Category Archives: FLOWERS

LILLY

LILLY, originally uploaded by d_butch. Am I getting “artsy” or what? I only have 61 years in taking pictures by now. Give me another 60 or so and I will be doing just about OK.

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IRIS AGAIN

IRIS AGAIN, originally uploaded by d_butch. This time I stopped down some to increase the depth-of-field and cropped to square format.

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IRIS AND JACARANDA BLOOMS

IRIS AND JACARANDA BLOOMS, originally uploaded by d_butch. Experimenting with the shortest extension tube on the 24-70mm lens. I shot at f-5.6 for a relatively shallow depth-of-field to bokeh out the background which is covered with Jacaranda blooms. The iris have a hard time of it. They make lots of leaves but few blooms. Need […]

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LAST DAHLIA OF THE SUMMER

This is the last dahlia this year. The picture was taken right after rain. 70-200mm Nikon on a D-700. The image is a single frame HDR. I tried two versions of three bracketed exposure HDRs but the single frame was (in my opinion) the best of the lot. The dahlias came from Costco or QVC […]

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