01-30-13 Christmas In January

This cactus lives on a shelf in our main bathroom and during much of the year it just sits there. But once a year, spurred on by forces a photographer like me could never comprehend, it blooms. And when I went into the bathroom a few minutes ago, I wasn’t thinking about macro photography. But…

Serration

Sooner or later I will run out of plants I photographed last week. Or I will clairvoyantly sense your boredom. But until then, here’s another plant. I will tell you that the photographic challenge with this plant was trying to establish a focal point. I was shooting at 2.8 so I would get fairly narrow…

Green Fingers

I took around 500 photos while I was in California recently. Most of them are of plants. Today, I post yet another example of the flora that grow in southern California. I believe that nothing in nature develops accidentally and when I look at this I wonder about the purpose of all of the parts…

Green Waves

I was going out to get something from my pickup truck when I noticed that the hosta leaves in a little garden patch outside our front door were backlit by the low sun. So, I forgot my original mission and went and got my camera. I think I took 30 photos but this one, after…