Photo taken at Rutgers Cooperative Extension gardens, Davidson’s Mill Pond Park, East Brunswick,NJ (Exit 9). Gardens maintained by The Master Gardeners.

Nikon D7000
Nikkor 85mm micro
ISO 100
1/400 sec. @ f7.1
Handheld, manual mode, RAW
Adobe Photoshop Elements 9, slight post-process


garden, flowers, blue, purple, rutgers, new jersey, nikon d7000, raw

Oh, how I wish I had more time for this obsession! After working all day at a desk, photography provides an anchor in this crazy life, keeps me sane, and keeps me happy. Everyone should look through a viewfinder to really see their world; to capture the moments, the feelings, and the memories.

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  • orko
    orkoalmost 3 years ago

    The colours are impressive! Beautiful!

  • tinhearts
    tinheartsalmost 3 years ago

    Wow what a stunning expression of glory!

  • PhotoKismet
    PhotoKismetalmost 3 years ago

    And they were glorious! Thank you!

  • Kathy Baccari
    Kathy Baccarialmost 3 years ago

    Oh how absolutely lovely Helene. Wonderful isolation, color and detail. An instant fave. Kathy :)

  • Thank you so much! I will certainly miss all the colors of summer.

    – PhotoKismet

  • labaker
    labakeralmost 3 years ago

    gorgeous, Helene……

  • Thank you! I really need to get some of these growing in my yard next year!

    – PhotoKismet

  • Tracy66
    Tracy66over 2 years ago

    So beautiful and stunning blue.

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