First Plum Blossom of the Year

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California / Floral Photography / Flower / Photo Log / Photography


February 9, 2020 — Back Yard

And as it turns out, the only plum blossom this year because heavy rain browned the petals before I could get out to shoot again a few days later.

(Nikon D500, Tamron 100–400mm f/4.5–6.3 Di VC USD. RAW processing in DxO PhotoLab 3.2; Editing in Adobe Photoshop.)

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California based fine-art photographer featuring abstract, impressionist, and minimalist seascapes — near and distant — and floral-based images. Fine-art photography can be seen at All original images on this blog are copyright 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 Michael Scandling. All rights reserved. No images on this site may be copied, duplicated, reused, published, or re-purposed in any way without express permission from the copyright owner, Michael Scandling.


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  2. Carolle-Ann Mochernuk says

    The plum blossom and poppy are welcome signs that nature can give us hope and comfort. CA

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  3. I can’t help wondering what you might do with the brown-edged blossoms. That subtle light in the background complements this flower so, so beautifully.

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