Flowers

Lilies 1

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MInolta DiMAGE 7Hi  105mm  1/250  f6.3  ISO 100  no filter  2012

Lilies 2

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Canon 5D Mark II  84mm  1/1328  f16  ISO 2000 no filter  2012

Lilies 3

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Canon 5D Mark II  97mm  1/800  f16  ISO 2000  no filter  2010

Lanceleaf Coreopsis, Prague

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Vacationing in Prague in the Czech republic, I saw these yellow flowers of the Lanceleaf Coreopsis family in a vendor’s push cart.

Sigma SD-14  2009  Electronic information appears to have been stripped from this file.

Impatiens, Mystic Seaport

Standing in a ticket line next to the Gift Shop at the Mystic Seaport in Connecticut in 1985, I was intrigued by this arrangement of colorful impatiens.

Nikon F2ASb  35mm  1/30  f5.6  Kodachrome 25  ASA 25 Polarizing filter

Chrysanthemum

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Canon 5D Mark II  75mm  1/180  f4.5  ISO 100 no filter  2010

Hibiscus 2, Eagle Rock

Our older daughter, Hilary, owns a Craftsman Home from the 1920’s near Pasadena, California.  The extensive hibiscus bushes are likely almost 100 years old.

Minolta DiMAGE 7Hi  7.2mm  1/90  f5.6  ISO 100  no filter

Hibiscus 1, Eagle Rock

Our older daughter, Hilary, owns a Craftsman Home from the 1920’s near Pasadena, California.  The extensive hibiscus bushes are likely almost 100 years old.

Minolta DiMAGE 7Hi  21.4mm  1/90  f5.6  ISO 100  no filter

Frost-covered Leaves, Bellevue

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I saw this scene as I stepped from my car in late October of 2007.

Sigma SD-14  44mm  1/40  f4.0  ISO 100  no filter

Dahlias in Basket

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Freshly-picked dahlias in an old wicker basket on a porch on Fox Island, Washington near Tacoma.

Sigma SD-14  17mm  1/60  f4.0  ISO 50  no filter  2008

Celosia, Victoria, BC

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In front of the spectacular Provincial Museum in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada sits an elaborate garden.  This image is a small segment highlighting its celosia plantings.

Minolta DiMAGE 7Hi  13.7mm  1/180  f5.6  ISO 100  no filter  2004

Arrangement

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Evette and I were invited to the home of an avid gardener in Bellevue, Washington.  This beautiful flower arrangement came entirely from her magnificent garden.

Canon 5D Mark II  47mm  o.5 sec  f16  ISO 2000  no filter  2010