In Scotland and northern England a Linn is a geographical water feature.In Scotland it describes where a watercourse has cut through a shelf of hard rock creating a narrow (usually), steep-sided cut though which the watercourse runs. - See more at:
A freshly emerged Common Darter portrait from Monday morning, I found plenty of these recently emerged Dragonflies on the walls around the fountain at the Memorial Park. So I tried to get a few close up portraits of these beauties. They were swaying in the wind a bit, but every so often the wind would die and I'd try for another portrait focus stack. When focus stacking I have to shoot JPEG's with the 1000D as it doesn't cope well in RAW and tends to start buffering after 3…
Besides bringing a magical beauty to any garden, butterflies help promote growth by pollinating flowers. You can attract more butterflies to your yard with these DIY butterfly feeders – one made with a plate and one made with a jar – that also serve as attractive garden ornaments. Mother Nature would definitely approve.
Rome is filled with things like this little details that draw my eye and wish they were on walls and shuttered doors at home too. And then you turn a corner and there's the Colosseum or the Trevi Fountain and you're face to face with history and culture in this very cool understated kind of way. The farmhouse we stayed in in Tuscany was as old as if not older than Canada. Oh Lord slow the clock and cram a few more hours into these next two days... by davidduchemin