The Smith College Bulb Show. March 20, 2009Posted by littlebangtheory in Art and Nature.
Last weekend, while in the depths of my physical discomfitude. It was elbow-to-elbow, and we shuffled through like livestock at a slaughterhouse. No tripods allowed, no room, no time. And I felt like crap to boot.
But the flowers were indeed beautiful, and despite everything being hand held at very high ISOs, there were still a few decent shots:
Finally, a purpose for a “gazing ball:”
Left to right, that’s Yours Truly, my girlfriend Slim and Ultimate Spawn, my littlest sweetie. I was so glad she could join us, and subsequently dismayed as my condition went down the tubes and I fretted at the prospect of her becoming ill when she returned to school.
Ah well, back to the flowers. There were skads of them, all shapes and sizes:
Some in clusters, some complex:
But really, my favorites were the simpler tulips:
Sorry, no names on these – I was just trying to get through it without collapsing.
‘Twas pretty, though.
This weekend I’m going to try to get to the Mount Holyoke Flower Show, which has a reputation as being pretty good!