Summer in our garden

I promised I'd put together a gallery of photos taken in our garden last summer (that'd be the summer of 2018 for those of you who'll be reading this in future years), and here it is. Get ready to see 347 photos of summertime, taken between June and August of last year. Grab a cup [...]

Late spring in our garden

Summer doesn't officially start until the solstice on June 21, so even though it feels very much like summer outside, we can still call it spring. Here is a gallery of photographs taken recently in our garden (on the 9th) with my PEN E-P2 and the 12-50mm lens, which does double duty as a macro [...]

Autumn has visited our home

I've been hearing our trees calling out to me these past few days, particularly yesterday, when it rained and their leaves were wet, a beautiful kind of colored, almost translucent wet brought on by the autumn winds. They were saying, "Raoul, come out and admire us, you know you want to... Take your camera and [...]

Roses from our garden

Autumn is finally here! I'm glad that long, hot summer is over... If it was up to me, I'd have a long spring, a short summer with temperatures up to 25° Celsius, followed by a long autumn and solid winter full of beautiful, white snow. Our roses are a constant joy for us. They bloom [...]

Spring rain

Have you felt the drops of a spring rainfall on your face? They fall softly, blessing each leaf and bud and flower. They remind us of winter and of melted snow but they're tinged with hope, looking forward to summer. They chill and yet they warm.