Attaching the electrodes of knowledge to the nipples of ignorance.
The Canadian Tulip Festival, May 5 – 23, 2005
Flowers on sale in the Market on York Street.
A female duck (probably Anas platyrhynchos).
An Eastern grey Squirrel, Sciurus carolinensis watching us walk by safely in a tree.
A pair of Canada Geese (Branta canadensis maxima, most likely – there are several sub-species)
A very small waterfall along the Rideau River in the River Road Park.
This common raccoon (Procyon lotor) just walked right up to us – completely unafraid of us.
An old rail bridge that crosses the Rideau river just south of highway 417, open for pedestrian and cyclists.
A unopened tulip.
Tracey and Boing on a rock.
Strathcona Park is one of my favorite parks in the Ottawa.
Tulips on Charolotte.
MacDonalds Greens Park (I think).
The bridge on Queen Elizabeth Drive.
A solitary pink tulip alone in a sea of yellow tulips.
Tulips on Parent Avenue.
A veritable sea of tulips!
Ducks being territorial. The male has chased away the female.
Willow tree bark.
Tulips in the Market.. Guigues street?
Fishies in the pond.
On Sparks street. You can se my hat in the upper right.
I *love* this photo.
There are over 100 species of tulips, so I’m not sure which one these are.
A baby tulip poking around another tulip leaf.
The Peace Tower and tulips!
A couple of couples on Parliament Hill.
The angel on the corner of Sussex and St Patrick.
Crystal, consuming a well-earned Zak’s milkshake, who was a *great* help on May 12th, helping to lug video equipment, tripods, batteries and other paraphernalia all over Ottawa as I shot some of these photos and about 15 minutes of stock footage.
Tulips at the Canada and the World site (on Sussex, near the Rideau Falls).
Boing and tulips!
I like this kind of tulip, but…
I like the purple here!
..In front of the Royal Canadian Mint, shot through the bars.