Friday, February 26, 2010

Oh Yes!


f/1.8  1/3200 ISO 100

I love flowers.  I love the Japanese fruit trees that always bloom so early.  It is giving me hope that Spring will be here soon, I mean I do live in NC for a reason ( close #1 is SHORT winters!). 

I was inspired to visit the JC Raulston Arboretum today for a few reasons : 

1. A close family member recently passed away.  She loved flowers.  She always said to stop and smell the flowers.  I did this for her today.

2. I missed a photo walk this weekend at this very location.  I saw a few photos from this walk, and just couldn’t wait to photograph the blooms!

It was 33 degrees outside and very, very windy.  I was an ice cube.  I lasted about 1/2 hour, but got some shots that I really love.  I love this one because it almost looks like I painted the background.  And I didn’t photoshop that in at all! 

I will share more of them soon.

Have a wonderful weekend!



  1. Great shot!!

    For #1: I'm really sorry for your loss.

    For #2: We missed you on our walk too! Wish we could've met up, but there's March!!

    Take care!