Daffodils are blooming at the Dallas Arboretum. What a delightful, almost obnoxious display of color to behold after seeing nothing but brown dreariness all winter long. … Continue reading The Dilapidated Daffodil
I tried to look at my blog through a different set of eyes – my conclusion: I need more color and maybe a break from mushrooms. So today’s blog will focus on pumpkins from the Dallas Arboretum. Camera: Canon EOS … Continue reading Texture & Color
I’ve been featuring a lot of nature photos lately so this time I opted to focus on my other favorite themes: dessert and miniatures. The photo was taken last year at a tea party with some friends. I usually carry … Continue reading Man reading newspaper at a tea party
I purchased this hydrangea years ago. It, as well as my passion flower vine, are the most expensive plants I’ve purchased for the garden. But as the photos hopefully display, it’s such a dramatic and beautiful plant. Camera: Canon … Continue reading Hydrangea
This afternoon I planted myself near a flowerbed at the Dallas Arboretum. My goal was to soak in the moment (a day off from work!), observe the plants and maybe spot something interesting to photograph. There it was. A ladybug … Continue reading Ladybug Covered in Pollen
A few years ago, I did something completely out of character, but something I wanted to do since high school but never did: dye my hair blue. No one tells you when you turn blue, that you become addicted to … Continue reading On Becoming Blue Hair Girl
I took a Monday off from work last month to visit the Dallas Arboretum. Zero color/lighting adjustments were made to the photos in Photoshop or any other program. What you see is what I photographed just as I saw it. … Continue reading Elegance in the Garden
If you’ve read a few blogs you might have noticed a trend. Blue hair. A fondness for blue Dodge Challengers and Chargers and now a new blue handbag! Today’s feature started when I took my new bag out for a … Continue reading Self-inflicted Homework
I figured I could do a blog post on cars. Then another blog post on flowers. But then I thought I could unite the two themes in one blog with a color theme. And what better color to unite than … Continue reading Cars, flowers and the color blue!
Towards the end of my visit at the Dallas Arboretum I dawdled by taking photos of some potted plants near the exit. I’m glad I did. Take a look… Image above: f/5.6 1/50 sec ISO: 320 Image above: ISO: 640 … Continue reading Spring at the Arboretum: Purple!