Posts Tagged ‘Canon EF-S 60mm f/2.8’

Garter snake, Ward's Island, Toronto Islands

Spotlight

An unlikely mating of a Canon EF-S 60mm f/2.8 macro lens to a full-frame Canon EOS 5DmkII (you’re not supposed to be able to use short-backfocus lenses on full-frame bodies) picks out a Dekay’s Brown snake amongst the dull browns of early spring.

Blackbird chicks in nest, Hanlan's Point, Toronto Islands

Ringside Seat

Blackbird chicks, their eyes finally open, await their next feeding.

Blackbird chicks in nest, Hanlan's Point, Toronto Islands

Reedbed

Three blackbird chicks, eyes not yet fully open, rest in their nest.


Melanistic garter snake, Ward's Island, Toronto Islands

Forked

A melanistic garter takes a sniff of the fresh springtime air.

Radial Wonder

One of Cathy’s daisy-like flowers opens up in the brief daylight of November.

Flowering asparagus, Ward's Island, Toronto Islands

Asparagus Prep

Wild asparagus prepares to go to flower near the breakwall by Bayview Avenue. This monster was wonderful to watch grow, it reached six feet tall before storm winds blew it over causing irreparable damage.


Wild asparagus, Ward's Island, Toronto Islands

A Guy Named Gus

The wild asparagus of Bayview Ave., here now almost three feet tall. Who knew they’d grow to be so big?

Mink skull, Sans Souci, Georgian Bay

Nightmare on Mink St.

The carnivorous teeth of a mink skull discovered in the Sans Souci area of Georgian Bay.

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