Flower Obsession

So my fascination with flowers has grown from photography to gardening to a sketch for a new tattoo to even more ideas that I don’t want to talk about before I complete. I think this might be one of my … Continue reading

Hosta snapshot

hosta

Here’s a photo I took of a hosta a few years ago.

As a newish homeowner, I think these plants are great because they require very little maintenance!

I used a photography app called Retro Camera to take this picture.  It is a pretty good app with some nice filters, the main downside is that you have to take the photograph with the app, you cannot retroactively apply the filters.

 

Tulip Envy

I’ve complained a lot this year about how terrible my tulips looked.  Everyone else seemed to have tall, beautiful tulips!  Like this one!  This is a tulip from my friend’s house. I don’t know much (anything really) about caring for … Continue reading

petals

petal

I have been eagerly waiting for SPRING all winter, and I found it necessary to document the spring blossoms before they fade away.

Here is a photograph that I took on Sunday, before the frost we had.  My hands were frozen, but I was determined!

I shot this on aperture priority with my 35mm lens on my old Nikon DSLR.  I’ll be posting more soon 🙂

Waiting for Flowers

Waiting for Flowers

I have been looking through my spring photos from last year. The winter has been long this year, and it’s finally starting to feel like spring. I’m thinking of starting a small business selling some of my photographs as prints, … Continue reading

Patterns

Well now

Do you dare?

To see the pattern of everything

and lay it bare

to follow and look beneath the illusion

an illusion of care

the anger of recklessness

beyond repair

we’ve dated ourselves in our daily lives

beyond the years

looking at these patterns

behind the fears

looking closely, closer still

patterns cyclical in nature

patterns cyclical in you

remembering and watching

and looking closer still

revealing the flaws…

©西平・ナンシー 2012年