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 … Continue reading Late spring in our garden

Autumn in our garden

Now that winter is almost here, I thought I'd show you a few photographs from the autumn we've had this year. A few of them are from our courtyard, most are from our garden. Enjoy!

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 … Continue reading Autumn has visited our home

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 … Continue reading Roses from our garden

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

I wanted to wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year and to share a few Christmas scenes from my house, taken today.

Water colors

Today's post: water colors, and I mean that literally. 🙂

The weeping willow weeps in spring

In contrast to the silly title, here are some colorful photographs of weeping willows in spring. Enjoy!