Flowers

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Sometimes I get on a photography subject matter kick.

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Sometimes it’s people and faces, but lately it’s been flowers.

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I’ve tried to push myself with each lens I have.

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Sometimes I like to challenge myself and I decided that I will photograph beauty that is within 50 steps from my front porch.

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I’m always amazed at what I find so close to home, because I really don’t feel like I live in a pretty place.

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This is honeysuckle from my backyard.

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This is a begonia on my front porch, and that turquoise in the background is my water-hose.

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Here’s another pansy from my front porch.

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And this is my neighbors spanish moss.

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Buds, outside my kitchen window. Everything is so different up close. The beauty of different.

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And the time came when the risk to remain tight in a bud…

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was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.” ~Anaïs Nin

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