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 Monday, December 4, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Summer rose garden

My rose garden last August

My rose garden in Seattle in August, dry grass and all

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Published Monday, December 4, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Floral textures

From a summer visit to the Volunteer Park Conservatory in 2010, a study in floral textures and shapes, just in the entryway.

Canna leaves behind, with furry-looking fountain grass and puffy throatwort flowers

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Published Wednesday, November 29, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Pink bromeliad flower

These are some of the showiest flowers anywhere! This one is blooming now at the Volunteer Park Conservatory in Seattle.

Spiky red, pink and purple bromeliad flower

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Published Tuesday, November 28, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Summer rose

From the archives of August, a rose of summer.

Red, pink and yellow tones on this rose of summer, in my garden

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Published Monday, November 27, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Model train depot

My favorite haunt, the Volunteer Park Conservatory in Seattle, has a holiday display complete with model train through January 1st. Here is the charming depot.

Built for the Conservatory by a dollhouse maker, the vintage-looking train station delights young and old

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Published Saturday, November 25, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Fall rainbow

Rainbows are so exciting to see. They appear, and then they are gone, but leave you feeling happy for a long time.

November rainbow

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Published Friday, November 24, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Thanksgiving turkey

It was scrumptious.

Roast turkey surrounded by red grapes and sage leaves from my garden

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Published Monday, November 20, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Double Delight roses

Roses against a sunny summer sky.

Double Delight roses blooming in July in my garden

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Published Sunday, November 19, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Hosta bud

A peek at July in the garden.

Hosta bud beginning to develop

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Published Saturday, November 18, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Hydrangea flowers

From the archives, a July garden tour of a fabulous hydrangea collection in Federal Way, WA.

Hydrangea blossoms with purple petals and light yellow centers

Unusual hydrangea with dark magenta petals with white border

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Published Tuesday, November 14, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Picotee begonia

So delicate, so pretty. Summer flowers are so delightful on a cold and dark day like today.

A mass of small pale begonia flowers with delicate red edges

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Published Monday, November 13, 2017, OK personal/derivative use; link www.lovethatimage.com.

Cloisters yard

From a trip to the Cloisters in New York City, exactly two years ago; such a peaceful place.

Tree shadows against an arched walkway with a tile roof in the Cloisters in NYC

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