I was excited to see the flowers in full bloom in a typically barren and brown field next to Vasquez Canyon Road. They snuck up on me quickly, so I had to turn around to get back to them. Once there, I couldn’t stop snapping photos.
The rains have been very good for the views here in Southern California. And this was a perfect morning. It was 60°F, sunny, with a slight breeze. It was the kind of spring morning I would have longed for after a long, cold winter in Ohio. This year, after all the rain, it felt similar.
Thankfully, there was a break in the barbed wire fence, which allowed me to go out into the field. I was crouched down in the wet field, surrounded by yellow, and in the moment. I have no idea how long I was there. I’m thankful I get to share the moment with you this morning. Enjoy your day.
If there are multiple photos in this post, the following EXIF data is for the first photo only:
- Aperture: ƒ/6.3
- Camera: ILCE-7RM2
- Focal length: 240mm
- ISO: 100
- Shutter speed: 1/320s