St. Louis Botanical Garden’s Lantern Festival. Thousands of porcelain plates were used to create this fountain. This is a six second exposure using f22 to blur the water and add the “star burst” to the lights.
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A pair of flowering trees at the Missouri Botanical Garden. This is in the popular Japanese Garden area.
My wife and I took an Easter Weekend walk around the Missouri Botanical Garden. As usual the Japanese Garden was spectacular. Early blooming trees provided the color and in the next few weeks the Tulips and other ground cover be out.
This summer’s Lantern Festival, held at the Missouri Botanical Garden, offers great opportunities to take some great photographs. Here is a simple flower taken in the dark.
Lanterns light the way at Missouri Botanical Gardens
Missouri Botanical Garden’s Lantern Festival is hosting acres of illuminated displays. Here is one from a special evening only for photographers. This is the Porcelain Stupas Pagoda, constructed from more than 300,000 plates, bowls, spoons, teacups, ladles and wine cups.
Missouri’s Botanical Garden every year hosts their Lantern Festival. This is a massive exhibit of Chinese art. Here is a photo from the 2012 exhibit. Watch over the next few weeks for photos from the 2015 exhibit. http://greatrivers.smugmug.com/Galleries/Missouri-Botanical-Garden/i-86xqfLc/A
In an urban area in St. Louis, the Missouri Botanical Garden offers beautiful floral settings, interesting gardens and fantastic landscapes. Here are some Redbud trees with the Climatron in the background.
With winter settling in, it is good to be optimistic!