Category Archives: Photography

Neptune’s Treasure X 17

17 different images with different depth of focuses with the idea that the observer would see the image in focus as if you were viewing it live.

Sport of Humako Sweet + 29 Images to make 1 image of the Sport

Change in leaf color of a chimera African violet is indicative of a change in bloom, usually loss of the chimera pattern. Also the image of the sport is the result of 29 images stacked.

Ten Blue Confetti Chimera African Violet Stacked Images

Historically when I tried to do macro photography with bloom images of my African violets the issue for me was that the depth of field was sharp only in a very narrow range.  This resulted in an  image that had part of the bloom in focus and the rest of the bloom out of focus.  I tried […]

Chimera’s Gone Wrong

A collection of 24 chimera African violets that has sported or mutated.

Image Gallery

the Image Gallery was rebuilt using a different plugin. I expect better responsiveness and less issues. Just click on top menu titled “Image Gallery”. There are currently 40+ of the most common chimera African violets that I think has merit and may deserve a place in your collection.

Sport of Shimai Described

The flowers are white, ruffled and have considerable curvature and are never flat as depicted in the images below. The two top petals are a bit larger with a purple stripe with a green underlay of color. The other 3 petals are purple on a white petal with a very slight green undertone.

Shimai From Germany

Click on any of the above images to enlarge.  I admit I enjoy receiving pictures of plants I sold as I often wonder how they are doing.  I also enjoy taking pictures of African violets and especially chimera African violets.  But I will be the first to admit the quality of my photos are at […]