Today is cold and frosty and I ventured out into the garden to see if I could get some photos. Firstly I was taking photos of frozen water droplets on the grass. Sadly squatting down to get photos of grass really hurts, so I couldn’t do it for long. As the sun got higher the…… Continue reading Shiny
Primrose yellow is such a gentle, delicate kind of yellow. While the Daffodils, Dandelions and Forsythia are proclaiming the start of spring with their bright sunshine yellow, the primrose is more subtle with its approach. And when adorned with shining raindrops, the picture is complete. These Primroses are in my garden. I’m hoping to have…… Continue reading Delicate Primrose Yellow
Reminding myself that beauty is everywhere. You don’t have to go far to find some. These lovely droplets were on the chives growing in the garden.
Last weekend I bought myself an Anemone plant. It was already flowering with lots of buds so I was excited to get it into the ground. Since then it has rained a lot and when I went out to take photos of them yesterday, they were looking a bit battered. The ground beneath was strewn…… Continue reading Imperfect Perfection
Their flowers may not stand out with bright colours, but Alchemilla flowers are very pretty in an understated way. Even more so with the addition of gravity defying raindrops.
I have been trying to capture my orchid in a water droplet today. It’s not the easiest thing, taking quite a bit of trial and error. I had to create a droplet that wasn’t so big that it immediately dripped off, then I had to try and get the droplet in focus, as well as…… Continue reading Experimenting with Droplets
There are many circles in nature and I was looking for them among photos I haven’t posted before. Here’s a tiny one – a circle forming the cap on the end of a moss sporophyte: This one’s rather bigger – a circle of fluffy seeds on a Dandelion seed head: Technically this next one is…… Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Circle
I realised something this morning … it was not raining! It was actually quite dry and bright! So I grabbed my chance to nip out for a quick walk around the village. I’ve not had a chance to get out for ages what with the weather and not being well a week or two back.…… Continue reading Respite
Today the weather is crisp, cold and bright, after a lot of wetness overnight, so I had a little potter in the garden looking at the droplets shining in the sun. With the weekly photo challenge in the back of my mind, I was looking out for threes … In response to the Weekly Photo…… Continue reading A Trio of Droplet Trios
When stalking raindrops it is important to be careful or you risk destroying the very thing you seek… Today I was being extra careful as I was trying to avoid doing anything to vigorous that would disturb my delicate head after a migraine yesterday, as well as avoiding destroying raindrops. When the sun came out for a while after…… Continue reading Stalking Raindrops