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May 18, 2019 17:08 |  #9136

Last of the garden shots for today...


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May 18, 2019 17:10 |  #9137


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May 18, 2019 17:32 |  #9138

LoneRider wrote in post #18863553 (external link)
A couple from the front, not a clue what they are...


Purple one


Red one

Those are Columbine (external link).


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May 18, 2019 18:28 as a reply to  @ post 18863521 |  #9139

I was thinking that it looks like a geranium but the flowers look smaller than the pics I see (via Google) of Geranium Maculatum.


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May 18, 2019 18:32 as a reply to  @ LoneRider's post |  #9140

Beautiful colourful garden.

Definitely Columbine or Acquilegia. Beautiful flowers in many variations.



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May 18, 2019 22:43 |  #9141


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May 19, 2019 00:43 |  #9142

avondale87 wrote in post #18863634 (external link)
Beautiful colourful garden.

Definitely Columbine or Acquilegia. Beautiful flowers in many variations.

My wife and Dad get all the credit, they work a lot of hours to make it look so good. I’m just the indirectly compensated team photographer.

Actual recreation of a discussion some time ago...


Me: “Honey, I want to spend $650 on a new camera lens... “ (EF 100mm f2.8L Macro)

Wife: ”That’s a lot of money, don’t you have enough lenses? “

Me: “I don’t have a good macro lens, it’s a good deal, $100 off the regular price”

Wife: “Still that is a lot of money, what is macro anyway? “

Me: “It is for super close focusing for bugs and stuff to show fine details”

Wife: “You don’t take pictures of bugs, I don’t think you need it”

Me: “Not just bugs, also things like close ups of flower blossoms”

Wife: “So you could take nice pictures of my garden???”

Me: “Yes dear, for your flowers”

Wife: “Well in that case, ok- can you get it by Friday? It’s going to be sunny this weekend and xyz is in bloom. I’d love pictures to show my friends. Also, if I bought some frames, could we put pictures of xyz in the hallway? I’d really like a picture of my whatever in the bathroom, and....”


I got green lighted for a second R body while on vacation when I pointed how much easier it would be taking pictures at the botanical gardens if I wasn’t constantly swapping lenses. Surprising how much easier it is for her to get on board when there is a benefit she can relate to.


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May 19, 2019 02:32 as a reply to  @ LoneRider's post |  #9143

I love it!

That won’t work at my house because my hubby is more camera literate than me. However he seldom complains when I get more camera gear because he uses it as an excuse for another gun.

Multiple bodies are a must if your shoot a lot. I spend time shooting photos at the gun range and due to all the dirt I never change lenses outside.




  
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May 19, 2019 06:50 |  #9144

couple of Correa flowering now


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May 19, 2019 06:52 |  #9145

another variety


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Australian natives


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May 19, 2019 07:45 |  #9146

darkslinger wrote in post #18863632 (external link)
I was thinking that it looks like a geranium but the flowers look smaller than the pics I see (via Google) of Geranium Maculatum.

We've got loads in the back of the garden, the flowers vary from appr. 0.5 to 1.5 cm. I'll try to post some photos tomorrow.




  
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May 19, 2019 14:38 |  #9147

Azaleas on the wane...Canon 200 1.8


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May 19, 2019 14:49 |  #9148

They don’t last very long.


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May 19, 2019 16:44 |  #9149

Bluebells


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