Showcase Photography – ‘Canada Columbine (Aquilegia canadensis)’ – Flower Photography by Ed Lehming

Ed Lehming Photography

“Columbines in the lush green forest is a sure sign that summer is on our doorstep.” – Ed Lehming

As I set out for a hike recently, to photograph Starflowers, I was surprised to find an early patch of wild columbines. Most were in the shadow of the forest but a few dangled like faery bells in the sunshine.

These perennial flowers are always a delight and are so different in structure than most of the low-lying wildflowers usually associated with Southern Ontario woodlands. Their colour alone makes them stand out dramatically against the deep greens of the forest.

Of course, with late spring heat, the mosquitoes were also out to welcome me to their home. I was more concerned with blackflies, which are usually still quite active this time of year, but they seem to have burned off early. The abundance of mosquitoes surprised me, since the spring has…

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Showcase Photography – ‘Crossing to the Dark Side’ – Photography by Debbie Smyth

© Debbie Smyth, Pedestrian bridge over A414, St Albans, June 2020

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