Pink and red

Today wasn’t the first time I’d seen the wild rose bush growing along the shore at Lake Natoma; but this morning its bright red rose hips caught my eye. Apparently, they won’t be ripe until later in the year, but they looked so irresistible, I picked one to bring home with me. And I wasn’t the only one checking out […]

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A spring bouquet

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; […]

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Petal power

Today the weather was cool and overcast so I went for a walk around the neighborhood, and I couldn’t resist shooting some of the gorgeous roses I saw blooming at various locations. I just love these colors — and luckily they are easier for my camera to render more accurately than the deep red ones I often stop to admire.

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