Monday, August 17, 2009

ants in pants in poppy field

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Oh how one suffer for arts. These attempts in capturing the perfect peaceful poppy field - something we don't see up here around Stockholm latitudes - turned into a war with minuscule beings named ants. What I first thought was just a wayward grass straw turned out to be a veritable ant fight. And one really can't blame the ants for fighting back since they were under a lady-sitting-in-ant-hill-attack.

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Before I realized just how ant bad my photographic location was (before the screaming and running and the violently flapping of arms and legs) I did manage to capture a few photos I'm reasonably pleased with. As for 'the perfect poppy field' intention and the end result, well, I only blame the ants for not letting me sit there in peace long enough. Of course.

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Happy ant-free Monday!

6 comments:

D said...

absolutely stunning pics!

Wendy said...

Gorgeous pics. Worth the ant bites methinks!

Paz said...

LOL! Love the photos. A beautiful sight. Thanks for venturing out and risking the ant bites for us. ;-)

Paz xoxo

Hawk and Weasel said...

clearly the ants want the place for themselves.

great pictures!

Danangib said...

Beautiful, beautiful photos, I always loved the delicay of poppies.

Pia K said...

Thanks, D!

Ha, ha, maybe so, Wendy:)

Ah, Paz, what you do for the Internet and people, eh...;) Thanks!

Glad you enjoyed, HandW!

Thanks, Danangib, I agree, such delicate, perfect flowers they are.

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