Flowers—Lines—Ice

A Break from the Ice

I’m taking a breather from  the ice for a bit, inspired by a comment that Steve, a fellow-blogger and photographer, made yesterday on my post.  Check out Steve’s blog here: http://aspectsimages.wordpress.com/

I have been a somewhat ice-obsessed of late (winter does that to me), but I do make photographs of lots of other things. Here are a few shots I took of some giant withered leaves last week during a late afternoon walk.  I hope to identify the plant sometime next week (or perhaps someone out there in the blogosphere recognizes it?)

22 responses

  1. M M M, It’s a Gothic isn’t it.
    I like them —- though I don’t know why 🙂

    January 16, 2012 at 6:39 am

  2. Ahhhh now we warm up….these are great…lovely colours and texture

    January 16, 2012 at 9:04 am

    • If only it were warm outside! I went for a walk this morning in 15 degree (Fahrenheit) weather (-9.4 Celsius) during which I saw many more of these leaves. They just fold upon themselves and wither together in groups so gracefully…

      January 16, 2012 at 3:21 pm

  3. And thanks for ‘bigging me up’ 😉

    January 16, 2012 at 10:05 am

  4. Gorgeous shots..:-)

    January 16, 2012 at 12:16 pm

  5. Dia

    awesome 😀 very artistic

    January 16, 2012 at 4:10 pm

  6. Fabulous!

    January 16, 2012 at 6:42 pm

  7. Wonderful colours and textures. They look a little like hosta leaves.

    January 16, 2012 at 7:55 pm

  8. Beautiful texture and details on the leaves.
    Nicely done!

    January 16, 2012 at 8:12 pm

  9. Reblogged this on Niltsi's Spirit and commented:
    Some wonderful pictures of a natural world we forget about or ignore most of the time.

    January 27, 2012 at 2:19 am

    • Thank you so much, Francis. That’s the first time anything of mine has ever been “reblogged.” I’m really grateful that you would do that.

      January 27, 2012 at 3:44 am

  10. I can see why you were fascinated by all those curves. I’m of the opinion that dried-out plants don’t get enough attention, so I expect these leaves thank you for recognizing them.

    Steve Schwartzman
    http://portraitsofwildflowers.wordpress.com

    January 29, 2012 at 3:14 pm

    • The curves, the colors, the holes, the ragged shapes… I often find just as much beauty in the withered and dead as I do when plants are full of life and bloom.

      January 29, 2012 at 3:34 pm

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