Tag 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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White Paint Brush flowers

These White paint brush (Haemanthus albiflos is a Southern African genus of Amaryllidaceae) flowers bloom at the Oak Park Conservatory in November-December and this is the first time I’ve seen a number of blooms. I captured these images but forgot … 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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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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New orchid shots

I photographed some orchids this week in Villa Park. See more at ‘Orchids Holidays.’

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