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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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February Snow Drops

April showers bring May flowers, or so the old saying goes… but this highly unusual winter seems to be leading to an equally unusual spring. Migratory geese are early, all the snow is gone, the ice is almost completely gone … Continue reading

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More Trail-side Wild Mushrooms

The continued wet weather has hastened along a burgeoning crop of wild mushrooms of all different shapes, sizes and textures. This pair of delicate, pale yellow mushrooms stood out against the forest floor, even tho they were off the trail … 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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Daisies and Raindrops

What to shoot on a dark, dreary, rainy, day? Why a jaunty white Daisy of course. What better garden flower to lighten the spirits and being a smile to your face? Sony A-900 – Tamron 90mm f2.8  – Macro – … Continue reading

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Raindrops on Shadbush

The beautiful white petals of this Downey Serviceberry, known colloquially as Shadbush, are dappled with a myriad of tiny drops of rain, creating a jewel-like effect as they glisten in the light. Sony A-900 – Tamron 90mm f2.8 Macro – … Continue reading

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Wild Strawberry Blossom

The incessant rain over the past weeks has made photography challenging to say the least, but I got out for a walk in our woodlot for an hour or so between downpours and caught this beautiful, ground-hugging Wild Strawberry blossom, … Continue reading

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Vanity, Thy Name is Catkin

The weatherman is calling for two days with sunshine this weekend… but not today. Meanwhile nature is not waiting. Tree and shrub buds are revealing their first tender, green leaves, the catkins are bursting. Pussy willows are dioecious, which means … Continue reading

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Rose Hips – More Rain

The rain continues to fall, and the temperatures stay mild… but not warm. Perfect growing weather. These rose hips, relics of last year’s growth, will not last much longer, giving way to another year of fertility. In the meantime they … Continue reading

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Rain, Rain Go Away

We’ve had more than our share of rain this Spring, but it is now three days in a row of fairly steady rain, and I was running out of ideas. Shooting in the rain is not a pleasant task and … Continue reading

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