The other night we were chatting with some other photographers in the old avenue of Oaks that leads up to the Magnolia Plantation main house. There is always something blooming along here, now it’s some Iris. The main plantation home is the backdrop for these bright blooms.
A back trail by a small swamp area always has a few wild flowers in bloom no matter the time of year. A patch of Iris has opened right on the waters edge.
This is another subject that grabs me. A bright bloom against a water background. I admit after a while the images seem to blend together. They are pretty though, and it’s just a memory card.
The nice thing about shooting this style is trying some of the software ‘tools’ you rarely use. I was also thinking to say they don’t move and run away like wildlife. Well, there was a breeze so these ran all over the place. The background on each of these photographs was a lake. I used … Continue reading Iris, I Hope
A wealthy business man donated land to his home town, Sumter, South Carolina. He also planted hundreds of Iris. Which never bloomed. He had them dug up and dumped in the nearby swamp. Each year thousands of Iris grow along a pond and swamp in Sumter. The town owns the land, keeps the swamp as … Continue reading Found On A Walk, Iris
Found on a walk.
Supports the adage ‘Great minds think alike’. On different walks Ellen and I found the same treasure off by a back pond. Middleton Plantation, South Carolina.
Iris blooming means an abundance of published photographs. I’m sure I won’t be alone either.