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 Saturday, March 11, 2023, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Pink pieris

Also called Japanese andromeda, pieris is a stellar shrub that thrives in the Pacific Northwest. And they are fragrant! Little bells of wonderfulness.

Pink pieris, backlit in the late winter sun

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Published Tuesday, February 28, 2023, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Daffodil bouquet

The weather may still be wintry here in Seattle this year, but those daffodils never cease to thrill.

Sun and warmth are promised!

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Published Saturday, February 25, 2023, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Cactus flowers

This is what’s commonly called a Christmas cactus, but it’s really a Thanksgiving cactus, or schlumbergera truncata, not a regular cactus. This year, this one is acting more like a Valentine’s Day cactus! When growing them, treat them more like a regular houseplant and don’t let them get super dry, before you soak the soil.

Such showy, iridescent, magenta and white flowers, on this Thanksgiving cactus in bloom.

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Published Saturday, February 25, 2023, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Fish hook cactus flowers

Such a cute fish hook little cactus! Be careful, though. The white fluffy stuff is a kind of sunscreen and protects the cactus from wind and water evaporation, too.

Little pink flowers with yellow centers decorate this small fish hook cactus. Careful!

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Published Saturday, February 18, 2023, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Purple hellebore macro

I love flowers that bloom in wintertime. The weather is still very cold and gray in the Seattle area, but the hellebores are being beautiful for us, already.

Purple speckled hellebore with white center

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Published Wednesday, February 15, 2023, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Red rose bouquet

He brought me roses. So very sweet, every single time.

Red, red roses

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Published Tuesday, February 14, 2023, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Foil kisses

Happy Valentine’s Day! I’m all for love and chocolate, and kisses.

Candy, love and chocolate. What’s not to like?

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Published Thursday, February 2, 2023, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Peony blossom

A summer photo for you, in winter mode.

Simple June peony blossom

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Published Saturday, January 7, 2023, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

White amaryllis

A new kind of decor bulb for me, an amaryllis in a wax jacket, all ready to go. No planting, no watering, all inside the bulb! How magical is that? We chose a large bulb and were rewarded with two flower stems.

White amaryllis flowers bloom from a waxed bulb

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Published Wednesday, January 4, 2023, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Overlook vista

A Pacific Northwest winter scenic view, from a few years ago, taken a block from my house. You can see Vashon Island across the Puget Sound. Happy New Year to all!

 

Scenic sunset view of Puget Sound

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Published Sunday, January 1, 2023, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Serendipity

Happy New Year! My wish for you is finding beauty everywhere. May you have rainbows and sunshine always!

An unexpected rainbow from a window prism decorates the carpet on a recent sunny winter day

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Published Saturday, December 24, 2022, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Christmas ficus tree

No room this year for a regular Christmas tree, but it looks quite festive anyway, don’t you think?

Plants and presents around our ficus tree

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