Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Photo Dump

"Photography opens your eyes a little wider to the world around you."
- Bill Jay -

A camera lens changes the way you see things. When you glimpse at the world through it, you pay more attention to details. You notice things that you otherwise wouldn’t have. Shapes, colours, people, buildings, flowers, rivers, walkways, textures...everything has the potential to be a unique image when you look at it as a photographer.

Below are some of the things that I've 'seen'...

A little drama going on in the sky.

An artistic dilapidated wall.

The only thing any one of us can really do is to keep moving forward.

Skeptical swan is fraught with skepticism...

Not for the faint of heart.
 
A candid photo of my younger daughter.

Peek-a-boo!

Because sometimes you need the BIG spoon.
 
And here I thought Frankenstein was a vegetarian.

Dieting squirrel is shocked - SHOCKED - that you’ve caught him eating carbs

Have a lovely day, everyone!

38 comments:

  1. LOVE the railroad track pic and the snake pic. Awesome captures!!

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    1. Thanks! I love taking random shots. There is always something interesting to photograph.

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  2. Caught him eating carbs and a BIG spoon. But it's true, sometimes we really do need a BIG spoon.

    Cheers and boogie boogie.

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  3. LOVE that second photo of the dilapidated wall - how gorgeous!!!
    And the one of your daughter! ( she's beautiful )
    But that squirrel looks suspiciously familiar LMHO and I can tell you right now that he's definitely NOT on a diet!
    xoxo

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    1. Hahaha...yes, the squirrel would be suspicious to you. Perhaps he's left town and moved out over here!

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  4. what fun these photos are! so close to that snake - eeek! but love the squirrel ... had a bunny hop across my foot in the driveway yesterday. He seems quite at home in our yard!

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    1. Those bunnies seem to get really comfortable once they get to know you. We have quite a few around here, and a couple have gotten quite cozy in my backyard!

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  5. Your daughter is so pretty. The train track reminds me of a romantic movie and that Frankenstein just plain rocks!

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    1. Frankenstein really made me laugh. But that's the Niagara tourist section for you. You see all kinds of oddities there.

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  6. That big spoon would be great for when you say "can I have just a spoonful of your dessert?"

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    1. Hahahahaha...yes, that would be great! Love that :)

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  7. everything has the potential to be a unique image when you look at it as a photographer... very true...and you have had always a unique images...

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    1. Thanks, Viera! I do have fun with my camera. You have to enjoy your hobby!

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  8. Your daughter is a beautiful child, Martha!! Young woman I suppose and I love the spoon picture!! As always all of your photos make me smile! Have a wonderful summer week, weather-wise it should be great!

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    1. Thanks, Francie. She's a nice kid. The teen years have been relatively smooth with her.

      The weather in August has been amazing! I hope that the autumn season is just as wonderful. It'll make winter seem shorter!

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  9. Your photos are terrific. Who SAYS animals don't have different expressions...?

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    1. They certainly do. And those expressions make for fun photographs!

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  10. Not only the photographs but also the captions for each of them are lovely!

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  11. The 2nd photo looks like a raised eyebrow.

    Peek-a-boo...you got me with that one.

    Daughter is so pretty!!Hubby needs some pudding or apple crisp to fit that spoon I think!

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    1. Yes, it does look like a raised eyebrow. Good eye, you have there, and a wonderful imagination!

      He'd jump at the opportunity at some apple crisp! That's a favourite of his. Warmed up. With ice cream on top! Yum yum...with the BIG spoon.

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  12. :) love the dieting squirrel.

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  13. Martha, you take such awesome photos. I love your perspective and what you have been able to capture. Beautiful eye and also a good appreciation for the fun in life. :D

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    1. Thanks, Bird! It is a pastime that I really enjoy. It's relaxing and very meditative.

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  14. Wonderful photos ! Photography and nature are my passion . I also see everything as a photo . After years of taking photos one gets like that lol and yes you do appreciate all that is around you and are more aware of it all ! Wonderful blog . Found you through Crafty Gardener . Hello from southwestern Ontario down near lake Erie . Thanks for sharing . Have a good day !

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    1. I can't seem to walk down a street anymore without noticing something and thinking "That would make an interesting photo..." LOL... But it's a fun hobby, so I don't mind.

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  15. Loved the wall, the track and the daughter. She is stunning. I love your work x

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    1. Thanks, Lisa! I hope you are having much better days.

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  16. I always love your photos, but that squirrel is so cute!I wish we had them around here.

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    1. Come take some of ours! :) We are overloaded with them!

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  17. Love the squirrel pic. Your daughter looks so much like you, Martha!

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    1. I've been told that so many times. I honestly don't see it, but hey, I did give birth to her, so it's possible!

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  18. uve made my night, dieting squirrel!! mind you, i just ate a whole PINT of vanilla ice cream and proud of it =)

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    1. I'm glad you liked it! I have a silly imagination, so I always think about things like that. Ice cream is one of the best things in the world!

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