Recent photo pages on this site include:
- sweet water songs
February 8, 2022: The sights of the lake in winter are sublime. The sounds are divine.
- november, by grace
November 16, 2021: What’s not to love about this November in this place?
- making arrangements
September 27, 2021: Bright orange mushrooms, deep black shadows. Swallowtails and phlox. Dew drops and fallen leaves. Some things just go well together.
- the otters and the others
August 20, 2021: This post is mostly about those other herons who aren’t so well known as the Great Blue Herons. But some other others also have a way of popping into the photo.
- altered landscapes
July 12, 2021: In my region large-scale industrial transformations are visible in nearly all directions. This post pictures some of these alterations.
- the crakes and their ilk
July 2, 2021: Do we have Crakes in North America? That depends on whose definition you follow.
- small wonders
May 26, 2021: Flowers. Birds. Bugs. The first two generally come as part of package deals that include the latter.
- suite for january
January 31, 2021: Perhaps no month can show so many moods as January, particularly when we get a taste of real winter as in the past few days..
- putting your best foot forward
August 25, 2020: In the marsh, one type of foot definitely does not meet all challenges.
- regarding the ways of the marsh
July 8, 2020: In the heat of summer, a fertile, bountiful bouquet of life.
- keeping watch
June 11, 2020: From the least of the sandpipers to the greatest of the owls.
- bloomin’ weeds
June 1, 2020: Are these flowers truly wild – or just feral?
- merganser mating party
April 8, 2020: When I make it out on the big lake, I come across flamboyant visitors.
- a fond farewell to winter
March 18, 2020: By mid-March, migratory species were taking advantage of open waters.
- the fastness of february
February 16, 2020: February always goes by too fast, but this year we got a free bonus day.
- just this side of freezing
January 21, 2020: Was it really “a nice day if you’re a duck”? An investigation.
- portrait of december
December 28, 2019: In an unusually grey month the occasional bursts of colour were deeply appreciated.
- colours of summer past
November 2, 2019: When you look close to the ground, the late autumn garden still shows some hues as bright as a summer flower.
- the forest down the river
October 8, 2019: A day’s drive takes us to the boreal forest a ways down this grand watershed.
- the eyes have it
June 6, 2019: To see, or to be seen? For many birds, the answer is “both”.
- flight paths
May 14, 2019: Capturing the movement of wings, from heron wings to hummingbird wings.
More photo pages on this site include:
- plastic swamp
May 5, 2019: Usually when I venture in the marsh with camera I focus on beauty, not ugliness. This time is different.
February 5, 2019: For sightseeing on the shore of Lake Ontario, a taste of old-fashioned winter is hard to beat.
- fall on beach
November 13, 2018: The weather along the lakeshore has been bone-chilling, blustery – yet elusive sunlight has teamed with wind and waves to create beautiful sights.
- point of light
January 5, 2018: The wonderful thing about a cold winter on Lake Ontario is that the shoreline takes a new shape every day.
- what a difference a day makes
December 29, 2017: We think of ice as solid, stable, slow to change, but on the shoreline of Lake Ontario the ice is always dynamic.
- spectrum of motion
March 12, 2017: The swift coming of a cold front in recent days brought vibrant colour and motion to the lake shore.
- Birds on boards
April 1, 2016: In Port Darlington, even our feathered friends get out on their boards
- The Colour of Water
Bowmanville Marsh and Lake Ontario, Summer/Fall 2015
Photo at top of post from Flight Paths, May 14, 2019. Full-size image here.