Tag Archives: around the neighborhood

on the naming of trees

Here in the US Midwest, this tall, fast growing tree with its distinctive leaves is a familiar presence in residential landscapes in almost every suburb and small town. Its common name is “tulip tree,” but you have to be paying … Continue reading

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midwestern pagoda

A hanging lucky elephant and a tilted gutter transform an old house with gingerbread decorations into a Midwestern pagoda.  The real world is Kekionga is the real world. (Street photography with the “wrong” lens– the 100mm macro on a flower … Continue reading

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ok?

I’m personally not 100% sure that everything’s OK.  But if you can’t believe a tree stump, a pile of wood chips, some rocks and some dandelions, a set of wrought iron lawn furniture, and a purple house with matching garage, … Continue reading

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the origins of wild grapes

There is an old grape vine in the scrub at the edge of the vacant lot behind the post office substation.  My cameras and I found the grapes last year, rich and purple at the end of their working life, … Continue reading

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with contrails

A lot of stuff going on this week, but there’s always time to pause for a phone camera sunset–this one with contrails.

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blue koi are hungry koi

Two squares of blue koi feeding in a local park during a March rain. (Fuji X-T10 with the 60mm f/2.4, tweaks to contrast and saturation for that Japanese style koi effect.)

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spring in indiana

This can be the real Indiana where I live, or Kekionga’s Indiana of the Mind, whichever you prefer.  Or is there really any difference? Early spring walk with Kilo-Macro.  One of my goals this year was to pay more attention … Continue reading

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even more neighborhood sunsets

Position: Photographs of colorful late winter sunsets are not in poor taste *provided* they are made within three blocks of your house.  Discuss.

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creative plurals in floral

Those lovely tropical orchard’s– so exotic.

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last year/this year

The first big macro garden walk of the new year (so early!),  yielded a number of images, some of last year, some of this.  In these two 4 x 3s, that means last year’s oak leaf hydrangea, and this year’s … Continue reading

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