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This summer, Public Gardens in Halifax, Nova Scotia, had a gorgeous dahlia exhibit.
With my Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 USM macro lens (buy on Amazon.com), I tested it out on those dahlias and other flowers in August. The lens is magnificent, as you can see in the gallery below.
There were displays to show the different types of dahlias in the exhibit, which I displayed first in the gallery below. There were peony, pompom, miniature ball, cactus, semi-cactus, incurved cactus, formal decorative, informal decorative, stellar and collarette dahlias.
See if you can identify the various types of dahlias. Aside from a few types like the stunning collarette dahlia that is my favourite, it’s not as easy as you think!
The Green Bay Packers have won Super Bowl XLV!
What a Cinderella story! They had to win out the season to get in. They were the 6th seed Wild Card. They won on the road. Now they’re Super Bowl Champions!
Enjoy and congrats to the Packers!
And nothing against Big Ben, but this loss will do him good. Otherwise, he’ll just think that he can just come back from anything and just win again and that Fate is