This was the first weekend of the Desert Show at the Missouri Botanical Garden. This exhibit focuses on various cacti, succulents, and other plants native to desert regions. I am always amazed by the number of different plants that are displayed in exhibits like this and the Desert Show is no exception. I will share a few more images similar to this one over the next couple of weeks or so.
Monthly Archives: June 2013
When I visited the Botanical Garden this morning, my primary purpose was to capture some images of the lotus blossoms if they were still present. I was pleasantly surprised to not only see a number of blossoms today but also a large number of buds which indicates they will be continuing to bloom for several more days. I’ve included two treatments of the same image from this morning here. The first is an “as shot” image other than some limited […]
Went to the Botanical Garden early this morning primarily to capture some images of the lotus blossoms but also found several other opportunities. One of my favorites were several small frogs like this one. Usually these guys are extremely easy to spook and will go under water as soon as you get near their pond but by moving slowly and staying in the shadows (in fact almost backed into an adjacent bush) I was able to get several images of […]