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Connecting the Dots | Blog from Sweet Pickins Studio | Peru Indiana designer and photographer Amanda Wilson shares her portrait and lifestyle sessions including Family, Seniors, Farm and Garden, Business Branding, Motherhood and more.

My Happy Place

Creativity in the Garden

Zinnia Garden | Peru, Indiana

Keeping my creative juices flowing isn't always easy - especially when life is so busy. I stepped out of the office the other afternoon to clear my head and headed to my happy place.

Butterfly in Zinnia Garden | Sweet Pickins Studio Photography
Profusion Zinnias with Yellow Butterfly | Sweet Pickins Studio Photography

Profusion Zinnias with Yellow Butterfly | Sweet Pickins Studio Photography

While I'm juggling emails and software updates, doing the tedious work of running a small biz... THIS was going on right outside my door. I couldn't help but stop to smell the flowers.

Yellow Profusion Zinnias and Butterfly | Sweet Pickins Studio Garden Photography
Detail of Butterfly on Yellow Profusion Zinnia in Garden | Sweet Pickins Studio

I find inspiration in a lot of places. Nature never seems to disappoint. God has such an attention to detail. Color, texture and form ...

Bee and Zinnias in Garden | Sweet Pickins Studio Photography
Garden Photography by Sweet Pickins Studio 2018
Yellow Zinnia and Butterfly Close-Up
Shasta Daisies and Insect in Garden
Purple Coneflower Echinacea in the Garden
Hydrangea Bloom Close-Up | Peru, Indiana Garden Photography

Thanks to Garden Gate Greenhouse for all the beautiful magic going on in my garden!
Above: Shasta Daisies, Purple Coneflower and Hydrangea

Indiana Hummingbird on Feeder
Peru, Indiana Garden Photographer
Hummingbird Photography
Indiana Bird Photography

As I was snapping away at the butterflies covering the zinnias, this little guy swooped down to cautiously observe from atop of a yucca plant.

Yellow Profusion Zinnias

Yellow Profusion Zinnias

Hope you enjoyed a walk through my happy place!