Category Archives: wildflower portrait

07.12.2020-2 White Water-lily

I asked with my last water-lily post if there could be too many and the answer was no.  So here’s another from Poor Farm Swamp this morning. Come to think of it, the question was about lady’s slippers but a … Continue reading

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07.06.2020 Macro Monday-Grass Pink Farewell

Among a few other subjects that I found in the meadow was most likely the last of the Grass Pinks-Calopogon tuberosus that I will photograph this season.  Most are long past and not looking good even for a “spent” image. … Continue reading

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07.01.2020 White Water-lily Wednesday

I love finding these floating on dark water. This was the only fully open one within “reach” (see below) this past Monday as it is still just a touch early.  Some of the pink flowers are beginning to blossom too, … Continue reading

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05.29.2020-2 One of the Aforementioned Pink Lady’s Slippers in White

Just a basic portrait.  There were only two this year of these white variants and I just went for the glamour shot. There’s another location where I might find some others and will see if there is something a bit … Continue reading

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05.04.2020-2 Strongly lit Trout Lily

Ordinarily I choose to shoot flowers in subdued lighting.  This morning’s singular goal was to photograph more of these with, hopefully, a look at the flowers reproductive organs ( I was going to say genitalia…would that have been okay and … Continue reading

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04.28.2020 Pants!

Today is Mary Beth and my 36th.  Exactly now half my life has been filled with marital bliss thanks to her wonderfulness.  The scale is definitely balanced in my favor as she got the short end of the stick. She’s … Continue reading

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04.23.2020-2 A little something to pretty up your day

Bloodroot Beauty

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04.20.2020-2 Floral Memory

Some shy Wild Oats, one of our spring ephemerals. Mine are not up yet and I was without my car as it had a couple of recalls to be sorted out so something from the archives. Also called Sessile-leaved Bellwort-Uvularia … Continue reading

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04.17.2020 Living Large on a Ledge

Another wildflower found on the ledges near yesterday’s waterfall is Early Small-flowered Saxifrage-Micranthes virginiensis. Despite my title, referring more to the plant’s success growing on rock than size, this is a tiny wildflower and the inflorescence is not very big at … Continue reading

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04.12.2020 Silent Sunday

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