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Old May 7, 2015, 7:54 PM   #1
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For May, lets follow the old saying April showers bring May Flowers, it just seems right lets see some colors

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Old May 10, 2015, 5:45 AM   #2
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Let's get this started ... two favourite shots of a macro/close-up series from my early days with the K100D (shots don't count for the challenge).

There's probably some PP not sure what, it was a while ago. ... Jack

PS. 1. Clematis Nelly Moser, and 2. Cranesbill (geranium)
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Old May 13, 2015, 1:58 PM   #3
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Close-up of a Lily Stamen
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A belated congratulations to Hans on a great win in April.

Here's a Twinleaf (Jeffersonia diphylla) about to bloom...
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Geraniums from our window box. K-50 and kit lens.
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The flower may not take center stage here, but the butterfly sure seems to love it...

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Sorry, no flowers, here is the view out my window on May 27th at 9PM. The temperature is -4C, the sun will set at 11:12PM and rise again at 3:31AM.
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And I thought we had a tough winter in Toledo!
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