sunflowers

SUNFLOWERS

FOTD – August 26 – Sunflowers Today the sunflowers pass from floral decorations to food for the birds and other seed-loving creatures of hedge and bough. They have gone to a better place. I’m pretty sure that they were what… Read More ›

SUNFLOWERS

FOTD – August 1 – Sunflowers I love sunflowers. I love how the bees love them and they are so tall and sturdy. The birds and squirrels love them too. Sunflowers are not only beautiful, they are useful in many… Read More ›

SUNFLOWERS!

FOTD – April 25 – SUNFLOWER BOUQUET I wasn’t feeling well. Garry got me this brilliant bouquet to cheer me up. Mostly, I’m feeling wheezy and allergic. The pollen count is waaaaay up there. I can’t afford it a daily inhaler… Read More ›

GROWING GARDEN SUNSHINE

Sunshine in the Garden I loved your Pick Me Up today, probably because I love sunflowers, though I have never successfully grown any.  But since you brought the subject up, I thought I’d send you some more garden sunshine.

SATURATED: A PHOTO A WEEK CHALLENGE

A Photo a Week Challenge: Saturation Autumn in New England is a total saturation experience. I often turn down saturation. Natural color is almost surreal. The original photograph is true color direct from the camera. The adjustments were cropping, exposure, and a single click (1%) saturation…. Read More ›

PAINTERLY SUNFLOWERS

I love trying out various effects. Often my goal is to make a photograph look like a painting. If I were a painter, I would do it with a brush and canvas. Since I’m not, Photoshop provides interesting tools and Google’s NIK… Read More ›

SUNFLOWERS FOR ME

Garry thought it was high time I got a new bouquet and this time, he chose one of my favorites, sunflowers. Is there any flower that better symbolizes summer? That looks as if it contains its own sunbeam? Here is my bouquet… Read More ›