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Saturday, December 29, 2007 The Last Blooms

Catching the weak late-morning winter sun in Will Rogers Memorial Park, Sunset Boulevard at Rodeo Drive in the center of Beverly Hills, on the last Saturday of the year the last blooms of the year

Frasier Magnolia bud, Will Rogers Memorial Park, Sunset Boulevard at Rodeo Drive in the center of Beverly Hills

This one will bloom in the next year.  That would be Tuesday.

Frasier Magnolia bud, Will Rogers Memorial Park, Sunset Boulevard at Rodeo Drive in the center of Beverly Hills
Calla Lily, Will Rogers Memorial Park, Sunset Boulevard at Rodeo Drive in the center of Beverly Hills
Daylily, Will Rogers Memorial Park, Sunset Boulevard at Rodeo Drive in the center of Beverly H
Daylily, Will Rogers Memorial Park, Sunset Boulevard at Rodeo Drive in the center of Beverly H
Late winter red blossoms, Will Rogers Memorial Park, Sunset Boulevard at Rodeo Drive in the center of Beverly Hills

A little garden humor, curbside at a nearby house the exceeding wealthy sometimes do have a sense of humor.

Hyper-realistic statue of woman in curlers retrieving the morning paper, curbside, North Bedford Drive, Beverly Hills
Hyper-realistic statue of woman in curlers retrieving the morning paper, curbside, North Bedford Drive, Beverly Hills
Hyper-realistic statue of woman in curlers retrieving the morning paper, curbside, North Bedford Drive, Beverly Hills

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Technical Note:

Most of these photographs were shot with a Nikon D70 - using lens (1) AF-S Nikkor 18-70 mm 1:35-4.5G ED, or (2) AF Nikkor 70-300mm telephoto, or after 5 June 2006, (3) AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor, 55-200 mm f/4-5.6G ED. They were modified for web posting using Adobe Photoshop 7.0.  Earlier photography was done with a Sony Mavica digital still camera (MVC-FD-88) with built-in digital zoom.

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All text and photos, unless otherwise noted, Copyright © 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 - Alan M. Pavlik