Summer Outings – Last of the Spring roses

I recently visited Mont De Lancey Historic Homestead, in Wandin for a private Christmas luncheon. Apart from the fun and frivolity of our affair, there was also time to wander the grounds with our cameras. I adore the Rose garden, so pretty. Sadly severe hot and windy weather the other week had taken its toll,…

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Regular Random – Birds, Bees & Butterflies

If I add up how much time I spent with each creature, it’s possible it all adds up to five minutes, they are often so quick a minute or so is all you have. These were all taken on a morning stroll in Hamilton Gardens, New Zealand, such a marvellous place to visit – would…

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Regular Random – Honeybees

I recently bought myself a new macro lens for the Sony, I borrowed one off a friend to try and really liked it a lot, so with some birthday money I bought my own. I really was missing my big Tamron for macro, but this is much smaller, lighter and exceptional quality. While visiting one…

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WPC- Transformation #2

OK, I could not help myself, I have already done one post for this week’s challenge, but I just had to do another, it is Spring after all and such an amazing time of the year for transformation, from bare trees to full of leaves and blossoms and now fruits are starting to appear as…

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Regular Random – Lavender Fields

On a recent day trip, I took a few moments to play with my 50mm prime and some lavender bushes, I adore the look and smell of lavender and I had a lot of fun chasing the bees busily working away. There have been a few bee photos of lately, but I guess Spring is…

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WPC – A Good Match

I missed last week, no excuse, just never quite got around to it…….so now it’s time for this week’s Weekly Photo Challenge – A Good Match They always talk about “birds and bees”, shouldn’t it be bees and flowers? Glorious little worker bees, they do such a good job, without them no flowers (or fruit)…

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Five Minutes with Regular Random

Desley Jane at Musings of a Frequently Flying Scientist has started a new weekly challenge – Regular RandomDesley Jane at Musings of a Frequently Flying Scientist has started a new weekly challenge – Regular Random Take an object or a scene and shoot it for 5 minutes. Try not to move the object, instead move…

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