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“Garlic Mustard”

“Garlic Mustard” - Alliara petiolata

Alliara petiolata

What at first glance looks like a scraggly weed, growing in profusion along railway tracks, turns out to be a beautiful, interesting plant close up. I find myself guilty, of late, of not taking the time to look at some of the more mundane plants that grow in my area, north of Markham, Ontario.

This is a prime example. I’ve seen vast patches of Garlic Mustard but never taken the time to really look at it.  I’m learning daily to appreciate the little things, which surprise me, when given time.

Nikon D800
Tamron SP AF 90mm f/2.8 Di Macro 1:1 (272ENII)@90mm
1/400 sec, f/16.0 ISO 400

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“Yellow Chrysanthemums”

“Yellow Chrysanthemums”

“I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.”
― L.M. Montgomery

Sorry, a very short post today. It’s been a busy Thanksgiving weekend and I found myself with very little time to sit and write. Yet, I made a commitment to myself at the start of the year to do at least one post every day for the year. So, here it is…quickly assembled.

Yet, I want to do this photo justice, since I loved how it turned out, capturing the rich yellows and subtle greens in the blossoms. It also, deliberately, shows all aspects of flowers, since several of them are actually turned away for the camera.

I spent quite a bit of time setting up the shot so that the plant was fully represented. Once i had it, I just knew it was ‘right’.

Nikon D800
Nikor 24-70mm f/3.5-4.6 @ 70mm
1 /4 sec, f/22.0, ISO 400

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