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Month of Squares

Past Squares #26

Six Word Saturday/January Squares

Looking Up At A Bird Feeder

A wet, bedraggled Raccoon eyes up a bird feeder in the yard. After 18 hours of rain it wandered into the yard looking for something to eat.

A look back at some of my personal favorite square photos from previous months of squares. Some were popular, some not so popular at the time.

This was a post in Up Squares Month and is my day 26 contribution to Becky’s October Squares on the theme of Past Squares.

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Month of Squares

Past Squares #19

April Squares: Bright Kayak

Bright Kayak

A fluorescent green kayak emerging from fog on Lake Huron at Southampton, Ontario. A visit to the Lake Huron shoreline had found the lake shrouded in fog when this splash of colour appeared.

A look back at some of my personal favorite square photos from previous months of squares. Some were popular, some not so popular at the time.

This was a post in Bright Squares Month and is my day 19 contribution to Becky’s October Squares on the theme of Past Squares.

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Month of Squares

Past Squares #6

October Squares: Past Squares

Lines on the Snow

Low sun casting shadows of tree trunks on snow. Photographed on the South Bruce Peninsula, Ontario, Canada in late afternoon. The shadows on the snow reminded me of a barcode.

A look back at some of my personal favorite square photos from previous months of squares. Some were popular, some not so popular at the time.

This was a post in Lines Squares Month and is my day 6 contribution to Becky’s October Squares on the theme of Past Squares.

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Month of Squares One Word Sunday

Past Squares #3/Rain

Past Squares: #16 A Bird In the Rain

Raindrop Lines

A young male Rose-breasted Grosbeak in the rain on the South Bruce Peninsula, Ontario in summer. The month of September in a bird photography calendar the following year.

A look back at some of my personal favorite square photos from previous months of squares. Some were popular, some not so popular at the time.

This was a post in Lines Squares Month and is my day 3 contribution to Becky’s October Squares on the theme of Past Squares.

This is also my contribution to Debbie’s One Word Sunday: Rain prompt.

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Photo Challenges Weekly Topics

Female Ruby-throated Hummingbird

CMMC: Contains the letter U

An immature male Ruby-throated Hummingbird (Archilochus colubris) on the South Bruce Peninsula, Ontario. A popular summer visitor to Ontario with their arrival a sign that summer is close.

My Flora and Fauna Friday post this week was chosen because it won’t be long before the Hummingbirds will be heading south for the winter.

I selected this photo of the species because it’s a personal favourite which was also published in a calendar. I’m say it’s an immature male because there appears to be some darker flecks in the feathers on the birds throat. That will be the ruby feathers starting to appear.

It’s also a slightly late contribution to Cee’s Midweek Madness Challenge: August Alphabet must have two M’s in the word prompt.

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Photo Challenges

A Photo a Week Challenge: Changing Seasons

This is my contribution to the A Photo a Week Challenge: Changing Seasons prompt.

There’s no real signs of spring around here yet but we had a mild winter with not a lot of snow so we may have an early spring. The possibility of an early spring is shown in these three photos of Colpoy’s Bay in the first week of spring over the last three years.

 

A Photo a Week Challenge: Changing Seasons

24th March 2018. Refrozen after a partial thaw.

 

A Photo a Week Challenge: Changing Seasons

24th March 2019. Still frozen.

 

A Photo a Week Challenge: Changing Seasons

22nd March 2020. Open water, the bay hardly started freezing last winter.

 

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Cosmic Photo Challenge

Cosmic Photo Challenge: Spring has Sprung

When I read Dale’s prompt for the Cosmic Photo Challenge: Spring has Sprung it was -13°C feeling like -16 in the wind and we’d had 4 inches of snow the day before.

So here is my take on the challenge, three photos of the local bay in March over the last three years. Can anyone see any signs of spring?

 

Cosmic Photo Challenge: Spring has Sprung

Open water on Colpoy’s Bay in March 2020.

 

The fourth day of Spring.

A frozen Colpoy’s Bay in March 2019.

 

A frozen Colpoy's Bay at sunrise.

A frozen and partially snow covered Colpoy’s Bay at sunrise in March 2018.