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Bloom

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Just Jumping out.

 

Wasp

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I am in awe of small creatures.

Security

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If you haven’t got a real dog, a determined looking metal one might do.

 

A Determined Look

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Even though I was far away with a long lens this sparrow was wary of me.

Reflections in Water

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Another try at abstract reflections.

Flying Into Another Week

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Sometimes the  situation indicates motion even if there is no blur. This crow seems to have the same doubts I have about where things are going.

Mallard – 5

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With a fast shutter speed I froze the bird. But the the motion is in the water remained to show movement.

Mallard – 4

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Motion photography, like nature photography, is at its best with a good background (not as easy as it sounds).

Mallard – 3

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More than one subject in motion can help tell a story, in this case fleeing from the marital bed

Mallard – 2

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A bit of motion in the subject and background can show drama, and possible tell a story (here the bird is shaking water off its wings).

Mallard

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When you stop motion with high shutter speeds and follow your subject (twist you waist not your feet), the background blurs showing motion but our subject will be focus.

Cormorant

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This week I am focusing on motion. High shutter speeds stop motion, lower speeds show motion blur.

Positivity

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What next week needs.

A Dark Foreboding Bird

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Amazing how black and white and some fun lighting make for an edgy photo.

 

Ant Fight (Two Photographs)

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Shots taken in sequence. Ants were on a tree trunk. Neither was hurt.

An Old Hanger On

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These balconies were quite popular for a time and a favoured spot for making your own wine.

Texture

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I played a bit with the texture slider in Lightroom. 

Not a Waterfall

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Over time water created this pattern on the rocks below a high wall.

Window Reflections

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I tried a bookmark format for these narrow windows. 

Above The Wavesn

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The expression keeping our heads above water comes to mind when facing the future.

What the Window Saw

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Back to my window reflection abstracts.

Reflections in Water II

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A different take on water reflections.

Presence

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I took this from a distance but the impact is still there.

Standing Out

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I like the solitary nature of some plants.

Reflections in Water

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This abstract took my fancy.

Goose on Parade

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The lighting and colours in the water caught my eye.

Another Year

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This past year has certainly been a strange one. Here’s hoping 2023 is easier.

Young Beaver

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Putting on a great lunch time show.

Keeping Up

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Small gosling follows its parents.

That Evil Eye

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More grackle more attitude.

One Small Step

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It’s not the moon, but for a young goose it might as well be for all the effort it takes.

The Hunt

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Red-winged blackbirds have a certain intensity when looking for food.

News

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Broken pot holds great flowers.

Next Week

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Wondering what news, what curveballs, are coming our way.

What Remains

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What was the beauty lost to the seasons?

Starling (Two Photographs)

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One spooky bird.

Monarch Butterfly

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One of those creatures whose eyes are hard to see, if at all.

Window Cat

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What an intense stare.

Cabbage White

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It’s all in the eyes.

Patina

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An old fire hydrant shows off the vibrance of its past.

All Mine

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A possessive bird.

Form and Function

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Nature’s intricacies.

Cute Dog

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Cute dog wants some adventure not a leash.

By Weather or Vandal

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What remains.

Art, Cage or What

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Some things are supposed to leave you perplexed.

A Robin in the Grass

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Not hiding but foraging. 

Imposing

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Some flowers have an imposing presence regardless of the landscape.

An Angry Look

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I think this cat may have something against me.

Almost Flying

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Only a touch of imagination needed with nature.

Fire Hydrant

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Beautiful camouflage.

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