I adore California poppies but during my recent trip, it was still early to find fields of them. I did manage to find a patch of poppies growing alongside the road. I immersed myself in the flowers with my macro lens and took many shots at ground level.

July 9, 2010: favorited by 45 people, 346 views

Taken with Canon 5D, Mark II, 100mm macro lens


flower, poppies, california


  • Valerie Anne Kelly
    Valerie Anne K...over 4 years ago

    Gorgeous sweetheART fave ;} happy hippy hugglez

  • thank you for the nice compliment!

    – bettywiley

  • nysjoyce10
    nysjoyce10over 4 years ago

    So beautiful! WOW!

  • thank you for stopping by!

    – bettywiley

  • Ann J. Sagel
    Ann J. Sagelover 4 years ago

    Really beautiful. I have so many photos of these but nothing so lovely

  • thanks so much Ann – I love them and I took sooooo many photos of them during my recent trip. Next year, I want to go to Antelope Valley.

    – bettywiley

  • DragonflyDancer
    DragonflyDancerover 4 years ago

    Beautiful image, Betty!!

  • thanks so much Sabrina!

    – bettywiley

  • Sharon Johnstone
    Sharon Johnstoneover 4 years ago

    Absolutely gorgeous Betty!!!

  • thanks Sharon – what a nice compliment!

    – bettywiley

  • Ken Thomas Photography
    Ken Thomas Pho...over 4 years ago

    Your portfolio is brilliant!!

  • Wow – thanks so much Ken. I’m very flattered over your nice comment!

    – bettywiley

  • agnès trachet
    agnès trachetover 4 years ago

    very lovely indeed!

  • thank you!

    – bettywiley

  • Rebecca Cozart
    Rebecca Cozartover 4 years ago


  • thank you so much Rebecca. I am definitely in love with poppies and I can’t wait to go back next year!

    – bettywiley

  • Krys Bailey
    Krys Baileyover 4 years ago

    Absolutely glorious, Betty!!! ;o)

  • thanks Krys!

    – bettywiley

  • Rodney55
    Rodney55over 4 years ago


  • I appreciate the nice compliment – thanks very much!

    – bettywiley

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