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 Wednesday, May 27, 2015, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Waterfall

Thinking about going camping. This was taken awhile back on the Olympic Peninsula in Washington.

Woodsy waterfall in the summertime.

Woodsy waterfall in the summertime.

Linking with Our World Tuesday, Outdoor Wednesday, Water World Wednesday, Wednesday Waters, Scenic Weekends, Wednesday Around the World (WATW)Shadow Shot Sunday 2, and Saturday Show Off. Thank you so much for visiting here and please come back soon.

Share

Published Tuesday, May 26, 2015, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Seattle sunset

The other day the sunset was super scenic, from the fifth floor at Seattle Central Community College.

Sunset sky in Seattle, with Space Needle

Sunset sky in Seattle, with Space Needle and Puget Sound in the distance

Connecting to Our World Tuesday, Monday Mellow YellowsOutdoor Wednesday, Wednesday Around the World (WATW), Water World Wednesday, Wednesday Waters, Orange You Glad It’s Friday, Skywatch Friday, Pink Saturday, Scenic Weekends, Straight out of the Camera Sunday, and Saturday Show Off. Please click on the Sara’s Fave Photos Blog letters above if you see only one picture here. Thanks!

Share

Published Sunday, May 24, 2015, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Scotch broom

I saw a lot of this yellow plant by the roadside when I lived in Northern California. I know it sometimes goes where it is not wanted, but I am so happy to see its cheerful yellow in the springtime.

Yellow Scotch broom plant at Richmond Beach Park, WA

Yellow Scotch broom plant at Richmond Beach Park, WA

Joining up at Our World Tuesday, Outdoor Wednesday, Scenic Weekends, Wednesday Around the World (WATW), Skywatch FridayMonday Mellow Yellows, Floral FridayToday’s Flowers, Pink Saturday, Shadow Shot Sunday 2, Straight out of the Camera Sunday, and Saturday Show Off. Please click on the Sara’s Fave Photos Blog letters above if you see only one picture here. Thanks!

Share

Published Sunday, May 24, 2015, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Beach rose

Lovely sight at a walk at Richmond Beach Park in Shoreline, WA.

Magenta pink beach rose blooming in May near Puget Sound

Magenta pink beach rose blooming in May near Puget Sound

Participating in Our World Tuesday, I Heart Macro Saturday, Macro Monday, Wednesday Around the World (WATW), Outdoor Wednesday, Thursday Challenge (Spring), Floral FridayToday’s Flowers, Pink Saturday, Straight out of the Camera Sunday, Shadow Shot Sunday 2, and Saturday Show Off. Please click on the Sara’s Fave Photos Blog letters above to see a few more photos here before you go.

Share

Published Saturday, May 23, 2015, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Man and dog at the beach

With a friend at Richmond Beach Park in Shoreline, WA, on a warm May day.

Man and dog play at the shore at Richmond Beach Park in Washington

Man and dog run and play at the shore at Richmond Beach Park in Washington

Linking to Our World Tuesday, Outdoor Wednesday, Wednesday Around the World (WATW), Water World Wednesday, Wednesday WatersCamera Critters, Weekend ReflectionsScenic WeekendsStraight out of the Camera Sunday, and Saturday Show Off. If you see only one picture here, please click on the Sara’s Fave Photos Blog letters above.

Share

Published Friday, May 22, 2015, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Florida sky

I got to go to South Florida in February. Here is a skyscape I really like.

Layers of different kinds of clouds in the sky over Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Layers of different kinds of clouds in the sky over Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Joining up at Our World Tuesday, Outdoor Wednesday, Scenic Weekends, Wednesday Around the World (WATW), Skywatch Friday, Straight out of the Camera Sunday, and Saturday Show Off. Please click on the Sara’s Fave Photos Blog letters above if you see only one picture here. Thanks!

Share

Published Monday, May 18, 2015, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Abutilon

A fancy kind of abutilon (‘Tiger’s Eye’), with dark purple bud casings. Seen (of course!) at Seattle’s Volunteer Park Conservatory.

Red, yellow and orange veins and a dark, velvety bud casing in this small tropical flower.

Red, yellow and orange veins, and a dark, velvety bud casing in this small tropical flower.

Linking up to Our World Tuesday, I Heart Macro Saturday, Macro MondayMonday Mellow Yellows, Ruby Tuesday 2, Wednesday Around the World (WATW), Orange You Glad It’s Friday, Floral FridayToday’s Flowers, Straight out of the Camera Sunday, and Saturday Show Off. Please click on the Sara’s Fave Photos Blog letters above to see a few more photos here before you go.

Share

Published Saturday, May 16, 2015, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Red balloons

On Capitol Hill in Seattle today, a LARGE bunch of balloons.

Man carrying many red balloons

Man carrying bunch of many red balloons

Joining Our World TuesdayNF Catching the Light Monday, Ruby Tuesday 2, Outdoor Wednesday, Wednesday Around the World (WATW), Scenic Weekends, Weekend Reflections, Straight out of the Camera Sunday, and Saturday Show Off. Thank you for visiting and do come back soon.

Share

Published Friday, May 15, 2015, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Greatness sign

We volunteered to be servers in the truly wonderful FareStart program in Seattle. It helps at-risk and homeless people learn restaurant skills and turn their lives around. They have a guest chef every Thursday. This sign was in the kitchen.

Your Comfort Zone -> Greatness sign in the Farestart kitchen

“Your Comfort Zone -> Greatness” sign in the FareStart kitchen

Linking to Our World Tuesday, Wednesday Around the World (WATW), Straight out of the Camera Sunday, and Saturday Show Off. Please click on the Sara’s Fave Photos Blog letters above if you see only one picture here. Thanks!

Share

Published Thursday, May 14, 2015, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Horse and lupines

Browsing through my archives, I found this image of how the horse pasture next to our backyard used to be a few years ago. I miss Tawny. Now a big house is being built there.

Purple lupines and a recovered wild mustang horse named Tawny

Purple lupines and a recovered wild mustang horse named Tawny

Joining up at Our World Tuesday, Outdoor Wednesday, Scenic WeekendsCamera Critters, Wednesday Around the World (WATW), Thursday Challenge (Peaceful), Skywatch Friday, Floral Friday, My Romantic Home, Today’s Flowers, Straight out of the Camera Sunday, and Saturday Show Off. Please click on the Sara’s Fave Photos Blog letters above if you see only one picture here. Thanks!

Share

Published Wednesday, May 13, 2015, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Columbine macro

Haven’t posted something from my garden in a bit. The columbines are looking lovely this year. I know that the fertilizing I did earlier helped a lot, since I didn’t do it last year and was sorry.

Pink and yellow columbine blossoms, close up in the garden

Pink and yellow columbine blossoms, with forget-me-nots in the background

Connecting up to Our World Tuesday, I Heart Macro Saturday, Macro Monday, Monday Mellow YellowsOutdoor Wednesday, Wednesday Around the World (WATW), Thursday Challenge (Peaceful), Floral Friday, My Romantic Home, Today’s Flowers, Pink Saturday, Straight out of the Camera Sunday, and Saturday Show Off. Please click on the Sara’s Fave Photos Blog letters above to see a few more photos here before you go. Thank you so much for visiting, and please come back soon.

Share

Published Tuesday, May 12, 2015, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Maple Valley arboretum

Had a great time vending at the Plant Sale at the Lake Wilderness Arboretum in Maple Valley, WA last weekend. This view of red Japanese maples in the afternoon light looked almost like fall colors.

Backlit Japanese maples in the Lake Wilderness Arboretum in early May

Backlit Japanese maples in the Lake Wilderness Arboretum in early May

Joining Our World Tuesday, Monday Mellow YellowsNF Catching the Light Monday, Ruby Tuesday 2, Outdoor Wednesday, Wednesday Around the World (WATW), Orange You Glad It’s Friday, Scenic Weekends, Shadow Shot Sunday 2, Straight out of the Camera Sunday, and Saturday Show Off. Thank you for visiting and please come back soon.

Share