Posts Tagged flowers
In the front garden of a beautiful old home in Delaware, Ohio. The owners have the perfect spot to enjoy summer from their patio; wonder if the back yard is just as lovely?
I usually see calla lilies in the white classic variety but when I found this bunch at my local grocery store in this color – I had to have them!
A still life (plural: still lifes) is a work of art depicting mostly inanimate subject matter, typically commonplace objects which may be either natural (food, flowers, dead animals, plants, rocks, or shells) or man-made (drinking glasses, books, vases, jewelry, coins, pipes, and so on). wikipedia
One goal I set for myself this year was to work harder at my photography; read more, take lessons, get out of my comfort zone, etc. Practice practice practice! Recently I’ve been trying still life photography. I believe I have the basics as far as the camera aspects are concerned, it’s just coming up with the subject matter that’s been giving me some trouble. Here is one of my first attempts, a vase of calla lilies shot from above in monochrome.
The gardens here besides being filled with tulips and daffodils (many that may have been blown away by age and a recent rain storm) also have a great deal of these flowers in different colors. This week I will be featuring the other blooms that are in season now at the Inniswood Metro Gardens.