Category Archives: Flowers
This photo shows a Viceroy butterfly supping on the nectar of a thistle on a warm, summer day. There are clearly other diners at this feast, but I don’t know who they are. This photo was taken in KY in … Continue reading
Today I cut a wedge out of the collage of mariposa lily macro components. It is easier to create wedges of different dimensions in Illustrator, but I used what Photoshop offers in this case. It is fun to play with … Continue reading
Today I have taken yesterday’s collage and turned it into three separate, symmetrical designs. I removed the frame, enlarged the canvas and then duplicated the collage on another layer. Layer #2 was transformed by flipping it horizontally and moving it … Continue reading
Now that I have three macro photos of the mariposa lily, what do I do with them? I have fun creating collages and designs. Put them all into one file in Photoshop and see what turns up. Initially, I created … Continue reading
This is another macro view of the inside of my Mariposa Lily. Tomorrow I will put them all together.
As I sit here looking at snowflakes, I find my mind wandering to the coming of spring and the flowers that will bloom on into the fall. A favorite of mine is the mariposa lily, a pretty, mountain wildflower. It … Continue reading
Ground leaves are pretty in the summer and pretty after a rain, but prettier still as winter begins and frost collects on the edges of the leaves.
Fall is over, whether officially or not. Snow has begun to cover the mountains and the plains with a cold, white cover. It is beautiful to look at, but hard to walk in especially when there is ice underneath. This … Continue reading