Waking up the Camera

Last Friday was the first time since February that I have been out and about with a camera.  It was a bit surreal at first but hopefully, with slightly eased exercise rules now applying I can start to get a bit further afield.  However, the first foray was just a wander round the local area.

The Mamas and Papas would have had a problem stopping by the church……Church services may not be currently happening, but bus services continue at a reduced level……and with revised boarding arrangements……through the centre doors only.

While human activity is reduced – nature is fully up to speed with spring and early summer plants in bloom. Oxeye Daisy……beside the North Circular Road along with Ragwort……while on Long Lane Pasture, the Irises are flowering……and the Damselflies are hunting and mating.

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge: Close up of Flowers

Flowers can be so beautifully simple like this Convolvulus……or much more complex like this Thistle…

Catch up with Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge Here.

A Photo a Week Challenge: Colorful

For Nancy’s Challenge this week we have Orchids at Kew Gardens. An annual event providing a burst of color to close out Winter and welcome Spring. The event is always very popular with visitors. This year the Orchids on display were Colombian…