Glistening In The Rain
These purple flowers gladly open on this rainy afternoon at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, in Richmond, Virginia
Water lilies symbolize enlightment, because the beautiful bloom emerges from muddy waters
Raindrops on Pink Rhododendron
On this rainy day, I had the garden all to myself, so I could concentrate on capturing details of raindrops on this pink Rhododendron, Autumn Royalty, at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, in Richmond, Virginia
We Love The Rain
Blue Hawaiian elephant ears are a large perennial plants with long stems, heart-shaped green leaves with bluish-purple edges and veins. These plants love water and are grown at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden in Richmond, Virginia
Virginia State Capitol
On a beautiful autumn November afternoon, the Virginia State Capitol is surrounded by a blue sky and white clouds, in Richmond, Virginia.
Virginia State Capitol is located in Richmond, Virginia. It is the third capital city of the U.S. State of Virginia. It houses the oldest elected legislative body in North America, the Virginia General Assembly, first established as the House of Burgesses in 1619. The current Virginia State Capitol grounds are located at 10th and Bank Street
The red-edge cordyline has beautiful deep pink foliage as the afternoon sun creates a glow in the conservatory of Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
Rappahannock River Blues
A surreal blue hour is reflected in the waters of the Rappahannock River in Middlesex County, Virginia
Path Through The Plantation
There is something serene about a tree lined dirt road. It's scenic and inviting to just walk in a quiet place. One can find this scenic tree lined dirt road 30 minutes west of Richmond in Charles City, Virginia on Westover Plantation.
Dusk sets as a schooner Serenity" is docked along the York River at Yorktown Beach in Yorktown, Virginia
This morning blue hour ends with soft blue clouds and a hint of color around the Ocean View Fishing Pier in Norfolk, Virginia.
Blue hour reflections and a colorful sunrise surround Ocean View Fishing Pier in Norfolk, Virginia. Ocean View Beach Park is one of the three beaches that the City of Norfolk maintains along the Chesapeake Bay in Norfolk, Virginia. The Ocean View Fishing Pier overlooks the scenic Chesapeake Bay, and offers complete facilities and fishing equipment for everyone who loves to fish
Fallen Ginkgo Leaves
The ginkgo's distinctive fan shaped leaves are at times referred to as a symbol of longevity, because the ginkgo tree can survive for a thousand years. The yellow ginkgo leaves are one of my favorite leaves. We have many ginkgo trees in Richmond, Virginia, allowing me to collect several leaves to make an artful presentation of the yellow ginkgo leaves with a black background.
Blowing In The Wind
Maiden ornamental grass is a favorite landscape border. On this fall day I was searchin for the last of autumn colors and the rows of ornamental grass caught my eye at the Arboretum in Richmond, Virgina. On this fall afternoon the sun illuminated the blades of grass with a silvery effect.
Standing Out From The Crowd
Maiden ornamental grass is a favorite landscape border. I captured this image when the late evening sun illuminated the grass at the Arboretum in N. Chesterfield, Virginia
The Light of the Silvery Moon
Maiden ornamental grass is a favorite landscape border. I captured this image when the sun illuminated the grass , allowing it to appear like frost was on the grass
This white water lily still reflects beauty between a few lily pads at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden in Richmond, Virginia
Cherry blossoms in Central Park in New York City
Raindrops on green plant blades, at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden in Richmond, Virginia
Julia is from the butterfly family of Nymphalidae; and is at the Butterflies Live exhibit at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, in Richmond, Virginia
Pinkety Pink Blue Hour
A colorful blue hour reflected in the waters of the Rappahannock River in Middlesex County, Virginia
Ripples of Autumn
Fall colors around Fountain Lake in Byrd Park, in Richmond, Virginia
November On The River
The Richmond Virginia skyline on a warm November afternoon, viewed from the south banks of the James River.
The James River is the largest river in Virginia, and the "Fall of the James" is the 7-mile stretch of the river where it drops more than 100 feet in altitude as it runs through Richmond, Virginia. This 7-mile stretch of the James River is near Bosher Dam and the waters around the 14th Street Bridge in downtown Richmond. Here is a view of the City of Richmond downtown skyline captured from the under the Manchester Bridge, where the James River is calm with reflections of the city buildings
Abbott Lake Reflections
Early morning autumn colors reflections in Abbott Lake at the Peaks of Otter in Virginia
Fall Reflections at the Quarry
Fall has arrived at the Rock Quarry on Belle Isle. The water is high leading to reflections of fall in the quarry, in Richmond, Virginia
Dusk sets in as the Serenity schooner docks along the York River in Yorktown, Virginia
This longwing butterfly is part of the Butterflies Live exhibit at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, in Richmond, Virginia
Passing Through The Sunset
The George P Coleman bridge spans the York River between Yorktown and Glocester Point, Virginia
Beatiful fall colors in the Japanese Garden in Maymont Park, in Richmond, Virginia
Around The World
The Science Museum of Virginia was formerly Broad Street Station also known as Union Station. It was built in 1917, and served the Richmond, Fredericksburg and Potomac Railroad, the Norfolk and Western Railroad. It also served Amtrak's Silver Meteor and Silver Star. Passenger service at the Broad Street Station ceased in 1975. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1972.
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