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Birna Rørslett

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May 2021
« on: May 01, 2021, 07:48:24 »
Post your "blog" contributions here  No theme (other than what the passage of time creates), no contest implied, a maximum of one picture per day in the actual month and no more than 4 images per month for NG members, up to 31 for Supporters. You can distribute the contributions as once per week if you so prefer. Enjoy!


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Re: May 2021
« Reply #1 on: May 01, 2021, 09:17:35 »
Taday's walk was interrupted by sudden rain.
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Re: May 2021
« Reply #2 on: May 01, 2021, 09:47:14 »
Taday's walk was interrupted by sudden rain.

Nice temple, maybe you like to explain about the site, Akira.

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Re: May 2021
« Reply #3 on: May 01, 2021, 12:30:48 »
Nice temple, maybe you like to explain about the site, Akira.

Thank you, Fons.  This is a Shingon temple called Kanzo-in which is considered to be founded at least before 1332.  Its principal image is Dainichi-nyorai (Mahavairocana).

There are quite a bit of temples of different scales around the area in which I live, and it took only 7-8 minutes on foot to get to the temple.
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Re: May 2021
« Reply #4 on: May 01, 2021, 14:04:33 »
Thank you, Fons.  This is a Shingon temple called Kanzo-in which is considered to be founded at least before 1332.  Its principal image is Dainichi-nyorai (Mahavairocana).

There are quite a bit of temples of different scales around the area in which I live, and it took only 7-8 minutes on foot to get to the temple.

Thank you Akira for the explanation.

https://www.encyclopedia.com/environment/encyclopedias-almanacs-transcripts-and-maps/mahavairocana


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Re: May 2021
« Reply #5 on: May 01, 2021, 14:09:30 »
May 1

Echium vulgare

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Re: May 2021
« Reply #6 on: May 01, 2021, 14:18:56 »
Seen 28. of april from a distance a part of an older place in the town of Kristiansund N. Nikon Df with the Nikkor 800mm f/5.6 ED-IF AIS.
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Re: May 2021
« Reply #7 on: May 01, 2021, 22:51:26 »
May first.  Labor Day    The late evening sun disappeared from the streets but  can still be seen in the tree tops

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Re: May 2021
« Reply #8 on: May 01, 2021, 22:57:01 »
Strong starting page!

  Another attempt to streetphotography. A small conversation
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Re: May 2021
« Reply #9 on: May 02, 2021, 03:47:49 »
An early fall snowstorm this past autumn found this maple fully leaved. One lower limb snapped from the added weight. Thankfully this spring, the tree is sending out new leaves near the base of the healing wound. Life goes on.

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Re: May 2021
« Reply #10 on: May 02, 2021, 10:41:30 »
May 2

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Re: May 2021
« Reply #11 on: May 02, 2021, 11:44:20 »
Red alert.

The atmosphere around Japan has been very unstable today.
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Re: May 2021
« Reply #12 on: May 02, 2021, 13:51:09 »
Red alert.

The atmosphere around Japan has been very unstable today.

Earthquakes on Hokkaido?

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Re: May 2021
« Reply #13 on: May 02, 2021, 14:17:59 »
Anemone nemorosa Wood Anemone are slowly coming into bloom these days. So I guess it's spring although the temperature doesn't feel appropriate for that season. Oh well.

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Re: May 2021
« Reply #14 on: May 02, 2021, 14:25:57 »
Earthquakes on Hokkaido?

There was a big earthquake in the Tohoku district yesterday (on May 1st), which is considered to be yet another afterquake of the disastrous one that attacked the same district in 2011.
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