These images were all taken in the fields at Swan Island Dahlias in Canby, Oregon. Snapping photos amidst thousands of dahlias is a pleasant way to spend an August morning. They're lovely flowers.
Are those really raindrops on the flowers? Well, the day I took these pictures, I drove through pouring rain to arrive at the fields at dawn. The rain let up as I arrived, but was followed by a light fog. Even so, the sprinklers were on all the time I was there. So, yes and no...
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