Monthly Archives: February 2012

Cape Tryon

2012-02-29 The last stop on our Leap Day trip was Cape Tryon. This is the site of a special lighthouse that is not visible from the road. However it was worth the snowshoe trek across frozen fields for these shots. … Continue reading

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Leap Day Scenery

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2012-02-29  Since it was a sunny Leap Day, a photo trip was in order. Despite the warm sun, the wind was biting cold and that’s apparent in some of these shots. The wind was whipping up the light snow here … Continue reading

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More Birds

2012-02-26    While Blue Jays provide the most entertainment around here in the winter, we do have some other interesting visitors. A flock of Mourning Doves was around today. This pair is enjoying a easy lunch thanks to the Blue Jays … Continue reading

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Melting Icicle

2012-02-19   The bright (and warm) sun today caused snow and icicles to melt rapidly. With my D90 in burst mode, and using the 85mm Macro lens,  I was able grab this shot of the droplet in motion.

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Special Visitor

2012-02-18  This Cedar Waxwing was a special visitor to our backyard. Not normally seen here as there are no berries around. It was a stormy snow day so perhaps it was just a rest stop.

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Flowers at 50mm

2012-02-16   Normally for a shot like this I would use my new 85mm Macro. However, our Photoclub theme for this month was “50mm”, so I use my 50mm 1.4 lens.  The shallow DOF (depth of field) is one thing the … Continue reading

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Winter Seascapes on the North Shore

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2012-02-05 Here are a few shots from the North Shore this winter. Cold blue water near Stanhope 2012-01-29. The ice has moved in near Dalvay. 2012-05-05  

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Fox at Dalvay

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2010-02-05  Driving out after the Dalvay Ski & Skate, we noticed a fox trying to cross the road. So we pulled the car over and waited. He managed to out-fox me by running along side my car instead of across … Continue reading

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Horse & Buggy at Dalvay

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2010-02-05   Just as we were leaving the Dalvay Ski & Skate, along came this Horse & Buggy (and driver). The very bright sunshine gave strong contrast between the white snow and the dark horse. The driver was kind enough to … Continue reading

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Ski & Skate at Dalvay

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2012-02-05   The Parks & People Association, along with Parks Canada put on a Ski & Skate event at Dalvay-by-the-Sea. A great Sunday outing. A mini-bonfire helped take the chill off. Brewing up some Hot Chocolate on the burner. The famous … Continue reading

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