A honey bee emerges from an autumn blossom of an Apricot globe-mallow, a drought-tolerant wildflower found in many desert areas. The mallow is in the last stages of its blooming season. Shot with an Olympus E-M5 and M.Zuiko 60mm F2.8 Macro. Raw conversion in ACDSee Ultimate 9. Post processing in PhotoLine 19, Topaz Clarity and Alien Skin Exposure 7.
ACDSee Ultimate 9Alien SkinAlien Skin Exposure 7Apricot globemallowApricot mallowAustinDesert mallowExposure 7Globe mallowLadybird Johnson Wildflower CenterM.Zuiko 60mm F2.8 MacroOlympus EM5PhotoLine 19Sphaeralcea ambiguaTexasTopaz ClarityTopaz LabsUSAUnited StatesWildflower Centerautumnbeedesert globemallowflowergardenorangeoutdooroutsidephoto borderphoto edgephoto frameplugin filterspluginspost processingrawwildflowerm43micro 43
From Wildflower Center
A Look Inside
A bee inside a poppy blossom. Shot with an Olympus E-M1 and M.Zuiko 60mm f2.8 Macro. Raw conversion in DxO Optics Pro 10.5. Post processing in PhotoLine 19, on1 Perfect Photo Suite 9.5, Topaz Clarity and Alien Skin Exposure 7.
AustinM.Zuiko 60mm f2.8 MacroOlympus EM1TexasUSAUnited StatesWestcreekbeecloseupflowermacropinkpoppyredyellownaturephoto borderphoto framephoto edgeoutsideoutdoorDxO Optics Pro 10.5PhotoLine 19on1Perfect Photo Suite 9.5Topaz LabsTopaz ClarityAlien Skin Exposure 7Alien SkinExposure 7post processingplugin filtersplugins
Butterfly on Texas Lantana
A butterfly visits a blooming Texas Lantana (Lantana urticoides) AKA Calico Bush on the hike and bike trail at the Shops at Arbor Trails, Austin, Texas. Shot with an Olympus OM-D E-M1 and M.Zuiko 60mm f/2.8 Macro. Raw conversion in Phase One Capture One Pro 8 via LIghtroom 5.7. Post processing in Photoshop CC 2014, Topaz Clarity, Google Nik Viveza 2 and Color Efex Pro 4.
Arbor TrailsAustinCalico bushCapture One ProColor Efex ProColorsFallFlowersGoogle Nik CollectionLantana urticoidesLightroomM.Zuiko 60mm 2.8 MacroMiscellaneousNatureOlympus OMD EM1Phase OnePhotoshop CCShops at Arbor TrailsSoftwareTexasTexas LantanaTopicsVivezaWildflowersbutterflyflowerhike and bikehikinginsectjoggingnative plantshopping centertrailwalkingwildflower
From Austin, Texas
A trumpet creeper (Campsis radicans) in bloom. Raw conversion in DxO Optics Pro 9.5. Post processing in PhotoLine 18 and Google Nik Collection Silver Efex Pro 2.
Campsis radicansDxO Optics ProGoogle Nik CollectionLumix G 20F1.7Native PlantsOlympus OMD EM5PhotoLineShops at Arbor TrailsSilver Efex ProVineYellowcommon trumpet creepercow vineflowerorangetrumpet creepertrumpet vine
From Black and White
Flower in Water B&W
Flower in water. Raw conversion in Capture One Pro 7. Post processing in PhotoLine 18, Flaming Pear Flood and DxO FilmPack 4 (Ilford Delta 100 film with Sepia Terra).
From Black and White
Metal Cactus Flower
Cactus flower metal sculpture on display adjacent to a metal art studio in Albany, Texas. Shot with an Olympus E-620 and an Olympus 14-42mm zoom at 18mm. Raw development in Lightroom 5. Post processing in Perfect Photo Effects 8.
From Big Country
Flower blossom with processing applied. Shot with an Olympus OM-D E_M5 and 60mm f/2.8 macro. Raw development in Capture One 7 Pro. Post Processing in Perfect Photo Suite 8 and PhotoLine 18.
Pansy flowers in a sales display at a Lowe's store in Sunset Valley, Texas. Shot with an Olympus OM-D E-M1 and 45mm f/1.8 prime. Raw conversion in Photo Ninja. Post Processing in Topaz Adjust, Topaz Detail, Topaz photoFXlab and PhotoLine 18.
Mexican Hats in Winter
Mexican Hats, a Texas wildflower, after the first freeze of the winter season. Part of a series of test shots with my new Olympus OM-5 E-M1 micro 4/3 camera equipped with the Olympus M.60mm F2.8 Macro lens. Raw processing in Photo Ninja. Other image processing in Topaz photoFXlab, Topaz Adjust and PhotoLine 18.
Starting to Bloom
A winter succulent beginning to blossom. Part of a series of test shots with my new Olympus OM-5 E-M1 micro 4/3 camera using the Olympus M.60mm F2.8 Macro lens.Raw processing in DxO Optics Pro 9. Additional image processing in Perfect Photo Suite 8, Topaz Adjust and PhotoLine 18.
End of Cycle
Wildflower at the end of the autumn season. Part of a series of test shots with my new Olympus OM-5 E-M1 micro 4/3 camera using the Olympus M.60mm F2.8 Macro lens. Raw processing in Photo Ninja. Other processing in Topaz Adjust and PhotoLine 18.
Victim of the Freeze
A withering Mexican Hat flower blossom, hanging on until the end of the season, after two nights for freezing temperatures. Part of a series of test shots with my new Olympus OM-5 E-M1 micro 4/3 camera. Used the Olympus M.60mm F2.8 Macro lens. Processing of raw image in Photo Ninja. Additional processing in Topaz Detail, Topaz Adjust and PhotoLine 18.
Morning Glory Glow
A subtle glow applied to this Morning Glory beauty, one of dozens of blossoms on a morning glory vine growing in an alley in Baird, Texas. Processed in Raw Therapee, PhotoLine, Perfect Photo Suite and Topaz Adjust.
From Texas Wildflowers