Tag Archives: Fall

Rose Hip – Bartlett’s Beach

Wild beach roses grow everywhere in southwest Nova Scotia, in farm fields, along roadsides and of course along the beaches. Usually the hips are beautiful, perfectly round orbs of deep red, but deep into fall, two days before the arrival … Continue reading

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Rushes and Ice

The first real cold spell of the season hit us yesterday, and although none of the lakes show any ice, the small pond in our woodlot has a fresh sheet of ice with a tiny sprinkling of snow on top. … Continue reading

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The Wharf – Cripple Creek, Cape Sable Island

This rustic wharf juts precariously from the shore into the little harbour where Cripple Creek meets the sea, on Cape Sable Island. Sony A-900 – Sigma 24-70mm – f 2.8 – 70mm – ISO 200 – f16 – 1/200.

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Silver Leaves

These last few apple leaves, clinging to their branch, were lost in a maze of bare branches, all of very similar colour, but converting to black and white and then using a solarizing technique gives them a unique appearance and … Continue reading

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Ducks Away!

Sometimes when you’re out on a shoot an opportunity hits you with no warning whatsoever. You have no time to change lenses, no time to change settings. You need to act instinctively, take the shot and deal with the consequences … Continue reading

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Small Pond – Fall

This small pond is beside Lake Vaughn, near Tusket Falls. Sony A-900 – Tamron 70-200mm – f 2.8 – 85mm – ISO 200 – f4.5 – 1/200.

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Autumn Leaves – Wild Blackberry

The woodlands and pastures of southwestern Nova Scotia are full of delicious, nutritious wild plants, but few please more than the Wild Blackberry, Nubus. The juicy black fruit are eaten, as is, or they are crushed for the juice. They … Continue reading

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Seed Head – Spectacle Lake

I never get tired of seeing these beautiful tall grass seed heads, dancing in the breeze, at the side of the trails in our woodlot. They bring the promise of the spring and summer to come, making winter just a … Continue reading

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Late Fall Calm – Cedar Lake

We’re back to extremely mild weather, a hallmark of this year’s fall season. This morning it was clock calm and the lake was like a mirror. Sony A-900 – Sigma 24-70mm – f 2.8 – 55mm – ISO 400 – … Continue reading

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First Snow – Rhododendron

Rhododendrons are evergreens, so their large leaves can really take a beating over a harsh winter. They compensate by shrivelling and expanding based on the ambient temperature. These leaves and buds were hit by the sudden storm and didn’t have … Continue reading

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