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Redbud

If you are in the Northeast, then you’re getting the great pleasure of seeing trees flowering.  I don’t think there’s a better combination of a flower, color, and texture to a landscape than a redbud tree.  There are two types of redbuds; one that produces a green leaf and another that produces a purple/deep red leaf.  I’m not sure how you would tell the difference until the leaves come out, but when we were looking to get one for our yard, the Arbor Day Foundation noted that the green leaf variety is often called a “forest pansy tree”.  That makes zero sense to me, but I guess they know a few things about trees.  You can sign up to support them and you get 10 free trees… four survived and they are planted together.  Currently, it is producing a lovely show:

I’m gonna miss this little guy…

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Another week – more work done!

Another week has gone by and luckily more work has been done on the house:

Nikon D700, Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8, 48mm, f/5, 5 exposure HDR, ISO 320, handheld
Nikon D700, Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8, 24mm, 1/100 sec @ f/9, ISO 320
Nikon D700, Nikkor 24-70 f/2.8, 24mm, 1/15 sec @ f/5, ISO 320
Nikon D700, Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8, 26mm, 1/30 sec @ f/2.8, ISO 320
Nikon D700, Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8, 24mm, 1/80 sec @ f/5, ISO 320

And, of course, I have to hit you up with another sunset shot!

Nikon D700, Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8, 24mm, f/13, ISO 100, 7 exposure HDR

We also have a new little bird that was in the house… it was flying around and I finally got a hold of it to put it outside.  I placed it on the sliding glass door ledge and it was just hanging out while I was taking pictures.  Then, it popped up and flew back into the house!  Last time we were there, it was still in there, so it may be a permanent fixture… I wonder how Oliver will feel about that?  (These are SOOC)


April Showers…

… bring flowers.  But seriously, that rain on Saturday was crazy.  How about a nice gentle rain?  Can we do that?

Spring Forest Flower - Nikon D700, Nikkor 24-70mm f/2.8, 1/160 sec @ f/2.8, 70mm, ISO 200