Anne Elliott's photos with the light

Lilium martagon - the beauty of a Lily

Lilium martagon - the beauty of a Lily
Just in case ipernity does not continue, I and all my photos can be found at www.flickr.com/photos/annkelliott.

I love Lilies and was happy to find two flowers to photograph when I visited the Reader Rock Garden on 27 June 2017. The sun was shining and,…
Added on June 29, 2017

Sunrise colour over the mountain peaks

Sunrise colour over the mountain peaks
Happy New Year, everyone!

Some years, the annual Audubon Christmas Bird Count for the town of Nanton is held late in December. Other years, it ends up being held early January, sometimes delayed because of really bad weather. The Count for 2016 was hel…
Added on January  1, 2017

Great Horned Owl - posting just for the record

Great Horned Owl - posting just for the record
This photo was taken yesterday at the Inglewood Bird Sanctuary. It was yet another cold, very overcast day and I almost didn't go. However, I had not been out of the house for several days in a row and just needed to get out somewhere. The lighting was…
Added on November 20, 2016

Little treasures on a log

Little treasures on a log
Yesterday, 3 June 2016, started very early for us, as a few regulars had been invited to visit the Square Butte Ranch to do a Bio-blitz. We had to be at the meeting place for 7:00 am for a day of exploration SW of Calgary. The sun was shining all day an…
Added on June  4, 2016

Golden

Golden
This morning, 3 December 2015, is overcast and dreary, so it feels good to see this glowing flower, though I think the sun is now trying to burst through the cloud. Temperature is -3C (windchill -7C), but it's supposed to reach 7C this afternoon.

I ha…
Added on December  3, 2015

Releasing light

Releasing light
Did you know that today, 29 September 2015, is International Coffee Day?

This photo was taken at the Calgary Zoo on 21 September 2015. The ENMAX Conservatory butterfly house display is coming to an end. The beautiful tropical plants are beginning to fa…
Added on September 29, 2015

A light shines within

A light shines within
This photo was taken two days ago, on 8 September 2015. In the morning, I joined a group of friends for a three-hour stroll at Inglewood Bird Sanctuary. 38 bird species were seen, though I didn't manage to see any of the tiny, fast-moving Warblers. It…
Added on September 10, 2015

Clouds over Weed Lake

Clouds over Weed Lake
On this day, 26 July 2015, 22 of us drove out to Marsland Basin, E of Calgary. This beautiful wetland belongs to our friend, Lyn, and her partner - they have a house and yard that overlooks the wetland. This was the second time that I had visited the ar…
Added on September  6, 2015

Backlit simplicity

Backlit simplicity
"Timothy-grass was unintentionally introduced to North America by early settlers, and was first described in 1711 by John Hurd from plants growing in New Hampshire. Hurd named the grass "hurd grass" but a farmer named Timothy Hanson began to promote culti…
Added on September  2, 2015

Welcoming the sun

Welcoming the sun
Note: this photo is my "main" (i.e. very last to be uploaded) photo out of the three I've posted this morning. I uploaded the other two first and then uploaded this main image separately, to see if that makes any difference. I did try doing it a couple…
Added on August  1, 2015