A little bit of color on an ordinarily drab military base here in Afghanistan. A nice change.
Unknown flower at the Denver Botanic Gardens
Water lilies and koi, Denver Botanic Gardens.
Denver Botanical Gardens.
Unknown flower at the Denver Botanical Gardens
Another unknown plant from the Denver Botanic Gardens
Purple coneflowers, Denver Botanic Gardens
I've done this one before, but I liked the colors and bokeh better in this one.
Detail of a Rhododenron stamen.
Black and white agave
Midnight rose. Not taken at midnight, but thats the effect applied to this image.
OK, this is sort of out of sequence since it's a spring photo, but I found this unexpectedly and had to process it.
Can't remember the name of this one.
Water on lily pad
Water lily and bud detail
Close up of water lily
Flower or sea urchin?
From the back yard. Cold temps and early morning snow yielded some nice hoar frost.
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Hoar frost over emerging buds.
Deatil of hoarfrost covered plant.
Detail of hoarfrost
Unknown flower, Vancouver WA
These are the colors as shot. In fact, I took the saturation down a bit, because it was burning my retinas!
First signs of green in the tree buds today. Wish we had some rain...
Signs of Life
Closeup of new leaves.
Spring is still...springing here. I was expecting to see some tiny leaves here, but this was not to be so just yet. However, the buds are swelling and the temperatures are rising steadily, just a matter of time.
Early spring crocus (for Colorado anyway).