SMM: Swan’s Downy Coat

I photographed a swan that got very close to the edge of our ship (no doubt looking for tidbits from tourists!). I love the way the water beads up on the swan’s feathers. Photo taken 6/29/19, Sony 1/500 sec. f/8 85 mm. Posted for: Sunshine’s Macro Monday #20.

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CFFC: White Is…

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge continues with her color series and this week is WHITE. Snow white Flowery white Bridal white (two weddings) Swan white Architectural white (two styles in Amsterdam) Somber white (American Cemetery, Omaha Beach, Normandy, France) Leisure white Lawn ornament white Prickly white Styrofoam white

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FOTD: Violas

A viola is bigger than a violin, and the viola flower is larger than a violet. Violas actually look like a cross between a violet and a pansy, which is what I thought they were at first. My horticulturist neighbor told me that they are in fact called violas. Posted for Cee’s Flower of the Day, […]

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