Growing up in the tropical region with bugs and insects everywhere, I ran away from them as soon as possible. Now living in the northwest, a nature-inspired place, I began to like everything nature offers. Either the colors from the creatures or that the earth provides, they are ‘naturally’ paired and visually delightful.
My daily walk path is trimmed with thistles. Whenever I walked by, I thought to come out something different than what I’ve done throughout the years. I tried to use different lens and did it in the different time of the season. In all, I think the ice-laced version is probably my most favorite. ThistlesContinue reading “Simply Thistles”
Surprised to spot the cactus with blooms.
It’s a half inch of the flower bud. It gives me visual pleasure. It inspires me to focus on whatever I do. Youth is a strength. Start out right, set a sound target, and go for it.
These are not Air Ballons. They are ‘balloons’ in the air and only about 1/3″ in height.
Finally got my almost-tarnished macro lens out. It has been a while since I last used it. If not peeking through it so carefully, I would never notice the beauty of this small flower. I leave the name to the botanist.
Say farewell to the last bloom in the season. I like rain, but not in this time of the year when it will linger for months…
Autumn is officially here. I am thrilled to see leaves gradually changing colors…. This might be my last flower picture of the season. Not a prolific photography season, but nothing is more precious than hanging out with good old friends this summer.
Five years ago when I first came to Shriner’s Iris Garden, I was overwhelmed by the vast varieties of Iris there and did not know where to start. I often think Iris and Rhoderdendron are gorgeous flowers, but they are not my favorite macro subjects. I am glad that I decided to go back andContinue reading “Iris, Iris, Iris”