I Am Not the Artist

If you think I did something beyond point and shoot on this photo, you’d be wrong. I credit Mother Nature. But my 70-200mm 2.8 lens played an important role. The circular green swirls that seem to frame these lilies are actually out-of-focus lilly leaves. And, like so many shots I take, I didn’t see this…

The Underside of Life

Who looks at the back sides of lilly leaves? I do. Once again, I am photographing Stargazer lilies – but this time I was trying to see what I hadn’t seen before. Incidentally, here’s a photo I posted almost a year ago that also gives a slightly different view of this flower.

08-15-09 Hidden World

I took exactly 65 pictures of my wife’s single blooming Star Lilly plant this morning and this was one of the last ones I captured. And I like it best. Is there a lesson for would be photographers in this? Perhaps. For me the lesson is to take photos from many angles and you might…