Green and yellow macro photography


I found lots of green plant life around the Rancho Sierra Vista waterfall. I love how this macro of a bright yellow dandelion turned out.

Title: Yellow dandelion
Location: Newbury Park, California
Camera:NIKON D80
Lens: 24-70mm f/2.8 10x diopter


Claytonia perfoliata is also commonly called miner’s lettuce. California gold rush miners who ate this to prevent scurvy gave it the common name miner’s lettuce. This plant is native to the coastal mountains of California.

Title: Claytonia perfoliata
Location: Newbury Park, California
Camera:NIKON D80
Lens: 24-70mm f/2.8 10x diopter


This bright green plant is still unidentified, I found it right next to the waterfall.

Title: Unidentified green lily
Location: Newbury Park, California
Camera:NIKON D80
Lens: 24-70mm f/2.8 10x diopter


Stellaria media or common name chickweed is a small plant that flowers in the fall or late winter. Stellaria media is an edible nutritious leafy vegetable lots of people enjoy in salads.

Title: Stellaria media
Location: Newbury Park, California
Camera:NIKON D80
Lens: 24-70mm f/2.8 10x diopter

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