Monday, September 29, 2014

Down the Garden Path

I found this garden on one of my walks, and I simply fell in love with it!
Don't you want to see where the path goes?
I have linked this post with Nature Footstep Blo-Ma.

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Shadows and Fences

I couldn't decide which fence to post, so I am including both of them. I find some wonderful shadows with the early morning sun...
I am linking this post to Nature Footstep Catch the Light.

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

First Frost

We had first frost last week.
I only took 170 photos, so I am still editing them,
but I had to share some of my favourites, so far.
I am linking this post with Nature Footstep Blo-Ma,
so please drop in to see more blossoms, and other macros!

Monday, September 22, 2014

Asters at the Construction Site

I picked some asters to bring home, then walked through the construction site. 
I placed my bouquet into this convenient steel pipe, while I captured something else, then had to capture the bouquet as well.
I am linking this post with Nature Footstep Blo-Ma.

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Peace Tower

I like this view of the Peace Tower on Parliament Hill, from the National Gallery. You can see the top half of the Tower, and the spire of the Library. I don't know why the crane is there, though.
I am linking this post with Skywatch Friday.

Saturday, September 13, 2014

Phlox

Pink phlox, from a garden a couple of streets over
i love the bright colour, and the way the sun shines through the petals!
I am linking this post to Today's Flowers.

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Abstract Mud

Have you ever really looked at mud? Really looked at it?
I was walking along, and noticed the pattern of cracks, and had to capture a few of them.
I am linking this with Nature Footstep Abstract.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Rust

I walked a new area and found a tangle of wire on the ground.

Wednesday, September 3, 2014

After the Rain

Comes the rainbow - I did not even see the second rainbow above the first one till I was processing the captures!
And what about the repeating colours in this stretch of the rainbow?
There was a dramatic sunset, after the rainbow, too!

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Mud and Rust

The construction crew lowered the water level in the pond,
and found this scooter.
I took a lot of photos of it, loving the rust and the mud.
I went back the next weekend, when the sun was out,
but it was gone...
I am linking this post with Rubbish Tuesday.

Monday, September 1, 2014

Spiderwebs in the Morning Sun

Walking early in the morning,
I spotted spiderwebs adorning a bridge.
I am linking this post with Nature Footstep Catch the Light.

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Dragonfly

I captured two dragonflies this week. The first one was moving, and settled on a blade of grass for a couple minutes, and the other was sitting still when I saw it, and stayed a while.

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Wild Sunflowers

There are half a dozen types of wild sunflowers, and I do not have them figured out.
These are the ones that grow around here.
This year, I am fascinated with the buds...
I am linking this post with Nature Footstep Blo Ma

Monday, August 25, 2014

Jewelweed

The more common name for jewelweed is spotted touch-me-not, but I like jewelweed better. 
This morning, the flowers were covered with dewdrops which caught the morning sun.
I am linking this post with Nature Footstep Catch the Light.

Friday, August 22, 2014

Hollyhock and Bumblebee

I was photographing some hollyhocks against the cloudless sky,
when a bumblebee appeared.
And of course, 
I had to wait for her to come out again...
I am linking this post with Skywatch Friday.

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I'm a 50 something female set loose on the world with a camera.