Tag Archives: Nymphaea odorata

09.02.2020 Wordless Water-lily Wednesday

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08.09.2020-2 A slight change in plans

My trip to Moosehorn Pond was intentional and my plans there also although I was thinking of dragonflies which were not terribly abundant.  The change is that I was going to do this as a “Silent Sunday” post but decided … Continue reading

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07.29.2020 Wordless Water-lily Wednesday

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07.20.2020-2 Pink Reflection on Moosehorn Pond

Sunday morning I set out on a mission. I don’t always leave with a preconceived notion of what I am looking for but sometimes I do and this time I did.  I’ve had pretty good luck over the years with … Continue reading

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07.01.2020 White Water-lily Wednesday

I love finding these floating on dark water. This was the only fully open one within “reach” (see below) this past Monday as it is still just a touch early.  Some of the pink flowers are beginning to blossom too, … Continue reading

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06.05.2020 Flashbacks Friday

The full moon was hidden last night and remains so this morning so into the archives we dive. Still a bit early for our water lilies but they should be coming along soon. The past couple of months have been … Continue reading

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08.30.2019 Flashback Frog Friday

Two habits in one.  🙂

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08.22.2019 I can’t stop with the water-lilies.

They are irresistible, I think. And with many other things, are all just a bit different. I liked the subtle warm glow reflecting off the inner petals. This flower was absolutely gorgeous and deserving of a portrait. Both shots were … Continue reading

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07.23.2019 Water-lilies

Earlier this summer, Moosehorn Pond was water-less.  A good guess is that one of the beaver dams breached and it took a while for the engineering crew to stop up the leak.  The pond is now close to full again … Continue reading

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07.01.2019 Anomalily

I haven’t found out why, but the pond I visit most often to photograph white water-lilies has been drained.  I looked around and didn’t see where a beaver dam was removed but I would guess somewhere that is the case.  … Continue reading

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