Posts tagged “gerbera

Broken Intention

Yesterday’s Trader Joe’s bouquet didn’t make it home unscathed, alas.

My photo group has been discussing photography as art recently- a subject dear to my heart. Yesterday, we watched a video about photographing with intention, which involved making lists of words that come to mind when you look at your own work- and then keeping those same qualities in mind when shooting and editing. As soon as I heard the word, list, my right brain started protesting! However, I did attempt to approach my flower shoot with intention. I told myself that I wanted the photo to be soft and dreamy and evoke in the viewer nostalgia for a bygone era. BUT. . . I instead became captivated by this impudent little broken flower and created a bright and, I think, cheerful piece-  perhaps (or perhaps not) bringing a smile to the face of the viewer.

Intention. Need to work on that . . .


Out of Context

20161205-mma_0594_melinda_anderson-editAs I look out at the melting snow, this image seems out of place- yet I did take it a week or so before Christmas. Let it serve as a reminder that the days are now getting longer, spring is on its way, and the strange, turbulent, and sad year 2016 is almost over.

Shot with Lensbaby Velvet 56


Just the petals. . .

Nothing makes me more content than exploring flowers with a macro lens. Here’s a gerbera daisy from my latest grocery store fall bouquet.

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I Heart Daisies

Friday I posted photos of the lone pink gerbera daisy amongst the white ones in my Trader Joe’s bouquet.

So today I present the white ones!

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My Friday Flower

Happy Mother’s Day weekend!

I bought a bouquet of white gerberas yesterday. When I got home I discovered this bright pink one tucked away between the others. Sweet!

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