Tag Archives: Woodlot

New Growth in the Woodlot – 7 May 2014

  A quick walk back into our woodlot this afternoon to look for new life. There’s always something to find in a woodlot! Sony A-900 – Tamron 90mm 2.8 Macro  – ISO 200 – f11 – 1/90

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I love it when the leaves finally fall off all the trees and bushes, finally revealing the secrets that they concealed. This tiny nest is a wonder of plant material and natural ingenuity, kept hidden and safe when needed most. … 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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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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Self-portrait – Spectacle Lake

  This is the 365th image in the project, and should be the last, but because 2012 is a leap-year there’s one more to come. Over the last year I have taken you on a journey into my mind and … Continue reading

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March Dusting

It’s late winter and an overnight dusting of snow, combined with a bright morning leave a transient postcard picture of my woodlot. All this will be gone by mid-morning as the temperatures rise to well above freezing. Soon the clocks … 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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Icy Rut

Our woodlot has been actively harvested for generations. In places, deep ruts have appeared in the trails from the logging operations. Everything from horses and wagons and skids to more modern harvesting equipment. Water collects in the ruts and at … Continue reading

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