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About northwestphotos

A long time resident of Washington State, located in the beautiful Pacific Northwest USA. I am retired and enjoy regional travel, exploring all the wondrous, natural settings that the Pacific Northwest has to offer. If you get a chance, visit my Northwestphotos Zazzle store, http://www.zazzle.com/northwestphotos.

Return to Heronswood Garden

A month ago I visited Heronswood Garden, located in Port Gamble, Washington. It was my first time visiting, and I had promised myself to return in a month to view changes in the seasonal blooms. All I can say is, … Continue reading

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Late Spring Blooms

Just when you thought spring blooms were over, up pops some of the most beautiful flowers of the season! Mid to late spring brings colorful blooms such as Wisteria, Lilies, Poppies, Peonies and more. Paeonia lactiflora Paeonia lactiflora Himalayan Blue … Continue reading

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The Art of Calla Lilies

I love to photograph Calla Lilies! They are so photogenic with their many varied shapes and forms of flower blooms. So here I present to you some artsy Calla Lilies! All images property of Peggy A Thompson

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My Ship Has Come In!

Figuratively speaking, only! I had the opportunity to photograph a popular tall ship, here on the west coast, over the weekend. The Lady Washington was at home port, in Westport, Washington, for a few weeks. She is well known as … Continue reading

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It’s Azalea Time!

Along with Rhododendrons blooming are Azaleas. Do you know what the major difference is between these two flowers? Azaleas are actually a Rhododendron species, but the major, physical difference between the two is the number of stamen each has. Azaleas … Continue reading

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