Turtle Snaps's Flowers Posts

When I first saw these flowers, I was all excited because they reminded me of crocuses, which I haven't seen since I was little. At some point my mom planted…

I didn't know what canna lilies were until I looked them up last year. They still remind me more of an iris than a lily, but I love their bright colors and soft…

I love the bright, cheerful colors of sunflowers, but they are pretty interesting in black and white too - just a different feeling. Sometimes a little split…

To say that work has been irritating lately would be a huge understatement. It's starting to wear on me, and today I am exhausted and feel like I need something…

May is one of the best months of the year in Georgia - the humidity hasn't kicked in yet, everything is green and blooming, and if you sit outside in the…

When I found these pretty purple flowers on the trail by our lake, I had no idea what they were. After looking them up and learning they are called spiderwort,…

Over the weekend I got to see my first ever wild orchids! These are pink lady slippers (cypripedium acaule), a protected species in our area. The preserve…

After seeing Sherry's post about the invisible black background today, I thought of these photos. I’ve been experimenting with spot metering ever since I…

Redbuds are one of the first trees to bloom here in spring, usually in the first part of February. They're pretty well faded now, but I'm behind on photos, so…

Between the weather and busy season starting at work, it's been hard to get outside for photos lately. I've been trying to make the best of it by taking…

Here we are mid February and all the leaves and blossoms are just waiting to burst forth. I have to laugh any time I see a robin now. In the last two weeks…

Who says winter lacks color? I'm not sure if #3 is a type of cherry tree, but apparently unusual weather can trigger cherry trees to bloom at off times of the…

I really loved seeing everyone's take on the 2 photo prompt last week, and I learned a lot from all of the conversations that followed. I'm late to the party…

Ironweed was one of my mystery plants from the summer. I kept noticing it everywhere but had to do some research to find out what it was. It's in the sunflower…

This is a sad commentary on modern culture, but I think I have probably learned more plants in the short time that I've had my camera than I have in my entire…

On the way back from a hike this weekend, we stopped at a little fruit stand that had a huge sunflower patch beside it. The owner had cut a bunch of different…
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