Tag Archives: Winter

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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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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Cold Day at the Feeder

  A bitter cold day and the local flock of Redpolls descend on our Niger seed feeder for a free handout. Cold winter days take their toll on wild birds, and the smaller they are, the harder they feel it. … 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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The Brook – Spectacle Lake

Spectacle Lake is the source of the Beaver River. The water flows from Spectacle Lake to Cedar Lake via this stream, known locally simply as “the brook.” Almost 200 years ago my ancestors damed this spot to build up pressure … Continue reading

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Ruisseau des Irlandais

Deep in the backwoods of the French Shore, in Clare, Digby county is a maze of private logging roads that are also used by those with secluded cabins on the shore of small, remote lakes and ponds. Because logging is … Continue reading

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Crescent Moon at Sunrise

This morning broke crystal clear, with an open, deep blue sky. and there, high in the southern sky was a beautiful crescent moon, shining in the rising sun. Sony A-900 – Tamron 70-200mm – f 2.8 – 190mm – ISO … Continue reading

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Grape Tendril – Cedar Lake

Grape tendrils are the garden gift that keeps on giving. Long after they have fulfilled their mission in life, to keep the vines attached to their supports, the tendrils dry and turn to a beautiful, dark brown, gracing the viewer’s … Continue reading

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Breakwater – Sandford

This massive stone breakwater protects the little fishing harbour of Sandford, just outside Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. Sony A-900 – Sigma 24-70mm – f 2.8 – 70mm – ISO 200 – f16 – 1/200.

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Island in a Sea of Red

This pile of rocks was created when the field was originally cleared for farming. Many years later nature has been taking over and the natural acidity of the soil is allowing the field to become a wild blueberry barren, with … Continue reading

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