Red in the Garden

I didn’t think I had many red flowers from the Naples Botanical Garden but as a went through my files I found a few. I really liked these, although red flowers usually aren’t my favorite and the are generally had to photograph in the harsh southwest Florida sun. There have been many that I took and then deleted because they […]

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Texture Within Texture

During the 2018-19 tourist season, the Naples Botanical Garden hosted an exhibit of  sculptures by glass artist Hans Goto Frabel. There was a variety of sculptures made of glass, but these made from mirrors challenged me the most as I attempted to capture them. I photographed them week after week, learning from every attempt. Jude is focusing on textures as […]

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Garden Roof

This roof represents one of my top 25 favorite places in the Naples Botanical Garden. This is the roof I sit under after taking my first 100 photographs. On my normal go-around this is the place, the Asian Garden, that I reach when I am hot, my hip is starting to hurt, I’m getting tired and a bit dehydrated. I […]

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Butterfly Days

There have been a lot of butterflies around our home here in southern Florida – but very hard to photograph. They tend to disappear in the time it takes me to move my camera up to my eye. There have been even more in the Naples Botanical Garden. I think this is a Cloudless Sulphur (Phoebus Sennae) – what drew […]

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