PHOTOPAGE 359

   

   

 

 2008 Early - Mid January

There have been just a few days of freezing to secure the idea that we are in Winter - with no lasting snow to provide its visual accent. Nevertheless I can always find something to show in this zillion element patch of earth.

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359.11 Song Sparrow 

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359.12 Tendril  

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359.13 White Throated Sparrow 

   

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359.1 Shape in Ice   

The several days of below freezing temperatures had me zip out to the area where I know there will be ice treats.  

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359.2 Ice Bells 

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359.3 Ice Bells 

Well, look what is >>> growing nice and bright green in Winter! I first discovered this here two years ago and was so intrigued because it's one of the most poisonous plants. Last year, though, I found none.

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 359.4 Poison Hemlock 

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359.14 Geese

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359.5 Honey Locust 

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359.6 Goose?  

On the right, a typically Winter-bare tree. I have tried a new digital technique known as the 'Orton' effect which gives a haziness to the subject. Like it?

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359.7 Silhouette  

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359.8 Knotweed 

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359.9 Honeysuckle 

Ah, The call of the White Throated Sparrow

<<< The green of the Honeysuckle

The floating of the >>> Viburnum berries.

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359.10 Viburnum  

 

 

   

 
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