Sunday, May 1, 2011
Poppies and Dasies Playing in the Sprinklers
I didn't intentionally put the water drops on these flowers when I was taking care of a friend's yard. But I did have my camera along for just such an occasion. I loved the way the light caught the huge drops of water. The beautiful curves of the drops complement the small ridges of the poppy petals nicely. And then the daisy decided he wanted to be in the picture and leaned in from the right and said CHEEEEESE. Ok, maybe I spend a little too much time in the garden, but I'm making up for a very busy year that saw my plants too neglected.
Friday, August 27, 2010
Translucent Santa Ynez Grapes
It's getting to be just the right time of year to start to wander around Santa Ynez. The grapes have just got to the point where they are starting to look juicy and delicious. They change fast this time of year. It won't be long before the leaves get some amazing colors in them. The day I took this shot I was looking for a nicely backlit bunch. This was the last shot of the day, when I saw the three grapes on top with their seeds perfectly visible in the afternoon sun I knew I had what I was looking for.
Saturday, September 22, 2007
The Kiwis in the kitchen were getting a little soft so it was time to do something with them. I guess I could have just eaten them... but then I wouldn't have some cool photos to show for it.
Monday, May 28, 2007
Poppy Seed Pod
No, it's not upside down! Well, the photo's not anyway, the flower is.
This is the same flower from the Photo of the Day on the 20th. By the looks of things there will be poppies all over the place in our back yard next year.
I like the "cross section" look of the flower. And the ruffled edge of the petals too.
Tuesday, July 11, 2006
Tomatoes from the Garden
These are some beautiful little tomatoes
from our garden. My wife has an incredible
green thumb. Our biggest plant is about
seven feet tall! So this is the first of
many tomato dishes.
These are Pink Grape Tomatoes. They are translucent, beautiful, and delicious. The basil is from the garden too. Now we just need our own buffalo for the Mozzarella. :-D
Monday, August 29, 2005
It has been an amazing season for California Poppies.
Which has made a lot of fun for me and my camera.
Sometimes I keep at a certain subject to try to
work out as many angles as I can, and they have kept
me busy this summer.
Now for the hard part... I have to pick my favorites!
As we move into the fall season the art show season is picking up. And, I am in the process of trying to increase the number of images I display. I have been seeing a few repeat visitors now that I have been doing this for almost a year (which is very exciting) and I love to have something new to show them!
I am not sure what format it will be in, but this will be one of the images that will make it's debut soon.