Canon PowerShot SX260 HS; 1/100s, f/4.0, ISO 200, focal length 8.9mm

The early morning sun was shining on my neighbor’s Crape Myrtle trees so beautifully. The photo doesn’t do it justice. My house is on the left (with the light pole), with the flowering trees are across the road. Taken in Dunnellon, Florida, U.S.A.

Top Ten Winner in the “A View From Your Home” challenge in Your Country’s Best, Sept. 14, 2013
FEATURED in Perfect Harmonies, August 1, 2013


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Having lived most of my life in the northeast U.S., I am enjoying retired life in sunny Florida. I enjoy photographing many different kinds of things, but especially flowers and animals, including the beautiful birds found here in Florida. I am currently using a Canon EOS Rebel XSi/450D camera, a Canon 55-250 mm telescopic zoom lens, and a Sony P10 Cyber-shot digital camera. My newest acquisition is a Canon PowerShot SX260 HS, a point and shoot which I will be carrying in my purse.

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  • AuntDot
    AuntDot12 months ago

  • Monnie Ryan
    Monnie Ryan12 months ago

    Postcard perfect, Dot! And you get to see this every day!

  • Thank you, Monnie. I just wish the trees would maintain their flowers longer.

    – AuntDot

  • © Linda Callaghan
    © Linda Callaghan12 months ago

    lovely photo!

  • Thanks very much, Linda!

    – AuntDot

  • Bootiewootsy
    Bootiewootsy12 months ago

    Very pretty, Dot. Colors are so vibrant..

  • Anivad - Davina Nicholas
    Anivad - Davin...12 months ago

    Beautiful shot that is so inviting!

  • Thanks so very much, Davina!

    – AuntDot

  • Marie Sharp
    Marie Sharp12 months ago

    Beautiful capture, Dot!♥

  • Thank you kindly, Marie!

    – AuntDot

  • Scott  Cook
    Scott Cook12 months ago

    And what a glorious morning it looks to be, nice composition!

  • Thanks so much, Scott. Really hot later on, but it was a pleasant early morning.

    – AuntDot

  • Manon Boily
    Manon Boily11 months ago

    a lovely place ;)

  • Thanks so much, Manon. I am indeed fortunate to live in such a beautiful place.

    – AuntDot

  • paintingsheep
    paintingsheep11 months ago

    Peaceful and beautiful place, Dot! Lovely capture!!

  • Thanks so much, Gena!

    – AuntDot

  • Tarrby
    Tarrby11 months ago

    You live in a lovely place with a beautiful view, well captured Dot. x

  • Thank you kindly, my friend!

    – AuntDot

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