Archive for August 20, 2010

Story Behind the Photo: Water Lily

Water Lily at th eFlorida Botanical Gardens

This water lily was photographed at the Florida Botanical Gardens in Largo, FL. It was a typical late August afternoon in rainy season and while out photographing the tropical plants in bloom, an afternoon thunderstorm moved through. During rainy season it’s common for storms to move through quickly allowing the the sun back out within minutes to truly make things steamy. On this afternoon, it took a little while for the cloud cover to pass, giving me the opportunity to take a few photos with the freshly fallen rain without harsh lighting from the sun. As it turns out, the rain is what really added interest to many of my photos from that visit. Click here to buy a print and view the entire collection


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