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Alfred B. Maclay Gardens State Park

All of use went out to Maclay Gardens this afternoon. This wasn't my first time at Maclay's but it was the first time to visit while it was in bloom. My daughter and I carried our cameras while my wife just wanted to enjoy the gardens. The weather had turned cloudy and there was a threat of rain. While we were there we were hit by several light showers, but nothing strong enough to run us off.

Reflection Pool

The light was low and soft and toned the greens of spring down a bit, helping to make all the colors more saturated. A suffuse glow seemed to cover everything. Walking through the gardens during this time was balm for the soul. I'm going to stop writing and let the photos speak for themselves.

The Secret Garden

The Edging

Back Through the Arch, Up The Path

Evening Colors

The Fern

The Path

The Bench

Fallen Red Camellia

Red Camellia


Small White Azaleas

Abstract Flower



Two bodies (E-3 and E-P2) and two primes (ZD 50mm 1:2, Panasonic 20mm). Post in LR4 and Silver Efex Pro 2.


  1. Wonderful images as always Bill - and I'm glad you're enjoying your trip.


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