An amazing change

It’s so remarkable to me that every living thing on this earth seems to burst forth from nothing. One moment there is a skeleton of dead twigs and the next, something beautiful and alive is where nothing once was.

It comes from nowhere and everywhere at once.

Spring brings the land around me back to life; it brings my heart back to life.

A flower from my beautiful boy. He doesn’t see a weed, he sees a flower….and so do I.

If you happen to find a moment today, please stop and see what’s around you. Life is beautiful every time of year as long as you take the time to notice it.

Tiny little guy – been trying to catch him for ages

I finally got a few pics of the hummingbirds that come by my backyard around this time of year but they are SO fast and I’m taking photos from quite a distance away using a 70-300 telephoto lens so getting a clear shot is a trial!  By the time my camera finds him pulls the shot into focus, he’s off to another flower.  This one is blurry but I loved the artistic effect it turned out with so….may I introduce you to my little, very fast, camera-shy hummingbird friend.  🙂

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Flower power

I love flowers as much as the next person but I tend not to photograph them too often. Sometimes the sheer beauty of them just as they are makes me not want to interrupt what they are sending out to the world.  

I do however like to digitally enhance pics of flowers to make them look entirely unlike themselves. Adding perspective rarely hurts.  🙂 

Happy 2016!

I thought I’d ring in the new year by posting some of my favourite shots from 2015.

My wish to you is that 2016 brings more love, happiness, joy and peace to your lives than you have ever known.  xx

Petals – 2015