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 Thursday, February 12, 2015, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Peacock display

At the fabulous Flamingo Gardens in Florida there were many peacocks. I have never seen one doing its display before.

Close up of peacock in full display mode

Close up of peacock in full display mode

Linking to Our World Tuesday, Camera Critters, a new one, Saturday’s Critters, Straight out of the Camera Sunday, Outdoor Wednesday, Thursday Challenge (Shiny), and Saturday Show Off. Glad you stopped by and please come back soon.

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Published Wednesday, February 11, 2015, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Florida beach

I got to go to Florida last week and here is what the beach looked like where I stayed.

Palm trees, blue skies with white clouds, and a white sandy beach

Palm trees, blue skies with white clouds, turquoise water, and a white sandy beach with seaweed

Check out Our World Tuesday, Catching the Light Monday, Outdoor Wednesday, Water World Wednesday, Skywatch Friday, Scenic WeekendsStraight out of the Camera Sunday, and Saturday Show Off. If there is only one picture here, please click on the Sara’s Fave Photos Blog letters above to see a few more. Thank you.

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Published Tuesday, February 10, 2015, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Pink spotted orchid

I was in South Florida at a place called the Bonnet House Gardens. Never saw an orchid like this, or a tree like this, before.

Deep pink orchid with red spots clinging to a tree with shaggy bark in Florida

Deep pink orchid with red spots clinging to a tree with shaggy bark in Florida

Check out Our World Tuesday, Ruby Tuesday 2, Outdoor Wednesday, Today’s Flowers, Floral Friday, Scenic WeekendsPink Saturday, Straight out of the Camera Sunday, and Saturday Show Off. If you see only one picture above, please click on the Sara’s Fave Photos Blog letters to see a few more. Thanks!

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Published Saturday, February 7, 2015, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Tulip blush macro

Pale pink, tones of yellow, so simple and yet so exquisite. Another beauty from Seattle’s Northwest Flower & Garden Show.

Pale colors on this delicate tulip, just about to open

Pale colors on this delicate tulip, just about to open

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Published Friday, February 6, 2015, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Apricot roses 3

Another view of these luscious roses at Northwest Flower & Garden Show. Can you tell I really love them?

Close up of pale orange/apricot roses in full bloom

Close up of pale orange/apricot roses in full bloom

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Published Thursday, February 5, 2015, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Apricot roses in a bowl

More fabulousness seen at Seattle’s Northwest Flower & Garden Show.

Deep magenta lilies and apricot roses in black ceramic bowl

Deep magenta lilies and apricot roses in black ceramic bowl

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Published Wednesday, February 4, 2015, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Magenta bouquet

Shades of pink and purple in this bouquet at the Northwest Flower & Garden Show, soon in Seattle.

Orchids, heathers and other exotic flowers in a bouquet

Orchids, heathers and other exotic flowers in a bouquet

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Published Tuesday, February 3, 2015, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Apricot roses 2

More roses from the Northwest Flower & Garden Show, coming up soon.

Macro of apricot roses in a bouquet

Macro of apricot roses in a bouquet

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Published Monday, February 2, 2015, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Apricot roses 1

I’m going away for a few days, to some sunshine and perhaps some flowers. While I am gone, I’ve scheduled a few flower photos all taken at the Northwest Flower & Garden Show, beginning in Seattle quite soon. Enjoy the flowers!

Apricot roses in a bouquet

Apricot roses in a bouquet

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Published Sunday, February 1, 2015, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

White hellebore with blush

Hellebores are so welcome in winter. Their simplicity is so lovely, even from the back.

White hellebore with a slight blush of pink blooms in Seattle in late January

White hellebore with a slight blush of pink blooms in Seattle in late January

Participating in Our World TuesdayPink Saturday, I Heart Macro SaturdayStraight out of the Camera Sunday, Macro Monday, Outdoor Wednesday, Today’s Flowers, Floral Friday, and Saturday Show Off. Thanks for your visit here and hope to see you again soon.

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Published Saturday, January 31, 2015, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Tulips in sunshine

I need sun! April and tulips, I can’t wait!

Many colors of tulips in a display bed, in bright sun

Many colors of tulips in a display bed, in bright sun

Check out Our World Tuesday, Catching the Light Monday, Monday Mellow Yellows, Ruby Tuesday 2, Outdoor Wednesday, Today’s Flowers, Floral Friday, Scenic WeekendsPink Saturday, Shadow Shot Sunday 2, and Saturday Show Off. If you see only one picture above, please click on the Sara’s Fave Photos Blog letters to see a few more. Thanks!

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Published Friday, January 30, 2015, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Table and chair shadows two ways

The other day it was sunny and the local Starbucks’ outdoor furniture looked like music to me, somehow.

Outdoor furniture makes crisp shadows on a sunny winter day in Seattle

Outdoor furniture makes crisp shadows on a sunny winter day in Seattle

And here it is in black and white. Which do you prefer? I’m undecided here.

Outdoor furniture in black and white

Outdoor furniture in black and white

Joining Our World Tuesday, NF Catching the Light Monday, Outdoor Wednesday, The Weekend in Black and WhiteScenic WeekendsShadow Shot Sunday 2, Straight out of the Camera Sunday, and Saturday Show Off. Thanks so much for stopping by and hope to see you again very soon.

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