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 Sunday, November 16, 2008, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

A Shadow for Sunday

Was in Carefree AZ this week and they sure have great shadows there. For more intriguing shadows around the world, click HERE.

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Published Friday, November 14, 2008, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Skywatch Friday, from above

I was away at a conference in Carefree Arizona and had a window seat both ways. Here is a view of clouds we don’t usually see. For more photos of skies everywhere, click HERE.

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Published Saturday, November 8, 2008, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Flowers For Today: Begonias

I took this photo of begonias out back in my last garden in August 07. They are good plants, never needing their faded flowers picked off (deadheading), and blooming their heads off for months. This one even made it over our Seattle winter a couple of years, but it was heavily mulched, it’s true. I’ll have to plant some here in a shady spot.

For more fascinating flowers around the world, click HERE.

I’m going on a trip to Arizona today for a conference so I won’t be near my computer for a few days. If anyone leaves a comment, be sure I will read it and visit your site when I return. I plan to sneak away at least a little bit and take photos, of course!

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Published Saturday, November 8, 2008, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Scenic Sunday, here I come

Thought I’d try a new meme, Scenic Sunday (click HERE). Lord knows there are plenty of photos to choose from. Since I’ve been taking a camera everywhere for as long as I can remember, I have one or two photos. I wish I could throw some out. Digital makes me take far more, but at least helps organize easily. This one is scanned from a film print, taken in ’01 in Bodega Head, California. There are two little people on the rocks. Hope you like it.

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Published Thursday, November 6, 2008, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Skywatch Friday Dunes

I took this photo over ten years ago at Pt. Reyes beach in Northern California. It was a beautiful day and this photo expresses my feelings that day very well. For more skies around the world, click HERE.

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Published Wednesday, November 5, 2008, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

West Sonoma County, California, 1979

I took this photo off Coleman Valley Road near Occidental, in Northern California, so long ago, but I came across it and wanted to share it. The road is very curvy, the view like nothing in the world (although I have heard that landscape compared to the Cornish England area) and sometimes the fog filled up the low parts like this. Have you ever seen anything like it?
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Published Wednesday, November 5, 2008, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

A Watery and Wordless Wednesday

This is a morning view of Pyramid Lake in Nevada. Can you see the pyramid?

I’ve linked to a bigger one after requests but haven’t figured out how to get the medium size one to show here instead of the tiny one. Sorry! So click on the little one for a better view.

For more watery photos of all types, click HERE.

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Published Monday, November 3, 2008, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Ruby Tuesday . . . Rubies!

I just love the way the water droplets (this is Seattle, after all) look like rubies on the leaves. This was on a walk just a week or two ago. At least I got the bulbs planted before the recent deluge.

For more ideas about the thrilling color red, click HERE. Maybe post one of your own?

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Published Sunday, November 2, 2008, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Flowers for Today: Fuchsia

I’ve learned that fuchsias (the late, long-time San Francisco columnist Herb Caen called them the world’s most carefully spelled flower!) require a steady diet of fertilizer to bloom well. So I finally was generous with the plant food, and look what happened! For more beautiful flowers from around the world, click HERE.

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Published Saturday, November 1, 2008, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Shadow Shot Sunday, with flowers

Maybe it’s because I just finished planting over 400 spring bulbs, but tulips are on my mind. These tulips are so happy in the bright sun and shadows they cast. For more ways to see shadows, click HERE.

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Published Thursday, October 30, 2008, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Skywatch Friday at Anthony's Homeport

Everyone likes pretty sunsets, so here’s one, with boats, for Skywatch Friday. For skies around the world, click HERE.

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Published Tuesday, October 28, 2008, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Watery Wednesday from Redondo marina

Here’s a peaceful late day photo of Puget Sound. It seems like Seattle is near the ocean, but if you look at a map, you might be surprised how inland it actually is. But lots and lots of water, nevertheless. For more Watery Wednesday photos, click HERE.

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