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Happiness held is the seed; Happiness shared is the flower. The fact that I can plant a seed and it becomes a flower, share a bit of knowledge and it becomes another’s, smile at someone and receive a smile in return, are to me continual spiritual exercises. Leo Buscaglia Read more at http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/keywords/flower.html#lOBDPIpZ3Fp3zEtH.99 Like this:Like […]

Native to Japan and China planted around 1902 at the Morris Arboretum. One of the largest of its kind in North America, this plant is the signature tree of the Arboretum. Bright yellow /apricot leaves in fall release a spicy cinnamon/brown sugar aroma. Cercidiphyllum is a genus containing two species of plants, both commonly called […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 Like this:Like […]

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 […]

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