Jatropha Tree Flower

Hey! Happy December everyone! I hope you all had a great and restful Thanksgiving holiday. Jennifer and I were actually traveling for the majority of the month. Not very restful, but we have had fun. I had a job event in Florida for a few weeks and then we remained in Florida to spend some…

Hong Kong’s Orchid

Hong Kong and the surrounding islands are very tropical and home to many beautiful species of flowers. This is the Orchid Bauhinia flower, which is represented on the flag of Hong Kong. It is the national flower of the region. My wife and I were only there for three days, but found this flower in abundance…

San Fran’s Purple Flower

I took this image near the Golden Gate Bridge in San Fransisco. I had a layover on my way home from a trip to Asia. I used the layover as a chance to see the city. My time was limited and I rushed this shot (and many others) trying to see as much as I…

Parry’s Mountain Gentian

A new look at a Gentiana Parryi—Parry’s Mountain Gentian. Blue is such an unusual flower color to me that these little flowers always catch my eye when hiking in the Colorado mountains.  After looking around at the vast surrounding landscape of mountains and valleys, it’s a moment beyond to stop and see the delicate details…

Twisted Beauty

The minute complexities of our world never ceases to amaze me. Unique beauty surrounds us at all times in every space. I found these simple, twisted flower petals in a flat and nearly desolate area of Wyoming. The surrounding landscape was unimpressive and yet here are these stunning closed flowers… twisted beauty.

Polemonium Confertum

This tiny cluster of delicate purple flowers is known as Polemonium Confertum. Confertum is Latin for crowded, an appropriate name if you ask me as these beautiful blooms do crowd tightly together. They are also hardy plants, only growing above 11,000′ in elevation. There range is mostly just in the high country of Colorado’s Rocky Mountains.