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”
The wait for spring is prolonging. The cultivated flowers at the stores seem to be always the same. Out of desperation, I turned the spring flower to look like one growing in the snow. Colors are weathered while it remains strong.
Another sizzling week of 90’s degree. Wildfire is burning and spreading. Not only the sky is hazy, the air we are breathing is also smoky. We are shutting the doors and windows to block the smoke; meanwhile, making a roasting oven for ourselves. Making soft-looking images is how I keep myself cool. A few majorContinue reading “Simply Flowers”
One sunny week brings our tulip magnolia to her full bloom. However the flowers do not sustain long before the petals begin to fall down the ground. This is the first time that I checked on them every couple days and tried to snap shots from different angles. The flowers are showy due to the sizeContinue reading “Farewell to Tulip Magnolia”