WPC: Muses in Nature

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Good morning from a warmer, sunnier Hastings day.

This week  from The Daily Post has asked us what inspires us.  What do we take a lot of photos of.

My muse is nature.  Yesterday I took a group of lovely ladies to Frimley Park to enjoy the sunshine and to find the last of the summer roses.  We had a fabulous time wandering around and taking photos.  I find it so hard to tear myself away from it all.  There is always that last photo you just can’t not take.  Sounds weird but I am sure everyone knows what I mean. First up I found this European Goldfinch hiding among the roses.

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There were still a lot of late roses.

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Mostly yellow and pink roses.

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But even before we left the Heretaunga Women’s Centre I couldn’t resist taking some photos of the poppies in the frost.

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And then after we had finished I had to take some more photos of the poppies in the sun.

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And there were a lot of bees so I had to take photos of them too.

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The other ladies haven’t done much in the way of taking photos – I took over 700 in all – I shocked them I think.

https://dailypost.wordpress.com/dp_photo_challenge/muse/

https://piecesofstarlight.wordpress.com/2015/06/26/wpc-albany-water-beach-is-my-muse/

https://zainabjavid.wordpress.com/2015/06/26/weekly-photo-challenge-muse/

WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge: Muse

Study in Fuschia at Green Spring Gardens

#FridayFoto: A Muse From Behind

https://bopaula.wordpress.com/2015/06/26/a-fuoco/

https://nadiamerrillphotography.wordpress.com/2015/06/26/weekly-photo-challenge-muse/

The Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge: Muse

https://sustainabilitea.wordpress.com/2015/06/26/weekly-photo-challenge-muse-going-home/

Light as Inspiration

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Michelle’s Weekly Pet: European Goldfinch Up High

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Here is my entry this week for Michelle’s Weekly Pet Challenge:

https://hopethehappyhugger.wordpress.com/2015/02/10/weekly-pet-share-round-up-and-start-of-new-week-75/

An European goldfinch.  As with flowers I am not so good and identifying birds.  So I googled birds of New Zealand to find out what this beauty is called.  A European goldfinch.  I love it’s colours. Actually it is the same bird (not exactly, but you know what I mean) the I showed a couple of weeks ago bathing at Cornwall Park.

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