Mom and Son

Mom and Son

Today is a special day in that it is my son’s birthday. I have chosen this photograph of two bison as it represents the Mom who is nearby whereas her son is exploring the world around him. It is representative of me and my son. He is, in fact, a fully grown and a good man but I will always be his Mom. 

Happy Birthday to my son Kyle! 

Thanks in advance for liking commenting, sharing and purchasing. Check out my other images and collections. Thanks for all positive feedback.

For bigger and fuller image, click here.

For a portfolio of creative work including art, photography and mixed media by Mary Mikawoz, click here.

For viewing recent images, click here.

#canada #photographer #canadian #photography #winnipeg #pic #beautiful #photos #art

#Mom #Son #Mammal #animal #Bison #Buffalo #forest #horns #fields #grasses #farm #Interlake #agriculture #country #western #wildlife #creation #magnificent #elegant #strong #healthy #colours #colors #brown #beige #white #green #artistic #DigitalArt #MixedMedia #VisualArtist #manitoba #image #mary #mikawoz #marymikawoz 

Bothered by Burrs

Bothered by Burrs – Photography by Mary Mikawoz
Click on link to see entire photograph

Bothered by Burrs

I took this close-up photograph of a bison. He is looking intently back at me. I thought the bison was covered in regular grasses from manoeuvring his head in the fields and that is sort of true. On closer examination, there are burrs which stick onto the body, fur and clothes. 

I remember as a little girl running through a relative’s farm fields and being so intrigued by these spikey flowery-things only to be horrified when I touched them and they stuck into my fingers and would not let go. I thought “What are these cruel things that look so fascinating and interesting doing?” The thistle hung on and the more I tried to make it come off, the more it stuck into my skin. 

In this picture, the head of the bison has burrs on it, as well as on its sides. The bisons do sometimes roll around on the ground and get covered in this way. As my husband would say, “It is a Beast of Burr-den.”  

Thanks in advance for liking commenting, sharing and purchasing. Check out my other images and collections. Thanks for all positive feedback.

For bigger and fuller image, click here.

For a portfolio of creative work including art, photography and mixed media by Mary Mikawoz, click here.

For viewing recent images, click here.

#canada #photographer #canadian #photography #winnipeg #pic #beautiful #photos #art #Mammal #animal #Bison #Buffalo #burrs #forest #horns #fields #grasses #little #girl #farm #roll #ground #Interlake #agriculture #country #western #wildlife #creation #magnificent #elegant #strong #healthy #beast #burden #colours #colors #brown #beige #white #artistic #DigitalArt #MixedMedia #VisualArtist #manitoba #image

Wild Grass

Mikawoz Wild Grass

Wild Grass

I love nature in all its forms. I like the wild grass that you particularly find in the prairies. This has a dandelion in the foreground and wild grass in the background. I have added some textures and filters to make it more interesting.

Thanks for liking, commenting, sharing and purchasing.

If you are interested in a print, contact Mary directly at Mikawoz@gmail.com

For bigger and fuller image, click here.

For a portfolio of creative work including art, photography and mixed media by Mary Mikawoz, click here.

For viewing recent images, click here.

#Nature #Scenic #Wild #Grass #Dandelion #Wheat #prairies #photographer #photography #artistic #canadian #mary#marymikawoz #mikawoz #winnipeg #manitoba #Canada #image

Birds on my Back

Mikawoz Birds on my Back

Birds on my Back

This is a photograph I took of a Bison with 3 little birds on his back. I love the way nature works together to live in harmony. It was taken in the buffalo paddock.

Interesting to note from Quora, “Many birds like to hang around large grazing animals because these animals disturb insects living in the grass, as Bison or Cows move around grazing there’s a good chance of easy pickings for birds that know this. What better place to watch for lunch than on the back of the animal that is stirring the pot!”

Thanks for liking, commenting, sharing and purchasing.

If you are interested in a print, contact Mary directly at Mikawoz@gmail.com

For bigger and fuller image, click here.

For a portfolio of creative work including art, photography and mixed media by Mary Mikawoz, click here.

For viewing recent images, click here.

#Mammal #Animal #Nature #Bison #Buffalo #Waterton #Lakes #National #Park #Alberta #birds #grasses #wild #wildlife #foothills, #RockyMountains #Scenic #photographer #photography #artistic #canadian #mary#marymikawoz #mikawoz #winnipeg #manitoba #Canada #image

I See You

I See You

I See You

What can I say? These are Hereford cattle. I like the way the cows are looking back at me. They seemed to be as intrigued with me as I am of them. I think the Hereford is a beautiful cattle. As they nibble the grasses and enjoy being on the open range, they seem to be enjoying themselves. I like the composition of three against the hilly background.

Thanks for liking, commenting, sharing and purchasing. Originals available directly from Mary.

For bigger and fuller image, click here.

For creative work by Mary Mikawoz, click here.