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June 2009

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Saturday, June 13, 2009 Spiked Blooms

Cactus Blossom, the Cactus Garden of Beverly Garden Park, Beverly Hills

A dark Saturday morning in Los Angeles, with a bit of drizzle off and on time to photograph the local cactus catch them off guard and all that these in the Cactus Garden of Beverly Garden Park right next to the Good Shepherd Church (where Rudolph Valentino and Bing Crosby used to attend Mass)

Cactus Blossom, the Cactus Garden of Beverly Garden Park, Beverly Hills
Cactus Blossom, the Cactus Garden of Beverly Garden Park, Beverly Hills
Cactus Blossom, the Cactus Garden of Beverly Garden Park, Beverly Hills
Cactus Blossom, the Cactus Garden of Beverly Garden Park, Beverly Hills
Cactus Blossom, the Cactus Garden of Beverly Garden Park, Beverly Hills

Ah, the Good Shepherd himself

Statue at Good Shepherd Church, Beverly Hills

Other blooms more happy in the light rain

Yellow bloom, Sunset Plaza
Buttercups, Sunset Plaza

Coulter's Matilija poppy (Romneya coulteri) also known as California tree poppy, mission poppy, and fried-egg plant

Coulter's Matilija poppy (Romneya coulteri) - also known as California tree poppy, mission poppy, and fried-egg plant -

Hell's Bells

Orange Bell

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Technical Note:

These photographs were taken with a Nikon D200 the lenses used were AF-S Nikkor 18-70 mm 1:35-4.5G ED, or AF Nikkor 70-300 mm telephoto.  The high-resolution photography here was modified for web posting using Adobe Photoshop 7.0 software.

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