Has Spring arrived in your neighbourhood. Come and join Friendly Friday and show us your Springtime feelings in our regular Friendly Friday Photo Challenge.
A quick look through my gallery and it is obvious that blue and purple flowers attract my attention. Wonderful to photograph and a delight to behold!
Xanthostemon chrysanthus are stunning native Australian flowers in bloom this month.
Challengers Choice - Lens and Pens Phoneography Challenge - check out more here
The pastels I used in this effect, deliberately distracted me from the familiar, bright orange of the Poinciana in full bloom.Rather my head was filled with other associations when viewing this photograph. The delicate blue made me visualise a mirrors with heavy scalloped edging reminescent of 1940/50's decor!
How about you?
I would be interested in hearing if the image prompted different feelings for you?
Where's My Backpack has a travel themed photographic challenge - titled "Spring" - but at home it is still summer, and heading (hopefully) towards the cooler autumnal soon! My photo comes from Sandane, Norway, last Spring. I hear Norwegians and other Scandinavians often complaining all winter how Spring feels so far away. The light on… Continue reading Travel theme – Spring
Cee's the colour Purple challenge Purple can be a magical colour in nature, so much so that it almost looks ethereal in its different shades and tints. Some would call it lilac, or that dreaded word.... mauve..... I am not fond of that word. I am not a pastel person. Mauve reminds me of bland… Continue reading Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge – The Colour Purple
This challenge was made for me!! Gardens in Tasmania Australia Singapore and New Zealand Some more gardens, in this theme at Ailsa's Where's My Backpack Related: http://tvortravels.wordpress.com/2014/03/16/travel-theme-gardens/ Something to Ponder about
Daily Post is looking for interpretations of "Inside" - I found this in 2 different photographs: Art created by Man: "Unnatural" The reindeer is encased INSIDE glass balls, an art installation at GOMA and "Natural" A delicate yellow stamen in the indigo flower that is called Canterbury Bell. I marvel at nature's colour palette. More… Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside
A Word in Your Ear's Weekly photo challenge is Violet Amazing how the colour changes when you zoom back, using more natural light in the shot. Colour and light are inextricably linked. Something Violet to Ponder About Join in here Related: http://tvortravels.wordpress.com/2014/02/14/a-word-a-week-challenge-violet/ http://geophiliac.wordpress.com/2014/02/14/a-word-a-week-photograph-challenge-violet/ Also Floral Friday!
One of the best things about blogging is that one's friendship group is not limited by geographical boundaries and living in the isolated 'bottom end' of the world, I love that. My blogger community has members from many countries across the world and thus, I can expand my perspective, hear different viewpoints, see and learn… Continue reading Meeting Blogger friends Overseas