Category Archives: Flowers

Photography 101 – Treasure

Show us something (or someone) you cherish, and get up close.

Not really what I had planned when I read the description of this challenge.  While walking around the back fields today I saw these – while they are not a treasure to me they could definitely be to the birds during the cold.

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Photography 101 – The Natural World and #NaBloPoMo

Capture a moment, big or small, and pay attention to the lines and curves produced by nature.

Since my pictures of the deer chose not to cooperate with me I am using a couple that were taken early in the spring.  An announcement from Mother Nature that warmer weather was on it’s way then.

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One of my favorite winter photos is from the backyard where I used to live.  It was used by the company I used to work for as a Christmas greeting on our emails one year.

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Photography 101 – Day 1 Challenge – What does home look like? & NaBloPoMo #3

Photography 101 – Day 1 Challenge – What does home look like to me?

When I think of home, I think of a safe place, a place to grow and learn and be loved.  My mother always had roses and many other flowers, there was seldom a month that was half way warm that something wasn’t blooming.  When I see roses I think about her.  My roses are still putting out new growth and blooming even though we’ve had several nights in the lower 30’s and upper 20’s this past week.

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Taken with my Fire phone but downloaded to my computer.

Wildflowers and weeds – what do we see?

While out mowing today I stopped to look at the wildflowers blooming.  Yes, they are wild,  but they are beautiful.  I love my roses and other flowers but there’s just something about these growing wild, yeah they’re just weeds but look at the beautiful flowers they have.

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