Pre-spring Color

I’ve been photographing flowers from my own nursery for the past month now in preparation for my new nursery collection, but I wanted to photograph flowers outdoors and enjoy the beautiful day in the sun. So today I planned a visit to the Grapevine Botanical Gardens for its low profile and walking paths winding into trees filled with plenty of birds!

Hope you all like Tulips.

Ruby-crowned Kinglet
Downy Woodpecker
American Robin
Yellow-bellied Sapsucker

Street photographers like to roam around with their camera concealed from view. I have my Ricoh GRIII just for that purpose. However, I was walking around with my Sony camera which was too large to shoot from the hip making me a target for unsuspecting strangers. Fortunately for me, employees at Vetro Glass Blowing Studio noticed me roaming around with my glass and invited me in for a snappy or two…

Downtown Grapevine
Downtown Grapevine
Downtown Grapevine
Inside the Vetro Studios
People can watch as the Vetro artists do their thing.
The employees know to put on a really cool show
No down day when this is at the end of a steel spear
Vetro number if you all need some AWESOME glass!

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