Rose Garden


I love the mission rose garden in Santa Barbara. I went early in the morning with my lensbaby macro kit to take abstract pictures of beautiful roses.

Title: White rose morning dew
Location: Santa Barbara, California
Camera:NIKON D80
Lens: Lensbaby Macro Kit

Title: Falling red rose petals

Title: Orange rose

Title: Red rosebud

Title: Abstract orange rose

Autumn in Colorado


Aspens look amazing during the autumn. The bright yellow color is taking over the green of the leafs.

Title: Yellow aspens
Location: Colorado springs, Colorado
Camera:NIKON D80
Lens: 24-70mm f/2.8


In the late afternoon the mountains cast long shadows. Colorado Springs is beautiful.

Title: Long Mountain shadows
Location: Colorado springs, Colorado
Camera:NIKON D80
Lens: 24-70mm f/2.8


The Colorado forest is so lush and green. I love the shadows created by the clouds in this picture.

Title: Colorado mountain top
Location: Colorado springs, Colorado
Camera:NIKON D80
Lens: 24-70mm f/2.8


This is a beautiful purple and white daisy. The blue center of the flower looks amazing next to the soft purple of the flower petals.

Title: Purple white daisy
Location: Colorado springs, Colorado
Camera:NIKON D80
Lens: 24-70mm f/2.8


This little white daisy is picture perfect. The white flower petals stand out against the dark background.

Title: White daisy
Location: Colorado springs, Colorado
Camera:NIKON D80
Lens: 24-70mm f/2.8

Pink


Pink is one of my favorite colors. As a kid I always had fun playing with Snapdragon flowers in my mom’s garden.

Title: Pink Snapdragon
Location: Ventura, California
Camera:NIKON D80
Lens: 24-70mm f/2.8


This is a beautiful pink water lily.

Title: Pink water lily #1
Location: Ventura, California
Camera:NIKON D80
Lens: 24-70mm f/2.8


Hydrangeas are amazing ornamental flowers. In Asia pink hydrangeas have a special meaning. “You are the beat of my heart”

Title: Pink Hydrangeas beat of my heart
Location: Ventura, California
Camera:NIKON D80
Lens: 24-70mm f/2.8


This is a fully open pink water lily.

Title: Pink water lily#2
Location: Ventura, California
Camera:NIKON D80
Lens: 24-70mm f/2.8


Pink wildflower unidentified.

Title: Pink wildflower #1
Location: Ventura, California
Camera:NIKON D80
Lens: 24-70mm f/2.8

Beautiful Flowers


This is a White Gaura flower. I love the light pink and white colors in this flower. This ornamental plant can survive lengthy periods of drought.

Title: White Gaura flower
Location: Ventura, California
Camera:NIKON D80
Lens: 24-70mm f/2.8


This flower is hanging from a small tree called Brugmansia. I love standing under the huge yellow flowers from the Brugmansia tree.

Title: Yellow Brugmansia
Location: Ventura, California
Camera:NIKON D80
Lens: 24-70mm f/2.8


I love blue eyed daisy’s. They are part of the Osteosermum family. The steel-blue core and white petals are beautiful together.

Title: Steel-Blue eyed daisy
Location: Ventura, California
Camera:NIKON D80
Lens: 24-70mm f/2.8


Pansy’s make me think of Alice and Wonderland. Red and yellow are an amazing color combination.

Title: Red and yellow pansy
Location: Ventura, California
Camera:NIKON D80
Lens: 24-70mm f/2.8


Dahlia is a BIG pink flower. It’s native mainly in Mexico and Central America. The Sunset Pink color is beautiful.

Title: Pink dahlia flower
Location: Ventura, California
Camera:NIKON D80
Lens: 24-70mm f/2.8

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