Tag: tulips

Spring. A refreshed outlook.

Regular readers (LOL) may have noticed that I always try to get away from ‘nature’ photography. I seem like I am happier when I get to photograph something of a different, ahem, nature. Yes, I do enjoy the occasional urban/street/automotive/abstract photograph, but I have decided that I will embrace the nature. Yes, I am going to happily photograph the natural…

Spring flowers – Leica M9 – A lesson

My wife and I made the half-hour trip to a nearby park to get stretch our legs and enjoy some nice spring weather. It was nice getting away from our neighborhood (which isn’t so nice) to a pleasant place to walk around. Oglebay Park is situated in Wheeling, West Virginia and covers quite a few acres. Since they usually have…

365-110 A whole lot of tulips

Took a drive to Oglebay Park near Wheeling, West Virginia today. It’s a beautiful, well maintained park so I thought they may have some photo ops there. There were tulips galore around the buildings and I got to take my time shooting them because there weren’t very many people around. It’s still early in the year so the park isn’t…

365-109 Too many categories

I took a variety of photos today and I’m kind of all over the place with them. I first took a few photos of my neighbors tulips. They were nice shots of pretty flowers but nothing special. I then saw some large raindrops on the leaves and I knew that it would make a nice black and white photo. I…