Quick visit to the U.S. Botanic Garden

1 04 2010

Michael and I picked up his sister Kathy and her boss from D.C. (they were in town for a workshop) to do a really quick sightseeing tour and then drop them off at National Airport this afternoon. Downtown D.C. was a madhouse with all the tourists and the big Cherry Blossom Festival in full swing! We had about 25 minutes to pop into the U.S. Botanic Garden, then we dropped them off at the Natural History Museum for another 25 minutes while we drove around. I was only able to shoot a few images at the U.S. Botanic Garden—too many people and too little time. Despite that fact, I’ll take flower-shooting time anywhere and anytime I can get it—from here on out, expect lots of flower macros! Here are a few I liked…

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4 responses

1 04 2010
Peter Santschi

Cindy,
I really appreciated you driving us around DC yesterday, and I greatly enjoy your different websites. Great flowers, with such an eye for the uniqueness of the moment.
Thanks again,
Peter

2 04 2010
redheaded woman

Oh my gosh…so beautiful. The first one almost took my breath away!
And for the King of Texas !!! 😉

4 04 2010
Mary Ellen

Photo one looks like a landing pad for butterflies. Here I am Take my DNA.
Love it. What is this an Orchid? Beautiful.

4 04 2010
giiid

Everyone is beautiful, but the first one is totaly breathtaking…flower macros are so facinating and very inspiring.

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