Categories: Wild Flowers

The Paintbrush and the Bee 3

The Paintbrush and the Bee 3 – While wandering around a patch of Paintbrush, I found this bee feeding on the Paintbrush pollen.  If you look really closely you can see the blur of the bee’s wings as it hovers above the flower. This image was made during a visit to the Big Horn Mountains …

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The Paintbrush and the Bee 2

The Paintbrush and the Bee 2 – While wandering around a patch of Paintbrush, I found this bee feeding on the Paintbrush pollen. This image was made during a visit to the Big Horn Mountains of Wyoming in late July of 2017.

The Paintbrush and the Bee

While wandering around a patch of Paintbrush, I found this bee feeding on the Paintbrush pollen. This image was made during a visit to the Big Horn Mountains of Wyoming in late July of 2017.

Another Paintbrush

Paintbrush flowers come in a variety of colors.  Some are nearly white while others get to be a brilliant red.  Many around our home in Central Texas are more of a coral color.  In Wyoming, I have seen pretty much the full spectrum of colors. This one is a great example of just how red …

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Richardsons Geranium

While on that visit to the Big Horn Mountains of Wyoming, I was able to make frequent stops to make photographs of wildflowers.  While there were several examples of Richardson’s Geranium, there were few as beautiful and complete as this one.

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Silvery Lupine

Silvery Lupine – I have spent a lot of time in my retired life trying to identify the many wildflowers I have found during our travels around the country. On this trip into the Big Horn Mountains of Wyoming, I made this image of a Lupine.  I made a huge mistake in that I did …

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Paintbrush 2

Paintbrush 2 – I have this thing for Paintbrush flowers.  I think this was one of the first wildflowers I fell in love with as a teenager working on a guest ranch in Wyoming.  It was during that period of my life that I began paying attention to the environmental details that surrounded me. So, …

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Bright Bluebonnets

Bright Bluebonnets – I was pleased with the richness of the colors in this brightly lighted image.  I think Bright Bluebonnets is a fitting name for the photograph.

Bluebonnets

Bluebonnets – As I moved around the fields, I made several photographs trying to get just the foreground in focus, and then the entire field of view.  It was a struggle due to exposure times changing.  My hope is that I was able to make photographs that will appeal to different desires.

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Texas Bluebonnets

Texas Bluebonnets – On a single afternoon’s drive within five miles of our house, I encountered countless fields of Texas Bluebonnets.  It is very difficult to do these large fields justice.

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