Always enjoy making these photographs of
rain-drop leaves that are in my yard.
It rained last night.
Closeup view of flower petals.
Several years ago I was on assignment shooting flowers for a calendar. When I spotted the daisy with the ladybug I didn’t have my camera in hand. I was working on another project at the moment, but I quickly realized the value of this photograph. My problem – I’d have to quickly head back to my office, retrieve the necessary equipment – a 50mm macro lens – and return before the ladybug flew away. How lucky was I going to be? It was at least a 15 minute return trip. Well, I guess I was. I made the trip, set up the shot, even bending the flower stem for an improved angle and the ladybug never flew away. If only I were that lucky all the time.
Remember when you’re lost in the desert and very thirsty cactuses are the soft-drink of choice. The photograph was made in the desert not far from one of my favorite places, Las Vegas. (I’m not a gambler. I love the lights and the spectacle.)