Our Cottage Sept 30, 2013


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Looked this up as I still have the Canadian Winter blahs, and needed to remind myself of the good fall we had last year.
29/04/2014 - 11:15Mac
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1stEverPentax

Link Posted 29/04/2014 - 15:07
Very nice place Mac...looks idyllic. What kind of wildlife do you get there?

Going off the height of your mast I assume you're in a bit of a dip there?

regards

karlo

Mac

Link Posted 29/04/2014 - 16:00
Hi, Karlo. Thanks for your feedeback.

Even with that mast = 1 channel.

By a lake in a valley in the Laurentian mountains etc.

Wildlife - everything except kodiak bears and salmon.

Moose, deer, brown and black bear, wolves, fox, trout in the streams, bass in the lake, beaver and loons (of course), otters, skunks, racoons and politicians (can't escape them).

There is still ice on the lake!

Looonnng winter.
Mac from Montreal

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GIULIO57

Link Posted 29/04/2014 - 17:02
Beautiful place
PPG

autumnlight

Link Posted 29/04/2014 - 17:02
You're blessed to live in such a beautiful place Mac, i would sit on one of those seats and just wait for the wildlife to pop out from somewhere ... only downside .. one channel!!!

Lovely picture
Kind regards Maria

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1stEverPentax

Link Posted 29/04/2014 - 17:29
That's great Mac...what a beautiful location. And hey...one channel's
all you really need! We've got 50+ channels and often find there's
nothing worth watching once you've weeded out the repeats and endless adverts and shopping channels.

Looking at your equipment list, with all that wildlife about have you nothing longer than a 200mm?

karlo

drobbia

Link Posted 29/04/2014 - 19:32
Interesting image of a great looking backyard- the tree bark on left frames it nicely.-Saw my first moose emerging from a lake in the backyard of a rented cabin in the Laurentians 40 years ago - scared the daylights out of me. Didn't know huge animals like that really lived in the woods (from brooklyn, ny) beautiful spot you have there- I could live there provided the starbucks was nearby and the 1 channel was the Baseball channel. thanks , tg
"It's not what you look at that's important, it's what you see" - Thoreau
Quote:

Mac

Link Posted 29/04/2014 - 19:37
Many thanks, Maria - you're welcome any time. There's a nice fire place down by the chairs to keep you warm and cozy.

Karlo, thanks to you as well. Agree about TV. Only watch the news when I can stand to. Watching a fire is much more relaxing and no ads.

I have a screw mount 500mm Russian tank of a mirror lens with a converter ring, but it's almost impossible to use for wildlife. The fixed F4 DOF is insane and I don't like the bokeh at all.

Gotta git me one o them 300's! When I win the lottery. I'll have it delivered to you, and you can bring it up when you come to visit.

Doctor, when you come over from Italy, there's a chair for you, too!
Mac from Montreal

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Mac

Link Posted 29/04/2014 - 22:01
Thank's Tony.

Yes, moose are pretty impressive.

Saw my first right at this very cottage when I was 14 years old - antlers tangled in our clothesline. Needless to say he wasn't happy!
Mac from Montreal

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tommyt

Link Posted 29/04/2014 - 22:07
What a great place Mac, I can almost hear the birds singing and youv"e captured it well.
Kind Regards..tommyt.

Mac

Link Posted 30/04/2014 - 00:20
Birds singing, bugs buzzing, loons calling and good friends abound.

So much like this User Group.

So kind, Tommy.
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1stEverPentax

Link Posted 30/04/2014 - 12:05
Thanks Mac, that sounds great. About 9-10 years ago I did spend a few weeks online looking at Canadian property...when there was just over 2 Canadian dollars to the . Couldn't believe what you could get for the money...particularly liked Nova Scotia.

Only problem I have now is that i've upset the US government so many times with online criticism..I suspect i'm on their 'No Fly' list and wouldn't therefore be able to get into Canada either! Such is life...but if there was a major change over there politically..well who knows...

In the meantime when you're out and about and get the opportunity to photograph some indigenous wildlife i'm sure we'd all love to see some piccies. Keep your eyes open for a Tamron 70-300 second hand..they go for buttons and will definitely bring the wildlife so much closer.

All the best

karlo

Mac

Link Posted 30/04/2014 - 18:08
Sorry you're an enemy of the state, Karlo (good for you).

I'll look forward to your visit when amnesty is granted after the revolution. Those Nova Scotians will treat you right, bye!

Meanwhile a second hand Tamron 70-300 is officially on the radar.


Mac from Montreal

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1stEverPentax

Link Posted 30/04/2014 - 21:36
Cheers Mac..that's a deal then!

Glad to hear you're considering a Tamron 70-300..I honestly don't think you'll be disappointed..it's got a half decent macro as well for
those times when you don't want to be carting all the tubes and stuff about.

All the best, et a bientot.

karlo

graysummers

Link Posted 01/05/2014 - 09:00
That's a fine place as said above. No wonder you are a chilled out/laid back dude.
"The Latent Image that exists before development is a truly mystical and exciting entity and some subsequent individual photographs can make the spine tingle."

Good Fortune:

Gray Summers. Website www.graysummers.com

Mac

Link Posted 01/05/2014 - 18:34
graysummers wrote:
That's a fine place as said above. No wonder you are a chilled out/laid back dude.

They still haven't spotted my wacky backy plot - even though there are provincial police helicopters patrolling daily.


Mac from Montreal

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trixie

Link Posted 08/05/2014 - 17:58
Can I come too please mac I will bake for you x

Mac

Link Posted 21/07/2014 - 23:59
trixie wrote:
Can I come too please mac I will bake for you x

You bet, Patricia!
Mac from Montreal

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