Showing posts with label palm trees. Show all posts
Showing posts with label palm trees. Show all posts

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Palm Trees in Paradise

There is something about palm trees that have always fascinated me.  I remember as a young girl the sight of our first Palms as we drove south from Missouri to Florida meant we were almost at our destination.  Even today, I always look forward to the first palms greeting me a the Florida welcome center.

Photography Tips

Palm trees are very majestic looking.  I love to photograph them in all types of weather and at all times of day.  The photograph above is one I took just the other night looking across our condo complex with sunset approaching.  It is fun to capture the silhouette of the palm again the setting sun.  You too can create these images by focusing on the light and then the palm will show as a silhouette. Photograph a second image by focusing on the palm tree and you will get an entirely different point of view.  The photograph below shows an image where I focused on the palm.  In this photo the details of the palms leaves stand out against the evening sky.

 Palms Photographed over the Years

The images below on various Zazzle products show some of the palms I have photographed over the years.  They are always a favorite subject of mine when we are in a tropical locale.

Coral Cove Beach Print
Coral Cove Beach Print by mbgphoto
Browse anotherPoster template design online at Zazzle
Here are a group of palms I photographed one evening in Jupiter Florida.
End of a Perfect Day Greeting Cards
End of a Perfect Day Greeting Cards by mbgphoto
Check out other note cards online at Zazzle.
This stately palm was photographed a few years ago from our balcony in Jupiter Florida. Palms like this one along the ocean are a wonderful sight. I love the way the palm fronds wave with the ocean breezes.
Browse more Palm in paradise Ornaments at Zazzle

Fun Facts about Palms

In looking up palms online I found lots of interesting facts.  Here are a few you might enjoy.
  • Palms are everygreen trees
  • In the Continental USA, Palm are found mainly in southern Florida and southern California
  • There are over 2500 different species of palms
  • Some palms produce fruits like coconuts and dates
  • Most by not all palms have single trunks
  • Palms have different types of bark



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