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GREVILLEA 'LITTLE DRUMMER BOY'

I’M NOT SURE WHETHER TO BE FLATTERED OR ANNOYED?

I have just found 2 Australian Plant web sites using my image without my permission – … 106 more words

Photography

ALGERIAN IRIS (Iris unguicularis) - Royal Botanic Gardens

They say that the best, (or right), lens is the one you’ve got with you on the day.

But I do wish I’d had my macro lens and tripod with me last week – the flowers in bloom and the lack of wind meant I could have taken quite a few flower… 21 more words

Nature Photography

WATTLE - Royal Botanic Gardens

Some of the Wattle bushes were covered in blooms in the Botanic Gardens yesterday and while I couldn’t get too close as it makes me sneeze (I don’t get hay-fever – I just sneeze or get migraines with 6-7 strongly scented flowers), my 18-200mm lens allowed me to ‘get close’ enough to show the details.   67 more words

Nature Photography

NATAL BOTTLEBRUSH (Greyia radlkoferi) - ROYAL BOTANIC GARDENS

Yesterday afternoon was a perfect winter’s day for a walk and some flower photography………low (or no) wind, overcast (so nice even light) and………surprisingly, quite a few flowers in the Royal Botanic Gardens 5 mins walk from my home.   143 more words

Nature Photography

Botanical Treasures Exhibition July-Sept 2014

Here’s another exhibition at Edinburgh’s Royal Botanic gardens that looks like it’d be worth going to see….

Botanical Treasures Exhibition

Tues 1st  July — Tues 30th Sept 2014… 111 more words

Gardening

Why 3 days in Sydney just isn't enough

Getting to Sydney was by far the longest plane ride ever (altogether, with waiting at the airports, it took us 35 hours). It was a good feeling to be standing on a solid ground again (almost felt like kissing the ground, but we would probably get some strange looks). 1,546 more words

Travel

DAISIES or TREASURE FLOWERS or what?

After a very unproductive photography day I need cheering up, so what better way than to revisit Summer 2011.

Nature Photography