Category Archives: Flowers

Poinsettias – Oak Park Conservatory

I went to the Oak Park Conservatory on the 28th with my 50mm macro lens for my Canon; as the autofocus failed me I had to shoot these with manual focus. Since they don’t allow tripods, I had to rock … Continue reading

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Oak Park photos

I shot these images this week with my Sony NEX-6 with a 16-50mm kit lens. Since they didn’t allow me to use a tripod, these were handheld. I am pleased with the results and confident this diminutive yet capable one … Continue reading

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Tulips 2012

I managed to shoot just as the tulips were beginning to bloom this Spring but caught a cold and missed the peak. Bummer.

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Flora 2012 Spring

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Scilla Pushkina, tiny white flower with blue veins

I stumbled across these tiny lovely Spring flowers near the River Forest Jewel-Osco. Had no idea of their name but as I was shooting, a total stranger walked by and told me, scilla pushkina. (Click on portions of the two … Continue reading

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I just purchased a Lytro camera, fun and much to learn

Unlike conventional film and digital cameras, the Lytro does not require the photographer to decide on (precise) focusing at the time of capture; rather, the photographer can select a ‘range of focus’ and the viewer of the image can choose … Continue reading

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