The theme for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is Feathers.
California asters (and beetles) at Slate Bar on the American River in Folsom.
I’ve been shooting an awful lot of spring wildflowers lately — but I figure that since they won’t be around much longer, I’d better appreciate them while I can. I’ve been learning to recognize quite a few of them by sight and to name them as I hike past. Hopefully at least some of this knowledge with stick with me […]
The vernal pool dry season is underway, and it’s already gorgeous! I can’t imagine how the acres and acres at Mather Field must look; the small patch of nature at Phoenix Park in Fair Oaks is already busting out with native wildflowers like checkerbloom, frying pan poppies, gold fields, and downingia. I did look for the elusive vernal pool monkey […]
Well, I promise that I’m serious about moving onto other things for my Monday posts (I have at least one idea I like quite a lot). At the same time, I felt I really needed to re-scan the earlier ones from my family’s 1959 trip through South Dakota and Wyoming as a personal project — and the results are so […]
I’ve been shooting a lot of wildflowers in my area lately (which I plan to start sharing very soon), but I always really enjoy seeing these roses burst into bloom in my neighborhood. I was walking to the store yesterday afternoon and didn’t have my camera, so I used my less-than-stellar phone camera instead. The images are only lightly edited; […]