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Bramhakamal


Bramhakamal

A HOLY FLOWER TO INDIANS, GROWS AROUND NANDA DEVI SANCTUARY OF HIMALAYAS.

Tulip Standout


Tulip Standout

Every Spring I head to the North Georgia Mountains, specifically Young Harris College, to capture the tulips in bloom.

Morning For Bees


Morning For Bees

A minute bee in the family Halictidae, lapping up nectar from winged sumac (Rhus copallinum), whose flowers have just begun to open.

Butterfly Beauty


Butterfly Beauty

Broken Beauty


Broken Beauty

I was at some public gardens in Lincoln, Nebraska with a friend when we saw this butterfly going from flower to flower even though it's wing was badly damaged.

Sun Dancer


Sun Dancer

Two sunflowers stretching themselves towards the afternoon sunshine.

Interlude


Interlude

A hummingbird takes a break between flowers and stops just long enough for me to capture its magnificent colors.

Silver Star


Silver Star

Silver Star mountain is one of the best hikes for wildflowers in the summer, there are several varieties and colors to see. Also this hike offers views of several of the cascade volcanos. Mt. St. Helens is pictured here, but you can also see...

Field Of Dreams


Field Of Dreams

The Oak Creek Vista rest area is just north of Sedona. A brief stop there revealed a carpet of wild asters. As I was filming at this beautiful stop, a girl came skipping down the path, providing a dream-like quality to the photo.

Blue Dream


Blue Dream

Water Lilies


Water Lilies

A large lotus and water lily park in northeast Thailand provides stunning bloom colors in all directions. I took many shots but was particularly struck by the contrast of the vibrant colors and the dark water and shadows.

The Hatchling


The Hatchling

Newly emerged Bird of Paradise flower

The Hatchling


The Hatchling

Newly emerged Bird of Paradise flower

Clematis Delicate


Clematis Delicate

Also labeled: Abstract

Bergamot


Bergamot

Bergamot (Monarda fistulosa) is a native plant often found in prairies and much loved by pollinators. This plant is part of a prairie restoration project.

Also labeled: Abstract, Nature

Humble Bumblebees


Humble Bumblebees

Bumblebees getting a bit to eat at a rest stop in Pennisylvania rest stop.

Raindrop On A Globe Thistle


Raindrop On A Globe Thistle

The garden is a wonderful place to photograph, particularly during or immediately after a shower. But timing is everything; I went back to this flower 10 minutes later and the raindrop was gone.

Also labeled: Abstract, Blue, Nature, Water

Purple Carousel


Purple Carousel

Also labeled: Forests, Light, Nature, Seasons

Lily Pond


Lily Pond

Near the Aquarium in Okinawa, there is a small shrine with a wonderful relaxing pond. This is just one of the ponds on the aquarium ground and was bursting with life. The locals invite you to rest and take in the calmness that the pond provides.

Also labeled: Exotic Places, Green, Islands, Water

Hummingbird Heaven


Hummingbird Heaven

This day altered the course of my photography life forever. I started out as a pure landscape photographer, but all that changed when I stumbled across a small island of rock and wildflowers poking through a glacier on the north side of Broken Top. ...

Also labeled: Natural Wonders, Wildlife

Blue Lakes Lupine


Blue Lakes Lupine

Summer sunrise overlooking blue lakes and a lupine covered field.

Cream Beauty


Cream Beauty

Cream Water Lily with a bright Yellow center

Cream Beauty


Cream Beauty

Cream Water Lily with a bright Yellow center

Flower


Flower

Caught this flower blooming

Reaching For The Sky


Reaching For The Sky

Hibiscus


Hibiscus

Hibicus flowers come in many colors, but this one is very unusual.

Also labeled: Seasons

Spring Blossoms


Spring Blossoms

Spring blossoms on the trees on my property.

Also labeled: Seasons, Trees

Rocky Mountain Columbine And Indian Paintbrush


Rocky Mountain Columbine And Indian Paintbrush

Wildflowers, Nature's jewels, are living examples of natural colors. This grouping was photographed in the Yankee Boy Basin of Colorado's San Juan mountains.

Also labeled: Blue, Green

Tulips


Tulips

Each yer tulips are planted around the parking lot at the pool where I swim laps. Had to lay on my stomach to eliminate cars and power lines. No enhancements, head on photography, simple and direct.

Tulips


Tulips

Each yer tulips are planted around the parking lot at the pool where I swim laps. Had to lay on my stomach to eliminate cars and power lines. No enhancements, head on photography, simple and direct.

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