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Posts tagged “flower photography

might as well be spring

in the temecula valley, february showers have brought march flowers. the hillsides are awash.

kauai hibiscus

kauai has some of the loveliest flowers i’ve seen. i shot this in 2004 shortly after a rain shower.


spring is just around the corner. I can’t wait to see the flowers start to bloom.

quintana roo hibiscus

we visited xcaret in the state of quintana roo, mexico a few years ago. it’s a huge park, with beautiful flowers, birds, a river you can float down, swimming with dolphins and a theater. this hibiscus was one of the prettiest i have ever seen.


purple flower st thomas

st thomas was our 3rd port of call on the eastern caribbean aboard holland america’s ms eurodam. our first stop of the day was at the butterfly where i saw this lovely purple flower.

st thomas butterfly farm purple flower

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sorry i can’t pinpoint where i shot this, but it may have been in vietnam. i think plumerias are one of the loveliest flowers on earth.

jamaican daisy

on a trip to negril, jamaica a few years back, a group of friends got together to explore the country and take some photos. i’m not sure if this is a daisy, but i like the softness and light in this shot.


rancho la puerta

i’ve been fortunate enough to visit rancho la puerta in tecate, mexico several times. it truly is a photographer’s paradise.


orange lily

i love the contrasts of colors and shadows and light. this is a lily from my backyard.

orange lily


we visited lopez island, washington on our honeymoon to stop at lopez island vineyards. i saw this nasturtiums in the village.


california golden poppy

our state flower is the california golden poppy. i shot this in march in paso robles.

ca golden poppy

white lily – ubud, bali

i visited bali in 2004 and can’t wait to return. the people, the food, the smells and the flowers…

white lily

hibiscus in cancun

from a 2003 visit to cancun, i love the light and background in  this hibiscus photo. enjoy.

cancun hibiscus

costa rican flower

in 2007  i visited jaco beach, costa rica. i hope to return someday. there are so many incredibly beautiful things to see.