Flower of the Day.

Finding Joy in Small Things. Nudged by the breeze, this little Verbena shoot strayed in front of a Geranium yesterday. Verbena and Geranium ©HelenBushe Fujifilm X-T3 with Fuji 80mm Macro lens f13 1/750sec ISO3200 Please click on image to view full-size.

Perspective: A Whiter Shade of Pale

I was watching a butterfly fluttering around in the garden the other day. I knew I wouldn’t be able to identify it until it landed; it could have been one of three kinds of white butterflies we often see around here. (Small White, Large White, Green-veined White). As I thought, Read more…

Finding the Right Perspective to Gild the Lily.

Finding the right flower was easy. Finding the right perspective was not. All last week I wanted to photograph a lily in the garden. Each day I tried, but the light was wrong, or the background was cluttered, or it was too breezy, or insects kept landing on it. I Read more…

Perspective: Box Closed, Box Open.

“Take the Money or Open the Box!” When I was child and we got our first television, there was a game show called “Take Your Pick”, hosted by Michael Miles. We were already familiar with it as it was a regular feature on Radio Luxembourg, a station that circumvented UK Read more…

Perspective: A Rose after the Rain.

From my immediate, personal perspective the rain today was annoying as it put us off going for a walk. However, my perspective changed when I saw how beautiful the raindrops looked on this newly formed rose…… …….and also on this emerging Marguerite : No rain, no flowers! This post was Read more…

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