Gallery One - Canadian Northwest

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Ostrich5 - 66yawn6.jpg 1997 by Buddy du Preez, all rights reserved

                
Ostrich2 - ma32a.jpg 1997 by Buddy du Preez, all rights reserved
CR08
Ostriches are fun to photograph, but it's difficult to get close enough without having them taking an aggressive interest in the camera. I found these at a nearby farm.

Cat01 - n6515ct1.jpg 1997 by Buddy du Preez, all rights reserved
A snapshot of
an "owly" cat that was watching me take pictures of the ostriches.


The Tawatinaw valley is a 30-minute drive from home.
I had a lot of fun taking the following pictures there on an afternoon's drive.

Tawatinaw1 - ma30a.jpg, copyright 1997 by Buddy du Preez, all rights reserved. 41.5k
Tawatinaw2 - n5314a.jpg, copyright 1997 by Buddy du Preez, all rights reserved, 42.3k
Tawatinaw3 - ma31a.jpg copyright 1997 by Buddy du Preez, all rights reserved, 19.8k
Tawatinaw4 - n5125bb.jpg copyright 1997 by Buddy du Preez, all rights reserved, 54.4k
A peaceful
scene in the
Tawatinaw Valley
Evening
sky
Sunset over the
Tawatinaw Valley
Blazing sunset
or burning bush?
Tawatinaw
Valley.


Flower pictures are fun to take, patient subjects,
don't argue about signing a release and only get upset on windy days. :o)

Flower01 - n24-19ba.jpg copyright 1997 by Buddy du Preez, all rights reserved, 24k
Flower10 - ma20b.jpg copyright 1997 by Buddy du Preez, all rights reserved, 14.7k
Flower04 - n1422pa.jpg copyright 1997 by Buddy du Preez, all rights reserved, 22k

A close-up of
a borage plant
in the herb garden

Handheld at the
top of a rickety
ladder at sunrise,
1/10 at f5.6,
a vine flower. A
steady moment. :o)
Primula vialii
A member
of the
primrose family

Flower03 - n1426ia.jpg copyright 1997 by Buddy du Preez, all rights reserved, 16k
Flower08 - n2025ca.jpg copyright 1997 by Buddy du Preez, all rights reserved, 26.1k
Flower09 - n1904ca.jpg copyright 1997 by Buddy du Preez, all rights reserved, 37.6k
Siberian Iris
A lovely
clover
flower.
Clematis.
A great choice
for enhancing a
wall or fence.

Flower05 - n1415fma.jpg copyright 1997 by Buddy du Preez, all rights reserved, 20k

Flower07 - n1906la.jpg 1997 by Buddy du Preez, all rights reserved
          
Flower06 - n1709la.jpg copyright 1998 by Buddy du Preez, all rights reserved, 33k
Pendulous red lily
Red lily

Flower02 - n1412ca.jpg copyright 1998 by Buddy du Preez, all rights reserved, 19k
A tiny member
of the
Chrysanthemum
family, about
half an inch
across,
being pollinated.

Rosehips01 - n5920rha.jpg copyright 1997 by Buddy du Preez, all rights reserved, 22.8k

          
          

Rosehips02 - n6018rha.jpg copyright 1997 by Buddy du Preez, all rights reserved, 18.8k

Rosehips are a vital food source for the
small animals and birds in a cold climate.

Kinnikinik01 - n3210ka.jpg copyright 1998 by Buddy du Preez, all rights reserved, 28.2k
    
     
             
Rowanberry01 - n368brya.jpg copyright 1998 by Buddy du Preez, all rights reserved, 33k
The Kinnikinik
(Arctostaphylus uva-ursi)
was used by the
aboriginal peoples
as an ingredient
in pemmican.
Mountain Ash
or Rowanberries
are also very
attractive to
many birds as
a winter
food source.

House01 - n2510a.jpg copyright 1998 by Buddy du Preez, all rights reserved, 48.3k
Texture study.
An old house.


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