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 Friday, December 28, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Daytime Christmas tree

Our Christmas Eve day tree. I like how it looks in the daytime almost as much as the nighttime.

Santa looks out over our Xmas tree and the plants

Connecting up with Through My Lens Monday, Good Random Fun Monday, Ruby Tuesday 2, Our World Tuesday, Pictorial Tuesday, Tuesday’s Wordless WednesdayWordless Wednesday, Wednesday Around the World (WATW)Weekend Reflections, Friday Bliss, Pink Saturday, Shadow Shot Sunday 2, All Seasons Sunday, My Sunday Photo, and Sunday Snap. Thanks for visiting here first.

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Published Friday, December 21, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Happy Solstice!

Today marks the start of longer days in the Northern hemisphere. Here comes the light! Happy Solstice to you, and may you take and enjoy lots of beautiful photos with the increased light.

Peaceful view of sky and Puget Sound in Washington State

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Published Wednesday, December 19, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Gumdrop tree

Not the greatest photo, but isn’t this Gumdrop Tree the cutest thing, from a zillion years ago?

Red and green gumdrops adorn a special holiday tree

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Published Saturday, December 15, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Watching the train go by

The Holiday Express at Seattle’s Volunteer Park Conservatory is a big hit with train fans of all ages.

Little girl reflected in the glass around the Holiday Express Train in Seattle

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Published Thursday, December 13, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Red hibiscus

Poinsettias aren’t the only kind of Christmas flower. Behold the red hibiscus, as big as your hand.

Orange-red hibiscus blossom with swirly ruffled petals, in Seattle’s Volunteer Park Conservatory

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Published Monday, December 10, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Frosty roadside

There was some very cold weather in the mornings last week.

Late fall frostiness by the side of the road, sun low in the sky

Linking with Through My Lens Monday, Good Random Fun Monday, Our World Tuesday, Pictorial Tuesday, Tuesday’s Wordless WednesdayWordless Wednesday, Wednesday Around the World (WATW), Skywatch Friday, Friday Bliss, Pink Saturday, Shadow Shot Sunday 2, My Sunday Photo, and Sunday Snap. Hope to see you around here again very soon.

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Published Thursday, December 6, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Peony bouquet

From the other side of the year, some peonies on a black glass table, from my garden.

Pink and white peonies and a round bud in a bouquet.

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Published Tuesday, December 4, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Seattle skyline

Here’s a view of Seattle you won’t see for very much longer, taken November 2016. Note the Great Wheel, the construction cranes, the Space Needle, and the Viaduct roadway, soon to be torn down.

Dark clouds above the Seattle skyline

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Published Monday, December 3, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Rain coming

Finally the Seattle area got some rain last week. Here’s the sky in back of my house right before it got here.

Dark clouds move into a sunny sky ahead of some good rain

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Published Wednesday, November 28, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Bougainvillea indoors

I have a standard bougainvillea plant (a little tree) that lives on my patio in the summer and indoors with the houseplants when it gets cold. It loves the warm indoors temps, the big sunny south-facing window, and the extra plant food. Flowers!

Magenta bougainvillea flowers blooming indoors

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Published Sunday, November 25, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Houseplants in the living room

Like the kitchen shadows post below, I love bringing in the patio plants when the Seattle weather turns cold. On a sunny afternoon the feel in the room is glorious.

A south-facing window in Seattle is kind to houseplants in the winter time.

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Published Saturday, November 24, 2018, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Beauty at dusk

There is so much beauty in the world. I am grateful!

Trees silhouetted against a clear sky at dusk

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