92 Days of Spring - 2019 - GT Cooper

92 Days Within Spring - 2019

March 20 to June 22, 2019

"It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see." ~ Henry David Thoreau


  • Daylily

    yellow blooms the day of the solstice beginning of summer the wind still moves with time all still new lasting a day “The difficulty lies not so much in developing new ideas as in escaping from old ones.” — John Maynard Keynes Canon EOS 5D Mark II; Canon EF 50mm f/1.2L; RAW Image Post: Affinity Photo 1.7.1 2019-06-20-EOS-13590 (92/92 Spring 2019)

  • Echinacea on Textured Black

    suspended in black hint of background bliss then the call of the wren “Do not fear mistakes - there are none.” — Miles David Canon EOS 5D Mark II; Canon EF 50mm f/1.2L; RAW Image Post: Affinity Photo 1.7.1 - Brightness & Contrast Adjustment with Color Burn Blend Mode, and 80% Opacity 2019-06-19-EOS-13583 (91/92 Spring 2019)

  • Appalachian Tiger

    diurnal solitary and independent puddling males courtship dance "Art is about emotion; if art needs to be explained it is no longer art." — Pierre-Auguste Renoir Canon EOS 5D Mark II; Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L; RAW Image Post: Affinity Photo 1.7.0 2019-06-18-EOS-13554 (1) (90/92 Spring 2019)

  • Yellow Echinacea

    coneflower reaching west is the sun "If you always do what you always did - you'll always get what you always got." — Unknown Canon EOS 5D Mark II; Canon EF 50mm f/1.2L; RAW Image Post: Affinity Photo 1.7.1 - Three Layer Focus Merge 2019-06-17-EOS-13469 - FM (1) (89/92 Spring 2019)

  • White Dahlia

    majestic with stages of siblings facing south of the sun “Photography can only represent the present. Once photographed, the subject becomes part of the past.” — Berenice Abbott Canon EOS 5D Mark II; Canon EF 50mm f/1.2L; RAW Image Post: Affinity Photo 1.7.0 2019-06-15-EOS-13410 (88/92 Spring 2019)

  • Lunar

    simple pure white & gray against black setting the pace of time reliable “The moon is brighter since the barn burned.” — Matsuo Basho Canon EOS M; Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L; Canon EF Extender 2x III; RAW Image Post: Affinity Photo 1.7.0 2019-06-15-EOS-13463 (87/92 Spring 2019)

  • Pollination

    day in the life from one to another sharing from what one takes “The world of reality has its limits; the world of imagination is boundless." — Jean-Jacques Rousseau Canon EOS 5D Mark II; Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro; RAW Image Post: Affinity Photo 1.7.0 2019-06-13-EOS-13256 (86/92 Spring 2019)

  • Rumble

    late afternoon social nectar dancing for the queen “The happiness of the bee and the dolphin is to exist.” — Jacques Yves Cousteau Canon EOS 5D Mark II; Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro; RAW Image Post: Affinity Photo 1.7.0 2019-06-13-EOS-13372 (85/92 Spring 2019)

  • Indian paintbrush

    spirit within the details a haven call of and for the young “Art is not what you see, but what you make others see.” — Edgar Degas Canon EOS M; Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro; RAW Image Post: Affinity Photo 1.7.0 2019-05-26-EOS-12710 (84/92 Spring 2019)

  • Butterfly Bush

    end of the day through purple spikes of summer lilac this could last forever but tomorrow begins with butterflies “Every sunset is an opportunity to reset.” — Unknown Canon EOS 5D Mark II; Canon EF 50mm f/1.2L; RAW Image Post: Affinity Photo 1.7.0 2019-06-11-EOS-13171 - FM (83/92 Spring 2019)

  • Common Bugle

    purple ground cover male and female attraction of bees hiding place “You can observe a lot by just watching.” — Yogi Berra Canon EOS M; Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro; RAW Image Post: Affinity Photo 1.7.0 2019-06-10-EOS-13137 (82/92 Spring 2019)

  • Hibiscus

    bigger things are made up of smaller things working together something else “Reality can be beaten with enough imagination.” — Mark Twain Canon EOS M; Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro; RAW Image Post: Affinity Photo 1.7.0 2019-06-10-EOS-13122 (81/92 Spring 2019)

  • Clematis

    she stands out from a crowd like red shoes this is her “Insist on yourself; never imitate…” — Ralph Waldo Emerson Canon EOS M; Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro; RAW Image Post: Affinity Photo 1.7.0 2019-06-02-EOS-12928 (80/92 Spring 2019)

  • String Lights

    when nothing works ideas and plans don’t develop just play and dance with light “The most interesting painting is one that expresses more of what one thinks than of what one sees.” — Mark Rothko GoPro Hero 4 Black; Image Post: Affinity Photo 1.7.0 2019-06-08-GOPR2144 (79/92 Spring 2019)

  • Polination

    dark and dour sets the mood by the glimmer of a little light bees keep returning “When the bee comes to your house, let her have beer; you may want to visit the bee’s house some day.” — Congo Proverb Canon EOS 5D Mark II; Canon EF 50mm f/1.2L; RAW Image Post: Affinity Photo 1.7.0 2019-06-06-EOS-13028 (78/92 Spring 2019)

  • Clematis & Water

    like fire petals flicker upward patterns shape movement when a wren calls “If only we could pull out our brain and use only our eyes.” — Pablo Picasso Canon EOS M; Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro; RAW Image Post: Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2019-06-03-EOS-12990 (76/92 Spring 2019)

  • Dahlia

    like fire petals flicker upward patterns shape movement when a wren calls “If only we could pull out our brain and use only our eyes.” — Pablo Picasso Canon EOS M; Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro; RAW Image Post: Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2019-06-03-EOS-12990 (76/92 Spring 2019)

  • Dahlia

    color and strength are gone transition to another phase renewal and continuation the process of nature “But when does something's destiny finally come to fruition? Is the plant complete when it flowers? When it goes to seed? When the seeds sprout? When everything turns into compost?” ― Leonard Koren Canon EOS M; Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro; RAW Image Post: Affinity Photo 1.6.7 019-06-03-EOS-12999 (75/92 Spring 2019)

  • Echinacea

    but for not tea mornings are not complete while healing broken hearts “I hate flowers—I paint them because they're cheaper than models and they don't move.” — Georgia O'Keeffe Canon EOS M; Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro; RAW Image Post: Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2019-06-02-EOS-12932 (74/92 Spring 2019)

  • Pansy

    soft but still clear it is the shapes of colors that is the heart of being “The heart's memory eliminates the bad and magnifies the good.” — Gabriel Garcia Marquez Canon EOS M; Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro; Hoya Intensifier Filter; RAW Image Post: Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2019-06-01-EOS-12906 (73/92 Spring 2019)

  • Delphinium

    lines and patterns no color personality essence of being “Why does the eye see a thing more clearly in dreams than the imagination when awake?” — Leonardo da Vinci Canon EOS M; Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro; Hoya Intensifier Filter; RAW Image Post: Affinity Photo 1.6.7 - ±1 Focus Merge/Inverted 2019-06-01-EOS-12877 - FM (72/92 Spring 2019)

  • Hydrangea

    the beat of a heart in the distance a crow calls only now I hear “To practice any art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow. So do it.” — Kurt Vonnegut Canon EOS 5D Mark II; Canon EF 50mm f/1.2L IS USM; RAW Image Post: Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2019-05-30-EOS-12863 (71/92 Spring 2019)

  • Marigold

    inverted by night the reverse is truer freeing the imagination “I never saw a discontented tree.” — John Muir Canon EOS 5D Mark II; Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM; RAW Image Post: Affinity Photo 1.6.7 -- begins with an inverted low light night shot. 2019-05-28-EOS-12845 (69/92 Spring 2019)

  • Daisy

    inverted by night the reverse is truer freeing the imagination “I never saw a discontented tree.” — John Muir Canon EOS 5D Mark II; Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM; RAW Image Post: Affinity Photo 1.6.7 -- begins with an inverted low light night shot. 2019-05-28-EOS-12845 (69/92 Spring 2019)

  • Delphinion

    toxic dolphin-shaped flowers sometimes blue ink attractive to pollinators color “Nature never breaks her own laws.” — Leonardo da Vinci Canon EOS 5D Mark II; Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM; RAW Image Post: Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2019-05-27-EOS-12775 (68/92 Spring 2019)

  • Butteryfly Weed

    butterflies bees & hummingbirds gather tiny nectar stops perpetual rhythm “The best thing about animals is that they don't talk much.” — Thornton Wilder Canon EOS M; Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro; Hoya Intensifier Filter; RAW Image Post: Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2019-05-26-EOS-12725 (67/92 Spring 2019)

  • Clematis

    wisps follow the bloom the next generation remains for the wind impermanence but renewal “My sun sets to rise again.” — Robert Browning Canon EOS M; Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro; Hoya Intensifier Filter; RAW Image Post: Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2019-05-25-EOS-12638.jpg (66/92 Spring 2019)

  • Daisy

    dreamlike corolla - petal splash springing towards the days of summer “Content is a glimpse of something, an encounter like a flash. It's very tiny — very tiny, content.” —Willem de Kooning Canon EOS M; Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro; Hoya Intensifier Filter; RAW Image Post: Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2019-05-24-EOS-12594.jpg (65/92 Spring 2019)

  • Rose

    passing rain blooming rose finding color black and white Canon 5D Mark II; Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro; Hoya Intensifier Filter; RAW Image Post: Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2019-05-23-EOS-12576.JPG (65/92 Spring 2019)

  • Orb

    spherical mindful different point of view Canon 5D Mark II; Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro; Hoya Intensifier Filter; RAW Image Post: Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2019-05-23-EOS-12569.JPG (63/92 Spring 2019) )

  • Dahlia

    power and strength haze of the early dawn reminder of impermanence Canon 5D Mark II; Canon EF 50mm f/1.2L; RAW Image Post: Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2019-05-21-EOS-12524.JPG (62/92 Spring 2019)

  • Rose

    majestic without fear symbolic by color deep without mystery Canon 5D Mark II; Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro; Hoya Intensifier Filter; RAW Image Post: Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2019-05-20-EOS-12489.jpg (61/92 Spring 2018)

  • Gazania

    backlight of the afternoon sun blooming overshadows the past obligation of impermanence pattern of the seasons Canon 5D Mark II; Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L; Hoya Intensifier Filter; RAW Image Post: Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2019-05-19-EOS-12444 (60/92 Spring 2019)

  • Moon

    between the shadows rising full - bright bark - howl primal Canon 5D Mark II; Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L; Canon EF 2x III Extender; Multi Layer RAW Image Post: Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2019-05-18-EOS-12306 (59/92 Spring 2019)

  • Petunia

    mystery of enchantment fantasy of charm soothing company Canon 5D Mark II; Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L; Hoya Intensifier Filter; RAW Image Post: Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2019-05-16-EOS-12227 (58/92 Spring 2019)

  • Wisteria

    along the path celebrate the beginnings of the new something blue Canon 5D Mark II; Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L; Hoya Intensifier Filter; RAW Image Post: Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2019-05-16-EOS-12199 (57/92 Spring 2019)

  • Gazania

    four yellow dancers living within dreams imperfect three seasons impermanent Canon 5D Mark II; Canon EF 50mm f/1.2L ; RAW Image Post Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2019-05-15-EOS-12168 (56/92 Spring 2019)

  • Lupine

    cackling of birds they wake to the music of spring the call of color Canon 5D Mark II; Canon EF 50mm f/1.2L ; RAW Image Post Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2019-05-13-EOS-12153 (55/92 Spring 2019)

  • Clematis

    from the vine radiant gleaming purple jubilant Canon 5D Mark II; Canon EF 50mm f/1.2L ; RAW Image Post Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2019-05-11-EOS-12115 (54/92 Spring 2019)

  • Dahlia

    within the spring rain dark but between a raven calls breaking the silence highlighting the color all presently Canon 5D Mark II; Canon EF 50mm f/1.2L ; RAW Image Post Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2019-05-12-EOS-12132 (53/92 Spring 2019)

  • Gazania

    sometimes the least techincally perfect image is the most interesting Canon 5D Mark II; Canon EF 50mm f/1.2L; RAW Image Post Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2019-05-11-EOS-12102 (52/92 Spring 2019)

  • Rose

    while in confidence with nothing to worry about scented rain starting over Canon 5D Mark II; Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro; Hoya Intensifier Filter; RAW Image Post Affinity Photo 1.6.7 - ±1 Exposure Focus Merge 2019-05-08-EOS-12019 -FM (51/92 Spring 2019)

  • Gerbera Daisy

    unfamiliar with who you are if not for the here and now there would be silence from within the breeze Canon 5D Mark II; Canon EF 50mm f/1.2L ; RAW Image Post Affinity Photo 1.6.7 - ±1 Exposure Focus Merge 2019-05-09-EOS-12083 - FM (50/92 Spring 2019)

  • Peony

    riches and honor bloomed by morning hiding place of nymphs no consequence Canon 5D Mark II; Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro; Hoya Intensifier Filter; RAW Image Post Affinity Photo 1.6.7 - ±1 Exposure Focus Merged 2019-05-08-EOS-12028 - FM (49/92 Spring 2019)

  • Clematis

    blooms shy hidden within the roses within the vine sunlight between the leaves hard light quiet radiant Canon 5D Mark II; Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro; RAW Image Post Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2019-05-07-EOS-12007-2 (47/92 Spring 2019)

  • Rose Water

    larger worlds reflected into smaller worlds drops with images that surround nature's camera Canon 5D Mark II; Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro; RAW Image Post Affinity Photo 1.6.7 - Focus Merged ±1 Exposure Bracketed Images 2019-05-05-EOS-11958 - FM (47/92 Spring 2019)

  • Yellow

    dances to the backdrop of primrose and tickseed before the fox wandered by Canon 5D Mark II; Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro; RAW Image Post Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2019-05-05-EOS-11922 (46/92 Spring 2019)

  • Allium

    unknown but maybe single bloom from the center then outward majestic onward in the wind Canon EOS M; Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro; RAW Image Post Aperture 3.6 - Five Image Focus Merge in Affinity Photo 1.6.7 2019-04-20-EOS-11848 (46/92 Spring 2019)


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