Tag Archives: IDS2

Blue-eyed grass


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This flower (Sisyrinchium spp) was growing along the side of a path at Stowe Garden. Hence I paused to take photos of it with the various filters I had with me. Continue reading Blue-eyed grass

Sunflower


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There are a few sunflowers growing in my back garden courtesy of my daughter. These are quite large flowers and not as straightforward to photograph indoors. Hence I have elected to take these outdoors using ambient lighting. Continue reading Sunflower

Rudbeckia aries


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I have been waiting for the Rudbeckia aries to bloom in my garden, as this variety seems to be later bloomers than the other Rudbeckias. I have taken photos of these in the garden using available light, as well as in the studio. Continue reading Rudbeckia aries

Alcea (Hollyhock)


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This is an Alcea Rosea (aka Hollyhock) which was growing outside my house. I decided to take this indoors to photograph. I thought this flower was an interesting subject to shoot particularly in UV-induced visible fluorescence (UVIVF). Continue reading Alcea (Hollyhock)

Gladiolus


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This is one type of gladiolus growing in my back garden. I was curious to see what this flower looks like in the various light spectra. Continue reading Gladiolus

Anthemis tinctoria


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I have many of these Yellow chamomile flowers growing in my garden. It is interesting that while the flower looks yellow in visible light, yet its petals are very UV-dark i.e. not very UV-reflective. Continue reading Anthemis tinctoria

Hypericum calycinum


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This flower is a Hypericum calycinum (aka Rose of Sharon, Aaron;s beard or Jerusalem star). As this is a rather large flower, I have had to take many images for stacking to get the entire flower into focus. Continue reading Hypericum calycinum