Ed Lehming Photography

“It is hard to be defensive toward a danger which you have never imagined existed.” ― John Christopher It is indeed interesting watching this year’s spring emergence of wildflowers. Some, like the...

“Human spirit is the ability to face the uncertainty of the future with curiosity and optimism. It is the belief that problems can be solved, differences resolved. It is a type...

“The world is indeed full of peril, and in it there are many dark places; but still there is much that is fair, and though in all lands love is now...

“As doom and gloom pervade our lives it’s difficult to feel freshness. Yet, nature shows us that just as one thing dies off, another appears. Our path need not be wearisome...

“Flowers will always try, and look their best, no matter what the season or reason.”  ― Anthony T. Hincks Every spring I get to enjoy a gift from the past. My mother...

“Nature takes hold, in the smallest crack or hollow, filling them with life and laying the foundation for the next generation.” – Ed Lehming Among the solid stone of the Canadian...

“The deeper one looks into what appears simple, the more complex it really is. Even the very delicate and wispy structures show there is more to them than meets the casual...

“Bright white blossoms greet me from the morning garden, as the sun warms the early June day with it’s own brightness.” – Ed Lehming  The gardens are beginning to come alive....

“The soft spring breezes played with the tiny flowers of the plant causing then to dance and twinkle in the light.” – Ed Lehming As I’ve said a few times in...

“Bright puddles of green foliage adorned the otherwise dull forest floor. Above them float delicate white stars, pure and bright; an elixir to the winter weary soul.” – Ed Lehming I...

“Spring is like the opening of a window on a bright sun-filled day. Freshness replaces the stale air and fills us with energy and promise.” – Ed Lehming Ferns are a...

“Delicate white flowers hover above the deep green leaves as the next wave of spring flowers emerges, replacing trilliums and bloodroot. The canopy overhead thickens, and filters the light that makes...

“Along forest paths, bright wildflowers dance in the gentle breeze, and an ever changing dance of colours, fragrances, and textures.” – Ed Lehming This spring has been a joy for me,...

“Preparations are underway, chlorophyll fills the cells, rust turns to green, and leaves mature, ready to feed hungry trees, and produce oxygen.” – Ed Lehming Spring is truly underway when the...

“Nature is filled with surprises. It’s the unusual that we notice. That’s what I love about being in it, there is always something new to make you wonder, How did that...

“Life and colour emerged from the ground with such abundance, you could fairly hear the leaves rustling with activity.” – Ed Lehming I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again,...

“Barely visible on first glance, it’s alien form surprises the first time viewer” – Ed Lehming It is so nice to finally make images with no snow. The past few weeks...

“Winter’s parting left us traces of its touch; a bit of snow, a hint of frost, and cool breezes, as if someone had left a door open.” – Ed Lehming I...

“When you can take pleasure in the simple beauty life offers, then you are truly blessed.” – Ed Lehming Often, even the most mundane things draw my attention. Though I have...

“Nothing ever really goes away–it just changes into something else. Something beautiful.”  ― Sarah Ockler I was debating the title for this image of a spent cicada pupa. I recall seeing thousands...

“Sometimes strands spend a long time seeking each other, fumbling without light, and interweave without knowing that it is exactly what the web wants.”  ― Emmi Itäranta I can’t even comprehend the...

“I promise you nothing is as chaotic as it seems. Nothing is worth diminishing your health. Nothing is worth poisoning yourself into stress, anxiety, and fear.”  ― Steve Maraboli Some strange things...

“It is in the shade that you look up at a tree and appreciate its efforts.”  ― Matshona Dhliwayo The versatility and adaptability of nature is endless. Here, a small fern has...

“It doesn’t matter whether you are looking for a reason to be happy or sad, you will always find it.”  ― Kamand Kojouri In this hectic world, I am usually looking for...

“Sometimes you just had to crawl through the dark before you could see the light.”  ― E.L. Montes Butterflies can be a challenge to photograph. They are quite shy and their irregular...

“My love affair with nature is so deep that I am not satisfied with being a mere onlooker, or nature tourist. I crave a more real and meaningful relationship. The spicy...

“Beware of those who are bitter, for they will never allow you to enjoy your fruit.”  ― Suzy Kassem The gooseberries are not just bitter, but well protected. I imagine birds would...

“When you reach for the stars, you are reaching for the farthest thing out there. When you reach deep into yourself, it is the same thing, but in the opposite direction....

“The beauty of that June day was almost staggering. After the wet spring, everything that could turn green had outdone itself in greenness and everything that could even dream of blooming...

“It was June, and the world smelled of roses. The sunshine was like powdered gold over the grassy hillside.”  ― Maud Hart Lovelace I noticed, as I wrote this post, that I...