Tuesday, April 21, 2009

A Trip Down Memory Lane . . .

My camera stopped working -- the shutter would not open. The store tells me it is not the battery but I just don't know. So, I haven't taken any photos for over a week now. I miss it. The tulips are blooming like crazy now and I have nothing to capture their likeness. I haven't decided what to do about a new camera yet. I only had this one 4 months but I did get about 4500 photos taken with it. We have had some weather in the 80's and I have no camra for my walks. . . Turtle Place is ahvign its grand opening May 1st. . . what to do, what to do. . .

Just this week, a friend sent me back a few flower photos I had taken several years ago. That is what I am sharing with you today. I cropped them so the photos enlarge a bit bigger than here but not full scale. I hope you enjoy them since I haven't used them on a blog before.


Malyss said...

We call those flowers with the same word here, Iris; The ictures are really lovely. I'm surprised to see a red iris, I never saw one before;
I really hope you'll find a solution for your camera. We do so much with them that it's difficult not to have them anymore. Have you tried to ask in an other shop for help?

cieldequimper said...

Gorgeous! I hope you can get your camera fixed real quick. I know I'm addicted to mine!

RuneE said...

It was a pity to hear that you have camera problems again, but I hope that you'll soon be up an shooting again. Meanwhile - the "old ones" were a very good substitute - I liked the way you had cropped them and concentrated on the essentials.

PS Thank you for the nice comment! The pictures were in fact taken with my small point-and-shoot Panasonic. I hadn't brought a large camera since I was travelling light.

Katney said...

It should be under warrantee. My little Casio got fixed for free. Look into it.

Love Bears All Things said...

Very pretty Iris. You know these would look good on a card.

Sorry about your new camera. What about buying a disposable one until you decide about another option. They make very good photos and that way you wouldn't miss taking shots on your walks. I know they aren't digital so no instant photos but it is a suggestion for a temporary solution.
Mama Bear

Anonymous said...

I love iris . . . they always seem special since they're cousins to orchids!

I hope you solve the camera issue soon; you're a tailor without a sewing machine, or surfer without the internet!


SandyCarlson said...

Those are gorgeous irises!

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I am on my third digital camera, all Olympus. I enjoy using it and sharing my photos. I also enjoy writing. I hope to share a little of each on this blog. My main blog is Postcards From the Northwest.

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