Wind Blown!

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Wind Blown!

This sapling is in Bluffer’s Park and has spent it’s young life being buffeted by strong winds. Obviously the winds were strong and constant to have bent it in this permanent position. I wonder how this tree is doing, I should go and check on it.

Shells, Sand Dollar, Waves!

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At the Don Cesar Hotel in St Petersburg Fl I went to the Gulf Beach and wandered the beach looking for something interesting that captured my eye. As I walked I saw the waves washing over this sand dollar filled with shells and surrounded by seaweed. I finally decided to capture a wave just after it washed over the sand dollar and shells.

Double Bird of Paradise!

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Double Bird of Paradise!

This was discovered one morning in early August, not long before I was going to leave to go home! There had not been a double flower in one pod before, so it was a real treat for me to capture this and also for the homeowner to have this happen on her bush! In fact there was a second double flower pod a few days later! This bush is about 20 years old.

Two Headed Elephant!

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Two Headed Elephant!

We went to visit a new friend and I was amazed at the talent of this woman, she paints, does tile work, sometimes making her own tiles and always paints them herself. This is a two headed elephant table that she hand painted and the colours are rich and bold! I did capture some of her tile work. As well she does oil painting and water colour painting.

High Park Waterfall

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High Park Water Fall

This waterfall is in High Park. A large park with a zoo, restaurant, a train to take you around the park, and many other amenities. This is a manmade waterfall fed by rain and an underground spring. It is one of several small waterfalls feeding each other from the spring or the pooling pond.

 

 

CN Tower

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This is Toronto’s CN Tower, a tourist attraction, on a hazy afternoon. I was at Tommy Thompson Park looking for a different perspective to capturing the tower’s image that most people would not take the time to do since it was a 1 1/2 hour walk to get to this spot.