Camellias bloom very early in the spring and sometimes take a beating when it rains – But – sometimes these incredible and perfect flowers last for weeks. These pink beauties just keep producing and providing a treasured springtime spectacle.
Photo: Our Camellias – Penn Valley, California, USA


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It’s all about capturing a moment in time. About discovering scenes that, when shared, generate interest and appeal.
I am absorbed in the passion for photography and derive great pleasure in being a part of this superb artistic community.

John Butler is a resident of Northern California. A builder, by trade – but spiritually, a naturalist and photographer.

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  • Lynn Gedeon
    Lynn Gedeonover 1 year ago

    So beautifully captured!

  • Thank You Lynn. We had so many Camellias, this year that I shared them with all of the neighbors.

    – John Butler

  • jewelskings
    jewelskingsover 1 year ago

    I would love to see this awesome piece in the Globes,Spheres and Curves Group!

  • Hi Jewel. I will submit it to your group. Thanks.

    – John Butler

  • Jay Gross
    Jay Grossover 1 year ago

    Congratulations! Your image is featured in the Still Life Photography group.

    Jay (host)

  • Thanks, so much Jay. It is always an honor to have a photo Featured.

    – John Butler

  • Gosh – This Feature just escaped my attention. Thank You Jay. It is an honor to have any of my photographs Featured.

    – John Butler

  • jewelskings
    jewelskingsabout 1 year ago

    Congrats on you awesome piece being featured in the GCS Group! Your host Julie and Martin


  • Thank You for this Feature Jewel. This is a fun group.

    – John Butler

  • Jane Neill-Hancock
    Jane Neill-Han...3 months ago

    9th place out of 20 entries
    Baskets Challenge

  • We love our Camelias Jane. This year’s batch was even nicer than last years’.

    – John Butler

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