Tuesday, January 27, 2009

ABC Wednesday B

It's time to take a small break from all the photos of Sandhill Cranes, because it's time for ABC Wednesday! This week, the letter is B, and while I know it's a bit early, I wanted to get his posted.

I thought I'd try to be a little more original than last week (A is for Apple, duh!) so I've done some searching through my archives and came across this photo.

So why would I post dinosaurs for the ABC Wednesday letter B?

Because this outstanding museum features a selection of fossils that have all been recreated in Bronze! While they look like normal skeletons, they have a depth and detail like I've never seen.

They are Beautiful!

I actually did a whole blog on this Museum, so if you'd like to learn more about the Mesalands Dinosaur Museum, you can click here

And while I guess I'm only supposed to post one ABC picture a week, while going through my archives, I also found this shot.

Please remember to click on both images for larger versions. The Bee, in particular, looks much better at a larger resolution.

I've gotten so many comments on the bee photo, I thought I'd mention that this was taken several years ago in my friend Carol's garden with a little Casio Exilim EXP600 camera, It was my first "serious" digital camera.

22 comments:

Rinkly Rimes said...

What works of art! But so is the bee! And you'll be sorry you've used him up next 'b' day!

richies said...

The B picture is beautiful, I mean the bee picture

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Carolina said...

That photo of the bee is soooo crisp! Wonderful shot. Bronze dinosaurs, wow, what a project must that have been. Would love a bronze dinosaur in the garden.

Fotosekken said...

Ooh, I don't know about beautiful (the first one), but it sure was a great photo though. =o)

Lene said...

Busy Bee, and Big, bronzed dinosaur! Yes, it`s an orginal and cool B-post :)

Tyra in Vaxholm said...

Great shot of the bee, it almost comes out from the computer! Your 'B's are bbbbrilliant/ Tyra

Babooshka said...

Beauty and the beast I would say.

ramblingwoods.com said...

I don't think there is a limit or I am in trouble.....Love the bee..

Berthddu Suit said...

I would never have guessed that the dinosaur was Bronze!! Thanks for sharing :)

foodiejenn said...

Wow.. in bronze? So great! And that bee picture is well captured, too!

My "B" entry is posted here and here. Hope you'll take a look as well. Thanks!

Meredith Teagarden said...

Indeed the bee does. The details of the wings even came through!

Tumblewords: said...

Great shots. The bronze dinosaurs are fascinating...

naturglede said...

Greate choise for the B!Have a fun abc:)

photowannabe said...

Perfect shots Bee cause I said so!
Love these Kate. Hubby and i will be gone till Friday. Celebrating our 45th anniversary a few days early. Talk to you when we get back.

Rose said...

Fabulous photo of the bee! I almost posted one, too, but on a coneflower instead. It's important to protect the bees or we may one day wind up like the dinosaurs!:)

Michele said...

Well!! These are just too wonderful!
Impressive bee... I'm in awe of the purple. Bee-utiful!
I thank you so much for coming by!!
Hope to see you soon!
(Hug)

DD said...

seriously, what beautiful pictures. That dianasaur was pretty cool! You would never know it was made out of bronze.

Powell River Books said...

Two great pictures. I especially like the bee caught in action. When you want to relax after a long day of web surfing come on over to my place and warm up by my blazing fire. - Margy

ellen b said...

Wonderful B's Kate! Have a great Wednesday!!

Dragonstar said...

I love the idea of bronze dinosaur skeletons - I really like bronze anyhow, and these must be quite special to see.

I'm also here on behalf of the ABC Team to thank you for posting.

nonizamboni said...

Awesome photos-both; such a nice contrast. I love cosmos so I'm in good company with that bee. Thanks for sharing!

Robert V. Sobczak said...

There's no better way to spend a day than in a museum ... talk about getting lost time out of mind.