My wife knows her birthday is just around the corner when the spider lilies (surprise lilies or whatever you might call them) literally pop up on the landscape. Cooler temps, the balloon race and autumn leaves are not far behind either. The bright red blooms vibrating against the green grass are hard to ignore and are a welcome harbinger of fall.
They are also a challenge to photograph. Photographing just one doesn't compare to the show of hundred flowers dotting the landscape. Here are a couple attempts to capture these beautiful flowers.