Filters – Life Imitates Art – Sunflowers

I love big, bold Sunflowers. Here I’ve asked one of them to Imitate works of Art. “Like when the Orchids in the ditch pretended to be the “Old Masters“, my sunflower asked? “Yes”, I replied. “Much like The Mona Orchid by Margio da Antelope Street and Someone’s Mother by Margy (a Whistling Bird is nearby).…

Filters – Pencil Sketch of a Bee

This morning it is drearily overcast. A bit of fresh snow fell overnight, and the temperature is -5C. The Car Guy left for work at 7:30 AM, and was back home at 8:42 AM, having only got half way to the office before deciding to come home – traffic on the freeway was at a…

Animated GIF – the Hoverfly

This post is for Mark Armstrong who introduced me to the creative possibilities of Animated GIFs. He suggested I try making a GIF of a bee landing on a flower (he must have seen the photos I did of bugs after I got my macro lens!). The bees were too busy to become involved in…