Archive for blooms

The Spiderweb and Its Heart

Posted in Abstract, black-and-white, Botanical, Electrified, Nature, Photo Drawing, Photography, Solarization with tags , , , , on May 6, 2009 by sambissell
The Spiderweb and Its Heart

The Spiderweb and Its Heart

I’m not going to explain this because I’m going to let you figure it out. Get back to me if you have the answer.

Have an excellent day!

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April (Snow)showers Bring…

Posted in Abstract, Botanical, Electrified, Nature, Photography, Snowscape, Solarization with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on April 30, 2009 by sambissell
Undaunted Iris bucharica

Undaunted Iris bucharica

It snowed about 10 days ago….a typical late April storm…it was supposed to be a real dumper here in the city but it fizzled out. Instead, it pounded the mountains, foothills, and the plains east of town.
A couple of days before the storm hit, my Iris bucharica (Corn Leaf Iris, though I had to look this up since I’ve never called it that) bloomed. The before-storm pictures really don’t do justice to what this one displayed. I have several around the yard in various places; it is really one of my favorite plants that appear in Spring.

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From the Depths………

Posted in Nature, Photography with tags , , , , on August 26, 2008 by sambissell
The Iris Squid

The Iris Squid

…so named for the plethora of iris blooms it shoots to distract its prey before eating them whole….

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