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KD Talbot
04-13-2010, 10:53 PM
I shot these over the last few days:
http://www.ghostflowers.com/forumshots/-1547.jpg
Bloodroot Sanguanaria canadensis

http://www.ghostflowers.com/forumshots/-1575.jpg
Bloodroot Sanguanaria canadensis

http://www.ghostflowers.com/forumshots/-1595.jpg
Wood Anemone Anenome quinqueifolia

http://www.ghostflowers.com/forumshots/-1601.jpg
Sessile-leaved Bellwort "Wild Oats" Uvularia sessilifolia

http://www.ghostflowers.com/forumshots/-1621.jpg
Round-lobed Hepatica Anemone americana

http://www.ghostflowers.com/forumshots/-1631.jpg
Wood Anemone Anenome quinqueifolia

http://www.ghostflowers.com/forumshots/-1636.jpg
Early Saxifrage Saxifraga virginiensis

http://www.ghostflowers.com/forumshots/-1703.jpg
Bloodroot Sanguanaria canadensis

http://www.ghostflowers.com/forumshots/-1496.jpg
Wake Robin Trillium erectum. Also, "Stinking Benjamin."

http://www.ghostflowers.com/forumshots/-1501.jpg
Marsh Marigolds Caltha palustris.

KDT

CHRIS
04-14-2010, 09:38 AM
These are absolutely beautiful shots. Thanks for sharing them.

Snow Miser
04-14-2010, 12:30 PM
Yes, very nice shots Kevin. It's also nice that you included the regular and scientific names for those of us that know little about flowers. Thanks for sharing!

Anna LeBlanc
04-14-2010, 02:53 PM
Beautiful flower shots Kevin.I'm glad you are able to identify all of them for us because I know if it's not an ordinary in your yard type of flower I wouldn't have a clue.:p

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Anna

KathyC
04-14-2010, 03:23 PM
Those pictures are beautiful, I especially love the first and second.

1HappyHiker
04-14-2010, 05:28 PM
Simply supercalifragilisticexpialidocious!

Thank you Kevin for posting!

KathyC
04-14-2010, 05:53 PM
You can even see the sparkle in the pettals of the Early Saxifrage Saxifraga virginiensis, wow!!

1HappyHiker
04-21-2010, 10:36 PM
On 20-Apr-2010, I did a bushwhack hike to an unnamed peak (http://www.mountwashington.org/forums/showthread.php?t=6020)that resides between Mt. Hope and Hart Ledge. This peak is on the same ridge (called Bemis Ridge) that includes Mt. Crawford.

Anyway, for a large part of this bushwhack, I contoured at approximately 1,100 ft elevation for about 2 miles along the east side of the Saco River. Along the way I encountered numerous wildflowers including yellow violets, purple violets, trillium, and trout lily. Below is a collage of photos taken of these flowers during my trek.

http://lh5.ggpht.com/_jMddpAdzX0E/S88emvnjLAI/AAAAAAAAHD0/NWVBeB4kvxA/s400/Collage.jpg

But, of all the flowers seen along the way, the one shown below was my favorite. Please correct me if I'm wrong, but I think this is called a Spring Beauty.

http://lh5.ggpht.com/_jMddpAdzX0E/S88eaoBfrJI/AAAAAAAAHDQ/KiP7Wq_zlyQ/s800/SpringBeauty.JPG

Snow Miser
04-22-2010, 07:37 AM
What a beautiful collage of flowers John. Spring sure does awaken so many of nature's wonderful offerings. Thanks for sharing with us.:)

Brad
04-24-2010, 07:00 AM
I was at a house the other day talking to the homeowners about listing it - and taking initial photos around the yard. I snapped this photo of what the owner called a "pink thingie". I am not sure of it's Italian name or French one as that matter. :)

http://images12.fotki.com/v236/photos/5/8235/8585612/IMG_7911f-vi.jpg

forestgnome
04-25-2010, 08:51 PM
Whoa!!! Kevin, these are just stunning! The colors and the textures ane amazing! Are you using a new lens or has anything changed for you since last spring? Excellent work.

Hey John, nice pic of the spring beauty as well. Awesome image!

I'm going to check out that TR right now ;)


I finally found some nice trailling arbutus with some pink still in the blossom.

http://i96.photobucket.com/albums/l190/forestgnome/IMG_1013aaa.jpg

KD Talbot
04-26-2010, 03:32 PM
Beautiful pictures, all! Thank you again for the praise!

Patrick, that is high praise coming from you! Beautiful Mayflower picture! I have yet to find it with any pink left in it.

Yes, some things have changed. Whereas I usually take "snapshots" as I scurry along the trail trying to drag my sorry a__ from one height to another, this year I have spent time specifically seeking out these flowers and using a tripod, my D80 and a Tamron 90mm macro lens to actually take time to make a "photograph". Of course, many of these expeditions were with another well-known photographer from this forum who is beginning to rub off on me. ;)

Also, John, absolutely lovely photos, thanks for sharing them!

KDT

M_Six
04-26-2010, 10:31 PM
We were out in San Diego last weekend. Spring is in full swing out there. We took the train up to the Mission at San Juan Capistrano. I had some fun with Photoshop on the second pic.

http://bimmermail.com/SD/sjc01b-sm.jpg

http://bimmermail.com/SD/sjc04b-sm.jpg

Brad
04-27-2010, 05:35 AM
very cool indeed

Anna LeBlanc
04-27-2010, 09:21 PM
Great pictures from San Juan Capistrano Mark.I was out there MANY years ago and it really is a beautiful place.Thanks for the memories.

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Anna

Anna LeBlanc
04-27-2010, 09:36 PM
We haven't done any real hiking yet this year so I can't contribute any wildflower pictures but here are some of my favorite flower shots from this Spring.


I'll call this one Daisy Delight:



http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4020/4541470099_b0619eb4ae.jpg



A couple of Pansies showing their happy faces in the sunlight:


http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4053/4542109040_23b2977f8c.jpg


This tulip is glad to see some sunshine instead of rain for a change:


http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4044/4542134410_61e2c3d1ff.jpg


Tulip macro:


http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4059/4542122896_f4055249ab.jpg


Inner beauty:



http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2696/4541484651_067d3f344d.jpg


I cheated on this one and took this shot at our office:


http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4005/4541481253_e40bcabe4f.jpg


Daffodil macro:


http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2712/4542130784_230cd7bc80.jpg



Hope these bring some warmth to the wet dreary days we've been having lately.


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Anna

Snow Miser
04-28-2010, 07:44 AM
Anna, they are really nice shots. Spring is such a beautiful time of the year. Thanks for sharing them.:)

KD Talbot
04-28-2010, 06:37 PM
Love the macros!

KDT

M_Six
04-28-2010, 11:34 PM
Nice pics, Anna. Great lighting.

forestgnome
04-29-2010, 06:20 AM
beautiful macro work, Anna! Very complelling...great color and textures :)

Anna LeBlanc
04-29-2010, 12:51 PM
Thank you Bob,Kevin,Mark and Patrick for your very gracious comments.You're making me blush .And my $%#@ photo printer just died on me too!!!!:mad:

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Anna

FisherCat
04-30-2010, 04:19 PM
This trillium is a transplant from a friends property (with their permission, of course)back home in Coos County. I am glad to say that down here it survived last years transplant and is now flowering. I did do the responsible thing and make sure with a biologist that they can be found in the area, at least at one time they were far nmore abundant in these parts of PA.

http://fishercat.smugmug.com/Other/Our-Guys/DSCF0007/852581861_KKirb-X2.jpg

1HappyHiker
05-05-2010, 09:52 PM
Below is a snapshot of what I think is Goldthread.:confused:
It was seen on 05-May at about 1,500 ft. elevation on the west side of the Crawford Notch, about a mile south of Mt. Willard.


http://lh5.ggpht.com/_jMddpAdzX0E/S-Hm4-rwcII/AAAAAAAAHLY/UaU7o4rCtnY/s800/Goldthread.JPG

Jimmy Legs and Little d
05-06-2010, 03:43 PM
Beautiful shot, John. It looks to me to be Bloodroot.

Donna:)

KD Talbot
05-07-2010, 01:52 PM
Yes, it is Goldthread. Nice shot!

KDT

tgw
05-09-2010, 09:19 PM
great shots-1st bloodroot w/ the water drops is top notch.

Brad
05-20-2010, 04:13 PM
Is this a spring flower?

http://images12.fotki.com/v540/photos/5/8235/8585612/IMG_8456a-vi.jpg

Brad
06-03-2010, 07:10 AM
Lupines with Mt Washington in the background.

http://images116.fotki.com/v1595/photos/5/8235/8777911/IMG_9139_0_1f-vi.jpg

Anna LeBlanc
06-05-2010, 09:28 PM
Here's a few more shots of some new flowers.

I think these are Gladiolas:


http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4009/4658333234_9d4869961b.jpg


I know this is trillium(taken on the way to Lonesome Lake):


http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4065/4658366116_0ffeab37a0.jpg


And a Gerber Daisy up close:


http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4042/4657700799_34934ae13d.jpg


Have a great weekend!

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Anna

CHRIS
06-06-2010, 12:48 PM
Great job Anna.

Anna LeBlanc
06-06-2010, 03:00 PM
Thank you Chris.How is the little guy doing?

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Anna

Snow Miser
06-06-2010, 05:28 PM
Very nice close-ups Anna.:)

Anna LeBlanc
06-06-2010, 08:06 PM
Thank you Bob.Good to see you survived the bad weather in your area.:)

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Anna

JimS
06-13-2010, 08:58 PM
Trudged through a small, unmarked bog in Strafford today with some folks who knew where they were going, cause I sure didn't. But we found what we were after...the Rose Pagonia orchid!

Complete blog post and more pics here... (http://www.jimsalge.com/Blog/?p=201)

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4001/4697505833_89953c73ef.jpg

1HappyHiker
06-17-2010, 05:25 PM
Here's a few more shots of some new flowers.
Anna . . . I don't know how I missed seeing your terrific photos that you posted nearly 2 weeks ago. Anyway, better late than never! Thank you for sharing!!:)

Anna LeBlanc
07-02-2010, 10:00 PM
I have really been lagging behind in getting any photos posted to the Forums lately.

I want to wish all of our Forum family members a very happy and safe Fourth.

Here is a fireworks bouquet of flowers for everyone to enjoy.I won't even try to name them.:D

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4075/4756491428_28de0e29d8.jpg


http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4075/4755874525_d4dcc8eefc.jpg


http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4143/4755841413_a0babc1960.jpg


http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4140/4755834593_3945fee322.jpg


http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4096/4756496084_16102ea916.jpg


http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4076/4755828591_917a12b6c0.jpg


http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4099/4755863665_89cdb2f3c9.jpg



Have a wonderful long weekend everyone!!


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Anna

Snow Miser
07-03-2010, 08:18 AM
That's a beautiful bouquet Anna! Thanks for sharing.

I too would like to wish everyone a happy and safe Independence Day.:)

http://www.artie.com/patriotic/arg_us_flag.gif

Anna LeBlanc
07-04-2010, 08:09 PM
Thank you Bob and have a very happy holiday down there in the sweltering heat of PA,:p


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Anna

Moa57
11-03-2010, 06:02 PM
Can anyone tell me what the name of this wildflower is?? I took the pic at Lily Pond on the Kanc around the beginning of October.

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KD Talbot
11-04-2010, 09:37 AM
This is Orange Hawkweed Hieracium aurantiacum Nice shot, one of my mother's favorites!

Moa57
11-05-2010, 05:26 PM
Thanks KD, I knew that I would get an answer quickly if I posted here. Here is another pic of the same plant.

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mutty
12-05-2010, 02:42 PM
These pictures are fantastic. We usually don1t see the beauty of the nature, we are just too busy. These sort of pictures help to "remember" of it. Thank you!

uncmonk27
12-06-2010, 07:26 AM
WOW! loving these stunning pics. Thanks so much for sharing

freeshedplans
12-06-2010, 11:27 AM
Fantastic shots! What type of camera are you using? i just purchased a canon t2i and am still learning how to use it. It has quite the learning curve. I am wanting to buy a new lens but am not sure what exactly to get...any ideas?

Thanks!

Brad
12-06-2010, 04:03 PM
Fantastic shots! What type of camera are you using? i just purchased a canon t2i and am still learning how to use it. It has quite the learning curve. I am wanting to buy a new lens but am not sure what exactly to get...any ideas?

Thanks!
Question #1 is what lens do you have now?

Question #2 is what type of shots do you want to be able to get?

Question #3 will come later with what price range are you willing to go up[ to as lens are extremely important and can get expensive.

weatherspotter01
01-05-2011, 12:45 PM
You are very talented. These pics are beautiful. They really capture the moment of beauty that is a flower. They might be short lived, but they are amazingly pretty.

Brad
01-12-2011, 08:24 PM
Fantastic shots! What type of camera are you using? i just purchased a canon t2i and am still learning how to use it. It has quite the learning curve. I am wanting to buy a new lens but am not sure what exactly to get...any ideas?

Thanks!
I have the Canon T1i - which is very close to your model.