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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, May 26, 2010



BEAUTY AND THE BEAST.
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Dandelions: love them or hate them, they are still beautiful. Took this with telephoto lens while standing in my backdoorway, which goes to show that one does not need to travel far to find something to photograph.


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4 Comments:

Blogger David c.h. Brown said...

The red, yellow and green colours against the gray rocks in the background makes a nice scene Lloyd. Some photographers feel compelled to travel the world over to find the perfect picture. You have learned that they are all around us. Thanks,
Dave

2:25:00 PM  
Blogger Lloyd said...

Thank you, David!

7:02:00 PM  
Blogger Valerie said...

----how ARE you? We are on the South Coast now...looking forward to seeing you this summer....and I LOVE your photos.....even tho' i couldn't post any comments---trying again----HUGS!!

11:21:00 AM  
Blogger Lloyd said...

Thank you, Valerie ! Your comment came through this time, no prob. Looking forward to seeing you. Hope you find your way through the fog.:o)

4:37:00 PM  

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