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Spring is a brief but glorious period in the desert along Shell Creek near Corrizo Plain. The zoom on the cameras was set to still allow good focus on foreground flowers. The far field is easy to keep in focus at any zoom level, so shots like these have to be wide to be large.
July, 10, 2011 at the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden looking across wildflower field to oaks at Mission Creek and up to houses and La Cumbre of the Santa Ynez Mountain Range. see: www.sbbg.org /K7101248_28 110710 Santa Barbara Botanic Garden overview prairie ICE rm stitch98 PScs4 tilt crop.jpg
Since I had to walk around this place twice, I thought I would allow everyone else to take the trip with me for a third time. There seems to be an early, not quite silent, spring going on at this park, with all the usual suspects showing up early. In the center, an American Kestrel is eating a lizard, a monarch butte...