Flowers with raindrops always look so beautiful, this pale blue petunia has many raindrops on one side, but not the other, its because there were two flowers stuck together, after being separated it looked like this.
🔹9.2.2018 Diamond Shaped Staircase (钻石形的楼梯）
The staircases with glass guardrails in The National Gallery of Art was designed by famous architect I.M.Pei, from the top looking down, it’s the shape of a diamond, I tried to choose the best angle by moving around, and noticed that with each move I make, I will get a totally different image, it has endless possibilities, this staircase itself is a work of art.
There are different ways to photograph the flowers, sometimes using micro lens, sometimes using close ups, when you use a cell phone camera, you can also use a spinning method which I tried on a group of zinnias, with white and pink colors, I try to spinning out a wheel.
Today I received my first Meipian book, although its a thin book, to me it wasn't easy to make. I've always wanted a book of my own, but living overseas made it difficult, I don't have a WeChat payment account, but recently, I realized I could pay for it with the Meipian money (thanks to all the friends that have rewarded money to me), I immediately ordered a trial version of it. The mailing address must be domestic, so I asked my cousin to receive it and then asked her to mail it to me. After all that, I finally received it today. I was very happy. The printing quality exceeded my expectations.
🔹9.5.2018 Piano Keys (钢琴键）
Walking through the mall, I was leisurely taking photos, when reviewing I discovered that near the escalator, there appears to be a piano keyboard with shining black-and-white keys. What an interesting coincidence.
🔹9.6.2018 Like A River Run Through (像一条河流过）
The colorful clouds around sunset time are pretty, the shapes are even more beautiful. It is like a winding river going through a valley, like a ribbon, which has been waved by an invisible hand.
I saw this quote on the Internet and liked it very much, I want to share it with you: “But in a still life, there is no end to our looking, which has become allied with the gaze of the painter; we look in and in, to the world of things, in their ambiance of cool or warm light, in and in, as long as we can stand to look, as long as we take pleasure in looking. - Mark Doty”
It is a sunflower blooming in September against the brick wall, nodding its head towards the sun, I like the yellow orange colors, they are the typical autumn colors, I have turned it 90 degrees to make this photo look more interesting.
🔹9.9.2018 Pouring Rain (倾盆大雨）
Usually I don't mind taking photos in the rain, this afternoon I took my camera with me and drove to the park. It was raining a little, I was hoping it would stop soon, but as it turned out, the rain was getting more severe. In the parking lot outside the park, I photographed this tree in the pouring rain.
🔹9.10.2018 Paint My Leaves (为叶子涂上色彩）
The original color of the photo is light green and light yellow, but after using an app called Watercolor Photo Editor, the leaves become colorful, you can use your imagination to make the picture as beautiful as you want.
🔹9.11.2018 Misty Morning (朦胧的早晨）
It’s another misty morning. I came to the pond and saw reflections of the calm trees in the water. If only there were some Canadian geese in the water, the picture would be much prettier.
🔹9.12.2018 In The Bushes (草丛里）
Recently, I often saw butterflies while taking walks. They fly around in grassy areas, you just need a little bit of patience to capture a good shot. I especially like this butterfly with fully-spread wings.
🔹9.13.2018 The Colored Grid (彩色格子）
Every time I see a colorful pattern, my eyes are naturally drawn to it. This is a periodic table of style rotations for stock, and analysis like this doesn't help me much. By looking at it, I can’t see a pattern or style that can be followed. I came to the conclusion that whether you are investing money or doing anything, you can't just pursue the greatest profit, choose to diversify to reduce the risk, that’s the right thing to do.
🔹9.14.2018 Begonia (海棠花）
Outside my office building, a lot of begonias have been planted, they are spread out over a large area, every day I walk by them, thinking about how to get a better angle to take pictures, day after day, I couldn’t find a good angle. Today I decided to photograph it in the simplest way. The only two colors were framed in the picture and I filled the whole screen with flowers, to show what the begonias looked like when they were in full bloom.
Colorful skies cannot be seen every day, so each time I see it, It makes me excited, so I have to record it. Today the sky is very colorful at twilight, I took a few pictures with different perspectives, this is one of them.
Common ducks, accidentally stepped into the chinese ink painting today, the lake was quiet and deserted, only one duck stood alone by the water. I am ing on it, but I didn’t seem to scare it, the faded colors and reflections in the water reminded me of an ink painting.
🔹9.17.2018 A Net Of Crystals (一个水晶网）
Among the low grown bushes, I discovered this strange spider web, and what was peculiar about it was the large glassy, crystal drops of water that sparkled so vividly.
When shooting flower photos, I seek a natural frame, if I see suitable ones, I don’t want to miss it. This gray wall and purple flower are good candidates, since there are no other random flowers or grass to get in their way, it looks nice and clean, forming a naturally framed picture.
🔹9.19.2018 Amazing Little Flower (迷人的小花）
Do you ever wonder how these flowers can be so colorful and with so much detail in such a small space? Lantana is one of them, it is a very little flower but with multiple colors and delicate centers, they attract butterflies, can resist hot weather and drought, making them a perfect flower for the summer garden, they bring color and life to the garden.
🔹9.20.2018 When Summer Flower Meets Autumn Leaves (夏花遇上秋叶)
The daylily flowers in front of the house are still blooming, and the grass is already covered with falling leaves. When summer flowers meet autumn leaves, it’s a strange feeling.
🔹9.21.2018 Today s Maple Leaf (今日枫叶）
It has been a long time since I’ve paid attention to my maple tree, I feel a little guilty. Today I want it be my center of attention, in this photo you will see the color of one leaf, it is also the color of the entire tree as of today, I am looking forward to seeing it slowly change into a bright red color in the coming weeks.
🔹9.22.2018 Harvest Time (秋收时节）
These pumpkins represent the arrival of autumn. Each September, shops and nurseries all over the place will decorate their stores with colorful pumpkins. They are the color of a harvest season.
🔹9.23.2018 Pruple Heart (紫竹梅)
The purple heart plant has the same color as an eggplant, it is very easy to grow, also heat-resistant and drought tolerent, and if grown in direct sunlight, you will see deep purple colors. They will bloom light purple flowers and usually used as ground cover or flowerbed boarders. They add colors to the garden but by just glanceing at them, they don’t seem very beautiful. However if you look closely, the tiny flower is beautiful and delicate.
The continuous rainy days have been a bit annoying. Today is the Mid-Autumn Festival, it is also a Monday and I need to go to work. Such a rainy day means that I will probably not see the full moon tonight. Autumn rain brings meloancholy feelings which reminds me of the old song "Rainys and Mondays" by Karen Carpenters.
🔹9.25.2018 Fall Is Here (秋天来了）
The walkway is full of fallen leaves, soaked by the rain, a desolate scene. It tells me that autumn has arrived, the continuous rainfall has made me feel a little sad. I look forward to the golden sunshine and colorful autumn leaves.
🔹9.26.2018 Painted Lady Butterfly(Vanessa Cardui) (小红蛱蝶）
Today, I got another snap shot of the butterfly. I was very happy. Recently, I’ve taken pictures of different kinds of butterflies many times, which has made me very interested in them. Browsing on the the Internet about their habits. This one has a beautiful name called Painted Lady. When it spreads its wings fully, you will see it’s mottled in brown, orange, black and white colors. It is a very common type of butterfly, you can see it in every region.
The frequent rain in recent days has made the ground saturated with water. The ground is covered with some wild mushrooms with different shapes and colors. The larger one here looked like a blooming flower.
The sun has been hiding from us for days, finally I see the bright sunshine again today. I'm in a good mood, taking pictures of a color changing maple tree. The afternoon sun makes it particularly bright.
Besides being fond of shooting maple leaves, I was interested in a variety of colorful leaves. I wanted to shoot a whole set of photos of them. Here are several different kinds of leaves, the color, texture, shape of these leaves look almost flawless, some perfect leaves.
The lotus pond during autumn should be full of wilted leaves and dead lotus heads, but in this small section of the pond, I see new light green leaves! It’s because the park management decided to uproot all the lotus flower roots and move them somewhere else early this year, resulting in no lotus flowers blooming in the summer in the park. I was very disappointed when I found out. Now, the new growths are coming back, it demonstrates how strong and lively these lotus flowers are.