Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Photo Dump

From daily living to garden work to home improvements to out of town visitors to birthday parties and to everything else in between, I’ve been busy as a bee. And even though the pace gets a little frantic now and again, I always manage to squeeze in time for day trips, around the town outings and, of course, photo shoots.

Photography is something that I enjoy immensely, and something that helps me get away from it all...and totally unwind. In the past few months I have taken an abundance of images, and today seems like a good day (after a very busy three days) to dump some of them into a post with minimal text.

My older daughter during her visit this weekend. There'll be more photos to follow eventually.

A sunset during one of our recent walks around our neighbourhood.

My daughter and her stepdad (aka: the most amazing man in the world).
This photo was taken last summer in Smiths Falls, Ontario.

A beautiful wabi-sabi barn.

Do you see the face on this barn door?

Contrasting water.

A dilapidated barn door that looks like a painting.

Basement windows at an abandoned psychiatric hospital. So creepy...

The most amazing man in the world taking a photo of me taking a photo of him.

Mr. Robin all refreshed after a nice bath.

Abandoned in the country.

Basking in the sun.

That's it for now. I wish you all a lovely Tuesday. And don’t forget to stop and look around once in awhile. The world is a beautiful photograph.

30 comments:

  1. If this is a photo dump, then I'm in trouble. These are marvelous. xo

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  2. The photos are lovely! Saw the face right away on the barn. I love doing photo dumps...then again my blog is one big photo dump though. I'm always taking and posting photos. :)

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    1. I love your work! It's original and very creative.

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  3. OOh these are wonderful photos!! I can't even pick my favorite. Like you, I love photography and my day-trips. What I finally realized is that photography has a zen effect...I'm in the present while takin pics!

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    1. Yes, it certainly has a zen effect. When I'm taking photos, I'm focused and totally relaxed.

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  4. Photo exhibit is more like it, Martha. These are wonderful! Really like the dilapidated barn door.

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    1. Thanks, Jim. There are so many wonderful photo opportunities around here. How can you NOT want to take images?

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  5. Great choices to share Martha! The barn door after your daughter's pic of course!!! Mmmmm!

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    1. That barn door was pretty amazing. The abandoned farm buildings make for fantastic images.

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  6. I'm biased, but I like the robin photo best. Your family is charming too, Martha.

    Keep enjoying.
    xoRobyn

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    1. That robin stops by several times a day for a bath. He is my favourite backyard critter...along with the chipmunk!

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  7. Love the pictures. The basement windows give one pause for thought, I must say and mr. Robin doesn't care in the least that he's having a bad feather day!

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  8. I did see the face in the barn door. Great photo dump.

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  9. Your pictures are wonderful! I see the face in the barn door, he has bangs and is sticking out his tongue! haha!

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    1. Yes, you got it! That's what I see, too. A barn with a great sense of humour...and a little attitude :)

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  10. I am in awe of your talent.
    The first photo, of your daughter is amazing and so is the basement windows at the old psychiatric hospital.
    Thats is where they would have locked me back in the day.
    Beautiful work Martha, keep it up !

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    1. That is a very old psychiatric building that is now abandoned. I've no doubt that there are so horrible stories pertaining to it.

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  11. It's obvious that you love taking pictures. It shows.

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    1. It's my favourite way to unwind and get away from it all!

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  12. Your photos are aways so lovely to look at.

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  13. These are all great! What an amazing, impressionistic barn door -- very cool.

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    1. That barn door was awesome. It's the best one I've seen so far. Very artistic.

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  14. A photo dump can be such fun. The barn door is very artistic and you're right, it looks like a painting. And the frog photo is great.

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    1. A photo dump is a great way to share photos that you don't know how to otherwise attach to a blog post!

      Thanks for stopping by and leaving a comment, Denise!

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