Monochrome Monday – Lotus in the Rain

Even if it were raining again

I would take the time to sit and take in the beauty that was in front of me

and the life all around me.

May I return and listen to you better

for there is much to learn sometimes in contemplative silence.




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  1. #1 by Lignum Draco on November 24, 2014 - 5:52 am

    Great philosophy. Beautiful photo.

  2. #3 by Indah Susanti on November 24, 2014 - 6:47 am beautiful! Never imagine a flower could be so nice in monochrome tones. Well capture!!

    • #4 by imagesbytdashfield on November 24, 2014 - 11:58 am

      Thank you. Amazing how that happens sometimes when you convert to monochrome.

  3. #5 by tedgriffith on November 24, 2014 - 7:00 am

    Beautiful, Teri!

  4. #7 by milfordstreet on November 24, 2014 - 8:37 am

    It is amazing how pretty flowers can be even when they don’t have their vibrant colors.

  5. #9 by benrowef64 on November 24, 2014 - 8:55 am

    Fantastic shot, Love the water on the lotus adding another dimension to the shot.

  6. #11 by marcus dilano on November 24, 2014 - 9:04 am

    Agree with Milford Street! I think monochrome images of flowers takes away all of the distractions and allows you to really appreciate the shape of a flower. Beautiful image Teri..

  7. #13 by Allison on November 24, 2014 - 9:19 am


  8. #15 by bulldog on November 24, 2014 - 1:21 pm

    I’ve just commented on someone else’s blog of how their photo of the water lily is just so much better in colour (as they showed the original….)… however this one I have to admit looks brilliant in B&W…

    • #16 by imagesbytdashfield on November 24, 2014 - 1:32 pm

      Thanks πŸ™‚ I thought for sure I had posted it in color a long time ago but I cannot find it if I did. Maybe on a future post then.

  9. #17 by Son of Sharecroppers on November 24, 2014 - 8:23 pm

    Marvelous: delicate, simple beauty.

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