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.
Due to the potential spread of Coronavirus, Tidal basin was closed for the tourists who want to see one of the earliest peak bloom of cherry blossom. Since I could not get there to shoot the beautiful sunrise scenes this time, I decided to dig […]
As a precautional measure of potential spread of Coronavirus spread, all Smithsonian Museums including National Zoo are being closed indefinitely starting today, March 14. We decided to take a trip to the National Zoo yesterday and capture a few pictures. Red Ruffed Lemur Golder […]
With relative warm spring Washington is welcoming the coming of spring despite under a gloomy potential spread of Coronavirus in the area. Magnolias are in full bloom at National Arboretum so are the colorful daffodils. Even the weeping cherry trees have started to blossom. The […]
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 […]
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 […]
It’s time for sunflowers at McKee Beshers Wildlife Management Area (WNA) on River Road, Poolesville, MD. I took these pictures late afternoon yesterday (July 9th). They are young blooming so the seeds have not matured yet. I did not see any birds, neither yellow finches […]
I went back to Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens yesterday (2019.6.29). Thousands of lotuses are blooming in peak conditions and are simply gorgeous. Hope they will last for at least two more week when the Annual Lotus Festival will be held.
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 […]