A Drop of Water

A celebration of spring, despite the crazy UK weather. One of my favourite spring photographs. A drop of water suspended below new cherry blossoms just opening as we move into spring. The pink colours against the green background create a beautiful contrast. Taken with a 100mm macro lens on a Canon EOS 45D. Check it... Continue Reading →

Lily of the Valley flowers in a pot in the garden. As spring moves towards summer every year this pretty little white flowers bloom in a pot in our garden. Always a welcome sight, we do watch for them to appear. In fact, this year, they have self-seeded to the point where we will need... Continue Reading →

Who knows what the English weather is doing. Who cares. A bit of sun and there's a braai on the go, with homemade boerewors and plenty more.

Summertime. In the countryside. On a sunny day. Just sit back and listen to the buzzing of the bees as the flit from flower to flower collections pollen. I was there with my camera (Lumix TZ100). [envira-gallery id="9743"]

A plump pigeon enjoying the late afternoon English spring sunshine.
More to the point was checking the operation of the LUMIX TZ100's digital zoom. Impressive I think.

It seemed to take forever after a cold winter. Finally we had a great sunny spring day.

A beautiful orchid lit from behind by the spring morning sunshine. It's just the right time of year for the morning sun to light this part of the house.

It's braai time. A barbecue if you are not southern African, but one way or another an excuse to enjoy an al-fresco lunch cooked over burning charcoal.

A spring sunset I couldn't resist, even if only taken with a mobile phone. Work put me in a hotel near Leeds. Taking a walk before dinner, this pretty suburban sunset with it's vapour trails just had to be captured. This is another mobile phone photo. If I had taken the time to get the... Continue Reading →

Green things in the garden, with the right light and a bit of rain.

What a beautiful sunny spring Sunday. Spring definitely seems to be here, and the flowers and insects were feeling it too. A good day to get in some practice with the macro lens. What started out as a matter of some flower close-ups, ended up chasing butterflies parking in the sun on some pretty pink... Continue Reading →

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