I was fortunate to be able to photograph wildflowers in Southern California. In some desert region the flowers just started to bloom and at the Carrizo Plains they were in full bloom.

Enjoy the image and keep on photographing!

PS: During the first full week in April seven photographers will share their best images on Spring Flowers on the following blog www.passionforphotos.com.

Portrait of a Blacksmith

Mike has been a blacksmith for several decades. He worked hard in his life and I wanted to show the harshness in his portrait. I decided to used a honeycomb strobe to emphasize on half of his face and I photographed him while he was looking into the direction of the strobe.

Enjoy the image and keep on creating great images!