United States Botanic Garden (Yellow Flowers)

This image was captured in the late morning while visiting the gardens around the Botanical Garden Building. Taking advantage of shadows cast by other plants I was able to capture this colorful image.Yellow flowers
Image captured with a Sony A6000 Camera, Tamron 18-200 mm f3.5-6.3 lens, focal length 200 mm, ISO 200, 1/320 sec at f/8.0, hand held.

Entrance to National Museum of the American Indian (Washington, D.C.)

This is the tour waiting area located at the entrance to the Museum. At times this area is filled with many people waiting for a tour to start, but this is time of low use.This is the tour waiting area located at the entrance to the Museum,
Image captured with a Sony A6000 Camera, Tamron 18-200 mm f3.5-6.3 lens, focal length 19.4 mm, ISO 1600, 1/60 sec at f/8.0, hand held.

Lockheed SR-71A Blackbird

Up close image of the world’s fastest jet-propelled aircraft flown from Los Angeles to Washington D.C. in one hour, four minutes, and 20 seconds; averaging 2,124 miles per hour. May 2015 Natonal Air and Space Museum, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia, USA.nose and cockpit of a Lockheed SR-71A Blackbird
Image captured with a Sony A6000 Camera, Tamron 18-200 mm f3.5-6.3 lens, focal length 41.4 mm, ISO 6400, 1/200 sec at f/5.0, hand held.

Stream in Japanese Garden

Image captured during a visit to the Missouri Botanical Gardens in May of 2015 when early morning access to the Gardens was available.
This is High Dynamic Range (HDR) image. Three images were captured, the base image, images 2 f-stops above and below the base image setting and then combined into this HDR image using Photomatix Pro 5.Stream flowing through garden
Image captured with a Sony A6000 Camera, Sony 10-18mm f4.0 lens, focal length 10 mm, ISO 100, 1/40  sec at f/16, using a tripod.

Early Morning at the Japanese Garden (Seiwa-en)

‘”Garden of pure, clear harmony and peace’
Dedicated in 1977, our 14-acre Japanese Garden, one of the largest in North America, represents an evolution of centuries of tradition and a multiplicity of distinctly Japanese cultural influences.” (Missouri Botanical Gardens.)
This is High Dynamic Range (HDR) image. Three images were captured, the base image, images 2 f-stops above and below the base image setting and then combined into this HDR image using Photomatix Pro 5.Pond in Japanese Garden
Image captured with a Sony A6000 Camera, Sony 10-18mm f4.0 lens, focal length 12 mm, ISO 100, 1/15 sec at f/22, using a tripod.

Pandas at Play (Missouri Botanical Gardens)

A small portion of items that will be on display for the “Lantern Festival” at Missouri Botanical Gardens. “Celebrating the Garden’s ongoing botanical research in China, 22 all-new sets crafted from silk and steel will once again offer visitors from around the world the opportunity to experience an event rarely staged outside of Asia.”Pandas Playing
Image captured with a Sony A6000 Camera, Sony 10-18mm f4.0 lens, focal length 12 mm, ISO 100, 1/3 sec at f/22, using a tripod.