Spring heat wave

The mercury has hit 30° plus the past few days in Ottawa. With this instant summer flowers have burst open. We had a light shower and I saw these irises catching nature’s spotlight from a shaft of sunlight that poked a hole in the clouds.

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Iris after a spring shower, May 27th, Pentax ✩istD AT-X Tokina 60~120mm f:2.8 zoom lens.  © 2016 Darrell Larose, Ottawa.

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Iris after the rain, May 27th, Pentax ✩istD AT-X Tokina 60~120mm f:2.8 zoom lens. © 2016 Darrell Larose, Ottawa.

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Poppy, May 27th, Pentax ✩istD AT-X Tokina 60~120mm f:2.8 zoom lens. © 2016 Darrell Larose, Ottawa.

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Poppy, May 27th, Pentax ✩istD AT-X Tokina 60~120mm f:2.8 zoom lens. © 2016 Darrell Larose, Ottawa. Two days later and that Poppy was in full glory.

 

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Poppy, May 29th, Pentax ✩istD SMC Pentax-M 50mm f:4 macro lens. © 2016 Darrell Larose, Ottawa.

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Poppy, May 29th, Pentax ✩istD SMC Pentax-M 50mm f:4 macro lens. © 2016 Darrell Larose, Ottawa.

More Irises have opened today…

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Iris, May 29th, Pentax ✩istD SMC Pentax-M 50mm f:4 macro lens. © 2016 Darrell Larose, Ottawa.

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Iris, May 29th, Pentax ✩istD SMC Pentax-M 50mm f:4 macro lens. © 2016 Darrell Larose, Ottawa.

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Iris, May 29th, Pentax ✩istD SMC Pentax-M 50mm f:4 macro lens. © 2016 Darrell Larose, Ottawa.

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Iris, May 29th, Pentax ✩istD SMC Pentax-M 50mm f:4 macro lens. © 2016 Darrell Larose, Ottawa. Meanwhile on the Peony a Ladybug and Ant are exploring the bud.

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Pentax ✩istD SMC Pentax-M 50mm f:4 macro lens. © 2016 Darrell Larose.  I looked down the laneway and saw the Ferns dancing in the spring breeze. So I set my dSLR for a 4 frame in camera multiple exposure. This captured what I felt when I saw the Fern.

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Darrell A. Larose
Ottawa, Canada

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