05-20-16 Water speckled hydrangea clusters were filled with personality.
05-01-16 Loved getting up-close & personal with the lovely hydrangea.
05-09-14 A brilliant pink flower grounded in its beauty.
06-12-15 A lovely magenta hydrangea in prime bloom adorned an Atlanta Botanical Gardens walkway.
Pink bud ready to unfurl
10-18-14 Love the sacred geometries present as a flower bud begins the unfurling process into full-bloom.
Simple flower bud
10-11-17 Often trepidation must be conquered before embracing new beginnings.
Fall flower blooms
10-19-14 Fall flowers remind us vibrant life flowers through winter's domant stage.
Bright pink fall flowers
10-18-14 These flowers are filled with magical energy & were insistent they picture was published.
Blooming fall flowers
10-18-14 Cheerful fall flowers brighten the dimming days headed towards the Winter Solstice.
05-15-15 Lovely purple flowers accented many of the garden canisters on The Magnificent Mile.
03-09-16 A collage of brilliant flowers waiting for the bees to work their magic.
Flower with curling petals
03-09-16 The elder brilliant flower relaxes into a job well done with curling petals.
03-09-16 Beauty exudes from the simplicity of the 13-pedal flower.
Flower Circle of Life
03-09-16 An open heart is the prerequisite for new beginnings.
03-30-17 The magic within this full-bloom flower was omnipotent, a calling to the Heart. ... and this is what I was doing when the fire began billowing black smoke clouds a mere 1.5 miles away. Later I learned the I-85 bridge collapsed due to the intense fire heat.
Simple mailbox flower
07-25-17 Simple mailbox flowers brighten the neighborhood landscape.
Circle of tiny flowers
03-18-16 When challenged, change your perspective .
Simple flower collage
05-28-17 A simple flower collage beckoned me as I meandered the Atlanta Botanical Gardens.
05-08-16 Delicate purple flowers exude the vulnerability inherent within the rebirthing season.
Small purple & yellow flowers
10-21-17 Delicate, small fall flowers whisper good cheer as the days shorten and temperatures cool.
Simple purple bud
08-18-17 A simple purple bud prepares to make a bold statement.
Tiny purple flower
03-23-16 Though minute in stature, the purple blossom was magnificent spirit.
Simple purple flower
04/11/16 A simple ending to a complex day.
Dainty purple flowers
07-25-17 Dainty, tiny flowers camouflage resilient strength necessary for a brilliant life.
Simple purple bloom
05-03-17 The garden trellises were filled with the lovely purple blooms.
03-28-15 A mythical symbol of simplicity & modesty, the violet reminds us we create our own opportunities.
Flower in wooden fence
10-18-14 A full-bloom flower peeks through the wooden fence.
Crocus bud bows
03-03-17 A lovely crocus bud bows slightly in reverence as it prepares to celebrate spring's arrival.
Simple yellow flower
10-10-17 A simple yellow bloom brings remnants of summer cheer into the fall.
Cheery fall flowers
10-18-14 Late into the afternoon walk I came upon these cheery flowers selectively hightlighted by the setting Sun.
07-02-14 Tonight I played with my new 50 mm fixed lens - still not used to "no zoom." Yet I love that I get clearer detaisl when I get up close & personal with the subject. Someday I will have a macro lens ....
07-15-17 Simple yellow flowers bring appreciated summer cheer.
10-09-17 Often treasures are found underneath the overt beauty.
05-03-17 A simple small flower bloom glows within her brilliant Spirit.
05-03-17 The lovely milkweed plants are deceptive in their beauty. Since this varietal is not native, the milkweed plants are in reality harmful to the fragile monarch butterfly population.
03-23-17 A full-bloom poppy shares her crone wisdom with the freedom of an open heart.
Poppies blowing in the wind
03-23-17 The full-bloom poppies frolicked in the spring wind, sharing their unfiltered love.
Single flower stem
05-27-17 MISSION ACCOMPLISHED: after meandering through a steep learning I curve, I managed to use the Ps layered masks to use the background on one image (shot f/3.5) and the detailed flower from image shot at f/20. Next I will learn to stack photos with varying f stops.
Full-bloom tree flower
02-20-17 A dynamic full-bloom flower greeted the warm pre-spring day with the power of a pure heart.
07-01-17 A spider flower cluster nestled in a black-eyed Susie patch is a reminder of the important role diversity plays within all life forms.
Floating mini-flower cluster
03-26-16 A cluster of tiny white flowers seems to float within the spring jubilee.
Tiny flower clusters
03-26-16 The tiny flower clusters invited me to play with them. So, I returned the following day with the tripod and had a lovely time with the beauties.
03-03-17 The simple paperbush blooms exude a powerful presence.
A trio of dainty flowers
02-22-17 A trio of dainty flowers bow in reverence to their small, yet important role within the season cycles. .... and a minute Being makes his powerful contribution!
03-07-17 Last night while walking the neighborhood, these lovely blooms called for their capture; today I answered their call with the tripod & macro lens.