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Wild Iris

Posted by on Apr 12, 2012 in flower, flowers, Gallery, Georgia, Nantahala National Forest, nature, purple, Rabun County, wildflowers | Comments Off on Wild Iris

Wild Iris

Wild Iris

For the second time in as many weeks I found myself in the woods attempting to photograph wild irises.  I love these little flowers, but despite shooting dozens of photos from every angle, with and without flash, reflectors , etc. and still I’m not entirely happy with what I got. This is one of the best of the bunch, but I’m going to keep trying.

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Wild Iris — Painterly

Posted by on Apr 2, 2012 in flowers, Gallery, Georgia, iris, Lumpkin County, native, purple, wild iris, wildflower, wildflowers | Comments Off on Wild Iris — Painterly

Wild Iris

Wild Iris

Went for a walk at DeSoto Falls yesterday and was excited to see a lot of wildflowers blooming, including this wild iris.

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Stone Mountain Azaleas

Posted by on Apr 5, 2011 in azaleas, Dekalb County, featured, flower, flowers, Gallery, Georgia, nature, purple, Stone Mountain, Stone Mountain Park | Comments Off on Stone Mountain Azaleas


  • Camera: NIKON D300
  • Focal length: 55 mm
  • Aperture: f/2.8
  • Shutter speed: 1/1600 s
  • ISO: 200

This Sunday I took a trip with the family to Stone Mountain Park. As I mentioned on my Facebook page, it was a great day to be outside, but a lousy day for photography. The bright sunlight made for harsh light and wicked shadows. I still managed to get a few photos that I liked including this one.

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