The theme for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge (and for the Lens Artist Challenge) this week is One Single Flower.
Some details from our Sweetwater Trail hike yesterday.
The theme for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is Sense of Touching: This week you can post anything that stimulates or delights your sense of touch. It can be thorns on a rose, a soft baby’s face or tree bark. Be creative and have fun. Most of all I hope you have fun.
The only thing I enjoy more than capturing the big scenic shots with my camera is finding the extra little bonus details. That’s what makes the beauty of nature really come alive for me.
Spring flowers come in many different amazing shapes as well as colors. For example, when I first noticed this plant (below) in a neighborhood front yard, it was the yellow flowers that initially caught my eye. Then I realized there was a lot more going on here than just small yellow flowers. I’d never seen a plant like this before; […]
This is the time of year when our camellias bloom, then drop their petals onto the driveway, where they wither away. Sometimes I’ll find an intact flower lying on the ground, somehow more delicate and beautiful than when it was still alive, on the bush.
Thus far this year I’ve been doing an extremely poor job at getting outside and shooting — well, anything at all. I suppose it was probably similar in January 2019, but lately I just have the strong desire to burrow into a nice warm bed and stay there until spring! To help remind myself (and you, as well) that warm […]
Any time I find a praying mantis, I just have to grab my camera. Even if I can’t get close enough for a really awesome shot, there’s just something so amazing about these insects. I found this one hanging out in our front yard, and I stalked her for at least half an hour; I’m sure she was hoping I’d […]