Spring is springing – colourful

One lovely part of spring is the return of colour, something that we can miss over the winter. Some flowers are particularly bright and colourful, and can really lift your spirits. Forsythia Flowering Currant (with Forsythia in the background) Forsythia Daffodil Two tone daffodil Dandelion

More signs of spring

There were more signs of spring on our walk last weekend, and I’m really looking forward to more. There will be Bluebells, Wood Anemones, Buttercups, Cuckooflowers… all the lovely spring flowers to look forward to! But for now here’s a few of the more early signs of spring. Primrose Frog spawn Flowering Current bud opening…… Continue reading More signs of spring

A little worn

When photographing flowers, it’s tempting to only take photos of the ‘perfect’ flowers, with no noticeable blemishes. But the imperfect can also be beautiful, with its realness and honesty. Here are some of the more weathered and worn flowers I’ve seen today. Daffodil Wood Anemone Wood Anemone As you can see, I did see some…… Continue reading A little worn

Golden Daffodils

For the Weekly Photo Challenge: Life Imitates Art. I recently bought some daffodils to photograph. So I’m kind of coming at this challenge backwards, looking for some art that used these flowers. Daffodils were painted by Van Gogh in 1886, although in my opinion this is not one of his best paintings! I wonder if the actual…… Continue reading Golden Daffodils

I want to break free

I spotted this daffodil at the weekend which appeared to be trying to break free through this fence. So then of course I was singing to myself “I want to break free” in a Freddie Mercury style 🙂 And here is another daffodil who is less bothered about escaping, but is still beautiful 🙂 I love…… Continue reading I want to break free

Pale Daffodil

This is one of the daffodils in my garden. They’re not the standard daffs as they have pale creamy outer petals rather than being all yellow. All pale and frilly and all seem to be positioned with their heads tilting downwards, like demure young maidens!