A close-up of the fresh yellow blossom of a yellow flag iris flower, with it’s distinctive fleur-de-lis shape.
Captured in Lynde Shores Conservation Area in Whitby, Ontario, Canada.
Taken with a Canon Digital Rebel using an 18-55mm lens.
Yellow flag iris (Iris pseudacorus) is a species of Iris, native to Europe, western Asia and northwest Africa. It is also commonly known as yellow iris and yellow flag.
It has been grown in in North America as an ornamental plant, where it often escapes from cultivation to establish itself as an invasive aquatic plant which can create dense, monotypic stands that out compete other plants in the ecosystem.
A young native American man loses himself in the intensity of the dance as he dances in brightly orange and yellow coloured fancy dancer regalia. Captured at the Curve Lake Pow-wow, near Peterborough, Ontario, Canada.
A little slow getting yesterday's Project 365 photo up here, sorry. I ran into a magpie that decided he was going to pose for the crazy lady with the shiny camera. He talked to me, puffed up his feathers, strutted back and forth, but this was my favourite shot...he has his head turned all the way around with his beak pointing up...silly bird!
Straight rows of pine trees planted close together in a replanted forest make for a woodland devoid of undergrowth, not to mention a haunted looking image. This photograph was taken while hiking through Lion’s Head Provincial Reserve on the Bruce Peninsula in Ontario, Canada.
Seven Sisters is the mountain just north of, and behind, the famous landmark peak of Crowsnest Mountain in the Crowsnest Pass through the Rocky Mountains, in Alberta, Canada. It is so named because of it's seven peaks, of which only two can be seen in this image captured from the south-west.