Category Archives: Bees

BLOOMING SUBJECTS: HOW DO I PICK THEM?

April 15, 2018

Blooming Subjects: How Do I Pick Them?

Get it?…my blooming subjects: how do I pick them? Actually, I don’t hand pick any of them unless I photograph them in my studio. When it comes to choosing my blooming subjects, I look for something unique. I always love the well-known flowers like peonies, tulips and cosmos. The artist in me also pushes me to look for the unique, curious and unknown. I find it also opens up a new world of wond...

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BLOOMING GIFTS: MY FAVORITE FLORAL BOOKS

November 26, 2017

Blooming Gifts: My Favorite Floral Books

For me, my favorite item to give as a gift is a book, and I love to receive them too. They transport me to see things I have never seen before, teach me things I never knew, expand my view of the world and give me a chance to dream. Below is a selection of six of my favorite floral books that would make excellent gifts for the holidays or any time of year. 1. Flowers: Art and Bouquets by Sixtine...

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MY IRRATIONAL FEAR OF BEES

August 06, 2017

My Irrational Fear Of Bees

Yes, I'm a photographer who spends hours upon hours photographing flowers outdoors, is passionate about flowers, has a website all about flowers, and…I am seriously afraid of bees. I have squealed like a small child and run in the other direction from that “scary” buzzing noise. I’ll easily admit that I, myself, think it’s ridiculous how I react to a bee as they buzz by me. There have ...

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FLOWER QUOTE: THE FLOWER DOESN’T DREAM

March 20, 2017

The Flower Doesn't Dream | Flower Quote

MY TWO CENTS The flower doesn't dream... No it doesn't, it does the hard work of blooming and growing into its full and amazing potential and receives the bee as its reward to continue on. How lovely the relationship is between the flower and the bee. For me this quote reminds me that I must do the hard work to attract the "bee", and I can only hope I have, when it comes to Floating Petals. ...

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FLOWER QUOTE: THE HAPPINESS OF THE BEE

February 20, 2017

The Happiness of the Bee | Flower Quote

MY TWO CENTS The happiness of the bee ... should we not also be happy to exist? I think we should be more than happy to exist as we have so many opportunities to have such joy, wonder, laughter and love in out lives, if we only search it out. ABOUT THE AUTHOR Jacques Yves Cousteau was a French Naval Officer. His career in office was cut short due to an automobile accident that he was very for...

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FLOWER QUOTE: THE HUM OF BEES

August 08, 2016

The hum of bees

MY TWO CENTS I couldn't agree more, and without the bees and other pollinators there would be no garden. And yes, when they buzz by me, I still react more than I would like...check out my blog. ABOUT THE AUTHOR Elizabeth Lawrence was an American garden writer and the first woman to graduate from North Carolina State University as a landscape architect. She published her first book in 1942 and...

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FACING MY FEAR OF BEES

February 24, 2015

hungarian poppy

Yes, I'm a photographer who spends hours upon hours photographing flowers, is passionate about flowers, has a website all about flowers, and is afraid of bees. I will easily admit that I do think I'm ridiculous in how I react to bees. At times you can see me squealing like a small child and running in the other direction. Though what might be more embarrassing is when a humming bird comes zoomi...

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