Flowers—Lines—Ice

My Spider and I are very happy to see this.

Baby Clematis

Friends, I want to thank you for your continued visits and comments these last days, even when I haven’t been able to stop by your own blogs to check in.  I hope to catch up very soon.

Here is some new baby clematis peeking out of last year’s remains.  Click my “Filaments” tag if you’re interested in a very long history….

The dial on the camera I use for macros is broken, so I’m only able to shoot in F/2.0 now. 🙂

16 responses

  1. And I.

    April 28, 2013 at 8:36 pm

  2. Ha, great to see this. Sorry to hear about your camera.

    April 28, 2013 at 8:45 pm

    • Thanks, Richard. I’ll work out something with my camera, I’m sure. I do have a new camera, too, which I’m still learning to use, but I just love my LX5.

      April 29, 2013 at 6:07 pm

  3. Is your spider back? I thought she disappeared!

    April 28, 2013 at 8:58 pm

    • Well, I think of her as generations of spiders now, a Meta-Spider, if you will, for I am sure to see her offspring this spring, if not her very self. 🙂

      April 29, 2013 at 6:06 pm

  4. Your photography is a showcase of the quality of
    Panasonic Camera. Unless you broken it by a silly mistake,
    You should deserve to have your camera repaired free.
    I’ll have a word with them. Please Email me your full name and
    Camera number.

    April 28, 2013 at 9:46 pm

  5. First thought regarding your broken dial–what an unfortunate handicap to your usual ability to present the impressive depth of field that we’ve come to know and love from you; second thought–it presents a very interesting challenge. Sometimes I like to go afield with only one lens, and sometimes it’s even a fixed-focal length lens, to challenge myself to see what I can do to maximize the limited range of possibility. Now I’m looking forward to some really selective focus with your especially shallow DOF!

    April 29, 2013 at 2:07 am

    • Very nice words, Gary. Thank you. I accept the challenge! 🙂

      April 29, 2013 at 6:11 pm

  6. ah, the neverending story – beautifully captured in all its delicacy

    April 29, 2013 at 6:48 am

    • Yes, this is one story that keeps me in its grips. I’m always pulled back to it. Thank you for your nice words.

      April 29, 2013 at 6:11 pm

  7. Sorry to hear about the camera, but you’ll prove that it’s the photographer and not the camera that makes the photo, I’m sure.

    April 29, 2013 at 10:30 am

    • Thank you, Allen. Just a word about the Lumix. I took many thousands of photographs with it (really who knows how many) and turned that dial thousands and thousands of times, so I imagine it had to give out at some point… I don’t know… I’m checking into it.

      April 29, 2013 at 6:13 pm

      • I hope mine doesn’t do the same. I’ve also taken a lot of pictures with it. I’d miss it a lot.

        April 30, 2013 at 10:18 am

  8. It’s been such a relentlessly hot spring here in Budapest, our clematis has already passed its peak bloom. I expect the thrashing thundershower we’re having as I write this is whipping off many of the fading petals. Enjoy your slow spring!

    May 3, 2013 at 11:37 am

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