All posts tagged: close-up

Raining in the Garden

It seems like it has been raining non-stop on Vancouver Island. So, I wrapped my camera in plastic today and set out in my little flower bed in the back yard. I changed things up a bit and used my flash off camera fitted with […]

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Farm Cat

The kids nicknamed this mother cat JDBBQ (Jack Daniels Bar-B-Q), after their favorite bar-b-q sauce. I called her to me by saying minou, minou, minou, which is french for kitty, kitty, kitty and less of a mouthful than repeating JDBBQ over and over again. 

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Soap Bubbles – Take Three

I get hits on my soap bubbles posts almost daily, so I decided to enlist the help of my son and I photographed soap bubbles for a third time. He was in charge of blowing the bubbles as I shot away. Click on the following […]

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Soap Bubbles – Take Two

Illustrated in the second and third image, the skin of the bubble glistens with complementary colors produced by interference.Depicted in the first and last photo, the bubble solution gets thinner and thinner. The black film is a harbinger of an upcoming disaster. The bubble is […]

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Cross Spider

The Cross Spider also known as the European garden spider, Diadem spider and Cross Orbweaver is a common orb-weaver spider found on Vancouver Island. Yesterday I spotted six of these spiders weaving their webs on the backyard patio.

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Gerber Daisies

No post on Tuesday because I was having one of those days where every image I shot was not quite right.  However, today is a different day, and thus far, I am happy with my shots .

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Metal Parts

Metal Parts

Oil, dust, and debris coat my husband’s Harley motorcycle.  She has been patiently been waiting under her protective covering for her rider to take her out of her deep sleep. However, her recent awakening was only partial and very brief in nature, as she was pushed out […]

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