I posted an American goldfinch visiting my potted shiso plant on the deck two weeks ago. I was surprised to see another one a couple of days ago going after the shiso flowers from branch to branch. I am going have to plant more next […]
Autumn is usually the best time to photograph star trails because of its clear sky conditions. The sky looked clear with many stars when I set up my camera in my backyard for an hour of shooting started at 10:30 pm last night. However, the […]
It was supposed to be a beautiful harvest moon-rise at 7:22 pm September 16, 2016 over the beautiful landmarks of Washington, DC, namely, Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument and Capitol. As one of the many photographers gathered at Iwo Jima Marine Memorial for this special moment, […]
I have been shooting hummingbirds that came to my feeder on the backyard deck. Brookside Gardens have attracted many hummingbirds this month because of the special flowers planted and are blooming just about time for hummers to get all the nectar they can get before […]
I always plant some shiso in the pots for various types of consumption as it complements all kinds of dishes, especially barbecued meat and grilled fish. It is used all the time, as background of Japanese dish of sashimi and sushi. It comes in green and purple […]
Sunflowers in Jarrettsville, Maryland were usually planted for harvest in September. Though the blossom has already passed the peak when I got over there this morning, I manage to get a few shots to my liking, especially with the presence of butterflies.