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This photograph of a large white/pink peony with a red and white bud nestled next to it was taken in 2009, in Middle Temple Gardens, Inns of Court, London, UK. When I went back to visit in 2014, I was sad to see that all the beautiful flowers had been removed from this section of the Middle Temple Great Garden. I have not seen another peony like this one since. http://ronablack.com/featured/rain-soaked-peonies-rona-black.html. www.ronablack.com

This is a close-up photograph of an exquisite Calla lily surrounded by lush green foliage. Art prints of this image on paper, canvas, aluminum and acrylic are available here: http://ronablack.com/featured/calla-lily-in-purple-ombre-rona-black.html. http://ronablack.com

This is a macro photograph of a beautiful hyacinth orientales cultivar named Pink Pearl. The petals of this fragrant flower are deep pink with pale pink edges and have an iridescent sheen. Art prints of Hyacinth Pink Pearl are available on acid-free paper, canvas, metal and acrylic: http://goo.gl/FN8be1. www.ronablack.com

A close-up photograph of rain-soaked "Loop the Loop" iris flowers blooming in a colorful garden. This beautiful cultivar has large white petals edged with purple. Photographed in Salt Lake City, Utah. Fine art prints are available on paper, canvas, metal and acrylic. http://bit.ly/1Rr62Si. www.ronablack.com 0 comments

A close-up photograph of vivid orange and pink-purple tulips blooming in a Salt Lake City garden. Prints of Spring Colors are available on a variety of gallery-quality fine art substrates including paper, canvas, aluminum and acrylic. For details, click: http://bit.ly/1zDRRX9. www.ronablack.com 0 comments

Stunning Washington Triumph tulips blooming in Salt Lake City, Utah. This cultivar has a vivid yellow bloom with bright-red feathering. Art prints of Yellow and Red Triumph Tulips are available on a variety of gallery-quality fine art substrates, including paper, canvas, aluminum and acrylic. Click for details: http://tinyurl.com/nnqa48g. http://ronablack.com 0 comments

A close-up photograph of gorgeous, sunlit tulips blooming in a multicolored garden at Salt Lake City's Temple Square. Gallery-quality giclee prints of "Radiant Purple Tulips" are available on a choice of fine art papers with a selection of mats/frames, as well as on canvas, acrylic, aluminum and fine art cards. http://ronablack.com/featured/radiant-purple-tulips-rona-black.html. http://ronablack.com 0 comments

A close-up photograph of beautiful white and pink peonies in Middle Temple Garden, Inns of Court, London. ronablack.com/featured/rain-soaked-peonies-rona-black.html. www.ronablack.com 0 comments

"Grace" is a monochrome photograph of a sunlit Lily of the Nile (Agapanthus) flower in full bloom. www.ronablack.com/featured/grace-rona-black.html www.ronablack.com 0 comments

A rose garden in Philadelphia's Rittenhouse Square. Gallery-quality prints of "Rittenhouse Square Roses" are available on a selection of archival papers, canvas, acrylic and aluminum. www.ronablack.com/featured/rittenhouse-square-roses-rona-black.html www.ronablack.com 0 comments

Here is a bright yellow daylily cultivar called 'Majestic Move' which blooms twice each season. Photographed in Salt Lake City, Utah. www.ronablack.com/featured/fancy-yellow-daylilies-rona-black.html. www.ronablack.com 0 comments

The colorful Mardi Gras rose, hybridized by Keith Zary, was an All America Rose Selections winner in 2008. This macro photograph was taken at the Huntington Botanical Gardens in San Marino, California. www.ronablack.com/featured/rose-mardi-gras-rona-black.html www.ronablack.com 0 comments

A macro photograph of a Viola tricolor flower, also known as Johnny Jump Up and Heartsease. Photographed in Temple Square Garden in Salt Lake City, Utah. www.ronablack.com/featured/sweet-violet-rona-black.html www.ronablack.com 0 comments

This pink beauty was one of the earliest roses to bloom this year in Salt Lake City. www.ronablack.com/featured/pink-rose-perfection-rona-black.html www.ronablack.com 0 comments

With a short bloom season normally, White Bleeding Hearts (Lamprocapnos spectabilis Alba) didn't have much of a chance this year. They appeared one day and were gone the next. www.ronablack.com/featured/white-bleeding-hearts-rona-black.html www.ronablack.com 0 comments

Wild iris flowers in Salt Lake City, Utah. Gallery-quality prints of "Wild Irises" are available on a selection of archival papers, canvas, acrylic and aluminum. www.ronablack.com/featured/wild-irises-rona-black.html www.ronablack.com 0 comments

A macro photograph of glowing yellow tulips in Salt Lake City, Utah. www.ronablack.com/featured/glowing-tulips-rona-black.html www.ronablack.com 0 comments

'Tulip Extended' is a close-up photograph of a vivid fuchsia tulip. Photographed in Salt Lake City, Utah. www.ronablack.com/featured/tulip-extended-rona-black.html www.ronablack.com 0 comments

Some of the hidden beauty of the natural world. Gallery-quality fine art prints of "Portrait of a Dandelion" are available on a selection of archival papers, canvas, acrylic and aluminum. www.ronablack.com/featured/portrait-of-a-dandelion-rona-black.html www.ronablack.com 0 comments

A macro photograph of a beautiful closed tulip against a bokeh background of vivid orange mature blooms. Photographed in Salt Lake City, Utah. Gallery-quality fine art prints of "An Elegant Beginning" are available on a selection of archival papers, canvas, acrylic and aluminum. www.ronablack.com/featured/an-elegant-beginning-rona-black.html www.ronablack.com 0 comments

A close-up photograph of an orange Icelandic poppy flower about to burst into full bloom. Taken in Salt Lake City, Utah. www.ronablack.com/featured/beautiful-ugly-rona-black.html www.ronablack 0 comments

Wonderblue, a French hybrid cultivar, is also known as Little Boy Blue Lilac. Its scent was non-existent last week when I took this photo, probably due to the fluctuating weather here in Salt Lake. www.ronablack.com/featured/shades-of-lilac-rona-black.html www.ronablack.com 0 comments

It's finally spring! Close-up photograph of a sunlit pink tulip taken in Salt Lake Temple Gardens, Salt Lake City, Utah. rona-black.artistwebsites.com 0 comments

Photographed in Temple Square Gardens in Salt Lake City, Utah. rona-black.artistwebsites.com 0 comments

Narcissus and Tulips by Rona Black 2011. Photographed in Temple Square, Salt Lake City, Utah. www.rona-black.artistwebsites.com 0 comments

A natural spotlight on the inner workings of a tulip. Photographed in Salt Lake City, Utah. Inner Workings by Rona Black. www.rona-black.artistwebsites.com 0 comments

A blossoming magenta rose framed by the mature pink and white bloom behind it. www.rona-black.artistwebsites.com 0 comments

The flower of a lantana plant becomes more colorful as it matures. www.rona-black.artistwebsites.com 0 comments

Daisies

by RonaBlack , September 21, 2011—12:00 AM

Topics: Daisies, Rona Black Photography, RonaBlack, daisy, floral, floral art print, flowers

Daisies at Red Butte Garden in Salt Lake City, Utah. www.rona-black.artistwebsites.com 0 comments

Brilliant pink-orange poppies photographed in Nob Hill, San Francisco. www.rona-black.artistwebsites.com 0 comments

Macro photograph of a pink and white Stargazer lily flower. I only wish there were a way to transmit the fragrance of this beautiful flower. rona-black.artistwebsites.com 0 comments

A variety of colorful flowers provided a pretty backdrop for these poppies, photographed in the Salt Lake Temple gardens. www.rona-black.artistwebsites.com rona-black.artistwebsites.com 0 comments

Rain-soaked Peonies has become my best-selling image. It is the first of my photographs to have been purchased in every format offered: framed prints, stretched canvas prints and greeting cards. I found these beautiful flowers in London at the Middle Temple Garden of the Inns of Court in the spring of 2009. I've never seen any other like them. They were unusual both for their size and color; they were quite large and the color gradation included pink and yellow in the same bloom. Raindrops added to the unique presentation. rona-black.artistwebsites.com 0 comments

I took this photograph in my sister-in-law's garden. Though it was cloudy during most of the afternoon I was there, every once in a while the sun would shine and I took advantage of those moments to try to capture this bloom in its best light. rona-black.artistwebsites.com 0 comments

During a visit to Philadelphia last week I came across these beautiful pink hydrangea blooms at the entrance to Salon Royale Court on Spruce Street. By the following day they had faded and the petal edges were beginning to dry up and turn brown; the extreme heat had taken its toll. rona-black.artistwebsites.com 0 comments

Variegated tulips fascinate me. They appear in many color combinations here in Salt Lake City. To see more of my collection of tulip photographs, visit www.rona-black.artistwebsites.com. rona-black.artistwebsites.com 0 comments

Romantic Tulips

by RonaBlack , May 8, 2011—12:00 AM

Topics: Rona Black, RonaBlack, floral, flowers, love, photography, red, tulips

Love by Rona Black. Prints available on paper and canvas. rona-black.artistwebsites.com 0 comments

Interior Design by Rona Black. Yesterday it snowed again here in Salt Lake City for what I can only hope will be the last time this season. This crocus emerged close to the beginning of spring, during the last week of March. rona-black.artistwebsites.com 0 comments

A Peek Inside, 8" _ 8" Much of the photography I do is extremely close up or macro. While shooting, some details are visible, but quite often the intricacies of line and color are not apparent. In this macro photograph of the interior of a red tulip, I was unable to see the purple tones or the dew on the yellow flower bud until the image was developed. As happens quite often with macro photography, the final result was a bit of a surprise. rona-black.artistwebsites.com. http://www.activesearchresults 0 comments

rain soaked peonies, 2009 11" _ 15" Roses weren't the only flowers I spent time photographing in London. I found these peonies in the Middle Temple Garden at the Inns of Court. As in every garden in London in May and June, there were also roses in abundance, but I usually went to Queen Mary's Gardens in Regent's Park for those. These were unusual both for their size and color; they were quite large and the color gradation included pink and yellow in the same bloom. www.ronablack.com http://www.activesearchresults 2 comments

roses after the rain, 2009 13.2" _ 11" Flowers with water drops are often very appealing and fun to photograph. In the right light, water can add sparkle or a glint that brightens an otherwise dull bloom. Occasionally you can catch more than light in a raindrop; the many colors of a bed of roses and its surroundings, including the blue of the sky, show up in this refraction. rona-black.artistwebsites.com. http://www.activesearchresults 1 comment

Starting Out, 2009 Queen Mary's Gardens in London's Regent's Park boasts some of the most beautiful roses in the world. I was there in May when most varieties were at their peak. It was wonderful to be able to visit almost daily and record their growth; the colors from bud to full bloom were spectacular. rona-black.artistwebsites.com. http://www.activesearchresults 0 comments

Rose cultivar Gertrude Raffel at The Huntington Botanical Gardens in San Marino, California. Hybridized and introduced in 1956 by Frank Raffel. http://ronablack.com/featured/deep-pink-beauty-rona-black.html. www.ronablack.com. http://www.activesearchresults 0 comments

Queen Mary's Roses Just back from a seven-week stay in London and was surprised by the abundance of flowers. I had been planning on spending time in the acclaimed Queen Mary's rose gardens in Regent's Park, but was unaware of all of the other flowers in bloom in May and June. rona-black.artistwebsites.com. http://www.activesearchresults 0 comments

This tulip was photographed in Salt Lake City, Utah. Giclee print available on paper and stretched canvas, in a variety of sizes. www.ronablack.com. http://www.activesearchresults.com 0 comments