The Rose Garden

The Rose Garden

“We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorns have roses.”
― Alphonse Karr

One of the things that I have enjoyed most during the past two months is walking throughout my neighborhood.  I have made it a point to rise before the sun in order to get one walk in before my work day begins.  My dog, Maui, and my camera have been my companions for these walks.

There is an incredible,

April Showers Bring May Flowers

April Showers Bring May Flowers

“Tut, Tut, looks like rain”
― A.A. Milne

Many people avoid rainy days when going out to photograph.  However, I found myself very excited to see a rainy day forecasted in April on a day that I planned to photograph

Same Sunflower Field…Different Day

Same Sunflower Field…Different Day

“The painter has the Universe in his mind and hands.”
― Leonardo da Vinci

I found this quote and feel that the photographer with a camera also has the universe in his/her mind and hands.  The challenge lies in how we capture the universe creatively using our cameras.

As you may already know, I am

Flowers

Flowers

 

Spring is a wonderful time to explore flower photography!  In the Carolinas there seem to be flowers blooming everywhere you look in the spring time.  I like to experiment when photographing flowers.

Last weekend, my friend, Lorraine Shannon, and I went to check out locations