Bleeding Heart in Our Regent Square Garden

After my fourth year of photographing this plant I finally got an image I like. The trick is a bright overcast day without any hard shadows to ruin the delicate nature of the bloom.

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Bleeding Heart

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The Spring Flower Show

This is the final in a series about the Spring Flower Show at The Phipps Conservatory in Pittsburgh. It’s always worth the trip and a Pittsburgh Treasure. Here are a few more stars of the show.

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The Spring Flower Show

The Spring Flower Show

The Spring Flower Show

Perfect Bloom at The Phipps

I like photographing flowers and like all type of photography it is not without its own challenges. Is the bloom symmetrical? Is the lighting correct? does it have blemishes or has it been gnawed on by bugs? Your best chance of finding the perfect bloom is at a conservatory but even there they are rare.

This one is special and I believe a perfect specimen. What do you think?

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A Perfect Bloom

More from The Phipps

It’s time for the Spring Flower Show at The Phipps Conservatory in Pittsburgh. It’s always worth the trip and a Pittsburgh Treasure. Here are a few stars of the show.

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Stars of the Show

Stars of the Show

Spring Flower Show at the Phipps Conservatory

The season has changed so it’s time for another visit to the Phipps Conservatory of Pittsburgh for the Spring Flower Show. This year we went early on my birthday and the show has only been open for a week. We will probably visit again in a couple of weeks which is the benefit of membership.

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Spring Flower Show

Spring Flower Show

Cathedral of Learning April 10,2019

April 10 is my birthday and one of the ways we celebrated was by going to see The Spring Flower Show at The Phipps Conservatory. It was such a beautiful day I didn’t want to go inside. A shot of the Cathedral of Learning form the walkway leading into the Phipps.

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Cathedral of Learning

A Perfect Bloom in Our Pittsburgh Garden

Each year I photograph the blooms in our garden and at other gardens around Pittsburgh. My trained eye can usually find a problem with the bloom. Part of the leaf is missing, it has a spot, a bug is eating it or the weather got to it before I did.

This one looks like a pretty good daffodil to me, close to a perfect bloom.

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A Perfect Bloom