Category Archives: Fall

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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Autumn Mare’s Tails – 10 October 2013

  Autumn is now with us, and with it comes more intense weather. This morning’s sky was a busy place indeed. Sony A-900 – Tamron 17 – 24mm 2.8 – 17mm  – ISO 200 – f11 – 1/125

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Misty Morning – Lake Vaughan

  One of the best aspects of nature and landscape photography is serendipity. Regardless of the planning, you just never know when an unexpected image will present itself, completely without warning. Such was the case last week when I went … Continue reading

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Secret Places

As children we all cherished and carefully concealed secret places where we could go to be alone or act out important fantasies. How many of us are fortunate enough to retain these places, or even find new ones as we … Continue reading

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Storm Brewing

Driving home from a trip to the local farmer’s market on Saturday morning, we drove under this sullen, ominous sky, the aftermath of the passing of Hurricane Sandy, knowing rain and wind could not be far off. Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 … Continue reading

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Fall Colours – Bear River

Bear River, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia is also known as the village built on stilts. This picturesque tidal village, nestled deep in the valley formed by the Bear River was once a thriving community, active in ship-building and timber shipping. … Continue reading

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Pinecroft Pond

On a trip to Ontario to visit with relatives we stopped at Pinecroft, a pottery studio outside of Aylmer, in southern Ontario. The owners are relatives of my wife and she has visited this place for as long as she … Continue reading

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In Death there is Still Beauty

Flowers have always been a symbol of beauty. We grow them in our yards, even in pots in apartments to add beauty to our landscape. We grow them in public spaces to bring joy to the masses. We give them … Continue reading

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