Category Archives: flowers

An Old Fave

Remembering springtime on the East Coast and one of my favorite flowers, Cleome or Spider Flower. Great weekend, everyone! {carole} Advertisements

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Dumbarton Oaks, part III

Hey, welcome back. I apologize for the poor lighting, as the gardens are only open from 2-6 p.m. in the summer. The worst time for photographers. I’ll probably go back in the fall when the sun’s not so high. This … Continue reading

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Colors of summer

Look closely. Do you see “faces” in the flowers here? They remind me a little of C-3PO from Star Wars. I didn’t notice until I viewed the image on my large monitor. a Cleome in the neighborhood one of my … Continue reading

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One last glimpse

Yes, welcome to my last glimpse of the Amish country! Hope you enjoy it…. Downtown Lancaster, PA Daylilies in Strasburg, PA The 300 Block of N. Queen St. in Lancaster. 300 Block is a very cool area of the city … Continue reading

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A stroll through Amish country

  Garden store in Strasburg, PA Today and tomorrow I’ll be showing you the last of my photos from the Amish country. (Do I hear a cheer in the background?) I’m going to have to bite the ole bullet and … Continue reading

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Traveling today

Hey, we’re on the road back home today, so I’ll just put up a few photos. Back tomorrow…. Cleome (spider plant) Zinnia Sun patterns

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Lost peonies

I took these photos of peonies a few months ago, but didn’t put them on Flickr because I thought they were messed up. Turns out I was looking at them through a cheaper monitor that makes bright colors appear blown … Continue reading

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Reflections

Since it’s Monday morning here, I thought I’d start with a peaceful, soothing image. Hope everyone had a great weekend. This was taken at a lovely public garden–one of our favorite places to just stroll and reflect on all the … Continue reading

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Goin’ crazy with texture

Remember when I said the craziest-looking textures can sometimes work with your photos? I created the image above with a free texture from darkwood67’s collection on Flickr. (There are tons of free textures on Flickr, by the way.) The texture … Continue reading

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Is it real or is it Memorex?

Some soft tones for you this morning. This is almost SOOC (straight-out-of-camera) except for some tweaking of the brightness.  I played with the exposure and focus here.   This was taken in a place called Tlaquepaque (pronounced “tuh-lack-ee-pack-ee”) in the Sedona, … Continue reading

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