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Can one conceive of any reason for a flower’s beauty excepting our ability to enjoy their exquisite splendor? Of course there are scientific reasons for flowers beautiful colors such as attracting animals to spread nectar and enabling them to reproduce. Just the same, there could have been many other ways to allow for plant species […]

Within 30 minutes of Philadelphia, Chanticleer is one of the great gardens of the region. We celebrated two anniversaries in 2013 – our centennial as the Rosengarten estate and 20th year as a public garden. Come discover why London’s Financial Times calls us “planted to perfection.” Like this:Like Loading…

My favorite tree which I keep photographing in an attempt to improve the capture and feelings from the tree. This was from a 2011 visit.The Oak supports other plants and insects, she has a complete Eco system in a symbiotic relationship with the earth. Live oaks also share root systems so under ground she is […]

Bird family Paradisaeidae Catus Rows Leave Lines Today the 1,077-plus acre Longwood Gardens consists of 20 outdoor gardens and 20 indoor gardens within 4.5 acres (18,200 m²) of heated greenhouses, known as conservatories.[13][14][15] It contains 11,000 different types of plants and trees, as well as fountains. The Gardens also has extensive educational programs including a […]

A quick trip and hike around Batsto Village uncover some new locations and new way of looking at things through the eye of a new 14-24mm f/2.8 Nikon lens. The light was flat at sunrise, but several hours some awesome clouds broke through, so he who waits is rewarded with a beautiful landscape photograph The […]

This Landscape photograph was taken early yesterday at sunrise yesterday on the Mullica river. I didn’t shoot a color calibration card, so I had to rely on the cameras white balance. I worked on removing the blue color cast from this photo, which I think came from my feelings, but I could not remove it or make the photo […]

I am working with the enthusiasm of a man from Marseilles eating bouillabaisse, which shouldn’t come as a surprise to you because I am busy painting huge sunflowers. – Vincent Van Gogh, Aries, letter to his brother Theo Sunflower buds are odd looking at birth and develop into something else, don’t you just love Metamorphosis. […]

Some advice : keep you monitor/LCD calibrated for the best results. I have ColorVision Spyder an old one I bought used on Ebay, still works fine some things don’t need an upgrade to give good performance. I do like the twilight light better and not just because I don’t like to get up early. Like […]

I’m a big fan of the photographer James Balog, I found his book through the American Forest Organization. The book “Tree” a new vision of the American Forest is a very beautiful and interesting book. I relate to his mission which is to change the way we relate to nature though the use of his […]

The photograph of these tree roots has been one of my favorites for my years, it illustrate the struggle of life in the landscape world and how strong and resilient nature is to the environment.   “The deep root of failure in our lives is to think, ‘Oh how useless and powerless I am.’ It […]

Definition: A tall erect rush or flag (Typha latifolia) growing widely in fresh and salt marshes, with long, flat, sword-shaped leaves, having clusters of small brown flowers in a dense cylindrical spike at the top of the stem; — called also bulrush and reed mace. The leaves are frequently used for seating chairs, making mats, […]

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