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4-8-2018–Barns and Rust

I had some blankets to toss into the laundry last weekend and decided, on the way there, that the sun was just right to stop and check out this old barn in Grand Isle with the Acadian Flag painted on it. 

Barn – Grand isle, maine

 

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No the paint didn’t bleed!  This is just how lovely the reflection was. 

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Rusty and old truck

 

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After the laundry mat, I took a lil jaunt up a back road and snagged a few pics of this brilliant old truck and a few other items there. 

Bird

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Don’t ask me the name of this bird, he was knocked out in the middle of the road.  I pulled over, kept him close for a while and he woke up – and sat on my car for a while, then took off!

4-7-2018–Can You See The World Through a Drop of Water?

Snow, snow and more snow! 

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Echo is still loving the snow, but I’m anxious for the grass! 

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This was the snow on my windshield.  It looked wicked!

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I’ve purchased these cheap focal lens – to do macro photography.  I do need to invest in some lens extensions – while the lens filters do a good job, I’d love a better photo! 

3-11-2018

A bleary winter day – doesn’t mean there isn’t beauty around!

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3-10-2018

I had been feeling super uninspired lately – then on a day Jules was working – I had a little bit of good light and decided to take the bull by the horns and snaps a few pics of this glorious camera a friend of mine gave me. 

 

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and of my collection of sea glass!

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2-9-2018

Driving home can be an adventure of its own.  These are the captures of an evening when the sun sets early and the colors were close to perfect.  All about Shadows and Light.

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2-7-2018

Frozen window at sunrise

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1-10-2018

And then I was home!  My next assignment came in the shape of a job with Synertx, close to home, for now!

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1-3-2018

It was vividly cold ocean side this January – and that made for some fun picture taking!

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I used the 4x filter for my camera – the edges get slightly fuzzy that way, so I’m looking into some lens extensions. 

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1-1-2018

January! The start of a new year – I wrapped up January in Deer Isle. We had some killer cold days too!  And cute turkeys! 

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Best of 2017

January

January is typically cold, dreary and snowy!  Sometimes, although, you have one great afternoon after work that just rocks.  This is the Narrows Bridge in Buckport, ME

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February

February, another month full of storms and cold, sometimes wind that threatens to toss your car into the snow bank.

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march

Icy March!  March, downstate, is all about cold, ice, melt, and then more snow!

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April

April showers bring May flowers – and a cornucopia of shells with vibrant colors and a super cloudy day on Sand Beach in Stonington, ME

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May

More shells!  Flowers and ferns.  Smile 

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JUNE

June was a lean month, save for one lovely day where the skies opened up and the sun shown for this brilliant rainbow and of course, the lupines.

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JULY

Shopping at the thrift places in Searsport and 4th of July on the Island were a blast!

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AUGUST

Now, the sunsets in Maine are gorgeous, but for some reason, on this lovely island of Deer Isle – they are spectacular! 

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September

I bought a bunch of cheap magnification filters.  So I spent a lot of time stooping, focusing and looking at the world, again, in a different light. 

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OCTOBER

One of the best days of Oct was going to Mt Kat w/my nephew Rhys, the look on his face when he saw the mountain “up close” was priceless. 

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NOVEMBER

I didn’t get out much in November – but I did take a wrong turn one evening while chasing the sun and got this stunner of a picture. 

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December

And the last month of the year brings the snow BACK to us.  And – that’s a wrap!

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