Blooming Red Cactus Flower

I have been very busy as of late so I haven’t blogged in a while but I just had to share this photo taken yesterday at The Huntington Botanical Gardens. The desert garden is alive with lots of color right now including their joshua trees in full bloom. Very beautiful time to visit the garden. …

Leaf Peeping

Photographing fall foliage is a nature photography cliche yet I don’t know of any photographer who can resist photographing it either. See more of my Huntington Garden pictures.

Seasons

The nice thing about photographing The Huntington so often is being able to see all of the changes as the seasons progress. This was photographed about three weeks ago in the parking lot at The Huntington. We don’t have fall foliage around here til late November typically but there is always something to photograph if …

Return of an Icon

Here are two new scenes from the renovated Japanese Garden at The Huntington. The Japanese Garden re-opened a few days ago in time for the 100th anniversary. The ad slogan for the re-opening is, “Return of an Icon”. See more of my Huntington Gardens photos.

Showing the Same Damn Thing

“…you may get it in half a roll; you may use five rolls and never get it. What I don’t understand is five rolls showing the same damn thing.” – William Albert Allard I’ve been photographing the Huntington on a regular basis for nearly an entire year now. My goal through this has always been …

Goodbye 2011

2011 was a memorable one though not entirely for photography reasons. The year started off with me becoming a first-time homeowner meanwhile my dad was hospitalized for several months due to Parkinson’s-related illnesses. Then I met my girlfriend, Samantha, in April. Clearly this didn’t leave much time for photography during the first half of the …

Bonsai Tree

I was on a date with my girlfriend at The Huntington right before Thanksgiving when I saw an opportunity to photograph a silhouette of this bonsai tree. I didn’t have a camera with me on this day (I no longer have an excuse now that I have a Fuji X10!), so I made a mental …