Category Archives: Roses

Nancy’s Climbing Roses – July 2013

  There’s just something about heritage climbing roses and an old, weathered picket fence. This fence once graced the graveyard of an old Baptist church nearby. We saved it from destruction and made it part of our garden. The roses … Continue reading

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Midwinter Walk – 24 January 2013

  An uncharacteristically cold, -10°C day with overcast and occasional flurries, but if you can still get a good image if you look carefully, have determination and apply good technique. Sony A-900 – Sigma 24 – 70mm f2.8 – ISO … Continue reading

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Rose Hips and Snow

  On a walk in our woodlot on a crisp, cold winter’s day, gentle flurries were falling, capping everything in their way. These rose hips were crowned with a soft abundance of distinct flakes, producing a most pleasing image. Sony … Continue reading

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Rose Hip on Ice

Two days of near record-setting temperatures have melted all the snow and ice but this rose hip. sheltered deep in our woodlot remained unscathed until today. Sony A-900 – Tamron 90mm – f 2.8 – Macro – ISO 200 – … Continue reading

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Hover Over Rose of Sharon

It’s late summer and all the bees are making up for lost time, collecting nectar. This industrious little fellow hovers over a Rose of Sharon, or Hibiscus syriacus flower before borrowing down to the good stuff deep within. After a few … Continue reading

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Rose in the Rain

Hybridised specifically for Canadian conditions, this Canadian Explorer ‘Alexander Mackenzie’ shrub rose has done very well in our gardens. Dappled by an all-day rain, this bud can’t help but brighten the hart. Sony A-900 – Tamron 90mm – f 2.8 … Continue reading

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