is a genus, or group of herbaceous flowering plants in the daisy family.
The Echinacea genus has nine species,
which are commonly called purple coneflowers.
They are found only in eastern and central North America,
where they are found growing in moist to dry prairies and open wooded areas.
They have large, showy heads of composite flowers,
blooming from early to late summer
a macro lens
Capture One Pro
at this website
rendered in many forms
Shadows on the north side
of the San Francisco de Asis
mission church in
Ranchos de Taos New Mexico
Built 200 years ago of adobe mud
Painted four times by Georgia OKeeffe
and photographed both by Ansel Adams & Paul Strand.
The surface is re-muded each year by the parishioners.
The image was captured in Nikon RAW,
processed with the World-Class RAW converter
then post processed into
Konica 750nm IR film stock
with a W-25 Red filter.
Light and Shadows on the north side
of San Francisco de Asis mission church
in Ranchos de Taos, New Mexico.
Built completely of timber and adobe mud.
Painted four times by Georgia O’Keeffe and
photographed by both Paul Strand and Ansel Adams.
This year is the Two hundredth year anniversary of it’s completion.