One of my favorite places to do macros of plants is the Oregon Gardens.  They have quite a diverse collection of healthy, colorful plants.  Surprisingly, this was my first summertime visit.  It was well worth it because so much was in bloom!  Alas, it was another heatwave day in Oregon.  I spent a couple of hours there and captured quite a number of images while also enjoying the relaxing atmosphere of the gardens. Definitely a nice little escape!   Here are a couple of shots that I captured today with my Lensbaby...