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Eschscholzia Californica - California Poppy by Barrie Woodward

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Selected as the State flower of California in 1890

Hardy Annuals … if you’ve collected seeds from them it’s not too late to sow them this year for next year’s crop or alternatively wait until the spring next year. Mostly they are yellows and oranges, but occasionally a pink or red one may appear amongst them.

This is several thousand miles away from California in Lancashire NW England.

I’m not sure how this has turned out in the colours it has, but this is how it’s come off the memory card.

Sony DSC-HX1

My pictures are taken with a Sony DSC-HX1. What you see is pretty much what comes from the memory card, with maybe a touch of rotation and or cropping.
I probably wouldn’t be taking so many pictures if it weren’t for the camera. It has been worth every penny as it has captured some great memories since I got it in 2009.
Feel free to comment on any of the pictures. I’m all for learning how to improve.

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  • jessiejoe
    jessiejoeabout 1 year ago

    Lol glad I read the description…. nice work

  • Thanks, jessiejoe. Nothing like a bit of Latin to start the day eh? :)

    – Barrie Woodward

  • kalaryder
    kalaryderabout 1 year ago

    Very pretty

  • Thanks, Kala. I’m puzzled why it came out in these colours though.

    – Barrie Woodward

  • Linda  Makiej
    Linda Makiejabout 1 year ago

    lovely!! The colors are great!

  • Thank you, Linda. I like the colours even though I don’t know how they got there. Looks like they’re growing in a fish tank :)

    – Barrie Woodward

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppabout 1 year ago

    Nice work

  • Thanks Larry

    – Barrie Woodward

  • John Schneider
    John Schneiderabout 1 year ago

    Great shot, nicely done!

  • Thanks, John

    – Barrie Woodward

  • Nicole W.
    Nicole W.about 1 year ago

    Congratulations for your amazing Artwork featured in Low Angle Photography Group -

    November 17nd, 2013

  • Thanks, Nicole

    – Barrie Woodward

  • Nicole W.
    Nicole W.about 1 year ago

    Congratulations! Your stunning work has been featured in Fabulous Flowers!!


    November 17th, 2013

  • Thank you again, Nicole

    – Barrie Woodward

  • Prettyinpinks
    Prettyinpinksabout 1 year ago

    Congratulations on your feature! 17/11/13

    Why not congratulate the other featurees here!
    Your Host, Elinor

  • Thanks, Elinor

    – Barrie Woodward

  • Sandra Foster
    Sandra Fosterabout 1 year ago

    Perfection Barrie! A fave many times.

  • Thanks, Sandra. I wasn’t so sure when I saw it, but it seems to be better than I thought

    – Barrie Woodward

  • jessiejoe
    jessiejoeabout 1 year ago

  • jessiejoe … thanks again

    – Barrie Woodward

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