6-30-12 Daisy, Daisy, daisy

Not counting the parts of daisies on edges of this photo, there really are three daisies in this photo. “Really?!” you say. Really. This is a layered HDR photo that I made (not took) with my Canon 5D Mark III. It has HDR capacity built in. The things you can do with the new-fangled cameras….

A Simple Flower

There were at least two dozen flowers in the bouquet my wife put out in our dining room, including the noble red rose. But I was attracted to the soft pastels of this orange relative of the common daisy. The light was diffused window light and, as you can see, I focused on the green…

Summer’s Reminder

You may not know this but it isn’t the cool weather that causes the first leaves to turn color and fall. It’s the diminishing hours of sunlight. Photosynthesis – literally making something out of light – needs the fuel that sunlight offers and at some point in our part of the world, the leaves say,…