Soft and Spiky?

A thistle. A soft thistle?


Nikon D5100 f/5.6 1/180s ISO 100 Nikkor 55-300mm lens – Summer 2012

No, a thistle that has the feel of a watercolor painting, with soft focus and soft colors.

Sunny Golden Bliss

Ahh, the wonderful feeling when the sun is golden and all the world is gilded by the sun’s kisses!


Golden Sunlight Kisses the World

The sunshine softens hardy leaves, highlights fantastical shapes, and even transforms those sharp thorns into beautiful sculptures.