MiguelATF's photos with the garden

Alien flora

Alien flora
“It illuminated a vision Dante could not have imagined in his wildest nightmares, nor Poe in the grasp of an uncontrollable delirium.”
― Alan Dean Foster

Alien-looking seedpods in an Oregon garden, seen through a spherical lensball.
Added on August 15, 2017

Ladybug / Catarina

Ladybug / Catarina
“I am rather fond of ladybugs. They are so delightfully hemispherical.”
― Gail Carriger

A ladybug enjoying Spring weather on a tree in downtown Talent, Oregon.
Added on March 31, 2017

Suburban landscape

Suburban landscape
“It is not my intention to be fulsome, but I confess that I covet your skull.”
― Arthur Conan Doyle (The Hound of the Baskervilles)

A modified skull with deer horns arranged artistically in a rock garden, somewhere in southern Oregon.
Added on March 14, 2017

Aztec Pot Mask

Aztec Pot Mask
“We understand how dangerous a mask can be. We all become what we pretend to be.”
― Patrick Rothfuss

Aztec Mask being used as a lawn decoration, inside a ceramic flower pot in a front lawn in Central Point, Oregon.
Added on August 27, 2016

Lawn Frog

Lawn Frog
“We are born princes and the civilizing process makes us frogs.”
― Eric Berne

Lawn frog in a ceramic pot, in Central Point, Oregon.
Added on August 27, 2016

Wheelbarrow

Wheelbarrow
“O fortunatos nimium sua si bona norint, agricolas”
― Virgil

Qué dichosos serían los agricultores si conocieran su felicidad.
The farmers would count themselves lucky, if they only knew how good they had it.

The old wheelbarrow that's still in use, her…
Added on July  9, 2016

Chair on Table

Chair on Table
“grief is a house
where the chairs
have forgotten how to hold us"
― Jandy Nelson

An old handmade bentwood chair, sitting atop an equally old wooden table, in rural Talent, Oregon.

Taken with my IR-converted Lumix GX1.
Added on April 24, 2016

Doll Head / Still Life

Doll Head / Still Life
“Statues are too much like dolls, and dolls are creepy. You keep expecting them to blink."
― J.D. Robb

Still Life / plastic doll's head / in a garden in Talent, Oregon, the small town where I live.

Taken with the Ricoh GR.
Added on November 28, 2015

Garden Doll Head

Garden Doll Head
“While you took a dull doll to pieces and threw its head away.”
― Vladimir Nabokov

Plastic doll's head on a metal garden fence in Talent, Oregon.

Taken with the Ricoh GR.
Added on November 28, 2015

Water Hose

Water Hose
“I didn't ask my mother to buy me a trumpet or a violin, I started right on the water hose.”
― Rahsaan Roland Kirk

Water hose on a hot, parched summer day.
Added on August 30, 2014

Garden vegetables, morning light

Garden vegetables, morning light
Added on August 31, 2013

Mutant Squash

Mutant Squash
“Civilization is a mutant beast that emerged from the shattered egg of primitive stability.”
― Tom Robbins

A mutant hybrid squash in the garden...looking more like an alien globe than a vegetable.
Added on October  7, 2013

Garden Borage

Garden Borage
"We planted wallflowers in a row.
And lavender and borage blue"
― Vita Sackville-West

Borage (real name: Borago officinalis), also known as starflower, growing in the garden. Taken on a bright, cold, sunny and contrasty morning.
Added on October  4, 2013

Underwater in Portland

Underwater in Portland
Is this garden really in open air? Or could it be....underwater?
Added on May 22, 2013

Leaves

Leaves
Grandma, what big leaves you have! ... All the better to (*&^%^&*) you with, my child ...
Added on May 22, 2013

Leaves

Leaves
“The light struck upon the trees in the garden, making one leaf transparent and then another." (Virginia Woolf)
Added on May 22, 2013

Garden eyes

Garden eyes
Are they small flowers? Or the tiny green eyes of a many-headed garden hydra?
Added on May 22, 2013

Fire Hydrant

Fire Hydrant
“Why is it we want so badly to memorialize ourselves? Even while we're still alive. We wish to assert our existence, like dogs peeing on fire hydrants.” (Margaret Atwood)
Added on May 22, 2013