Yesterday’s weather was a mixture of rainy downpours and sunny spells. In between downpours I popped out to the garden for a few minutes to take some photos of the beautiful raindrops on the Alchemilla leaves. Then when I saw this week’s Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: Spots and Dots, I realised these photos would be perfect! So,…… Continue reading Raindrops
When I’m not taking photos of small things like flowers and insects, I take photos of rather larger things… namely horses! My daughter loves to ride and I often find myself sitting in field in the rain taking photos at competitions. In this event I sat near this huge log jump and was happy to…… Continue reading Big Jumps
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
No, not the sweets, but the flowers. I have some in my garden and every time I go out with my camera I seem to take yet another photo of them. I am obsessed with getting the curly stamens in focus. Lately they have been mostly bedecked with raindrops. Please enjoy my Marsh Mallow flowers,…… Continue reading Marsh Mallow
Admittedly these may not be the obvious things that spring to mind for most people when thinking about the topic of ‘a good match’, but as I glanced through recent photos these leapt out at me. At this time of year, if there is sunshine after the rain, there’s a good chance of capturing some…… Continue reading Droplets on Catkins
In some parts of the world there is a regular rainy season. In Britain sometimes it feels like it’s always rainy season! Our winter this year hasn’t been very wintry really. We’ve had one morning where there was a sprinkling of snow, and perhaps 2 or 3 frosty mornings but for much of the rest…… Continue reading Rainy Season
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
Regarded by many as a particularly pesky garden weed, Bindweed has a poor reputation. However, just look how beautiful it can be, in the sunshine after the rain!