RIMY* Week day 7. The ultra light pink of this bloom, with it's even, consistent color, is off set by the red spots in just one area. It is a reminder that even the most banal things can be made exciting with the use of an abstract variable. *(Rhoddies in My Yard)
RIMY* Week day 5. The negative space provided by the green leaves helps make this a good composition. But there is a little detail, the water droplets on the end of a petal, that makes a subtle impression. *(Rhoddies In My Yard).
RIMY* Week day 3. The concentration of stems of this rhody, as seen from overhead, don't provide a sense of the volume of the blooms. The angle flattens the image and makes the flower look like a pinwheel. *(Rhoddies in My Yard)
I photographed bright white flowers during a very bright sunny afternoon and the result was a blue photo. Sometimes an unexpected mistake makes things even more beautiful/interesting than what was intended.
Set against the backdrop of office buildings, these trees remind me of the artificial trees used in model train landscapes. Sometimes the placement/location of a botanical element can make it seem wholly unnatural.
Big yellow irises grow beneath a billboard on Burnside Street (Portland). The hard linear lines of the steel and angular graffiti are a harsh contrast to the splash of green leaves and floppy yellow petals.