Tag Archives: Mirror Lens

Breakfast Visitor

Somebody stopped by for breakfast two days ago, and we had one less Wood Pigeon in our garden. Wood Pigeons never appear ‘on guard’. Jackdaws, Crows, Blackbirds all take flight for the flimsiest of reasons. But Wood Pigeons waddle along, … Continue reading

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Down the Garden

Two more Springtime images today from the bottom of our garden. Which is taken with a Mirror Lens? The first one is fairly obviously taken with one. It shows the typical – and in this case rather intrusive – ring-shaped … Continue reading

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Snowdrops through a Mirror

The seasonal year is peppered with icons. We measure the progress of the year via these seasonal events. Snowdrops are one of the first blooms to flower, appearing often in mid February. So far this year I have not photographed … Continue reading

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Excavating – Woodpecker style

I’ve spent the last week putting the garden to bed for the winter. I’ve swept up all the leaves, cleared paths of weeds, cut dead branches out of trees etc. A smile of satisfaction – job done… and then along … Continue reading

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Bluebells 2013

Finally, in honour of the Whitsun Bank Holiday weekend, the sun obliged by shining and in the space of a day we visited four Bluebell woods. A fifth wood (first image below) had been visited a few days earlier when … Continue reading

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June through a Mirror

Whatever happened to Flaming June, as we call it over here. It’s gone AWOL! I recall saying jokingly to friends in March, when we had an extraordinary spell of warm dry and settled weather – ‘This is our Summer’. The … Continue reading

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Snowdrops – Harbingers of Spring

Snowdrops belong to the Genus Galanthus (greek for Milk Flower) – a native of Europe and Russia, and are one of the first of the bulbs to flower. They tell us Spring can’t be too far away, although they aren’t … Continue reading

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