Apple Blossoms looking to the sky. Thanks to Robin at Reflections for my Soul and Pauline from Gypsy Life for nominating me to do the Seven Days of Nature challenge. If you haven’t already, please go ahead and visit their fabulous blogs. I’d like to ask Joanne Ritchie from Coffee Fuels My Photography to join…Read More
Some budding bougainvillaea from my old garden in Brisbane. Posted for the Seven Days of Nature Challenge where I was kindly nominated by Robin at Reflections for my Soul and Pauline at Gypsy Life – great blogs, with wonderful images. Today I’d like to nominate my fellow Melbournite Julz from Julie Powell – Photographer and…Read More
Macro Garden Series – 3
I really liked the colour of this flower when I was photographing it, but I fell in love with it when editing. The intricacy of the stigma is amazing and the colours are stunning up close. Shot at Wilson Botanic Park with my Olympus OMD EM5 with 60mm macro lens. x desleyjaneRead More
Macro Garden Series – 2
These are two different shots, not the same shot edited differently. I love how the sunlight hits the yellow of the plant, and the darkness of the background. Taken with my Olympus OMD EM5 with 60mm (120mm equivalent) macro lens at the Wilson Botanic Park. x desleyjaneRead More
Dahlias are my favourite flower.
It’s official. I love these flowers. These miniatures below really take my fancy and these are planted in pots and in my garden under the shade of a bottlebrush tree. I also took some progressive growth photos of my white dahlia here. For Lucile’s Photo101 Rehab Clinic and for Nalinki at Angles and Views Flowers Over…Read More
Last Garden Shoot?
I have some apple blossom plants in my front garden that are supposed to become a hedge. They have taken years to grow and finally (now that I’m moving) they’re starting to really take off. They are covered in beautiful white blossoms and I always see so many bees buzzing around the blossoms. I’ve wanted…Read More
Rule of Thirds
For this week’s photo challenge, I have two photos for you. For the Rule of Thirds, the subject of your image is off-centre and it can work really well to have your background out of focus, creating a lovely booked effect. For more photo fun, come visit us at Lucile’s Photo101 Rehab Clinic, a great place…Read More