"Flowers...are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty out-values all the utilities of the world." - Ralph Waldo Emerson Floral stock photos and flowery fine art prints abound in the APK Photography archives.
“Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.” - Nathaniel Hawthorne
Ravishing ranunculus, originally uploaded by A.p.K. The colors that emerge in nature are sometimes so startlingly brilliant, it can be impossible to look away. These beauties grow in my garden, and their blended shades of fuchsia, scarlet, orange and gold rival even the most technicolor sunset skies. (as always, even more gorgeous viewed larger, on... Continue Reading →
early lupine, originally uploaded by A.p.K. Ethereal carpets of vivid indigo lupines are beginning to emerge on the hillsides and embankments here. These displays of spring color are always so brief...makes it all the more worthwhile to get down on hands-and-knees in the dirt to get this kind of shot!
Endless green clover, originally uploaded by A.p.K. You wore green today, right? 😉 I could have spent all day photographing such uniformly rich color and depth, and I am always on the lookout for similar swaths of lush greenery...
these things happen, originally uploaded by A.p.K. Happy Valentine's Day! Cheers to celebrating love in all of it's forms - this photo was actually shot on Feb. 14th a couple years ago! This image is currently available for licensing, and will soon be available as a fine art print. Details here!
dewdrop blue, originally uploaded by A.p.K. This time of year can feel a bit like limbo - with each new glimpse of warmer spring weather, a sizable snow storm or cold week of rain becomes a dreary seasonal setback. The coastal California climate is remarkably mild, and our winters tend to be full of green... Continue Reading →