Apple blossoms herald the end of winter in Colorado.
A quick shot in my back yard with an
Olympus E-M1II, and an M.Zuiko 60mm macro lens. EXIF: f/5.0, ISO 320, 1/125 sec
One of the particularly nice things about Austin’s River Walk is that if you catch a boat taxi, you can just sit as it carries you past all sorts of beautiful and photogenic scenery — take this view, for example:
Of course, you’d better have your wits about you. Â Things come up fast, and you can miss a number of interesting sights in the time it takes to swap lenses.
Some tiny little flowers I spotted during Doors Open Denver 2012, at the Governor’s Residence:
These were tiny little things (maybe 1/4″ across) and were located just off the side of a pathway — glad I spotted them!
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A scene in New Orleans’ French Quarter:
I took this out of a conference room window in a hotel I stayed at a few weeks back — and thought this was a fun composition, even though (maybe particularly because) it’s got a little secret.
That nice-looking wall in the background? It’s not a fancy hotel or luxurious home — it’s actually a well-disguised parking garage. Makes a nice background, though…
A bit of spring color for you from the Filoli Gardens south of San Francisco:
No great scene of social importance, just a wonderful selection of complementary colors by the gardens’ designers…
A little bit of autumn color to brighten up a wintery day:
This was on opportunistic shot I took on a lunchtime photowalk some months back.
Seen along the National Mall in Washington, D.C.:
Now we’re just waiting for spring to show up in Colorado…
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