I visited on Saturday the Japanese Friendship Garden in urban Phoenix. What a lovely and tranquil place this is, in spite of the fighting ducks.
Three studies of ducks:
And the ducks fighting with each other:
The Japanese lantern, studied from different angles and locations in the garden:
Missouri Botanical Garden is open into the evening on select nights in July.
I packed the camera and a couple of lenses on Friday evening. Sadly, they prohibit tripods because of the crowds, so twilight photography is tricky.
The moon and Venus:
Zinnia still life:
Climatron, Chihuly, and water lily pools: