Project 365: Last Lap to Spring

365-150315March 15: The first really pretty tree in blossom that I had noticed this year.

365-150316March 16: Roots of geranium cuttings just stuck in water!

365-150317March 17: The afternoon sun catches these shiny ivy leaves.

365-150318March 18: Surprise! A present from a kind relative; I never knew the words ‘cake’ and ‘left over’ went together in the same sentence. She seemed to think they did. I didn’t argue.

365-150319March 19: Remember that drastically chopped back privet…? Well, look what’s happening to it now!

365-150320March 20: These birch trees seemed to be begging the Sun to give them their leaves back.

365-150321March 21: And we’re back to another of my favourite flowers. Spring has come.

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Project 365: Spring is Nearly Here!

365-1503044 March: An old gateway at the side of a churchyard; what stories could it tell?

365-1503055 March: In honour of my trusty conveyance passing its MOT test!

365-1503066 March: Quite literally, tete-a-tete!

365-1503077 March: It was bread that made all the commotion. A fast shutter speed (1/250 second) hasn’t altogether frozen the wing beats!

365-1503088 March: I love testing new light sources. This little table lamp is lit behind me now, as I type, fitted with an LED lamp, just 4.5 watts!

365-150309March 9: These are older than me, made of metal, and made in England!

365-150310March 10: Nature takes over in weeks, yet alone years. Who were the platelayers, long since passed on, who laid this?

365-150311March 11: This probably doesn’t mean what you’re thinking! ‘Run’ means that a motor will start and run if the button is pushed and released, until the stop button is pressed. ‘Jog’ means that the motor will only operate while the button is held down. This was part of a college course practical assignment, photographed before being dismantled!

365-150312March 12: There is so much ‘spare’ urban light at night, you can take pictures by it!

365-150313March 13: A warm and humid day made this amazing haze effect.

365-150314March 14: Fruit trees are seriously budding, now!

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My Sunday Photo: 15 March 2015

MSP150315One day this past week, I was on a short routine journey over country roads, and had briefly stopped (yes, you’ve guessed it – to photograph something else!) when I looked round and saw this skyscape. I had literally seconds to capture it, before the drama was over. This is why I say that I collect moments.

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Project 365: Forward (to) March!

I didn’t make the linky last week, so I’m playing catch-up a bit! Here, I’m doing what should have been last week’s, plus three extra! I’ve also kept up my ‘long, hard look’ theme, that is, using a 70-300mm lens.

365-150222February 22: Lungwort is one of my favourite spring flowers.

365-150223February 23: I find a mixture of natural and man-made shape and line can be fascinating. Here, the dusky sky made an eerie effect.

365-150224February 24: I was just in time to catch these two small clouds, lit up by the setting sun.

365-150225February 25: And these things that we take for granted, if we bother to consider them at all: we’d be in a mess without them, and the job they do, supporting overhead high-voltage cables and insulating them from the towers. Despite looking so insignificant, those on a 132,000 volt line are about the height of a man!

365-150226February 26: And now, looking down: a few hours of warmth, and this happens quickly to woodland floors!

365-150227February 27: Ornate buildings are fascinating by night. (Sorry about a bit of blur – this shot was hand-held!)

365-150228February 28: My old friend, the so-called Christmas rose. Mine always flower about now. Still, ‘somewhere-near-half-term rose’ hasn’t quite got it, has it?

365-150301March 1: This wasn’t actually at night – but I used flash to ‘freeze’ the movement of the catkins. March had come in with the lion. I hope that’s a good thing.

365-150302March 2: Remember those crocuses in bud? Here they are, opening. The very same ones.

365-150303March 3: Finally (for now) the birdie to watch to find the wind direction catches the spring sunshine.

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