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Monday, March 26, 2018

haiku for spring



pink geraniums 
glow in the late afternoon light 
a robin on the rail



the buds came first
 of course

this shot was taken a few days ago





Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

haiku - middle march


 middle  March
blizzard winds howl ~
a snowball bush blooms

 

we are having our third nor'easter 
in as many weeks
the birds are anxious for spring
and so am I

Saturday, March 3, 2018

small things


more practice with my macro lens
I am finding it harder than I thought
the first two shots were hand held
I used my tripod for the others 
the canadian goose is about an inch and half tall
our daughter bought it from a street vendor
in Quebec City, while on a class trip

 


this pair of carvings are also from Quebec
they are about two and a half inches tall 
we bought these just across the border in Armstrong
in the early sevenities


my father in law was a woodworker and basket maker
most of his baskets sets were large
this one is only an inch tall
I think he wanted to see if he could do it, 
you can see he did! 

 


this shaker box is even smaller
it is just over three quarters of an inch tall
I got a bit closer on this piece

that is it for now
more after I 
finish the Macro for Dummies book
and get more practice