Empirical Whimsy

I picked this flower just for you!

If you have kids or remember your own childhood, you know that kids tend to yank flowers (often weeds) from the ground and proudly present them to mom.  Their good intentions and exuberance sometimes result in just a petal or maybe just the bud… or in this case, just the stem of the pretty flower!  Continue reading I picked this flower just for you!

Pink Zinnia

Such rich, beautiful color!  Photo taken at the Dallas Arboretum.  No tripod.  No color correction.  Just a steady hand and lots of practice!  I figured I have posted lots of bugs and creepy crawlies that I should balance the blog with a pretty pink flower.  Enjoy.  This won’t last.  I have great photos of creepy things coming soon. Date:  September 9, 2018 Camera:  Rockalita Sunshine (Canon EOS 5D Mark IV) Lens:  My beloved 100 mm macro lens (Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 L macro IS) Continue reading Pink Zinnia

Overzealous Bee

I was digging through my archives for forgotten photos and found this fun shot.  I think we can relate. (Imagine diving in to a gallon of ice cream). I cropped it for a better view – admittedly, it’s not the best quality photo but it’s still fun.  This was way before I had Big Bertha or Rockalita Sunshine.  (My Canon cameras).  I also didn’t know how to use my camera.  😉 Camera:  Sony DSC-H2 Location:  I think my backyard. Date:  September 2017   Continue reading Overzealous Bee