Category Archives: Nature

Annual Denver Botanic Gardens Trip

This year, the Botanic Gardens are featuring sculptures by Deborah Butterfield as their art installation.  The horses were interesting, but not my favorite.  The Chihuly art last year was pretty spectacular, and the bamboo sculptures two years ago were also … Continue reading

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Butterfly Pavilion

We recently went to the Butterfly Pavilion in Westminster, Colorado for the first time.  Hands down, the coolest part was the Wings of the Tropics exhibit, which is an indoor rain forest filled with a variety of butterflies. As you … Continue reading

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Blackbird at Twilight

This week’s photo challenge is a cool one, but I was lucky to have something at all for it.  Silhouettes aren’t a type of photo I do often.  I should change that, really.  Silhouettes are pretty dang cool. The photo … Continue reading

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Reach Out and Touch It

As a fan of macro, I love looking at the textures of objects, so this week’s photo challenge is right up my alley.  Looking through my photos, I wanted to go back a bit to a couple of my earlier … Continue reading

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Sunflower Power and Black Thumbs

Over the years, I have tried to grow many different kinds of plants.  Sadly, not many of them have lived to tell the tale.  Here and there, though, I’ve had some luck and I’ve made a mental note about which … Continue reading

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Holding the Bonsai

Things that hold other things is this week’s photo challenge prompt.  I like the potential for playfulness and it made me think of a photo from one of my favorite places, the Denver Botanic Gardens. There is a bonsai tree … Continue reading

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Bamboo Sculpture and Perspective: Cee’s Fun Photo Challenge

I found another fun (fun is even in the name) photography challenge and the theme for this week is the season of spring or wood.  A couple of years ago, the Denver Botanic Gardens featured a series of bamboo sculptures … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday: My First Macro

I splurged in college and got my first digital camera, a Panasonic Lumix.  I was a broke student and, at the time, this camera was an incredible luxury.  It was also worth every penny.  The very best feature of the … Continue reading

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