Tag: flowers

Soft and Lovely

Winter is coming and at last the temperatures have dropped and the ground has dried up a bit. It’s good to not be walking in the mud every day. Winter is a favorite time of year for me to go out and explore the great outdoors with duck […]

Dancing Flowers

I’m always amazed with how well my iPhoneX captures images. In spite of low-light at the Dahlia display at Longwood Gardens, the images captured with my iPhone are well exposed and has nice focus throughout the flowers. With the second zoom lens option, the images are decent quality […]

White and Bright

It’s hard get white right. When photographing this beautiful Dahlia at Longwood Gardens National Dahlia show, I looked for flowers that offered curls in the center. With the variety of display, they were few and far in between. But this white one certain didn’t disappoint. Using the Lensbaby […]

A Creative Capture

This weekend I had the opportunity to visit Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square Pennsylvania. They were hosting for the first time the American Dahlia Society’s National show and it was an opportunity to see an incredible variety of dahlias that I had never seen before. Even though I […]

Finding Inspiration

Many a time I’ve been caught standing in the grocery store aisle just staring and an employee will stop and ask me if they can help me find something. I tell them I’m looking for inspiration and unfortunately it’s not easy to find. We can be stuck as […]

Create Yourself

A dear friend and faithful follower in my photography classes mentioned to me this past week that “Someone (meaning me) has taught her to not simply just take pictures, but to create images.” I’ve been thinking about her insightful comment quite a bit since then and she is […]

Struck Gold

Bird photography many times takes planning and lots of patience. Over the years, my garden has become a wildlife habitat with a variety of food, water and shelter sources offered. It seems that the word has gotten out that the Manor is a safe haven and here they […]

It’s a Sunny Kind of Day

This weekend will be filled with floral photography workshops, first with Lotus blossoms at Kenilworth Gardens, and then the following day Sunflowers at McKee Beshers Wildlife Management Area. Preparation is always essential in photography and even more so when I’m leading people on a photo field trip. So […]