Larva of an unknown insect (my field guide can only identify adult insects).
One of the most exciting photos from last night's light show. This single strike is in the general vicinity of the CN Tower which is several kilometers away, somewhere behind that tree.
Under the weather.
Scotch pine branch and cones.
Red-veined Darter (Sympetrum Fonscolombii).
Orange tulips at sunset.
New growth (pano).
Purple flowers (Petunias in the background).
Closeup of the larva of an unknown insect (likely a ladybug).
Self-portrait with raindrops and leaves
Bumble bee on an Allium (Flowering Onion).
Photographed in the plants in the traffic median on Front Street, in front of Union Station.
Lilac (Syringa vulgaris).
(getting this shot was worth taking my camera out on a rainy day).
Pink and yellow tulips (I was shooting into the
sun in this case and the background in deep shadow gives nice contrast.)
Purple Osteospermum flowers.
Taken with the Canon S60, a $500 (c. 2004) point-and-shoot camera, as proof that you can take good photographs with practically any camera. There's no substitute for reading the manual.
Two-photo panoramic image stitch (you can see the seams if you look closely) taken with the Canon S60.
Red sky at dawn, seen from my window at 5:59AM, on Friday, July 17, 2009.
Sunset from my window.
Lightning from yesterday's thunderstorm.
24mm, ISO100, bulb mode, approximately 20s exposure at f/5.6, partial metering.
Lightning from yesterday's thunderstorm.
Bulb mode approximately 20s exposure at f/8. The raindrops are on the window, not the lens.
Fallen cones. Taken on a drizzly day with the camera/lens malfunctioning due to the humidity, which is why the focus looks odd. Not much thought to composition as I was trying to avoid a bright green piece of chewing gum in the bottom right corner.
Wet bird on a tree in Berczy Park, Toronto.
Bumble bee on a sunflower.
Sunflower with bee II.
Orange tulips at the TD Centre.
Tulip on a cloudy day.
Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia, coneflower) with Asian lady beetle (not a lady bug).
50mm/1.4 Av @ f/4, -1EV, spot metering, WB: Sunny
Raindrops on roses: a photograph taken with my Canon S60. It was overcast, just after a rainfall and so there was very little contrast in the petals. Shadows and hilights adjusted in post processing.
Rain drops on green leaves
This is a hedge with large thorns and small leaves that turn in the fall, and has small red berries which the birds avoid.
Cooksville Creek, winter 2004.
Woods on a snowy evening.
Queen Anne's Lace with snow.
Six icicles on the roof of a TTC shelter at Front and Bay.
Shadow study 03: willow tree and grass.
Ladybug on a branch.
Cooksville Creek during a snowfall.
A bunch of pink roses.
A trio of ducks in Cooksville Creek.
A bird taking shelter from an approaching storm, in a stand of trees outside my window.
Lone bird at sunset.
Sparrow on a tree branch.
Pasture rose. Unimaginably fragrant.
From the Greek "rodon", meaning "rose", and "dendron", meaning "tree". There are about 1000 species.
Gloire des Polyantha roses.
Dame's Rocket (Hesperis matronalis). A flower in the mustard family.
From the Greek word klématis, a climbing plant, of about 200 species. The oils are extremely irritating to the skin and mucous membranes; the plant is considered toxic.
Coneflower (Rudbeckia), commonly known as a Black-eyed Susan.
See if you can spot the insect.
Coneflower (Rudbeckia). The pinkish flower in the bottom right is another species of the coneflower, Echinacea Purpurea.
Echinacea Purpurea (coneflower).
Berberis thunbergii. The fruits of the thorny hedge which turns red and orange in the Fall.
Backlit maple tree.
Fall maple leaves backlit by the sun.
Moonlit clouds partially obscured by large tree.
Fallen oak leaves and snail shells.
Allium (flowering onion) after a rainfall.
Fall Leaves in a Pond.
Cooksville creek in winter.
Berberis thunbergii in winter.
Cut willow branches.
These wild mushrooms, which grow on dead Elm trees, are edibile, preferably when young. In the past they were used in paper-making.
Rose for St. Valentine's day.
Bumble bee on purple wild flowers.
Three seasons (collage) 1 of 4.
Three seasons (summer) 2 of 4.
Three seasons (spring) 3 of 4.
Three seasons (winter) 4 of 4.
Creek through the woods.
Pink Turtlehead (Chelone obliqua speciosa)
Garden flowers at noon.
Shiny green leaves.
Mushrooms (coprinus micaceus).
Tulips after a rainshower.
The tree outside my window.
Sunset over Cooksville creek.
Berberis thunbergii (late October).
Berberis thunbergii (mid-September).
Maple leaves (fall).
Maple tree (fall; pano).
Crab-apple tree (foreground), red maple (background).
Shadows of glorious colour.
Berberis thunbergii (early November).
Red maple leaves.
Fallen leaf with raindrops.
Ornamental grass (Miscanthus sinensis).
Mushroom and fallen mapleleaf.
The dead of winter– ivy.
Dandelion seed head.
My first black and white (converted) nature photo.
Weeds by the roadside.
Tall Oaks Park in Port Credit on the shore of Lake Ontario.
Sunset with construction equipment and fence.
Oak tree reflections in a puddle.
Caracol (snail, Cepaea vindobonensis).
Caracol (snail, Cepaea vindobonensis). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cepaea_vindobonensis
Black Eyed Susan in winter.
Yellow and white pansies (post processed; 1 of 2).
Yellow and white pansies (original and unprocessed; 2 of 2).
Sorry, but I don't know what these flowers are.
Petunias in sunshine.
New Dawn roses.
A field of dandelions.
Lily (Asiatic hybrid).
Maple tree, fall.
Fly in the web.
Yellow maple leaves.
Berries and fallen leaves.
Bird's nest and bare trees.
Fall in sunlight.
Rosebud in the Fall.
Tree in the fall.
Rotting log with bugs.
Blue bell family.
I like this shot because you can see the flower from the front and sides.
Spring - Yellow tulips.
Pink magnolia blossoms.
Les feuilles mortes
Les feuilles mortes No. 2
Les feuilles mortes No. 3
Les Feuilles Mort No. 5
Les Feuilles Mort No. 4
Maple leaves shot against the sun.
Maple leaves (contrast adjusted).