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Saturday, September 4, 2010

More This and That from July and August

Onward with more
photos that I  have captured
in
July and August!


One of my favorite flowers of the summer
are my
orange field Lilies:








I love looking at baby fluffy duck butts when they dive for food:




Right on an island on our lake
is a big huge tree....
and 60% of the time, there is an
eagle in that tree!:










Ducks continuing to swim by our dock:








A cutie pie Sparrow at our feeder:







I loved the water droplets on this Lily leaf:








A lily after a rain..
you can tell it is towards the end of it's beautiful life
because it's petals are starting to ruffle:








I love how all the stamens are
facing toward the sun in this shot:









Gorgeous, goreous stamens!!:

I hope your
July and August
was full
of
Nature's beauty, too!!

13 comments:

Brian Miller said...

love the deep rich tones of that lily..and nice eagle capture! hope you have a wonderful weekend.

rainfield61 said...

You have a flowery July and August.

Tatyana@MySecretGarden said...

Joan, your macros are superb! I need to find a manual for my camera and learn about macros. Love your sense of humor. Those ducks' butts made me smile!

Eva Gallant said...

All I can say is wow!

Diane AZ said...

Your lily shots are fantastic and I love the adorable little sparrow!

Pat Tillett said...

nice pics Joan...
I do recognize the lilies! LOL...

faye said...

Terrific macros and I love that little
sparrow.

Betsy from Tennessee said...

Beautiful, Joan... I love all of them --but my favorite is that sweet little sparrow... Great picture!!!!!

We finally have some fabulous weather here this weekend. We've been able to work in the yard most all day...NICE!!!!!

Hope you are having a wonderful weekend.
Hugs,
Betsy

Denise said...

It's hard to pick a favorite here but I do love those fluffy baby duck bums :) So cute!
An English Girl Rambles

They Call Me Lady said...

OH Lordy, that eagle is exquisite.
I am anxiously awaiting the fall colors too, my absolute favorite time of year.

TechnoBabe said...

The duck butts are cute. I looked through the previous post with the sunrise pictures. They are all so good. Great ones.

Far Side of Fifty said...

That sparrow is pretty cute as are the duck butts..:)

SquirrelQueen said...

Aw, those fluffy little duck butts are so cute. Great macros of the lilies.

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