The Elegant Tall Bearded Iris


All but two of the iris photos above were taken on slide film with my Canon Elan IIe. Two of the photos were taken with my Canon Rebel XTi. Can you tell the difference? (No fair checking the copyright at the bottom of the images.) Whenever we can get away during the iris bloom season, […]

Roses, Roses, And More Roses


All of these roses were taken with my Sony DSC-f717, before I bought the Rebel dSLR. The photos are all from the Owens Memorial Gardens in Eugene. There are public rose gardens all over the country, (in the US.) If there is one near enough for you to visit as a day trip, I certainly […]

My Front Garden In Photos


My Own Little Peace Of Paradise It’s pretty difficult to get any kind of garden growing in a yard that’s home to two big dogs, so my husband and I decided to convert about a third of the front yard into our garden. The motivation was, actually, to get a tree in the front to […]

Another Dozen Roses


My Sony Cybershot Turned out to be a very good camera for closeup shots of roses and other flowers, with macro capability at the press of a button. The problem with changing from one camera to another–from film to digital, or point and shoot to dSLR–is one of experience. As you work with a camera, […]

One Dozen Roses


In 2003, I was still using my Canon Elan IIe and slide film. Here are a dozen photos of roses I took over the course of that summer. I had only come to realize I had an eye for floral photography the year before, so I spent a lot of time at the local rose […]