Good morning bird of paradise! (Danville, CA)

First springtime in our new California home…and excited about watching our first bird of paradise open up in our backyard! 🙂

Bird of paradise - springtime Danville, California

Bird of paradise – springtime Danville, California


365 Project – 237: Blooming lotus flower (September 5, 2013)

In our backyard right now. 🙂237

365 Project – 203: Black-eyed susan – Port Angeles, WA (July 24, 2013)


365 Project – 313: Winter fuchsia blooms (November 8, 2012)

Shutter Speed: 1/2500, Aperture: F/1.4, ISO: 200

Do you like this tight crop and negative space? Would this work for a card? Or, does that cropped fuchsia in the bottom right corner annoy you? Curious what you think!

See more of my 365 Project: Untouched photos from my Nikon D5000 with 50mm lens