Tag: flowers

Wild Columbine

Columbines by: Teresa Hooley (1888-1973) Airily poised in the garden bed, Delicate saffron, white and rose, With gossamer petals lightly spread The columbines flutter upon their toes. Wait, till the moonlight sets them free! They’ll stir, they’ll shake off the dew, they’ll go Dancing, dancing (but you’ll not […]

Delicate Beauty

The Maryland Orchid Society offers a truly spectacular display and wide variety of orchids during the annual Maryland Home and Garden Show. I remembered this special event as being a superb photographic opportunity with many orchids close and personal. Well lit and clean backgrounds, who could resist the […]

Orchid Images

There is nothing like freezing cold temperatures and recovering from surgery that makes one sit down and actually work through one’s existing photo portfolio. My friends know that I’ve had memory and storage issues in the past year or so, with 100,000+ images (most likely duplicates or triplicates) […]

Like a Lotus

Rising from the muddy waters grows the stunningly beautiful and pristine Lotus flower. While hidden by their large lily pads, these lotus flowers are a symbol of purity and beauty among the Buddhist and Hindu religions. Egyptian scholars witnessed the Lotus flower recede to the murky waters at […]

Orchid Beauty

IN SPRING Your grasses up north are as blue as jade, Our mulberries here curve green-threaded branches; And at last you think of returning home, Now when my heart is almost broken…. O breeze of the spring, since I dare not know you, Why part the silk curtains […]

A Burst of Color

From the snow covered trails on the rolling hills of Maryland, to the tropical paradise of the Conservatory of Longwood Gardens. Beauty in nature from both extremes. After a restless night, I stumbled into the car at 4:30 in the morning to reach Kennett Square to attend a […]