Dr Marm never without my Nikon!

Spring Day at the American River

Some days just don’t turn out the way that you intended them to be…today MUCH better than imagined.  Any time I can enjoy my camera and beautiful surroundings–perfect!  Today was one of those moments in time!

Rich Colors along the RiverField of FlowersPoppies

It is amazing how much change came come into a single area within a few weeks. Five weeks ago…all that was here was river rock and a few Poppies.  Today, I was dodging people coming off of rafts and more Fox Tails than I ever knew could be in one place.  (Didn’t know you could get a “Fox Tail Splinter”!  Is possible, will have to soak my hand tonight!)

Fox Tail with Poppy Friends

I will enjoy pulling the Fox Tails out of my socks, shoes, pants, shirt, and pads–previously used for backpacking, now perfect for being on top of river rock!  Well worth the images!

Poppies in the sun

May all of your wishes come true, every day!

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7 responses

  1. Lovely pictures

    Dan

    May 9, 2010 at 11:58 pm

  2. Thank you for viewing, so appreciate your comment!

    It was simply a magical day at the river, never can have too many of those:)

    Laura

    May 10, 2010 at 4:18 am

  3. Oh my….these are oustanding!! I LOVE poppies …..you’ve captured them beautifully! LOVE this post!!

    May 13, 2010 at 3:03 am

  4. Thanks so much for viewing and commenting:) The American River is magic!

    It will be a difficult adjustment for me this year, now that people are entering into the picture, or have the potential of entering into my pics! (Did not realize how spoiled I have become during the winter time to have a secluded beautiful place to shoot!) Can sit and watch clouds at home, hop in the car and am there in minutes:)

    My next plan is to work on sunrise and the “magic” hour. Then, I do not think I will run into many folks–they add a lot, I know…but have gotten spoiled!

    May 13, 2010 at 3:36 am

  5. Great job! Looking forward to more posts on your blog! 🙂

    May 13, 2010 at 1:28 pm

  6. dreamfalcon

    Great photos – I love the color combination!

    May 15, 2010 at 6:50 pm

    • Thanks for the comment! Really a beautiful day, colors were magical!

      May 16, 2010 at 3:31 am

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