This is my day six contribution to Becky’s April Squares: Top photo challenge.
Looking up at the autumn leaves on the South Bruce Peninsula. Taken with a fisheye lens although that’s not obvious because there’s very little of the distortion visible with the lens pointing almost straight up.
This is my day five contribution to Becky’s April Squares: Top photo challenge.
Quick note. We have lost our internet connection again and I’m using the cell phone as a WiFi hotspot to post and let people know.
I went with this for day five after using a group of Mallard ducks resting on ice for day four. I thought a pair of Pond Skaters mating on the surface of the water was a nice contrast to ducks resting on ice.
A pair of Pond Skaters mating on the surface of a garden pond in Hatherton, Cheshire, England.
This is my contribution to day four of Becky’s April Squares: Top photo challenge.
A group of Mallard patiently waiting for the ice to melt on a frozen reservoir in south Cheshire.
This is my day three contribution to Becky’s April Squares: Top photo challenge.
Toadstool is simply a nickname for fungi that is often poisonous or at least inedible.
A Fly Agaric fungi cap photographed from above at Bickerton Hill, Cheshire.
This is my day two contribution to Becky’s April Squares: Top photo challenge.
Note. We lost our internet connection yesterday afternoon. I’m posting this using the phone as a WiFi hotspot. This maybe my last blog post for a while.
The ridge in the title refers to the Mid Cheshire Ridge, a line of low sandstone hills sticking out of the Cheshire plain. This section of the ridge is Bickerton Hill, or southern Bickerton Hill according to Wikipedia. The northern Bickerton Hill referenced by Wikipedia was always known as Raw Head by everyone I knew who walked the hills.
I had gone to Bickerton Hill to photograph the autumn colour and was walking along the edge of the ridge when I noticed the frozen puddle on the sandstone ledge. I framed the photo with the puddle at the bottom with the top of the frame looking down into a valley below.
This is my day one contribution to Becky’s April Squares with a theme of Top.
A pair of Common Red Soldier Beetles mating on top of Ragwort flowers in a Cheshire garden.
This is my day 31 and therefore last contribution to Becky’s January Squares: Light photo challenge. A big thank you to Becky for running this fun challenge.
So I thought another made up, hyphenated title was in order to go with my post to start the month, First-light.
The sun sets over Lake Huron with Chantry Island on the horizon. Lake Huron is frozen and partially snow covered.