harbour

  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 … Continue reading

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Mid-summer Garden

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

  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

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 – … Continue reading

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Crocus in Spring – April 2014

  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 … Continue reading

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Red Sky in Morning

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

  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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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. … Continue reading

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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

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 … Continue reading

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