Archive for the Flowers Category

Costa Rica

Posted in Beach, Coastal, Costa Rica, Digital Image, Flowers, Melabee M Miller, Mountains, Ocean, Palm Tree, Sunset with tags on March 7, 2018 by melabeemiller

What an amazing country!

Celebrating Women

Posted in Flowers, Holiday, Melabee M Miller, Nature, Photography, Rose with tags , , , , , on March 7, 2013 by melabeemiller

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March 8th is International Women’s Day, let’s remember all the women in our lives.

I know it’s Summer when

Posted in Digital Image, Flowers, Summer, Sunflower, Sunlight with tags , , , , , , on August 1, 2012 by melabeemiller

I see sunflowers-in the garden, along the road and at farm stands.  Sunflowers are one of my favorite flowers. The ones I photographed last week were as tall as I am.  Sunflowers turn toward the sun, shine even on a dark day and produce seeds that can be dried and eaten.  Have you ever tasted sunflower honey?  I like the Italian variety- Girasole Miele.  Try it and tell me what you think.

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May is National Photography Month

Posted in Colors, Detail, Digital Image, New York City, Photography, Tulip with tags , , , , on May 1, 2012 by melabeemiller

And, it is the perfect time to try photographing something new.

Try taking photos of things that would not be your typical subject.

Try taking photos at an unusual time of the day or from a different height.  A friend once asked if I could shoot from the vantage point of a small dog. This challenge opened my mind to consider radically different viewpoints when photographing.

I hope this inspires you to try something new.  Be sure to let me know.

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

Posted in Digital Image, Flowers, Holiday, Melabee, Melabee M Miller, Nature, Photography, Rose, Scan, Valentine's Day on February 10, 2011 by melabeemiller

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A Fiery Post

Posted in Digital Image, Flowers, Holiday, Protea, Summer with tags , , , , on August 2, 2010 by melabeemiller

This is a a fun blog post for me.  I love fireworks and this Fourth of July I saw two fireworks shows.   I’ve shot them before but the images never come out quite like this.

Firework burst © melabee m miller

After admiring the one above, I couldn’t help but think that it reminded me of something that I had shot before. Then it struck me-a protea flower!

Protea Flower © melabee m miller

Do let me know if you agree.

It’s Hot, Hot, Hot…..

Posted in Holly, snow, Winter with tags , , , , , , , , on June 30, 2010 by melabeemiller

Think Cold, Cold, Cold.

Red holly berries

Holly with red berries. © melabee m miller

Spring Showers Bring Fabulous Flowers

Posted in Ann Arbor, Detail, Digital Image, Flowers, Lily, Michigan, Nature, Pitcher plant, Spring, Tulip on March 29, 2010 by melabeemiller

Last time I took you to sunny Puerto Rico, this time let’s go to cold Ann Arbor, Michigan where both common and exotic flowers are blooming at the  Matthaei Botanical Gardens Conservatory.

Lily Matthaei Botanical Gardens

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Matthaei Botanical Gardens

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Pitcher plant

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“Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine for the soul.”  Luther Burbank