Flowers

Mountain Pretty Face

Beaver Creek, Calaveras Big Trees State Park, California

1/160 @ f/4.5, ISO 400


Arrow-leaved Balsamroot

Gold Lakes Basin, California

1/500 @ f/4, ISO 80


Anderson Thistle

Columns of the Giants, Hwy 108, California

1/200 @ f/8, ISO 200


Water Lily

Mission San Juan Capistrano, California

Canon 30D, Canon EF-S 17-85mm IS lens

1/200 @ f/9, ISO 100


Poppies above SF

Mount Tamalpais, California

Canon G10

1/1000  @ f/4, ISO 80


Window

Mission San Luis Rey, California

Canon 30D, Canon EF-S 17-85mm IS lens

1/125 @ f/8, ISO 200


Wild Rose

Portola Redwoods State Park, California

Canon 30D, Canon 100mm f2.8 macro lens

1/250 @ f/3.5, ISO 3200


McWay Falls

Pfeiffer-Burns State Park, California

Canon 30D, Canon EF-S 17-85mm lens

1/60 @ f/14, ISO 400


Iris

Point Lobos State Reserve, California

Canon 30D, Canon  300mm f/4L IS lens + 1.4x TC-II

1/400 @ f/6.3, ISO 200


Bumblebee

Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, California

Canon 30D, Canon 300mm f/4L IS lens w/1.4x TC-II

1/800 @ f/5.6, ISO 200


Bluedicks

Edgewood County Park, Redwood City, California

Canon 30D, Canon 100mm f/2.8 macro lens

1/1250 @ f/5, ISO 200


Dandelion

Point Reyes National Seashore, California

Canon 30D, Canon 50mm f/1.4 lens

1/400 @ f/10, ISO 100


Alpine Lily

Wright’s Lake, Tahoe National Forest, California

Canon 30D, Canon 300mm f/4L IS lens + 1.4x TC-II

1/320 @ f/5.6, ISO 500


Mariposa Lily

Tahoe National Forest, California

Canon 30D, Canon 100mm f/2.8 macro lens

1/800 @ f/5.6, ISO 200


Crimson Columbine

Point Reyes National Seashore, California

Canon 30D, Canon 70-200 f/4L lens + 1.4x TC-II

1/800 @ f/5.6, ISO 200


California Poppy

Big Sur, California

Canon 30D, Canon 100mm f/2.8 macro lens

1/200 @ f/4.5, ISO 100


Fetid Adder’s Tongue

Bon Tempe Lake, California

Canon 30D, Canon 100mm f/2.8 macro lens

1/100 @ f/2.8, ISO 200


Dandelion

Golden Gate National Recreation Area

Canon 30D, Canon 300mm f/4L IS lens + 1.4x TC-II

1/800 @ f/14, ISO 400


Chickweed

Rodeo Lagoon, Golden Gate National Recreation Area

Canon 30D, Canon 300mm f/4L IS lens + 1.4x TC-II

1/400 @ f/6.3, ISO 800


Rosy Sandcrocus

Point Reyes National Seashore

Canon 30D, Canon 100mm f/2.8 macro lens

1/250 @ f/7.1, ISO 100


Dahlia

Conservatory of Flowers, San Francisco.  2 August 2009

Canon SD1200 IS

1/80 @ f/3.2, ISO 125