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Petals of an Orange Parrot Tulip I © 2017 Patty Hankins

Petals of an Orange Parrot Tulip I – New Photo

I’ve recently added a new photo –  Petals of an Orange Parrot Tulip I – to my BeautifulFlowerPictures.com website I love parrot tulips – especially when I can photograph them in my studio. That’s when i can take photos that emphasize the beauitful details of the flowers such as in this photo of the petals of an orange and yellow parrot…

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Fall Color at the Museum of Appalachia, Clinton, TN ©2017 Patty Hankins

A Visit to the Museum of Appalachia

On my trip to  Tennessee earlier this month I had a chance to visit the Museum of Appalachia in Clinton, Tennessee. It is a wonderful living history museum dedicated to telling the stories of people of Appalachia through the artifacts they left behind. Since the museum was founded in 1969 by John Rice Irwin, they have recreated an Appalachian village…

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Candy Striper Hibiscus © 2017 Patty Hankins

A Few Hibiscus Blossoms

I found some hibiscus photos I’d taken and never share with you – thought I’d share them with you today. I don’t know about you – but I love seeing and photographing hibiscus blossoms. I love the large blossoms, the bold colors and the wonderful patterns created by the veins in the petals. Hope you enjoy seeing them as much…

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Fall Color, Great Smoky Mountains National Park © 2017 Patty Hankins

Photos from the Road: Fall Color

I’m just back from a photo trip to Tennessee and Kentucky. I spent most of my time in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park (my favorite national park) with a quick trip north to explore the Cumberland Gap National Historical Park. With all the trips I’ve taken to the Smokies, you would think I’d seen in every season by now….

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Come Photograph the Wonderful Gardens in Philadelphia With Me – May 6-11, 2018

I’m looking forward to leading my Gardens of Philadelphia Photography Workshop again next year and I would love to have you join me as we explore and photograph some of the wonderful gardens in the Philadelphia area. With 30 gardens within 30 miles of Philadelphia, there are always flowers to photograph in the spring. Not only will we spend time…

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Purple Poppy Anemone © 2017 Patty Hankins

Purple Poppy Anemone – New Photo

  I’ve recently added a new photo –  Purple Poppy Anemone – to my BeautifulFlowerPictures.com website I loved seeing the varying shades of purple in this blossom. To capture all the details, I took 19 photographs of the flower and merged them into this final image. Purple Poppy Anemone is available on my website at  https://beautifulflowerpictures.com/store/purple-poppy-anemone/

Beautiful Dahlias 2017 – My New Video

  Dahlias are some of my favorite flowers to photograph. Whether at a local garden, a dahlia society show or in my studio, I find myself fascinated with all the colors, shapes and patterns I see in the petals. I’ve created a video with some of my recent dahlia photos. The photos are accompanied by Clementi’s Sonatina No 5, Opus…

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Purple Poppy Anemone © 2017 Patty Hankins

Pink and Purple Poppy Anemones – In the Studio

I recently photographed some wonderful poppy anemones in my studio. I had both pale pink and purple blossoms. It seems like whenever I photograph poppy anemones, most of photos highlight the colors in the petals and the great textures in the centers. I hope you enjoy seeing this set of poppy anemones.                …

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April Dawn Dahlia © 2017 Patty Hankins

Dazzling Dahlia 2017 Part 3

In early September I had a chance to visit Longwood Gardens for the annual Dahlia Show presented by the Greater Philadelphia Dahlia Society. I love photographing flowers at this show – there are always hundreds of spectacular dahlias at peak bloom to photograph. I thought I’d share a few of my photos from the show with you today.    …

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Center of a Red and Yellow Tulip © 2017 Patty Hankins

Center of a Red and Yellow Tulip – New Photo

  I’ve recently added a new photo – Center of a Red and Yellow Tulip – to my BeautifulFlowerPictures.com website Another close up photo of a beautiful tulip – this time the center of a red and yellow tulip. I’ve been absolutely amazed at all the types of tulips I’ve been able to find to photograph in my studio. For this one,…

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