salt water pastels

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I spent hours photographing these pretty coastal blooms with my macro lens (and no tripod!) on top of a windy Bodega head, captivated by their abundantly gorgeous array of pastel candy shades, like the tangy-sweet salt water taffy we gorged ourselves on. Up close they look like perfect wedding bouquets. Though I have searched I haven’t been able to locate their name, so I would love if someone could tell me what they are called.

 

© images by Emily Hughes, 2016

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8 Comments on “salt water pastels

  1. I want to know, too! Those colors are so pretty. I’m glad you could do it without a tripod. I can’t bring myself to use one, ever. 😉

  2. I think it might be Eriogonum latifolium (coast buckwheat)…? beautiful shots!

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