11-26-13 Another Time and Another Place

I suppose I should be posting something slightly more seasonal, shouldn’t I? But perhaps these purple iris are blooming somewhere in Australia, where summer is about to begin. So I would suggest they are seasonal. Frankly, I wasn’t looking for a flower photo for this blog today; I was just looking for a colorful photo…

05-20-13 Bird’s Eye View

I am hung up on flowers, obviously. And I am also once again compelled to comment on the power of the photographer’s point of view. The conventional view of flower is from the side and from a short distance. The tulip becomes something quite different when you view it from the top at close range….

05-17-13 Our Neighbor’s Tulips I

My wife has nice flowers but does our neighbor and the other day I couldn’t help but be drawn to her collection of yellow tulips, which had just bloomed. The light was poor but I enhanced the scene with on-camera flash. I rarely use flash but I have taught my students that it’s ok to…