One thing I love about spring, summer, and fall is the way nature explodes with vibrant colors and the means she employs to display them. A flower’s intricacies fascinate me, even more so after I go back to review the pictures I take, for I always see something I hadn’t noticed before. After one particularly blissful afternoon with just my camera and me, I added two more items to my bucket list: 1) To learn the names of the plants I photograph and 2) buy myself a tripod. 🙂
At any rate, I pretty much covered the gamut of what the area offered that day.
From delicate hues to bold and bright::
Bearded, puffy, and flat:
These pine cones have an almost ethereal glow:
Farther down the trail I spied a nest amid foliage I had never seen before. I snapped the picture and then moved in for a closer look.
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