In all the time I’ve photographed flowers, I’ve found the smaller ones often make the prettiest pictures. Especially in clusters, with various light flowing through. I like this one because of the backlighting and the multilayered focal points.

Winter Hyacinths

Building little terrariums and little gardens is really fulfilling. I don’t know why, but it is. Maybe it’s because you’re building life, a little ecosystem, that depends on you for irrigation, maintenance, survival. Either way, despite the depressing snowy weather (because after Christmas, snow is depressing, let’s face it) my local Meijer is already selling…