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 Tuesday, January 12, 2016, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Summer evening

August evening in the Pacific Northwest.

Candle in a cut-glass holder at the shore of Puget Sound on a summer evening

Candle in a cut-glass holder at the shore of Puget Sound on a summer evening

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Published Sunday, January 10, 2016, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Stone birdbath

The sun is out!

Stone birdbath wtih blue sky and evergreen tree reflections

Stone birdbath wtih blue sky and evergreen tree reflections

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Published Friday, January 8, 2016, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Three peaches

This small painting, Three Peaches on a Plate by Henri Fantin-Latour, was painted in 1868, almost 150 years ago. I saw it at the Seattle Art Museum Impressionism show. I think it was my favorite painting there.

Inpressionist Fantin-Latour's small painting of peaches on a plate, in a fancy gold frame

Inpressionist painter Fantin-Latour’s small oil of peaches on a plate, in a fancy gold frame

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Published Wednesday, January 6, 2016, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Bird on bare branches

Just one bird decorating the tree.

Chickadee on winter branches against a gray sky

Chickadee on winter branches against a gray sky

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Published Tuesday, January 5, 2016, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Snow fell

Snow fell but didn’t stick yesterday. Better that way.

Fat flakes of snow falling

Fat flakes of snow falling

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Published Sunday, January 3, 2016, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Peony bouquet

From the other side of the year, peonies from my garden.

Pink and white peonies in a glass vase on a black table

Pink and white peonies in a glass vase on a black glass tabletop

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Published Saturday, January 2, 2016, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Tree branches and shadows

 Driving in Seattle the other afternoon, the branches made a shadow.

 

Bare branches of winter in late afternoon light

Bare branches of winter in late afternoon light

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Published Friday, January 1, 2016, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Path into sunlight

Happy New Year! Here’s to a fabulous 2016 for us all.

Today is the first day of the rest of your life. Welcome to 2016!

Forest path, with sunlight. Today is the first day of the rest of your life. Welcome to 2016!

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Published Tuesday, December 29, 2015, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Winter view of Vashon Island

The dark days still have some beauty in the Pacific Northwest.

Cloudscape from view point in Normandy Park, Washington

Cloudscape from view point in Normandy Park, Washington

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Published Monday, December 28, 2015, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Lavender plants

Sometimes this time of year makes me dip into the sunshine archives. From the other side of the year, in my front yard:

White lavender plant, and lavender lavender, in the garden

Light pink lavender plant, and purple lavender plant, in the rose garden

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Published Sunday, December 27, 2015, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Bird song at dusk

From my visit to the Cloisters in New York City last month, some birds singing.

The courtyard medicinal garden at the Cloisters in New York City

The courtyard medicinal garden at the Cloisters in New York City

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Published Thursday, December 24, 2015, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Candle ornament

May your days be merry and bright…

Candle ornament decorates a Christmas tree

Candle ornament decorates a Christmas tree

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