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Posts tagged “Wild Flowers

Butterflies Mating – May 25, 2013

Butterflies Mating

Mating butterflies. Shot May 2005 in Tommy’s backyard. Olympus C750UZ. Lots of detail in the butterflies wings, legs, eyes, etc. This camera never dissapointed me.

Passion Flower – May 24, 2013

Passion Flower

Its a good idea to take your camera to Tommy’s backyard. Lots of stuff to shoot, people too. Shot Memorial Day, 2005 Olympus C750UZ, ISO-75, F2.8, 6mm, 1/30 sec.

Desert Wild Flowers – March 2, 2013

Desert Wild Flowers

White Tank Mountain Regional Park. Nearly 30,000 acres makes this the largest regional park in Maricopa County. Most of the park is made up of the rugged and beautiful White Tank Mountains on the Valleys west side. The range, deeply serrated with ridges and canyons, rises sharply from its base to peak at over 4,000 feet. Infrequent heavy rains cause flash floodwaters to plunge through the canyons and pour onto the plain. These torrential flows, pouring down chutes and dropping off ledges, have scoured out a series of depressions, or tanks, in the white granite rock below, thus giving the mountains their name. Shot March 2, 2008 at 10:17 am. Canon 30D, ISO-100, F18, 1/50 sec 135mm.

Chihuly Wild Flowers – January 16, 2013



Chihuly Flowers in the Goodyear Arizona Wild Flower Cafe. So it was Tom and Rosalie’s anniversary. After church we took them out for lunch. This is early 2005, and I had my Olympus with me. If I really look, I may have taken 2-3 shots of my in-laws that Sunday afternoon, but I have plenty of pictures of the Chihuly Glass Flowers. The Olympus did not have “RAW”, but it did have the ability to save in tiff. That little camera would take 10-30 seconds to save a picture in tiff, but those images I took in tiff 7 years ago still have very good resolution, and clarity, and a lot more “room” when I bring them into Lightroom, or Photoshop, than jpegs from the same camera. This was originally saved as a jpeg.  ISO-100, 1/25th of a second, 9mm, F3.2