Botanical Gardens Tel Aviv-Jaffa, Israel

Weekly Photo Challenge: My 2012 In Pictures

This past year I did a lot more travelling both here and abroad. ¬†According to PSE, I look 2700+ photos in 2012, 1688 of those were in landscape orientation and 1026 in portrait. Below is a distillation of 50 or so of the 75 photos that I felt were photographically interesting. When reviewing photos to select for this post, it struck me that many of the photos I take feel…

Night

Night Blooming WTF?

The place where I work has this unusual flowering plant, where a few solitary flower stems grow at the edge of the plant leaves and the buds themselves develop over about week’s time. Then, all at once and for one night only, they blossom, magnificently so. I have no idea what this flower is. The central part of the flower is probably about 20 centimeters across. Just amazing to see.…