Dogwood 1

Dogwood 1

I recently had a person from Australia leave a comment on another site about a photograph  of a Dogwood. She said that she had never seen a Dogwood tree flowering in person. That was really amazing to read. Being from the South, I can’t image Springtime without the Dogwoods in bloom.



Dogwood 2

Dogwood 2

During our trip to Yosemite a couple years ago, I noticed that the Dogwoods growing in the area were different than the ones pictured here. Later I learned that there are over 60 different types of Dogwood trees and bushes.

Dogwood 3

Dogwood 3




Dogwood 4

Dogwood 4




Dogwood 5

Dogwood 5






  1. LensScaper March 20, 2012 at 2:08 am #

    We have dogwoods in the UK – their stems – a rich red or golden yellow provide some of the rare colours of winter.And yes they do flower. Excellent images Philip.

    • Phillip March 20, 2012 at 4:42 am #

      Thanks Andy. These will have red berries during the fall. I have read where there is a evergreen dogwood.

  2. Victoria March 20, 2012 at 5:08 am #

    Beautiful photos!

  3. Len Saltiel March 20, 2012 at 5:30 am #

    Very nice images Phillip. I had no idea that there were so many types of dogwoods. Well done

    • Phillip March 20, 2012 at 4:55 pm #

      Thank you Len! I didn’t either, until I was reading about them recently. If I understand correctly the same one that grows in the south is the same one that grows all along the Eastern side of the US.

  4. Andrew Graeme Gould March 20, 2012 at 12:17 pm #

    This is such a beautiful series, Phillip. Gorgeous light and colours, and really interesting variations in composition!

    • Phillip March 20, 2012 at 4:51 pm #

      Thank you for noticing Andrew. I like to play around with each shot and look for an unique POV.

  5. Edith Levy March 20, 2012 at 1:22 pm #

    Truly a beautiful series Phillip. I absolutely love the B&W. Stunning.

    • Phillip March 20, 2012 at 4:48 pm #

      I appreciate it Edith! I was really pleased with the that one as well.

  6. Rob March 21, 2012 at 8:11 am #

    Lovely blooms, the glory of spring.

    • Phillip March 21, 2012 at 4:58 pm #

      Thanks Rob. It a wonderful time of the year!

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