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My home is in Chamberlains, CBS, Newfoundland: a place close enough to sea so that I can go there to watch the glorious sunsets over the bay, and the other infinite variety of sights and sounds that are forever changing, yet forever the same. I'm not as young as I used to be and don't get around much any more, but I've had many wonderful hours of enjoyment with my Yasihca 44 TLR and trusty old OM-2. I've always enjoyed photographing wild flowers, particularly the smaller ones, many of which , albeit mostly overlooked and dismissed as weeds, are exquisitely beautiful. Digital photography, complete with all the magic of its own portable darkroom, has brought a new dimension to the hobby. My OM-2 is retired now, but it is such a beautiful instrument, such a joy to hold and behold, that I don't think I will ever want to part with it. My digital, used mostly, is a Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ30. Its 35-420 mm Leica zoom lens can really reach out for those hard to reach shots. My photographs are strictly amateurish, but hopefully some have succeeded in capturing something of the moment that inspired them.

Monday, September 14, 2009


BUSY-BEE.
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Bees love Knapweed because of the abundance of pollen they produce. This little guy has quite a load tucked on his back leg. For many creatures, this is harvest time.



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2 Comments:

Blogger Margaret said...

One of God's creatures doing what it was designed to do! Your photos expose the beauty in the simplicity of our every day environment.

2:19:00 PM  
Blogger Lloyd said...

Thank you, Margaret! I can't go very far, so I have to pay more attention to what is close by.

8:06:00 PM  

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