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Patterns

Patterns

On today's installment of my neighborhood walk, I decided to look for groupings and patterns in nature. My first grouping of flowers is these fluffy little puffballs that have obviously moved onto their next stage of life. I have no idea what they might be but they...

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Creepy Critters

Creepy Critters

The old high school track behind my house has become overgrown in some areas. This is great for me because it means I have more to photograph. Native plants have started to grow on the edges of the track, like these Red Clover and Butter & Eggs flowers. Letting...

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Bunches of Love

Bunches of Love

Some days I don't stray too far away from home for my photos. My mother has some beautiful plants in her garden, and one of them is the dahlia plant that is currently blooming in our front yard. They are like little bunches of love. Our front yard garden is small with...

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Feeling Nostalgic

Feeling Nostalgic

I'm back to my regular neighbourhood walks and today I've come across a vintage car. It's not something you see very often in my neck of the woods and so it must be documented. I'm feeling nostalgic seeing this and wishing for simpler, stress-free days. I gave this...

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A Hopping Good Time

A Hopping Good Time

Do you find that some flowers look strange when they're growing? Take for example this Queen's Anne Lace below. It's currently unwrapping itself in such a way that it looks like the letters T and I. Also, did you notice that each little flower petal looks like a bug?...

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Comet Neowise

Comet Neowise

I’m back at Torrance Barrens with my friend Nigel, to photograph Comet Neowise. There were so many people here we could barely find a place to park. This doesn’t bode well for physical distancing. Luckily most people are staying off to the left of the entrance...

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What Comet?

What Comet?

Its that time of year again - our annual family & friends camping trip. Things are a little different this year with the COVID-19 restrictions. We had to pair down our group to just family. Although we missed our friends, we were happy to be out camping again,...

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Unique Views

Unique Views

I can't believe that since mid-March I've been expanding my macro photography skills by just shooting around my neighbourhood. Am I starting to get bored with just shooting macro all the time? Absolutely not because there are always unique views to find. Every...

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Make a Wish

Make a Wish

Out on my walk today I noticed this interesting colour variation on a Queen Anne's Lace flower.  I have never seen one that had pink along its edge. All the ones I have seen have all been white. Could it possibly be a different flower? I have no idea but I do...

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