Sara's Fave Photos Blog

Check out my new book, Flowers of Volunteer Park Conservatory. And welcome to Sara's Fave Photos Blog at Love That Image. My goal is to take a photo that is as compelling and beautiful as in real life, with no or minimal Photoshop work. You may copy a photo but link to lovethatimage.com. Thank you for your thoughtful comments, and thanks for visiting.

Published Monday, January 15, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Seattle from the viaduct

The elevated viaduct in Seattle is slated to come down later this year. The views we will miss are not only of the water.

Pipes and steam and a strip of blue sky, from Seattle’s viaduct.

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Published Saturday, January 13, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Hyacinth opening

That bud from the single bulb in water that I bought from Trader Joe is still making me very happy.

Second stem of a blue/purple hyacinth opens from a single bulb forced in water

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Published Friday, January 12, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

May pink tree flowers

From my archives, taken in May, wondrous double frilly pink blossoms decorating a tree in Volunteer Park in Seattle.

Double pink flowers with frilly petals on a tree in May

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Published Wednesday, January 10, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Buckets of tulips

Seattle’s Pike Place Market sometimes, amazingly, has tulips in January.

Tulips in January at Pike Place Market in Seattle

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Published Tuesday, January 9, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Mt. Rainier with a hat

Or perhaps you might say, Mt. Rainier is wearing a toupee? From the overlook near my house.

Clouds atop Mt. Rainier. Whooosh!

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Published Monday, January 8, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Gerbera daisy macro

Who doesn’t like these showy flowers? So cheerful on a winter day.

Brilliantly colored gerbera daisy in sunshine

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Published Saturday, January 6, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Hyacinth bud

Sometimes I think I enjoy buds almost more than the flowers. Possibilities! Here’s to 2018 developing into a very good year for us all.

Forced hyacinth bulb brings forth its flower bud in January

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Published Monday, January 1, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Dusty on the couch

Dusty is almost 20, and still knows how to chill and purr.

Dusty kitty in the sunbeams meditates on the turn of the year

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Published Wednesday, December 27, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Snowy branches

It snowed on Christmas, and such a beautiful snow it was.

Snow on the plum tree and bamboo

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Published Tuesday, December 26, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Snowy Christmas morning

Seattle had snow on Christmas Eve 2017 and also Christmas morning!

The snow was coming down hard on Christmas morning in my back yard

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Published Monday, December 25, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Wrapping paper

This was only a part of the paper pile. Hope your Christmas was a great one!

Paper and tissue litter the floor after unwrapping presents on Christmas morning

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Published Sunday, December 24, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Tree and presents

Looks like Santa has been here early! Merry Christmas to you and to everyone you love.

Wrapped gifts under the Christmas tree

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