Category Archives: Flowers

iPhone a Banana

As flower images go, this banana tree blossom is not very notable. However, the gear involved no tripod or carefully planned camera settings, just a handheld iPhone 6.  That is pretty amazing, at least to me.  Please click to see it full sized, about … Continue reading

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Yes We Have No Bananas

My former neighbor planted some sort of flowering banana tree near our property line. We’ve had no fruit for a few years, but the flowers are pretty. Tech Data: Sony NEX-6, 16-50 zoom @ 27mm, 1/15th second at ⨏4.5, ISO … Continue reading

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Hi there, Hibiscus!

I found this beauty in my back yard. Tech Data: Sony NEX-6, Sony 16-50 zoom @ 37mm. 1/60th sec @ ⨏6.3, ISO 1000. Natural light with reflector, in shade. This is actually 10 separate images, focused at different distances, all … Continue reading

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Are you impatient for spring impatiens?

Even if you aren’t among the thousands freezing without power in the Northeast, it’s already been a tough winter.  As we all know, it’s just getting started! Outside my home near Clearwater, Florida, the impatiens I planted last May are still … Continue reading

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