Monarch on zinnia

1 06 2015

Just uncovered this never-before-shared gem from my archives—overlooked in the cull of hundreds of butterfly images from the Wings of Fancy exhibit at Brookside Gardens in Wheaton, MD a few years ago.

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Hawaiian White Hibiscus

2 08 2014

Stamen of Hawaiian White Hibiscus (Hibiscus waimeae)

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Hisbiscus stamen





Flowerfly on Rudbeckia

2 08 2014

Flowerfly (or Hoverfly) on Rudbeckia bloom; photographed at Brookside Gardens in Wheaton, MD

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Geranium (Cranesbill)

2 08 2014

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Cranesbill Geranium





Tree Tones

10 08 2013

Through Pinterest, I learned about Sherwin-Williams color-palette-generator at http://www.letschipit.com. Here’s my latest palette using a photo I shot at Brookside Gardens a few weeks ago. Qué fun!

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Tropical Water Lily ‘Panama Pacific’

27 07 2013

(Nymphaea) Tropical Water Lily ‘Panama Pacific’, photographed at Brookside Gardens. Look at the upper left (top) petal—see the tiny stowaway damselfly? I didn’t notice it until I zoomed in on the image in Photoshop!

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Swallowtail butterfly (species unknown)

26 07 2013

Photographed at the Wings of Fancy exhibit at Brookside Gardens

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