All posts tagged: Flowers

Macro Photography

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 […]

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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.

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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 […]