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Lens-Artists

Starting with the Letter – S

This week Patti gave use the prompt Subjects Starting with the Letter – S for the Lens-Artists Photo Challenge.

I quickly had a long list of ideas for the challenge and was considering a couple of different themes to build a post around.

When I realised that one set of three photos were taken in different seasons I decided to go with a set of four photos, one from each season.

Silent Sunday: 22nd December 2019

A fallen branch Sticks out of the Snow while Surrounded by Shadows cast by the Sun on the South Bruce Peninsula on the winter Solstice.

Saturday Bird: Pine Siskin

A Pine Siskin (Spinus pinus) Surveys its Surroundings on the South Bruce Peninsula in Spring.

Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: Subjects Starting with the Letter S

Backlit Sandhill Cranes Shortly after Sunrise on the South Bruce Peninsula in Summer.

Juvenile Sanderling on autumn migration

A juvenile Sanderling on the Lake Huron Shoreline in Southampton Shortly after Sunrise. A Stopover on its way South during autumn migration.

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One Word Sunday

Soon

This is my contribution to the One Word Sunday prompt Soon.

My first thought on reading the prompt was Christmas before realising that that would be a lot of people’s choice.

Then I remembered that there was another significant date sooner than Christmas. Tomorrow is the winter solstice.

Obviously I can’t travel ahead to tomorrow so here’s a photo taken a few hours after the winter solstice last year.

One Word Sunday: Soon
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One Word Sunday

Early

This is my contribution to the One Word Sunday prompt Early.

I had a few ideas for the prompt before thinking of the summer solstice, the earliest sunrise of the year. I didn’t get any summer solstice sunrise photos this year as all my local locations were closed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. So this shot is very early morning on the 2019 summer solstice.

One Word Sunday: Early
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Wordless Wednesday

Wordless Wednesday: 24th June 2020

Wordless Wednesday: 24th June 2020

 

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Cosmic Photo Challenge

Cosmic Photo Challenge: Midsummer

This is my contribution to the Cosmic Photo Challenge: Midsummer. Or midwinter if you’re in the southern hemisphere.

 

Cosmic Photo Challenge: Midsummer

Backlit Maple leaves on an early morning walk on midsummer 2020.

 

Summer solstice sunrise.

Colpoy’s Bay and the Niagara Escarpment at sunrise on midsummer 2019.

 

Portrait of a Mourning Dove.

A Mourning Dove in the grass on midsummer 2018.

 

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Photo Challenges

A Photo a Week Challenge: Peaceful Place

This is my contribution to Nancy’s A Photo a Week Challenge: Peaceful Place.

One local location came to mind almost immediately when I thought about the prompt. A section of the Colpoy’s Bay shoreline that’s usually peaceful at sunrise.

A small selection of photos from August last year to January this year.

 

A Photo a Week Challenge: Peaceful Place

August 2019. Some interesting cloud formations over Colpoy’s Bay at sunrise.

 

Six Word Saturday, a sixty second exposure at dawn.

September 2019. A sixty second exposure at dawn allows the clouds to move across the sky during exposure.

 

Six Word Saturday: Red Maple Leaf on a Boulder

October 2019. A red Maple leaf on a Lichen covered boulder.

 

Tuesday Photo Challenge - Fantasy

November 2019. An ice formation on the Colpoy’s Bay shoreline at sunrise.

 

Silent Sunday: 29th December 2019

December 2019. The morning after the winter solstice if I remember correctly.

 

Cosmic Photo Challenge: Welcome to the '20s

January 2020. Interesting clouds over Colpoy’s Bay at sunrise.

 

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Cosmic Photo Challenge

Cosmic Photo Challenge: Outer Cold, Inner Warmth: The Comforts in Your Life

The latest Cosmic Photo Challenge prompt is rather long and Outer Cold, Inner Warmth: The Comforts in Your Life was giving me a problem coming up with a theme for the challenge.

After a couple of false starts I decided to go with a couple of photos taken when it was cold outside and one takes indoors in the warmth over the recent Christmas break.

I will start of on the Colpoy’s Bay shoreline at sunrise the morning after the winter solstice..

Sunrise the morning after the winter solstice

 

Christmas lights on a window with more lights in the warm and comfortable living room beyond.

Cosmic Photo Challenge

 

Some Viennese Shortcakes on a table in the warmth of the living room.

A Photo a Week Challenge: Christmas Memories