This guy was hidden in some reeds on a local pond. A small member of the Heron family, they are about 24″ tall and sit like a statue not moving for long periods of time so they blend into their surroundings. The have long crown feathers that are about half the length of their body but unfortunately are not visible in this photo. Enjoy.
I titled this ‘Business End’ because this is the business end of a flower and the name was too long to keep typing.Friedhelm and I went to the Botanical Gardens in Berekely. I took this using my 100mm macro lens.
Springtime is a wonderful time to photograph and to experiment. I am currently photographing with an old Russian lens which produces a wonderful background blur. Also, this image is edited on my little Android tablet. Currently I am learning to edit images on a much smaller device that I can take with my wherever I go.
Die denkmalgeschützte Stephanuskirche in Wolfsburg-Detmerode ist ein Spätwerk (1964) des berühmten Architekten Alvar Aalto. In ganz Deutschland gibt es nur 6 Bauwerke von ihm. Drei davon in Wolfsburg.
Diese Kamelie entdeckte ich während eines Spaziergangs im Frühjahr in einem Ortsteil von Wolfsburg.
How many little creepy little party-goers can you find? Hint: there are five
Took this on a quick trip to Lake Merced.
Not sure of there real name I call them ‘Lawn Daisy’s’.
Due to the extreme dry weather and relatively warm temperatures the Almond blossoms are about two weeks too early this year. While I was photographing (after sunset) a bee came bye. Of course I pressed the shutter.