Tag: plants

  • Picture-Perfect Plants: Sight for Sore Eyes

    Picture-Perfect Plants: Sight for Sore Eyes

    Whew, 2020 - what a year! In this period of distress, many sought comfort in the company of plants.

  • Monday Moodboard: Florilège

    2017-01-09 #culture
    Monday Moodboard: Florilège

    You can learn a lot of things from the flowers. Begin your Monday with the scent and sight of bliss of florals with this Monday Moodboard.

  • Let the Sun Do the Work with Chlorophyll Prints

    written by stratski on 2014-10-09 #gear #tutorials
    Let the Sun Do the Work with Chlorophyll Prints

    An unusual yet inexpensive way to engage in alternative photographic printing is by simply using sunlight and plant leaves! Try out this chlorophyll print tutorial.

  • Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, Cape Town

    written by neja on 2012-07-31 #places
    Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, Cape Town

    Kirstenbosch - the biggest open-air botanical garden of all. I fell in love with this garden when I first came here back in 2004. So, when I arrived to Cape Town this year, I immediately wanted to go back. Although a few obstacles (in the shape of a vineyard visit and so on) almost prevented me from doing that, there I was, still back at Kirstenbosch!

  • Cameraless Photography: How to Create Chemigrams

    written by crevans27 on 2012-05-18 #gear #tutorials
    Cameraless Photography: How to Create Chemigrams

    Discover a whole new world of photographic possibilities and learn how to create positive and negative photographic images without a camera! All you need is light sensitive paper and developer, stop and fixer. Intrigued? Read on to find out more!

  • Tuileries Garden

    written by neja on 2011-12-20 #places
    Tuileries Garden

    One of the best things Paris can offer. Oh, those gardens! I keep on coming back. The pure beauty of Paris. Place de la Concorde, Tuileries Garden and then the Pyramids of Louvre - nothing can beat this experience! Created by Catherine de Medicis as the garden of the Tuileries Palace in 1564, it was first opened to the public in 1667, and became a public park after the French Revolution.

  • The Botanical Garden in Berlin-Dahlem

    written by 12_12 on 2011-09-06 #places
    The Botanical Garden in Berlin-Dahlem

    The Botanical Garden in Berlin offers a wide variety of plants from all over the world and is an ideal place to relax on sunny days and to escape from the busy city.

  • Feeding Pigeons in Chelsea

    written by neja on 2011-03-23 #places
    Feeding Pigeons in Chelsea

    Making double exposures in Chelsea. I don't like pigeons myself. Well, not unless they are Chelsea pigeons. In Chelsea, everything is different, kind of like having a Midas touch.

  • Jardine Majorelle

    written by neja on 2011-03-04 #places
    Jardine Majorelle

    Jardine Majorelle - high-fashion cacti in Yves Saint Laurent's private paradise. What a way to start your encounter with Marrakech! Jardin Majorelle was in my top 5 things to do anyway, so it was even better when our hotel's porter gave us complimentary admission tickets to this garden. Anywhere you go in Marrakech, it's worth taking a taxi.

  • Scotney Castle

    written by neja on 2010-12-17 #places
    Scotney Castle

    Voted among the top ten best English gardens to visit, Scotney Castle is a wonderful place to go if you're into history or just want to enjoy some beautiful scenery. It is located just 50miles from London - and a few miles away from Tunbridge Wells.

  • Jardines de Turia

    written by neja on 2010-11-16 #places
    Jardines de Turia

    The Gardens of Turia (Jardines de Turia) in Valencia is 9km of greenery surrounded by ancient walls and buildings. As this place has always been prone to floods, it actually got severely damaged back in 1957 that even a number of people lost their lives and most of the city was ruined. Because of this, Valencia decided to divert the course of the river paving the way for the birth of this lush garden.

  • Kew Gardens

    written by neja on 2010-08-11 #places
    Kew Gardens

    Although the entrance is about £13.50 (children enjoy the free entrance), it is worth every penny! The Kew Gardens are picnic friendly, so it worth spending a whole day here. Winter or summer, there is always something going on. You can check the web site in advance to find out which particular flowers are in the bloom at the moment, or just come and explore.

  • Phoenix Parc and The "Green Diamant" of Nice

    written by vicuna on 2009-06-25 #places
    Phoenix Parc and The "Green Diamant" of Nice

    For my 100th location, I want to share some special place with you all: the zoological parc of Nice called "Parc Phoenix" and his giant greenhouse known as the "green diamant"