A few years ago, I was asked by a lady looking through my framed photo greeting cards, if I ever took pictures of anything other than flowers. I was somewhat surprised by her question but it did get me thinking. It is true that 3 years ago, flowers were my favourite subject. Now it seems that birds are consuming my interest . This is evident by my recent posts which feature the many nature pictures I’ve taken this past 2 years.
This is a case of photography opening up the world of birds to me, not the other way around. With few things that interested me in our recent almost ” snowless” winters, I went to Hall’s Rd. 3 years ago and became acquainted with “Jack” the blue jay and hand-fed some of the friendly chickadees. That was the beginning of a passion that continues to grow. I want to share some of my better shots taken in my backyard since Christmas morning. And I did finally “capture” the red breasted woodpecker pecking at one of our old maples!
WOW! All awesome shots Jane.
Hi Debi, There were so many birds this last month, it was amazing. The best days are actually the snowy ones. I seem to get way more birds at the feeders on those inclement days. Jane
Stunning photos Jane ! Hope you are doing well, Shirley
Thanks for your interest, Shirley. I’ve checked your website and can see your beautiful paper creations. They are amazing and such a labour of love! Jane
Jane: I thank you for your e/mail we received this afternoon; we enjoyed viewing all the beautiful birds! Ruth Date: Sun, 10 Feb 2013 20:31:40 +0000 To: email@example.com
Any time I do a new “post”, WordPress” will send you an e-mail notification. Since I do these posts quite infrequently, it’s the best way to see my photographs. Glad you enjoyed them.
You are getting pay back from the birdseed with great photos!
I never thought of it that way. Thank goodness for Costco’s Black Oiled Sunflower Seeds. A HUGE bag is only $20.00. That reminds me, it’s time to buy another!
Amazing shots, sis! Hope you did well at the Camera Club competition!
There have been so many opportunities for bird pictures this last month, that it is hard to choose my favourites. These were just a few of them.
Jane, these photos are remarkable, wow ! They are extremely beautiful ! The photo of the cardinal with it’s wing open is breathtaking. I admire your talent in capturing the birds ! My favourite is # 2.
Have a great week-end !
The photos are so beautiful, Carter Jarrett and I looked at them together a few times, I love birds and seeing these varieties of birds reminded me of home.
You are an amazing photographer.
It’s so nice to know that other people enjoy them too. For me it’s a great way to spend time outdoors even when it’s very cold. I hope you come back to Ontario some time soon!
yes we are still planning to return to ontario sometime in 2013 can’t wait.
also wanted to tell you i forwarded the pictures to jess in Australia to share with the kids she is a nanny for. i thought they would enjoy them as they don’t see those types of birds there. take care will talk to you soon.
Thanks for sending the photos to Jess in Australia. I hope the children in her care enjoy them. Looking forward to your return to Ontario!