Tuesday, May 31, 2011

My car is Green

Perhaps not the "green" car that is currently in vogue, but I am sure this greenness somehow reduces my carbon footprint.


100mm, f/5.0, 1/100, 1000 ISO [Day 60/366]

Monday, May 30, 2011

Rust Bucket

Meet Rust Bucket. He is said to be a "family heirloom." I disagree, as he has been with the family less than a decade, and I am quite sick of him residing in our garage.


100mm, f/4.5, 1/320, 200 ISO [Day 59/366]


Is anyone inside of Rust Bucket? Perhaps.


100mm, f/2.8, 1/100, 800 ISO [Day 59/366]


Fierce Weaponry


100mm, f/5.0, 1/125, 1000 ISO [Day 59/366]


The Heart of his Armor


100mm, f/5.0, 1/125, 1000 ISO [Day 59/366]


Rust Bucket dares me to take a bad picture of him. Done.


27mm, f/4.5, 1/320, 200 ISO [Day 59/366]

Sunday, May 29, 2011

Poppy Parts



100mm, f/7.1, 1/100, 500 ISO [Day 58/366]



100mm, f/7.1, 1/160, 640 ISO [Day 58/366]



100mm, f/5.0, 1/160, 640 ISO [Day 58/366]



100mm, f/5.0, 1/160, 640 ISO [Day 58/366]


An iris snuck into this post somehow.


100mm, f/5.0, 1/160, 400 ISO [Day 58/366]


Saturday, May 28, 2011

"I" is for Iris

Irises, again. Today's color is different, so I count it as variety.


100mm, f/6.3, 1/100, 800 ISO [Day 57/366]



100mm, f/4.5, 1/100, 640 ISO [Day 57/366]



100mm, f/3.5, 1/100, 400 ISO [Day 57/366]



100mm, f/3.5, 1/100, 640 ISO [Day 57/366]



100mm, f/3.5, 1/100, 800 ISO [Day 57/366]

Friday, May 27, 2011

Rainbow Weather

Yes, there were brilliant rainbows out today. No, I didn't photograph the rainbows. I took pictures of flowers instead!


100mm, f/3.2, 1/250, 500 ISO [Day 56/366]


Staying Dry, Inside.


100mm, f/5.6, 1/160, 1000 ISO [Day 56/366]



100mm, f/5.6, 1/125, 1000 ISO [Day 56/366]



100mm, f/5.6, 1/125, 1000 ISO [Day 56/366]

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Precious Cargo

So Happy Together: Mommy, the Monstress and the Bunny.


100mm, f/5.0, 1/200, 500 ISO [Day 55/366]


[creative credit goes to the owner of the fat little hands]


100mm, f/5.0, 1/100, 1000 ISO [Day 55/366]

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Red Hot Poker

Red Hot Poker equals one of the coolest plant names ever. I look forward to watching (photographing!) this plant opening.
[The issues with posterization and noise here I attribute in large part to the poor lighting]


100mm, f/5.6, 1/125, 1000 ISO [Day 54/366]


Torch Lily or Red Hot Poker, Kniphofia uvaria


100mm, f/5.6, 1/125, 1000 ISO [Day 54/366]


This plant is not native to our area; according to my friend Google, it originates from South Africa.


100mm, f/4.5, 1/105, 500 ISO [Day 54/366]


Clematis


100mm, f/4.0, 1/100, 800 ISO [Day 54/366]

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Lilac

My goal was to get just the yellow center in focus; not sure if that was a good goal or not, but I accomplished it.


100mm, f/2.8, 1/250, 320 ISO [Day 53/366]


I wanted to show a little more of the flower texture so I could see what I might have been missing with the prior shot.


100mm, f/4.5, 1/200, 500 ISO [Day 53/366]

Monday, May 23, 2011

Fuzzy wuz a Weed

Male Pattern Balding


100mm, f/4.0, 1/400, 400 ISO [Day 52/366]


I'm pleased to announce that these "flowers" were not in my yard.


100mm, f/2.8, 1/320, 200 ISO [Day 52/366]



100mm, f/2.8, 1/320, 200 ISO [Day 52/366]

Sunday, May 22, 2011

No shortage of Flowers

It is impossible to hide from blooming plants in this city right now. Obviously, I don't even try to hide.


100mm, f/4.5, 1/400, 400 ISO [Day 51/366]


Ornamental Clover or Red Feather Clover, Trifolium rubens


100mm, f/6.3, 1/125, 400 ISO [Day 51/366]


Bachelor Buttons come in pink too.


100mm, f/2.8, 1/640, 200 ISO [Day 51/366]



100mm, f/2.8, 1/200, 200 ISO [Day 51/366]



100mm, f/6.3, 1/125, 400 ISO [Day 51/366]


Lavender


100mm, f/2.8, 1/400, 400 ISO [Day 51/366]



100mm, f/2.8, 1/400, 400 ISO [Day 51/366]

Saturday, May 21, 2011

Day Fifty

Purple Flower Ball, or Allium 'Gladiator'


100mm, f/2.8, 1/800, 100 ISO [Day 50/366]



100mm, f/7.1, 1/100, 250 ISO [Day 50/366]


Broadleaf Stonecrop, Sedum spathulifolium


100mm, f/2.8, 1/400, 125 ISO [Day 50/366]



100mm, f/2.8, 1/400, 125 ISO [Day 50/366]


Cliff Maids or Siskiyou lewisia, Lewisia cotyledon


100mm, f/5.0, 1/125, 160 ISO [Day 50/366]



100mm, f/3.2, 1/200, 100 ISO [Day 50/366]


Friday, May 20, 2011

Ubiquitous

These Bluebell things are blooming everywhere right now, even, by chance, in our yard.
[I am much better at taking pictures of flowers than growing them]


100mm, f/2.8, 1/320, 500 ISO [Day 49/366]



100mm, f/2.8, 1/250, 500 ISO [Day 49/366]

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Bachelor's Buttons

I am quite fond of Radial Symmetry.


100mm, f/4.0, 1/160, 320 ISO [Day 48/366]



100mm, f/4.0, 1/160, 320 ISO [Day 48/366]



100mm, f/4.0, 1/160, 320 ISO [Day 48/366]



100mm, f/4.0, 1/160, 320 ISO [Day 48/366]



100mm, f/2.8, 1/320, 320 ISO [Day 48/366]


Can't forget about these guys...


100mm, f/2.8, 1/640, 320 ISO [Day 48/366]