Category Archives: Flower photography

The back of the flower can be as pretty as the front

One of my favorite local places to go for macro photography is the Marin Art and Garden Center, in Ross, California.  They have beautiful gardens, with much of interest for the macro shooter.   When I go during weekdays the … Continue reading

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Cacti Cluster

I was taking a walk in the neighborhood with my husband, and stopped to look at one of the gardens that has always interested me.  This garden has a lot of cacti, and this cluster struck me with their beautiful … Continue reading

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Lovely Lotus

Pepe and I were in Los Angeles this past weekend to visit our young Venezuelan friends whom we have adopted in our hearts.  We went to the Huntington Library and Gardens in Pasadena, which is an amazing place.  We were there for only … Continue reading

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Bee Breakfast

Because my husband loves bees, and I love my husband, I take a lot of bee pictures for him.  They are hard to capture with great detail because they move around so fast, but every once in a while I … Continue reading

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Bottoms Up

Sometimes, in fact many times, the bottom or underside of a flower is just as pretty as the top.  I certainly think this is the case with this beautifully colored Chinese Lantern (Abutilon).  My friend Jim and I went to … Continue reading

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Darned dandy dandelion!

I’ve always loved the delicacy and beauty of dandelion seed heads, when they are perfectly round with little seeds.  As kids, my sister and I loved to blow them into the wind.  I’ve taken many pictures of those perfectly round … Continue reading

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Back after a long absence

It has been quite a while since I last posted.  I had long contemplated starting a blog on my passion for macro photography, so I could share photos with my friends, and I finally did, in August of 2013.  I … Continue reading

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