This entry, all images were taken at Foxhollow Farms, one of my very favorite places to visit and photograph from~
Short and sweet and yet so long ;)
Many of you leave comments for which I am forever grateful.
Many of those comments speak of the work that goes into each mosaic.
This blog, the images, are my pride and joy to share.
I take the photographs, place them in Picasa folders and then when I have free time, usually after dinner in the evenings, I begin the long process.
I edit each and every photo, over 72,000 have been edited so far.
Then I decide which images to delete...you have to see the finished photo before you can delete it and I can delete over 10,000 images in a day...ha I did it once and it took forever to empty my recycle bin!
Then I decide on which images to place into the mosaics and I am very colour sensitive, and have to use like minded colours on the same post...however bad that sounds, it almost always looks nice together...right ;)
Then it is which if any images go solo.
With so many edited images that I like, it is very difficult to choose just one, and so I love thus use of mosaics.
All of this being stated, I have way too many drafts in the cache and I am going to need to publish 2 posts into my favorite memes this week.
I may have to do this for a couple of weeks, as I will want to share my vacation journey for the end of September.
And here we are number one of two posts for this published set.
Trying so hard to get caught up with all of the drafts I have loaded and ready to go.
Thank you so much for your kindness always~
Remember to double click on the first image, to view a larger slide show presentation after you have read the narratives~
I will be linking up with Judith for:
Wild Bird Wednesday
European Starlings and an American Crow catch the morning light as they take upon wing~
A new dawn overlooking the fields of Foxhollow Farm~
Goats grazing and catching up with the Great Pyrenees dogs that help shepherd them on their way~
Meadow flowers, European Starlings, and a juvenile Red-tailed Hawk practicing for it's newly found hunting skills~
An Eastern Kingbird catching insects~
American Goldfinches taking in nutrition from meadow flowers like the Chicory shown here ~
Eastern Bluebirds, still working yet another clutch of young ones~
The recently fledged Red-tailed Hawks (there were 2) found available low perching spots to practice hunting~
My car that takes me everywhere that I go.
The very kind people at Foxhollow Farm pretty much all know me by now~
I have tried and tried to get images of the Bobwhites and they were/are heard in these fields, especially the one below, and all I got this particular morning was a single Eastern Meadowlark, but I have not given up on trying~