Pink Parrot

Pink Parrot

This is a photograph of a pink parrot that I took at the Bloedel Conservatory in Queen Elizabeth Park in Vancouver, British Columbia. I like the way she looks. I hope you do too.

I added some purple to the backdrop for special effects and a sense of cohesion with the hue levels.

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Sections

Sections

I took this aerial photograph in the winter time. It shows clearly the sections of land on the Canadian Prairies. It also shows the winding Red River flowing along the flatland with trees on its bank. You can also see that the clouds are reflected in the snow below. 

According to the Library Archives of Canada speaking about Land Grants of Western Canada, “Sections are divided into four quarters or into sixteen legal sub-divisions. They are numbered from 1 to 37. Each section was approximately one square mile, 640 acres, divided into quarters of 160 acres.” Land is divided differently in Western Canada as opposed to Eastern Canada. 

Good news – I know it is summer but only 4 more months until snow! So, enjoy the sunshine and heat in the meantime! 

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Crooked

Crooked

I took this photograph because I find interest in this crooked window as it reminds me of that old English rhyme. 

“There was a crooked man, and he went a crooked mile, 
He found a crooked sixpence against a crooked stile; 
He bought a crooked cat, which caught a crooked mouse, 
And they all liv’d together in a little crooked house.” 

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Sunset on Lake Winnipeg

Sunset on Lake Winnipeg

This is an image I took near Little Deer on Lake Winnipeg. It is a beautiful hue of pinks, yellows and blues in the sky as it sets. 

I like the textured effect of the trees and the 3D effect I obtained by using some filters to highlight the foreground. 

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Chakras Being Unblocked

Mikawoz Chakras Being Unblocked

Chakras Being Unblocked

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This is my interpretation of when your chakra system is blocked – Red, Orange, Yellow, Green, Blue, Indigo, and Violet. There is hope as I see the healing sun beaming from the upper left healing down a rainbow of energy and light to cleanse the energy centres of negativity and energy blockages. This is originally an abstract artwork with acrylic paints.

According to chakras.info website the following is very interesting:

“Each of the chakras in the body is paired with an endocrine gland and governs its function.

Root chakra (1st) — Reproductive glands (testes in men; ovaries in women); controls sexual development and secretes sex hormones.

Sacral chakra (2nd) — Adrenal glands; regulates the immune system and metabolism.

Solar Plexus chakra (3rd) — Pancreas; regulates metabolism.

Heart chakra (4th) — Thymus gland; regulates the immune system.

Throat chakra (5th) — Thyroid gland; regulates body temperature and metabolism.

Third Eye chakra (6th) — Pituitary gland; produces hormones and governs the function of the previous five glands; sometimes, the pineal gland is linked to the third eye chakra as well as to the crown chakra.

Crown chakra (7th) — Pineal gland; regulates biological cycles, including sleep.”

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Royal Newfoundland Regiment

Mikawoz Royal Newfoundland Regiment

Royal Newfoundland Regiment

On this day, Dominion Day or Canada Day, July 1, 1916, the Royal Newfoundland Regiment faced the German army at Beaumont-Hamel on the first day of the Battle of Somme, inflicting 90 percent casualties.

According to Wikipedia, there were a number of memorials erected by the Newfoundland government after the war. “ Four were erected in France at Beaumont-Hamel, Gueudecourt, Masnières, and Monchy-le-Preux and the fifth is Courtri/Kortrijk in Belgium.” A sixth monument stands in Bowring Park in St. John’s, Newfoundland.

The memorials are all centrally identical featuring the emblem of the Royal Newfoundland Regiment being the caribou standing atop of Newfoundland granite appearing to roar in the direction of the enemy. This photograph was taken at Beaumont-Hamel in France. We walked around the paths.

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Bee Flower

Mikawoz Bee Flower

Bee Flower

I look this image of the bee in the flowers in Freeport, Bahamas. What I like about this photograph that I took is the fact that the flower is in various stages of development just like people from baby to youngling to adult. I find the spiky nature particularly appearing which I guess would be like the teenage years.

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Water Lilies in Colour

Mikawoz Water Lilies in Colour

Water Lilies in Colour

I took the photograph of the water lilies in Freeport, Bahamas. I then decided to give it some colour and give it some darker features using filters and effects. The result is like a painting which I hope you like as much as I do.

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Stained Glass Floral

Mikawoz Stained Glass Floral

Stained Glass Floral

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I really like the photograph and added a stained glass effect to it. It is not an ordinary flower but a special one found at Hotel Beatus in Cambrai, France where I found it outside the rooms in the adjoining patios. Philippe Gorczynski found and made a museum around a World War I British tank, Deborah, the Iron Lady, near Flesquieres.

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Golden Fields

Mikawoz Golden Fields

Golden Fields

I took this photograph in the fields around the Interlake area of Manitoba. I really enjoy the pattern of the bales of hay on the prairies with its golden tone. I took this image and put a variety of filters on it to make it look more like a painting effect with fibers.

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