While visiting our daughter’s family in Wichita, Kansas, we visited the city’s beautiful botanical garden yesterday. We particularly enjoyed the indoor butterfly garden and the lotus and waterlily pond.
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Lotuses, Water Lilies and Dragonflies
Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens was finally re-opened this week. For some reasons there were not many lotuses blooming. However, waterlilies were blooming beautifully and so many dragonflies were around.
Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens
I went to Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens again, probably the 4th time this summer. I was looking for the Giant water Lily and yes, I did find them starting to bloom but most pleasant surprise was the gorgeous bright water lilies in the same pond and […]
Lotuses at Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens, Washington, DC
It must be the global warming that the lotuses here in DC are blooming earlier this year. Lotus is one of my favorite flowers to photograph. I always try to get there early in the morning when the wind is calm and good chance to […]
Lotuses and Dragonflies
I went back to Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens yesterday morning. To beat the heat, I started early at 7 and finished shooting at 9 when the heat started to build up (it reached almost 100 degree in the afternoon). I used my Nikon D600 camera with […]
Macro Photography III – Lotus
July usually is the time to see full blossom of lotuses at Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens in Washington, DC. But we couldn’t wait to check out the conditions yesterday. Yes, there were a lot of blossom to photograph but due to the recent heavy rain many […]
More Lotus Flowers
I took quite a few shots of lotuses when I visited Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens last Saturday. As I went through more images yesterday I found a few more I like and would like to share with my readers here. Like shooting any kind of flowers […]
Lotuses at Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens
I went back to Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens yesterday morning. The lotuses were in full blooming conditions and will probably stay that way for at least a week. I used my Nikon D600 camera with all purpose 28-300mm lens. I set my camera at manual mode […]
Lotus Pod and Seeds
I guess lotus blossom season is over this year. The only thing I was able to photograph was the lotus leave and lotus pods and seeds. I never thought lotus pod could be so colorful!
Lotuses of Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens
I knew it’s a bit early for lotuses at Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens in Washington, DC to bloom this week but I was very anxious to see if some of the early-blossom ones have done so. Sure enough when I visited the Gardens yesterday, I saw […]