Gladdening My Lens
I developed an obsession with irises as they started blooming in May. My next-door neighbors have a lovely purple variety with yellow beards, which did nicely for a lighting/focus-stack experiment:
The garden outside the Krannert Art Museum boasted a giant bed of these blue-and-white beauties:
And last, but not least, we have the traditional yellow flag, which was unlucky for Isildur:
Next year I’ll try to get some deep red, almost brick-red blossoms a couple streets over from my house.