Tag Archives: Flowers

Early June Blossoms

It’s early June and finally the flower gardens are really coming to life. The overall green of the flower beds is giving way to all the colours of the rainbow as flowers finally come into bloom. Likewise shrubs and trees … Continue reading

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Starflower on the Forest Floor

Yesterday was one of those days where the light is abnormally crystal clear and clean. Perhaps this is an odd way of describing light but most artists will understand. Everything looked pristine, pure and razor sharp… a truly glorious day … Continue reading

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Spring… Finally

  Finally, all the snow is gone. The Snowdrops are starting to fade and the Crocus comes forth in all its glory, bringing with it the promise of renewal and the hope for an amazing summer to come. Sony A-900 … Continue reading

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Snowdrops – Harbingers of Spring

  Can there be a better messenger foretelling the arrival of Spring than the humble Snowdrop? Even before tha last of Winter’s white blanket has retreated these tiny flowers spring forth to gladden our hearts. Sony A-900 – Tamron 90mm … 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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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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Bee on Jerusalem Artichoke

Late summer and the Jerusalem Artichokes come into bloom. Despite their bright yellow colour and the happy way they swing in the breezes, they always bring out a hint of sadness in me, harbingers as they are, of the cold … Continue reading

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Japanese Knotweed in Bloom

  Introduced around the turn of the 20th century as a fast-growing, large ornamental plant, The Japanese Knotweed quickly gained a foothold here in Southwest Nova Scotia. Unfortunately it was also found to be highly invasive and virtually impossible to … Continue reading

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Frost Park – August 2012

Frost Park is located adjacent to the Yarmouth, Nova Scotia, Town Hall, and contains the earliest burial ground in the town. Today it provides a shady, cool, respite for anyone wishing to relax and ponder life’s intricacies. This large, cast … Continue reading

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