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I love the textures and shapes of grasses in different setting such a simple form. Grasses, or more technically graminoids, are monocotyledonous, usually herbaceous plants with narrow leaves growing from the base. They include the “true grasses”, of the Poaceae (or Gramineae) family, as well as the sedges (Cyperaceae) and the rushes (Juncaceae). Death must […]
Photographs from a rose garden in old city Philadelphia, PA. The rose was one of my favorite flowers and still has the symbol of love attached to it. I wonder why some things have pre-assigned meaning to them, or we make up a new meaning. The meaning seems to come from a deep feeling inside […]
The tree struggles to stay rooted in the good Earth. I love trees, and this tree is a favorite because it is so strong and doesn’t give up on what appears to be a hopeless situation, maybe the tree doesn’t know it’s hopeless. trees canvas prints
This gallery contains flowers and orchid images. I have many more in stock and will also shoot custom images to match your decor. If you don’t see what you want fell free to ask. Thanks for looking.
The blue water lily was possibly also a symbol of sexuality – Dr Liz Williamson says that the flower “has a sort of Viagra effect” In Egypt, two native species of lotus grew, the white lotus (Nymphaea lotus) and the blue lotus (Nymphaea cerulea). A third type, the pink lotus (Nelumbo nucifera) was introduced to […]
When two friends understand each other totally, the words are soft and strong like an orchid‘s perfume. I took this photograph yesterday in afternoon light from my wifes orchid garden. This plant is amazing it keeps on blooming and never gets tired. I was feeling really inspired by the writings of David duChemin yesterday so I […]
Colorful Flower Vinca vine flower this will be the last post for a week. Be Well All and enjoy spring !
A nice little flower in my window gives joy in this cold winter. I used Helicon stacking for a greater DOF. I’m never happy with the DOF of DLSR’s. Click on image for larger view.
Mosquito’s are out and so’s the Honeysuckle which is so fragrant this time of year. It is also interesting that there are no three flower configurations, I find only pairs. Well I’m burning sunlight so I have to run. Cheers Lou FYI: Nikon D300, Nikon 105mm f/2.8 Marco VR Lens, Liveview, F22, tripod, Lightroom 2.
“I wandered lonely as a cloud / That floats on high o’er vales and hills, / When all at once I saw a crowd, / A host, of golden daffodils.” William Wordsworth quotes (Major English Romantic Poet. 1770-1850)
“A human being isn’t an orchid, he must draw something from the soil he grows in” Sara Jeannette Duncan quotes
Here’s a test photo using LR/Blog for WP. Till the LR/Bog plugin n stop working and then I had to go back to WP for image insertions. “The rose is a flower of love. The world has acclaimed it for centuries. Pink roses are for love hopeful and expectant. White roses are for love dead […]
My photograph of a wild water-lily at Whitesbog, NJ Rapaciously we gathered flowery spoils From land and water; lilies of each hue,– Golden and white, that float upon the waves, And court the wind. – William Wordsworth, The Excursion (bk. IX, l. 540) whitesbog canvas prints “whites bog”, “new jersey”, “water lilies”, photography
Daylilies, originally uploaded by Louis Dallara photography. Here’s a quote to describe my flower and plant photography. “In the early years, Daylilies were what I would describe as plain, but consistent, dependable, and hardy – hardy in the sense of being tough! Over the past 25-30 years, the Daylily has become greatly refined and can […]