Winter Flowers – getting “arty”

Getting to grips with the 250 page instruction manual for my new camera I struggled through the garden snow to find this winter-dried flower head from a PG Hydrangea. Interestingly, it was better (to my eye) in monochrome than colour … anyway, colour original below.

  • Aperture: ƒ/4
  • Camera: LEICA Q2
  • Taken: 17 February, 2023
  • Focal length: 28mm
  • ISO: 100
  • Shutter speed: 1/200s

By |2023-02-17T14:33:09-05:00February 17th, 2023|flowers, garden, plants|0 Comments


Sambucus canadensis

Canadian Elder … or whatever common name happens to be used in the area you happen to be

** For anyone interested in photography, this image was composed from seven separate photographs at different stacked focus planes to achieve without any out of focus features
. Some of the new computer tools are simply remarkable.

Two days later Day (1 April, but this is real) – welcome to Canadian spring

  • Aperture: ƒ/4.5
  • Camera: ILCE-7M2
  • Focal length: 100mm
  • ISO: 100
  • Shutter speed: 1/160s

By |2021-04-01T11:38:05-04:00March 30th, 2021|Baie-D'Urfe, garden, plants, trees|0 Comments
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