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POTW #633 Covering Period June 2021 and July 1-3, 2021
Posted By: smf, 06-28-2021, 07:11 AM

Welcome to the 633rd edition of Pictures of the Week (POTW), covering June 2021 and July 1-3, 2021. Let's see what you have been shooting and/or processing.

Please note that because very few photographers participated last week, I have broadened the eligible period this time to include all of June plus the first three days of July. POTW is a great spot to show off six or fewer shots you take or are editing within the thread's date range.

My images were captured with my monopd-mounted Pentax K-S2 and an older SMC Pentax Macro1.4/100mm lens. For the daylily close-ups I added a Rayox M-150.

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If the thread doesn't start, please contact the host, via PM. Here are the records of recent POTW thread hosts: 390-406 smf, 407-408 ramseybuckeye, 409-411 stubyles, 412-423 SD_Bob, 424-427 dave kitson, 428-451 smf, 452-454 StephenHampshire, 455 Aslyfox, 456 StephenHampshire, 457-466 noelcmn, 467 Aslyfox, 469-470 aaacb, 471-472 Madmathmind, 473 Eva, 474 rjbrett, 475 Aslyfox, 476 - 485 noelcmn, 486 - 488 rjbrett, 489 clackers, 490 - 498 rjbrett, 499 StephenHampshire, 500 smf, 501 StephenHampshire, 502-505 Eva, 506-525 Vaskebjorn, 526-538 noelcmn, 539-547 aaacb, 548-563 Eva, 564-571 noelcmn, 572-579 nosliwmit, 580-587 aaacb, 588 noelcmn, 589-590 nosliwmit, 591-593 Eva, 594-600 nosliwmit, 601 smf, 602-604 noelcmn, 605 smf, 606-626 nosliwmit 627-630 aaacb 631-633 smf

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Last edited by smf; 07-04-2021 at 08:18 AM. Reason: fix coverage dates
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06-28-2021, 07:59 AM - 2 Likes   #2
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Great start! and thanks for hosting again

I have a photo of some water lilies (k1ii and 100 macro wr)

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and a couple variations of the pond and surroundings (k1ii and fa 43). even though it was late morning, there was a thin cloud cover that helped soften the light



06-29-2021, 10:35 AM - 2 Likes   #4
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Quite agree, wonderful start to this weeks POTW. And the B/W Lilies is Fab! Thanks for hosting smf.
Let me make a contribution. Nice to see a Black headed Heron at Zoo Lake yesterday


A sunset


Sunday's visit to Kloofendal Nature Reserve


A visit to Everard Read art Gallery is always fascinating




Johannesburg Botanical Gardens, where these are blooming in abundance


Lots of sparkle on June 16, a national holiday here, and we took the kids from the orphanage to Florida Lake.


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Excuse me, could you refill the bird feeder, please? K5-ii 300mm f5.6 1/20 ISO 400
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Nice start to the POTW!

Here are a few from me. All taken in Dublin:

Blue Sea Holly:


Famine Memorial:


Also the Famine Memorial:


Unidentified moth:
06-30-2021, 10:16 AM   #7
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Looks like a dead leaf, didn't really notice it as a moth until reading your description

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Here are a few that I was working on



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Yellow Umbrella


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one more from a morning walk

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