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Sunflower Shade


Sunflower Shade

These sunflowers grow out out in the sand dunes in Sand Dunes National Park in late summer. They grow a couple of feet tall and I was able to lay on the sand to get this image. It was a good time to use the camera live image preview screen in order...

Flowers In The Gloom


Flowers In The Gloom

I meant to go for a hike on this foggy spring day, but on my way to the trails, I found so much beauty in the wildflowers along the side of the forest road, that I spent hours photographing and never did get to the trail. I loved the way the bright...

Toants, Tulips Look Like Trees


Toants, Tulips Look Like Trees

Descanso Tulips shot in April 2003, late afternoon. Print from Scanned Ektachrome. I Love Finding grandiose landscapes in the smallest of places.

Img_5301 Jack And The Flower Stalk


Img_5301 Jack And The Flower Stalk

This image shows wild flowers from a different point of view..The raw file was processed and converted to monochrome in Digital Photo Professional.

Pure Allure


Pure Allure

Champagne Bubble Poppy & an accommodating bee in my garden. Scanned Ektachrome.

Beauty Of A Iris


Beauty Of A Iris

I love my back yard in the late spring when all the flowers start blooming. Something new every year.

Waving Proudly


Waving Proudly

When I saw this was the challenge I was looking around my yard for something to photograph. Decided to try shooting from beneath the daisies that are blooming and was glad when it worked out to get the flag in the photo too!

Summer Foxglove


Summer Foxglove

Close-up of blooming foxglove in a forest meadow.

First To Leave...


First To Leave...

Snowy Sagehen Meadows 2


Snowy Sagehen Meadows 2

"Snowy Sagehen Meadows 2" - This field of Camas wildflowers was photographed during a snow storm at Sagehen Meadows, near Truckee, California.

Sagehen Meadow At Night 1


Sagehen Meadow At Night 1

"Sagehen Meadow at Night 1" - Photograph of the Camas wildflowers at Sagehen Meadows, near Truckee, California at night.

Sunny Tulips


Sunny Tulips

The owner of the local greenhouse planted a wonderful display of tulips, inside to bloom at Easter, and welcomed everyone to come out and enjoy them.

Magnolia


Magnolia

Sized Up


Sized Up

A shot of the baby doesn't show the viewer how small they are. I set up in the direction they were foraging in letting the mom & baby approach me.

Wilson Plover Chick


Wilson Plover Chick

I arrived before sunrise to locate one of the Wilson Plover families. After finding them, I identified which direction they were foraging in. Then, I set up infant of them letting allowing them to approach me.

Sized Up


Sized Up

A shot of the baby doesn't show the viewer how small they are. I set up in the direction they were foraging in letting the mom & baby approach me.

Morning Flight


Morning Flight

Prior to sunrise I located two Spoonbills in a perfect location for sunrise. I put on my waders, and waded into a lagoon to position myself for some portraits. After two hours the spoonbills took flight.

Cherokee Blanket


Cherokee Blanket

Mimosa Bloom


Mimosa Bloom

Cherokee Blanket


Cherokee Blanket

The New Pushes Out The Old


The New Pushes Out The Old

Spring in Southern California doesn't happen all at once. The weather changes, but there are so many microclimates that wildflowers can bloom and fade in one place before they start in another. I spotted this little patch of California Poppies off...

Also labeled: Landscapes

Morning Field Yellow Stone National Park


Morning Field Yellow Stone National Park

Also labeled: Grass, Nature

Lost In The Beauty


Lost In The Beauty

Sunflower From Our Garden


Sunflower From Our Garden

The beautiful sunflower from our garden.

Also labeled: Green, Landscapes

Spring Wildflowers: Rowena Crest


Spring Wildflowers:  Rowena Crest

This photo was taken from ground level to capture the flowers and the Columbia River background. I used a Nikon D 7100, Nikkor Zoom lens (18-200 mm.), and a Tiffen Circular Polarizer. The ISO was 100, F/18, 1/3rd second exposure, and a Focal Length...

Standing Tall


Standing Tall

Allium in spring garden

Also labeled: Nature, Seasons

Snowdon Bluebells


Snowdon Bluebells

With a race to catch the last rays of the day, This tranquil lake side bluebell patch gave a stunning view to the peak of Snowdon in Snowdonia national Park in Wales.

Napa Valley Wine Country In Spring


Napa Valley Wine Country In Spring

Wild mustard grows profusely in the vineyards of Napa Valley after winter rains and we finally had rain this winter. The oaks tress, hill and mountains to the right made this location perfect for a panoramic photo.

Spring Tulips


Spring Tulips

Also labeled: Light

Yield


Yield

"By yielding you may obtain victory." Ovid

Also labeled: Light

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