Tag Archives: wildflowers

White Wildflower

I see these white wildflowers occasionally during the summer. I have yet to take the time to identify them. Sometimes I like to just look at the flowers and not take up a lot of time searching to find their … Continue reading

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MM 2-19

Love at first sight? This black-eyed susan appears to be involved with the neighboring thistle. Each week Leanne Cole hosts Monochrome Madness over on her blog. It has been a lot of fun to participate in this challenge even if … Continue reading

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Black-eyed Susan in Early Morning Light

Thought I would drop in long enough to leave this photograph before work. The black-eyed susans have started to bloom. Enjoy!

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MM 2-18 : Rose-Breasted Grosbeak

This female Rose-Breasted Grosbeak (Pheucticus ludovicianus) slowly crept closer to me, almost like it wanted me to photograph it. Then as it got real close it flew off. Such a tease! Each week Leanne Cole hosts Monochrome Madness over on … Continue reading

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MM 2-12

When I took this photograph I was very hopeful that it would work well in B&W. This bunch of wildflowers was in the shade of the forest canopy so I tried using my pop-up flash to give some highlights. As … Continue reading

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Young Oak Tree Surrounded by Wildflowers

Enjoy!

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Looks Like April’s Showers Brought May Flowers

I took this photograph this morning while on a 3 mile hike with my four legged pal Lemmy. It was a beautiful day for the walk, I want to go further but not sure Lemmy was up for much more. … Continue reading

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Up Close and Personal

Today I went through what I will call extreme close ups, as I do not have a macro lens and don’t think that these photographs actually count as macro shots. I like to take these photographs (especially on over cast … Continue reading

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Dried Milkweed

This photograph of a dried milkweed plant reminds me of the movie Little Shop of Horrors. “Feed Me!!” Enjoy!

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Intruders

This is one of my favorite photos from my wanderings this past Saturday. It was a foggy day but it was rather warm for December in northern Illinois. I think it is obvious why I called the image intruders. Enjoy!

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