This wild rose (Rosa acicularis), Alberta’s provincial flower, was glowing among the trees a couple of mornings ago when I was out early in Bragg Creek. The sun had just cleared a hilltop across the fields so the light was still soft and warm. Early mornings in the summer are a source of great inspiration from and communion with nature for me.
A simple photograph of a lovely flower in the hills near Sedona.
The yellow blossom from the deep purple cactus were a surprising pairing for me. It was these complementary colours which drew me in and I worked with the shaded hedge in the background to isolate these two elements.