The winter has been unusually long and stubborn this year – all the more reason to rejoice when the first spring signs finally appear. Last weekend, I ventured out on a forest walk with photo friends. We found what we were looking for: the Hepatica nobilis, so pretty!

Most of these are taken with the Lensbaby Velvet 56 lens, except for the third last which is Twist 60. Please click to view large:

I am taking part in a Lensbaby blog circle. On the first of each month there will be a new blog post, where you can navigate to the other participants’ blogs through a circle of links. You may have gotten here from Keri Friedman; please click the button to visit the next blog: