The California Poppy (Golden poppy, California sunlight, or cup of gold) is the state flower of California. One of the best places to see poppies in the world is the Antelope Valley Poppy Reserve in Lancaster, CA. Here is what you might see: Continue reading →
The Poppies and other wild flowers at Diamond Valley lake are terrific right now. The problem is the people are not. The wild flower trail is closed this weekend because people are “trampling” the flowers trying to get selfies and family photos, even after the being told “to stay out of the flowers.” It was appalling to see, Anyway, if they open up the trail again, this is what you might see. Continue reading →
The California Poppy (Golden poppy, California sunlight, or cup of gold) is a species of flowering plant in the familyPapaveraceae. One of the best places to see poppies in the world is the Antelope Valley Poppy Reserve in Lancaster, CA. Here is what you will see.
In our immediate area, we are spoiled with two great gardens – The Huntington Library and Gardens in San Marino and the Descanso Gardens in La Canada. Though we have been to the Huntington Gardens more than 50 times, we have only been to Descanso once. And what a great experience it was. Continue reading →
I think one of the best innovations in high end DSLRs is the incorporation of “Live View”. Live View gives you the ability to use the Preview/Review screen on the back of your camera to make photographs. I will be using Canon “terms” in this blog as that is the equipment we use. Continue reading →