Flowers


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Aug 18

A Look Back—Ram And Lupine

Photograph of a ram standing in a field of lupine in Prunedale, CaliforniaA neighbor’s pasture, one of my favorite locations when there is a prolific bloom of lupine. The ram was a bonus. April 22, 2009.


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Jul 18

A Look Back—Big Sur Lupine

Photograph of lupine flowers near Big Sur, CaliforniaTaken along the Nacimiento-Ferguson road that connects Highway 1 south of Big Sur to inland highways. It is sometimes the only connection for Big Sur residents when Highway 1 is blocked by mudslides. A beautiful drive, but not for the faint of heart. April 15, 2009.


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Jul 18

A Look Back—Pinnacles Flower Display

Photograph of California Goldfield flowers at Pinnacles National ParkA nice display of California Goldfields. Taken at the Pinnacles National Monument before it became a National Park. April 2, 2009.


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Jan 18

A Look Back—Roses At The Mission

Photograph of roses at the San Juan Bautista Mission

Looking at these older shots reminds me that I don’t shoot much anymore with the wide-angle lens. Maybe it’s time to bring it back out. May 31, 2008.


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Dec 17

A Look Back—Backyard Macro

Photograph of raindrops on a poppy petalOne of my favorite subjects — raindrops on poppy plants. This is one of more than 1,200 shots of raindrops. Too many? April, 2008.


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Dec 17

A Look Back—Wildflowers

Photograph of wildflowers in a field near Highway 58 near Bakersfield, CaliforniaA scene along the highway as I returned from a trip to Death Valley. March 27, 2008.


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Sep 17

A Look Back—Point Lobos Bird Island

Photograph of birds on a rock at Point Lobos, California.One of the views at Point Lobos State Park, south of Carmel, California. Point Lobos is called the Crown Jewel in the state park system, with its spectacular rocky coasts and beautiful views.


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Sep 17

A Look Back—Pacific Grove “Magic Carpet”

Photograph of “Magic Carpet” ice plant flowers in Pacific Grove, CaliforniaA spectacular display of ice plant in Pacific Grove, California. The plant is a native of South Africa, Drosanthemum floribundum. It is sometimes called Magic Carpet or Rosy Iceplant. It makes a beautiful location for an engagement
shoot.


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Aug 17

A Look Back—Lupine

Photograph of lupine flowers in front of an oak tree, Prunedale, CaliforniaA favorite location, a neighbor’s pasture down the road. In some years, the field is filled with lupine. Not too many in April of 2007, but I liked this patch in front of the oak tree.


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Aug 17

A Look Back—Pacific Grove Echium

Photograph of purple echium against a stone wall in Pacific Grove, CaliforniaEchium, or the Pride of Madeira plants begin to bloom along the bike trail in Pacific Grove towards the end of winter. I liked this arrangement against the stone wall. Taken with a wide-angle lens on March 19, 2007.