Saturday, February 28, 2009

#341 Two

Two celestial bodies, Venus is above the crescent moon. This is a rare grouping. The wispy clouds give it more character. Did anyone else see this last night?

Friday, February 27, 2009

#36 Broken

Broken doesn't mean it's not working.
This Candleholder sphere is made of broken glass!

Thursday, February 26, 2009

#25 Beverage of Choice

On a dull, cold winter morning I get my day
off to a jump start with a well brewed coffee!
I drink it every day so I believe it to be my favorite drink.

Wednesday, February 25, 2009

#58 Coin Operated

I got greedy and took a picture of all the coin operated candy machines! There is gum, toys, and stuff I would not put near my mouth! But I still love Bubble Gum Machines.

Tuesday, February 24, 2009

#177 Looking Down

We went to the Airport today to pick up a friend. This man was standing on a ledge on a wall at the Stanfield Internatioal Airport. I am not sure what he was up to but he was looking way down to speak to someone!
My first thought, " No No don't Jump! Life is good Really!

Monday, February 23, 2009

#330 Time

This Time Piece is set to "Standard Time".
hmmm. It was an overcast day so I do not know the exact time. The Sundial is a wonderful creation but try to carry with you and keep up the appointments.

Sunday, February 22, 2009

Before Sunrise

I was up this morning before the sun. There is a storm coming so the water is more calm and the sky, more red. One gets used to the view outside their windows but I thought if I lived inland this maybe very interesting!

Saturday, February 21, 2009

#108 For Sale

This add is in this week's fliers! It sure took me by surprise! Cute little thing, I bet you will have to take "Rain Checks"! Peanut could save himself and his wife a lot of time by going to the store for "Baby".

Friday, February 20, 2009

#201 Not your Mother Tongue

This is a very old German Bible,1788. It came to Lunenburg with the German Settlers. It has been in Lunenburg County ever since. There are hand written dates in it from 1804. But it is in German and my family does not speak or read German. ( Click on the image to make it big, you can see the words better!)

Thursday, February 19, 2009

#60 Communication

This communications tower is right in the town of Bridgewater. It bleongs to "Aliant". The tower is not so tall but it does add interest to the sky line. Not often I think to make images of the everyday "tools". I take for granted it will always be there!

Wednesday, February 18, 2009

#35 Bridges

This structure was a railway bridge for many years, now it is a walking trail. Many bridges cross the Lahave River and I think that is how the town got its name "Bridgewater"!

Tuesday, February 17, 2009

#54 Closed

The Beach where we walk is just a few miles down the road from our home. This Canteen is a busy spot in summer, ice cream, chips, fries, drink... But in winter it is closed up tight. The people still visit but there are no treats till summer.

Monday, February 16, 2009

#298 Spiral

The moonsnail shell can be found on our beaches in winter, in summer beachcombers carry them away. The age of it can be calculated by the number of ridges. This one lived a good life.

Sunday, February 15, 2009

#100 Fire or Flame

I did some fancy editing and messed up my first "Fire" so I'll try again! This warm relaxing fire is in our woodstove in the kitchen.
Today was a busy day. After sittting and watching the fire I thought it may be just the right picture for the theme Fire or Flame. Fire is an interesting challenge to photograph!

#100 Fire or Flame

So I had a very busy day and relaxed beside our little woodstove in the kitchen. I did not have a picture yet for the theme so I took a series of shots of the fire and this one came out pleasant enough to share. Hope it relaxes you too!

Saturday, February 14, 2009

#285 Silver and Gold

I tried many techniques to give this combination of silver and gold its best looks. I finally used a smoked glass panel held over a dark bucket in diffused sunlight,(cloudy sky). The silver charm bracelet I got when I was 18 years old and it holds many symbols of my life. The big gold coin, gold chain and charm I found at a yardsale. It cost me less than a dollar. It is a $100.00 gold coin. Guess that is why I "yardsale"! :)

Friday, February 13, 2009

#244 Public Transportation

This cable ferry crosses the Lahave River every 15 minutes regardless of the weather. Even ice doesn't stop it. Before the 1900's the ferry was a large row boat that took horse and wagons to the other side. Then in the early 1900's a barge with a tugboat was used to move cars. With in the last 20 years, a cable ferry that can carry buses, transport trucks, cars and farm equipment was put in. Some people are nervous of it but I love to get out on deck, feel the breeze on my face and snap pictures!

Thursday, February 12, 2009

372 Curvy

I had so many ideas today but this one just won me over.
An old tractor seat perched next to a wharf waiting for summer guests to return. The curve in the stand"?"seems to make that old iron seat very inviting!

Wednesday, February 11, 2009

#234 Pink

This tea cup and saucer was hand painted in Japan. I bid on it at an auction some time ago because the pink flower and black background were so unique . I do not know if it is antique or worth much to a collector but I love it for its
colours and the handsome flower.

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

#112 From the Sea

A fish-peddler came by the house and sold us some very fresh haddock fillets. They are on the menu for supper tonight!

Monday, February 9, 2009

#103 Flowers

I was trying to do a close up of these flowers, Alstromeria, when I got some help from a "friend."
She really added personality to the composition.

Sunday, February 8, 2009

#221 Outdoor Seating

For some reason this lawn chair is sitting in the middle of an icy cove. No marks are on the ice to say how it got to be there. It could be waiting for someone to sit on it but the ice is rather cracked.

Saturday, February 7, 2009

#19 Backlighting

I can't wait for warmer weather so I have subjects other than ice.

This icicle is lite up by the sun just coming over the horizon. Each little orange spot is the sun glowing through. If you stare at it a while you may see a human shape.

Friday, February 6, 2009

#292 Snow or Ice

The ocean spray covered these rocks and then it froze into icicles.
You know it is cold when salt water freezes.
I think the icicles look like teeth!

Thursday, February 5, 2009

#75 Desserts

Culinary students at the N.S.C.C.
serve their creations to the public at "The Den".
"They sure can cook!"

Wednesday, February 4, 2009

#96 Feathered or Feathers

This little Chickadee came over to have morning snack at the bird feeder. I thought it to be a fine sample of "Feathers".

Tuesday, February 3, 2009

#88 Eyes

She is a very nice cat.
Just a little spoiled!

Monday, February 2, 2009

#350 Wall

This rock wall is over 1 km long.
The rocks are huge and just piled upon each other. Slowly, they are shifting with each tide.
Look closely, you may see a face, nose or ...

Sunday, February 1, 2009

#188 Monuments or Memorials

On the waterfront in Lunenburg is this unique monument listing all the fishermen from the Lunenburg area who died at sea.
It is in the shape of a Compass Rose.
On some pillars are the names of ships that were lost with all hands.