tulip scoops

I loved walking on flower petals. Its a bit magical to have flowers beneath your feet.

popping up poppies

One of my favorite flowers. I had to shoot these poppies at high noon (bad planning)…which is never a flattering light for anything or anyone…it means i had to get on the ground to photograph most of these. If i attempted to photograph them from above, the flowers would have been overexposed & the color…

better off red

popping up for spring @ The Birmingham Botanical Gardens…red poppies.

Lavender Twist Rosebud

Another favorite flowering tree. I love how they flower straight out of the branch. What a stunner. I found this at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens.

attempting to climb Sir Isaac’s shoulders

sounds pretty arrogant…but there is something we have, that Sir Isaac Newton did not & that is the camera. The camera sees life in a way we do not. we get our photographs back, or uploaded on our computer screen, BUT they don’t look like what we saw, when we took them. in order for…

the shy one

So shy, is the Lentin Rose…i try hard to find a point of a spring flower who fears the sunlight. these are forced, with wire, to face me. a bit like putting a finger under the chin of a small child, to lift the face & be astonished by their beauty. happy spring Alabama