Cottage 2012

With the end of spring, and with the 34°C temperatures in this part of the World means time to open up the cottage. Just one hour from Ottawa on paved highways until the last mile. Late spring means the wild flowers are in bloom, and the lake is warmed up enough to swim. . .
17′ fiberglass canoe, on what is a 17′ dock.
Ox Eye Daisy (Leucanthemum vulgare), Pentax *istD, SMC Pentax-M (manual focus) 50mm f:4 Macro lens, direct daylight, no fill flash.
Bracken Fern (Pteridium aquilinum). Pentax *istD, SMC Pentax-M (manual focus) 50mm f:4 Macro lens, direct daylight, no fill flash.
Bracken Fern (Pteridium aquilinum). Pentax *istD, SMC Pentax-M (manual focus) 50mm f:4 Macro lens, direct daylight, no fill flash.
Ox Eye Daisy (Leucanthemum vulgare), Pentax *istD, SMC Pentax-M (manual focus) 50mm f:4 Macro lens, direct daylight, no fill flash.
Buttercup (Ranunculus), Pentax *istD, SMC Pentax-M (manual focus) 50mm f:4 Macro lens, direct daylight, no fill flash.
Goldenstar (Chrysogonum virginianum). Pentax *istD, SMC Pentax-M (manual focus) 50mm f:4 Macro lens, direct daylight, no fill flash.
Purple flowering Raspberry (Rubus odoratus). Pentax *istD, SMC Pentax-M (manual focus) 50mm f:4 Macro lens, direct daylight, no fill flash.
Bouleau tree (Betula papyrifera), Pentax *istD, SMC Pentax-FA 50mm f:1.4 lens, natural daylight, no fill flash.
Dragonfly, no species name known. Pentax *istD, SMC Pentax-M (manual focus) 50mm f:4 Macro lens, direct daylight, no fill flash.
Dragonfly, no species name known. Pentax *istD, SMC Pentax-M (manual focus) 50mm f:4 Macro lens, direct daylight, no fill flash.
Dragonfly, likely a club tailled, no species name known. Pentax *istD, SMC Pentax-M (manual focus) 50mm f:4 Macro lens, direct daylight, no fill flash.

And this creature…

Common snapping turtle (Chelydra serpentina), Pentax *istD, SMC Pentax-FA 50mm f:1.4 lens.
Common snapping turtle (Chelydra serpentina), Pentax *istD, SMC Pentax-FA 50mm f:1.4 lens.

Back up to the crystal clear, spring feed lake soon…

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