Spring Flowers at the LA Flower Market

This morning K and I visited the The Original LA Flower Market in the heart of the bustling LA Flower District downtown. As you could probably expect, it was a sea of colorful and fragrant fresh flowers, both potted and cut.  We picked up a few for a dinner party tomorrow night, and I snapped some photos with my new camera lens, a Canon f1.8 50mm prime lens that takes sharp photos with a nice shallow depth of field.

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2014 Rose Parade

 

We started 2014 off with an early start – the 2014 Rose Parade in Pasadena, CA.

Beautiful floats, lots of bands, and great weather combined for a full day of Southern Cali culture. Here are a few pics I snapped with my Canon T3i (with 55-250mm zoom lens) and some from my new GoPro Hero 3.

Peacock Float Float Flowers Can you hear me now? Marine Band Colorful woman Digging Dog TB and KW Colorful Flags Hippo E Harmony Palms Stanford Tree Pegasus Float

For some photos from Pasadena’s wacky summer time Doo Dah Parade, click here.

Happy New Year!

TB and KW

First visit to The Huntington

Spent a few hours wondering around the beautiful grounds of The Huntington Library and Gardens this weekend and had a great time checking out all the plant life. It’s a really peaceful place with so much to see, much more than can be covered in one day, so I’m sure I’ll be back.

As always click to enlarge any photo, right click to save.

-T

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