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About janewalkerscards

Jane Walker is a Newcastle photographer who creates framed photographs, photo trays and matted greeting cards reflecting the beauty of nature and gardens. Her recent interest in birds, owls and other wildlife is now being reflected in her posts. As a member of the Oshawa Camera Club, Jane has started to enter some of her photos for judging and appreciates the critiques by the judges. You'll be surprised at what shows up under the guise of "janewalkerscards".

Cinco de Mayo…..So Many Bird Sightings!

The first week of May, especially the 5th (Cinco de Mayo), was an amazing time for bird sightings here on the farm. Following a light rain the night before and welcome summer-like temperatures, I was able to see and to take some photos … Continue reading

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Niagara Falls – The Big Melt

The photos in this post were taken just one month ago when I made a special trip to Niagara Falls to see them in their winter beauty. I had heard that the ice was beginning to melt so I joined … Continue reading

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BIRDS VISITING MY WINTER FEEDERS

This winter has been very busy at my feeders. I believe that February 2015 was the coldest February ever recorded and at our farm, we had more snow than in most past years. We also attracted a lot of hungry … Continue reading

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An Amazing Encounter with Nature – A Red Tailed Hawk

It has been a number of months since I’ve shared photos on my blog. I have still been visiting local nature areas during the fall and early winter and have taken dozens of photos. Somehow, they just never made it … Continue reading

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Exhibit Reception a Great Success!

My first Exhibition entitled “Spirits in Nature” closed on August 2nd. Anja and I had a wonderful response to our work.  There was an excellent turn-out of old and new friends and family for both Anja and me at the opening … Continue reading

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“Spirits in Nature” an Exhibition of My Framed Nature Photographs

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  On Saturday, July 5th. , I will be having a reception from 2:00 until 4:00 p.m. to celebrate the opening of an exhibit entitled “SPIRITS in NATURE”.  This exhibition of 25 of my framed photographs and vibrant photos on canvas, will be … Continue reading

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Oshawa Valley Botanical Gardens: Peonies in Bloom

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A week ago, I made a visit to the Oshawa Valley Botanical Gardens a few days before the Peony Festival.  It is so much easier to photograph those beautiful blooms without the crowds milling about and tripping over my tripod! … Continue reading

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Oshawa Camera Club Annual Salon

Later this week on May 8th and 9th there is an event held each year by the Oshawa Camera Club. We call it “The Salon” and for the small sum of $7.00 per person, you can view fantastic printed photographs … Continue reading

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How “Casper the Cat” Spent the Winter of 2013/2014

Meet Casper. He is the oldest of my 2 cats. At 14, he is still surprisingly active and seems to have all of his abilities. He is very small for a male but has always been a little guy. I found him … Continue reading

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Bird’s Eye Views at Lynde Shores …… End of Winter 2013/2014

With the snowbanks from the coldest, snowiest winter that I remember almost gone, I want to share the last winter photographs that I took with my telephoto lens at Lynde Shore birds.   I’m hoping that my next short excursion … Continue reading

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