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Silent Sunday

Silent Sunday: 1st August 2021

Silent Sunday: 1st August 2021
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Six Word Saturday

Lichen on a Boulder at Sunrise

This is my contribution to Debbie’s Six Word Saturday challenge.

Lichen on a boulder on the Colpoy’s Bay shoreline illuminated by the golden light of the rising sun.

Six Word Saturday: Lichen in golden light.
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Photo Challenges

Tree Trunk Details

A couple of close ups spotted on recent walks around the neighborhood.

This is my contribution to Cee’s Midweek Madness Challenge: Close Up or Macro prompt.

CMMC: Close Up or Macro
Some lichen growing on tree bark. I liked the way the texture and colour of the lichen almost blends in with the bark.
CMMC: Close Up or Macro
Ivy growing up a tree trunk. There’s something about ivy growing up a tree trunk that makes me stop and take a couple of photos.
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Cosmic Photo Challenge

Tree Trunk Details

This is my contribution to the Cosmic Photo Challenge: On a Small Scale prompt.

On Sunday morning I went for a walk around the neighborhood with a macro lens on the camera. I quickly found myself concentrating on details of the various tree trunks on the route I picked.

Cosmic Photo Challenge: On a Small Scale
Ivy growing up a tree trunk.
Cosmic Photo Challenge: On a Small Scale
Remains of bark on a dead tree.
Cosmic Photo Challenge: On a Small Scale
Detail of some Paper Birch bark.
Cosmic Photo Challenge: On a Small Scale
A small spot of orange lichen on a tree trunk.
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Photo Challenges

Ivy and Lichen

This is my contribution to Cee’s Midweek Madness Challenge: May Close Up or Macro prompt.

Ivy and lichen growing on a tree trunk on the South Bruce Peninsula, Ontario.

CMMC: Macro or close up
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Lens-Artists

Focusing on the Details

This week Patti has given us the prompt Focusing on the Details for the Lens-Artists Photo Challenge.

As Ontario is currently under the third Covid-19 lockdown I decided to look back at some of the details I photographed on my walks around the neighborhood while under the various lockdowns.

Silent Sunday: 3rd May 2020
Moss and lichen on a limestone boulder photographed during the first Covid-19 lockdown.
Cosmic Photo Challenge: Midsummer
Backlit Maple leaves photographed during the first Covid-19 lockdown.
Monochrome Monday: 1st March 2021
Shadows on rippled snow photographed during the second Covid-19 lockdown.
CFFC: Texture
Orange lichen on a tree trunk photographed during the third Covid-19 lockdown.
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Cosmic Photo Challenge

Spring Greens

This is my contribution to the Cosmic Photo Challenge: My green world prompt.

Having returned to winter like weather for the past couple of weeks there’s not a lot of signs of spring in this part of Ontario. So here’s some recent greens but not necessarily signs of spring.

As a side note, the first 3 photos were taken on two walks testing a copy of the TTArtisan 35mm f/1.4 lens. Initial impressions are good but I need more time than two short walks to get a feeling for a lens.

Cosmic Photo Challenge: My green world
Daylily leaves.
Cosmic Photo Challenge: My green world
Grey green lichen on a tree trunk.
Cosmic Photo Challenge: My green world
Yellow green leaves opening on a tree.
Cosmic Photo Challenge: My green world
An evergreen branch.