Category Archive for 'Wildflowers'

Traveling to the Mojave Desert was a pilgrimage of sorts for me. I am a desert lover and the idea of camping out under a desert sky and sleeping under Joshua trees had been living in my imagination for years, actually, decades. I can’t remember the first time I heard about Joshua Trees and the […]

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I was out early again this morning with my macro lens, this time looking for one of my favourite spring wildflowers -  the fair and lovely Milkmaids (Burchardia umbellata).  I found them dotted throughout a damp gully on our property, well protected and catching the first rays of the morning sun. They are a member […]

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After 13 years of drought, we have had a wonderfully wet winter. One of the things I have been looking forward to is the bounty of spring and summer orchids in the bush on our property. I have been out early today with my new 100mm macro lens to photograph the delicate Brown-clubbed Spider Orchids, […]

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