Category Archives: Flowers

Impression of Lobelia


  I added a Nikon adapter to my kit for the new Fuji X-Pro1, and tried  an old macro lens with interesting results.

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The Monarchs are Coming!


It’s spring so it must be time for a new camera and time for the Butterfly Weed to bloom. The new camera is the Fujifilm X-Pro1, a much improved version of the X100 that I’ve been using for a little … Continue reading

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The Signs of Spring


I don’t know about you, but I’ve been using the Okame Cherry in my yard as a reliable sing of spring.  Once it starts to bloom, everything starts. This year, the date of the first blossom was March 4.  An … Continue reading

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Anniversary Orchid (36)


“Chains do not hold a marriage together. It is threads, hundreds of tiny threads which sew people together through the years.”  

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The Cactus Blooms at Christmas


It’s pretty unusual for us to have a Christmas Cactus (Schlumbergera) actually in bloom on Christmas day.  We have three of them – one blooms reliably around Easter and another is pretty dependable at Thanksgiving.  This one usually starts sometime … Continue reading

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Lacecap Time


It’s that time of year – summer blooms have started so it’s time for the annual close up of the Lacecap Hydrangea!  At least it’s a different camera this time.    

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Dogwood Time


The dogwoods are now in full bloom, so it’s time for the annual dogwood blossom photograph.  One year I’m going to get it right!

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