Posts Tagged ‘tree’

Photo Friday: Seeds of Greatness

August 11, 2017

I am always amazed by something so small, becoming something so large; just like how these small acorns with their potential to become a beautiful tree.

Acorns

Photo Friday: On the Brink

August 4, 2017

Recently, I read a list of animals on the brink of extinction, and on this list was the beautiful monarch butterfly.  The reason they gave was a fake science started by a psychiatrist as a social experiment, and pushed by liberal, tree hugging, nut jobs like Al Gore.  Of course, I’m talking about “global warming”, but this is neither a political blog, nor a “fake news” blog, so let’s move on.

As soon as I saw them on the list, I began looking, and of course I found this female monarch.  She was resting in a tree long enough for me to get a couple of shots in.

Monarch Butterfly

Photo Friday: A Quiet Place to Sit

May 26, 2017

This scene struck me as peaceful.

Nice Place to Sit

First Look Photo: Snail’s Pace

May 24, 2017

The rain can bring out some beautiful morning creatures, like this snail.  They’re small, and hard to see when you’re not looking for them, but they make great subjects.

Slow Going

First Look Photo: Different Kind of Paper

April 26, 2017

Today’s picture is of paper tree bark.  The importance of this bark is it used to be used as paper to write on; of course this was before they had paper mills.

Paper Birch

First Look Photo: Another Angle

April 12, 2017

The Portland Headlight is the most photographed in the world.  The challenge of the headlight is to take a different shot.  This week I went to Fort Williams before the sun rise.  I found this view with a tree that I found pleasant.

PHL with Tree

First Look Photo: Resting Hawk

February 1, 2017

Today’s photo is of a red tailed hawk I see every morning on the path home.  I figure it is just waking up when I get out of work, and it flew off right after I got this shot.

resting-hawk

First Look Photo: Contrast of Fall

November 16, 2016

Every year nature puts on a show, with the leaves changing color.  Many of the tourists of Summer will stick around just to watch the leaves change in Fall.  It’s also the time for photographers to get amazing landscapes.  I personally love the contrasts the leaf change brings out.

Today’s picture is one of those “contrast” pictures.  I love how the brightly colored leaves are in direct opposition to the colorless texture of the fallen tree trunk.  I feel this contrast adds drama to an uneventful picture of a tree trunk.

fall-time

Photo Friday: A Touch of Color

October 21, 2016

Overall, this year’s color changing season has been anticlimactic, but individual trees have had brilliant changes.  In today’s shot, I wanted to show the texture of the tree, and fence, with a little of that brilliant fall color.

touch-of-fall

Photo Friday: This Bud’s for You

April 29, 2016

I think it goes without saying, I love this time of year.  Baby animals are born, flowers make the world live with color, and trees burst with leaves.  Of course, before the leaves fully form, they have to bud first, and that is a process that can be beautiful, and worth capturing.

Today’s photo is a tree bud that I found particularly beautiful.

Budding