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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.

Wednesday, December 09, 2009


ICE ELVES FROLICKING ON MY WINDOW PANE.




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6 Comments:

Blogger A Scattering said...

I love this! Perfect title.

9:47:00 PM  
Blogger Lloyd said...

Thanks, Elaine!
Some of the patterns left by a storm are fascinating.
By the way, I love your shot of the goldenrod gone to seed.

5:32:00 PM  
Blogger letters to emily said...

how enchanting that you 'saw' this...magical, really!

we live in a warm climate, and i love 'visiting' snowy
places through the blog world.

keep taking those gorgeous pictures.

-myletterstoemily.blogspot.com

4:12:00 PM  
Blogger Lloyd said...

Thank you. I had a look at your blog. Beautiful letters!

10:51:00 PM  
Anonymous the Rodeo Princess said...

the photos are gorgeous! I love the ice elves!

11:32:00 PM  
Blogger Lloyd said...

thank you, Princwss, for your kind remarks. Nature is amazing!!!

4:06:00 PM  

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