Turtle Snaps's Flowers Posts

Rue anemone is a delicate little flower, one of the first to pop up out of the leaf litter when winter ends. Up until this year, I would have just called these…

Closing out my winter plant binge with one of my favorite flowers, year round - oakleaf hydrangeas. They are lovely to look at in any season, but I think my…

More winter plants with less colorful edits. :) I debated whether to include this one. I was trying to focus on the flowers when I noticed this tiny spiderweb.…

This year I started an ongoing project - photos of plants in winter. Almost every time I go out, I notice interesting plants, take a few photos, and tell…

Last week our earliest blooming spring trees started opening their petals. It happens every year, but somehow it always feels too soon. Every time I see them, I…

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…
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