There were many yellow flowers adorning the landscape during our trip. We saw them lining the highway. We saw them growing wild near the bridges. There were at least 5 different types of flowers. This was the only one I found providing a good opportunity to shoot from below with sky and cloud in the…
Not all bridges receive equal love from visitors. This venerable sage seemed to be lonely, forgotten. I liked it for that very reason. And for the yellow flowers in the foreground.
Chicago does a very nice job of decorating the lake front with art and flowers. These were along the lake front path near a memorial to fallen firemen. It feels like have the sun near my feet.
My second attempt to capture the beauty of the Tiger Lily.
Possibly my favorite flower along the Chicago Lakefront is the Tiger Lily. The orange is a definite eye grabber. It looks really nice against a cloudy sky.
In the grouping of the pitcher plants was this flower. I wondered if it acted as a lure attracting insects toward the plant hoping a few would fall into the pitcher part of the plant to be ingested.
As a kid, I was fascinated by the plants that ate flesh. What kid would not be enraptured with a carnivorous plant? One of those grabbing my interest was the pitcher plant. I imagined it to be a beast of a plant. In Cape Breton, I finally saw one live. It was only about 6…