Monthly Archives: February 2013

A Red Rose: “My love is not perfect…”

My Love Is Not Perfect…

This morning my wonderful husband ran to the store to get milk for the house before he left town as he will have the car all day. He took advantage of the opportunity and picked up a few things for the kids so they would have something when they arrived home from school (we are holiday slackers, I’m afraid).  When he returned he surprised me with some beautiful red roses. I adore flowers. :) Not only do they make me happy just looking at them, but they are instant fodder for new photos. I love making new images more than I love chocolate, even more than I adore brownies, and I think brownies are a food of the gods. :)
As soon as my husband left, I fed the 4yo, pulled out my camera and tripod and set to work. Breakfast could wait. Continue reading »

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Posted in Floral, macro

Of Locks and Love…

I love locks. I’m not entirely sure why, but I do.

My husband and I were out driving a few days ago in a large estuary near our house. Since I don’t have appropriate lenses to capture birds as I would like, I must  therefore amuse myself in others ways (and try not to be frustrated by “I wish I had…!” )

This row of padlocks on a gate intrigued me. Old and new, various shapes and sizes. I immediately fell in love with the patina and textures of the older locks. I only had my 18-55 and had to make due.

This photo was not the reason we pulled over initially- it was for an entirely different shot. Continue reading »

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Posted in metal