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Foggy Morning Gardens – 14 September 2013

A day of torrential rain is behind us, leaving a damp, foggy morning… and all the beauty it brings to my wife, Nancy’s gardens Sony A-900 – Tamron 90mm 2.8 Macro  – ISO 800 – f9.5 – 1/200

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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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Foggy Day Walk

  Weeks of rain, wind and fog may not be good for the garden, but for the photographer it spells opportunity. Sony A-900 – Sigma 17-24mm 2.8 – 17mm – ISO 200 – f6.7 – 1/1,500

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A Tale of Three Rhododendrons

These three Rhododendrons are over one hundred and forty hears old and sit on the front lawns of the homes of three brothers. The original property was owned by my great, great, great grandfather, Benjamin B. Porter. As his sons … Continue reading

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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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Woodlot Walk – 29 April 2013

What a glorious day for a walk in the woodlot! It’s warm with bright sunlight, and the blackflies might be about but they haven’t started biting yet. The buds are bursting and the first leaves are coming out; the annual … 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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Maple Leaf in Ice

  Out for a walk on a crisp, bright morning in late Winter, on the cusp with early Spring, I came upon this maple leaf that had fallen in the fall and was now nearly incased in ice on a … Continue reading

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