I happened to be in California the last two weeks on work related business. Over the weekend my cousin drove me down the scenic pacific coast on the scenic Route 101 from San Francisco to the Big Sur and back. Sadly the day was overcast but we managed to take in some pretty sights along the way, including the famous McWay Falls in the Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park. Sadly in the absence of a wide-angle lens, I had to resort to taking overlapping photos with my 50mm and then stitching them in Adobe Lightroom.
Here is another close-up of the McWay Falls, this time in HDR.
I believe this is a flower and bud from the ericaceous soil loving Camelia or a related genus like Rhododendron or Azalea. This photo was shot at the mediterranean biome of the Eden Project in Cornwall.
A new job has meant that I have not been able to devote as much time as I’d like towards photography and maintaining my blog. Nevertheless, I’m determined to make a new beginning starting with this post!
This was shot at the Eden Project in Cornwall earlier this year. See the photo in large size to appreciate the detail on the seed head. Also can you spot a tiny spider photobombing this composition? 🙂