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
Initially I planned on an intriguing beetle photo for today but I think I’ve put readers through a lot with my creepy insect photos lately. Today I give you pretty flowers! Date: October 8, 2016 Camera: Rockalita Sunshine (Canon EOS 5D … Continue reading Feast for the eyes
I rummaged through old photos and found these gems from the Dallas Arboretum. Date: June 3, 2017 Location: Dallas Arboretum Camera: Rockalita Sunshine (Canon EOS 5D Mark IV) Lens: My beloved 100 mm macro lens (Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 … Continue reading Pollinators
Here are more photos from my favorite trip to the Dallas Arboretum back in March. The flowers and leaves blurred in the background to create an interesting effect. Some of the water droplets look metallic. A wider view of the … Continue reading Spring Rain
This evening I did the unthinkable. I played with filters in Photoshop. I am a purist – I photograph to capture what I see without extreme manipulation – and I consider that artful enough. But today, I decided to explore … Continue reading Filters
The photography studio gave me their leftover flowers from their photo shoot. I excitedly took them home and tried to find interesting ways to photograph them. Here’s a close-up with a blurred background. While creating bouquets in my kitchen I … Continue reading Something old, something new and pretty flowers in bloom!
Driving along Texas State Highway in McKinney, I noticed an unexpected splash of color along the side of the road. I didn’t know where or how to get closer—so I recruited a friend to help make it happen. He parked … Continue reading Sunflowers