From Beneath the Heads of Drooping Flowers

36 responses

  1. Sweet and fantastic! You take the flowers as like to kiss…

    April 1, 2012 at 10:22 am

    • Thank you so much, Canon. What a wonderful comment! I love that! 🙂

      April 2, 2012 at 2:38 am

  2. Great idea to capture the light through the petals…beautiful effect!


    April 1, 2012 at 10:34 am

  3. I love how ethereal your shots are and these are absolutely gorgeous examples.

    April 1, 2012 at 12:26 pm

  4. It’s lovely and clear beautiful.

    April 1, 2012 at 1:30 pm

    • Thank you, Cocomino. I just loved reading about your family’s visit to the zoo! 🙂

      April 2, 2012 at 2:37 am

  5. The soft pastels and delicate petals are beautiful.

    April 1, 2012 at 1:31 pm

  6. very very beautiful

    April 1, 2012 at 2:11 pm

  7. Gorgeous!

    April 1, 2012 at 3:10 pm

  8. I love the second one. It looks like it’s made of delicate glass. Lovely!

    April 1, 2012 at 3:13 pm

    • Thank you, Carissa. I took another in black and white that also has a glass-like quality to it, now that you mention it. I’ll have to go back and compare them.

      April 2, 2012 at 2:24 am

  9. I really hope you are working on a book with these shots..wonderful!

    April 1, 2012 at 4:34 pm

    • You’re very kind, Michael. I certainly am collecting them. 🙂

      April 2, 2012 at 2:24 am

  10. Both of them are beautiful, but Melanie, you should print the second one, it is such a priceless photo, I’m so in love with that one!!
    My favorite photo from you!

    April 1, 2012 at 4:51 pm

  11. I really like the colours of these flowers!

    April 1, 2012 at 6:11 pm

    • Thank you so much! I was blown away by your photographs of Niila the wolverine! Amazing shots!

      April 2, 2012 at 2:27 am

  12. The second one really does it for me, too!

    April 1, 2012 at 7:46 pm

  13. elmediat

    These are superb compositions. Very impressive and I like them too ! 😀

    April 2, 2012 at 3:34 am

  14. The light in these is absolutely gorgeous.

    April 2, 2012 at 11:49 am

    • Thanks, Alex! I enjoyed experimenting with shooting directly into the flowers this way.

      April 2, 2012 at 1:40 pm

  15. Beautiful! I love the second one especially.

    April 2, 2012 at 11:34 pm

    • Thank you, Mona. I love that photograph of the cookies and milk you included at the top of Life’s little comforts! I so enjoy your wonderful finds!

      April 3, 2012 at 1:20 am

  16. How beautiful. Gorgeous colours. So delicate.

    April 3, 2012 at 5:28 am

  17. George Weaver

    These flowers look like silk. Or some other-world flowers. They are beautiful. Such use of light. WOW. I especially like the view looking down into the flowers.

    April 3, 2012 at 6:28 am

    • I completely broke “the rules” with these in a way, by shooting into the glaring light at midday, but the petals themselves provided the perfect filter.

      April 4, 2012 at 12:48 am

      • George Weaver

        How interesting. So that’s how you got away with it. Light is so very hard for me to control with my stubborn refusal to take that flash off! 🙂 The light worked really well here. These are wonderful.

        April 4, 2012 at 5:12 am

  18. Love the translucent feel of the second shot….nice work

    April 3, 2012 at 7:54 am

  19. I love the translucency in the second photo! Beautiful!

    April 4, 2012 at 2:32 am

  20. I have to agree with Pablo, I am in love with the second. Just stunning!

    April 12, 2012 at 3:57 am

    • Thank you, quasicoco. I’m glad you like it! Glad to see you have a couple of new posts. 🙂

      April 13, 2012 at 1:29 am

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