Month: September 2014
Sunrise ove a Soybean Field (4 Images)
I took these pictures at a soybean field in my neighborhood. The morning fog was very dense making the sunrise scene very special. The soybeans are almost ready to be harvested and the leaves turn into beautiful golden color under the light.
Church Spires in the City of Frederick, Maryland (7 Images)
Church spires are distinguished symbols of the historical downtown of the City of Frederick. Many of these churches were transformed as hospitals to treat the sick, wounded and dying soldiers during the Civil War in the aftermath of battles in Antietam and South Mountain in […]
Hummingbird Grooming (7 Images)
Hummingbirds come to our feeder and flowers all the time but I have never seen this one sitting on the rail and groom itself so long.
Red Carpetweed at North Seymour Island, Galapagos, Ecuador (4 Images)
When we visited Galapagos Islands in December 2012, we expected to see all kinds of birds, iguanas, sea lions and other wildlife (and we did) but we did not expect to see the beautiful red ground cover everywhere on North Seymour Island. I later found […]
Gokayama and Shirakawa Village (五箇山/白川鄉) Japan (6 Images)
I visited this World Heritage Site last November (2013). The fall foliage colors were just beautiful and the light snow fell on top of trees the night before was just the “icing” on the cake!
Cadillac Mountain at Dusk (5 Images)
I took these pictures on top of Cadillac Mountain of Acadia National Park last week. The reflection of rocks at dusk was very beautiful, with Frenchman Bay as the background.
A couple of hummingbirds have been the regular visitors to our feeder. They also came for the flowers I planted in the pots but I was surprised that they even go after the tiny flowers of Shiso and Basil