I went to the first day of Annual Lotus and Water Lily Festival at Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens yesterday. It was a lot of fun – I got there early to walk around the gardens to capture the beautiful lotus blossom and many active dragonflies and […]
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Macro Photography II
I shot more macro images using Olympus Mirrorless camera with 50mm macro lens at Brookside Gardens this morning.
When shooting macro photos I always try to keep the subject simple and with large aperture (f<4) the fuzzy background usually make the subject stand out. Of course, it will be nice the surrounding color blends well with the subject. One other thing I love […]
Lavender Festival at Milton, Delaware
We went to Lavender Festival in Milton, Delaware yesterday. When one mentions lavender fields the immediate connection is Provence, France or Furano, Hokkaido, Japan and of course, I know this local lavender field in Milton is a much small scale but still struck me with […]
Home Grown Orchids II
Over the years we’ve accumulated 7-8 orchid plants and they blossom in late spring/early summer every year. I shot these images using Olympus Mirrorless camera (E-M10II) with 50mm macro lens.
Daffodils at Brookside Gardens
It was the first day temperature reaches 80 degrees (27 C.) this spring, so I took the advantage to go to Brookside Gardens for shooting some flowers, especially the weeping cherry and daffodils. I was surprised to see even some tulips are blooming.
Lotuses and Water Lilies
During the last week of June and first two weeks of July, Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens in Washington, DC becomes the paradise for lovers of lotuses and water lilies. Literally, thousands of these beautiful aquatic flowers in numerous ponds will be blooming during this period. Knowing […]
It’s Time for Tulips!
April is the time for tulip blossoms in Washington DC areas. Brookside Gardens have always had good collections of variety of tulips.
Lotuses at Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens
I visited Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens in Washington, DC in July every year and no exception this year. I hope you like some of the shot I took.
Spring Display at Brookside Gardens
Brookside Gardens is a beautiful park year round but very special in the spring when all the flowers begin to bloom. The peak of magnolia blossom has passed but tulips are in full bloom now and pretty soon we will see azaleas and roses in […]