This entry was posted on May 5, 2012 by Lemony. It was filed under Clouds, Flower and was tagged with Clouds, Flower, Hydrangea, Nature Photography, Panasonic Lumix LX5, Photography.
Excellent shot, nice!!
May 5, 2012 at 10:30 am
Thank you, Xandi. I’m glad you like it.
May 5, 2012 at 10:57 am
Have always loved clouds…..enjoy painting them too – my former art teacher a zillion years ago told me I had a “knack” for painting them but I just plain liked the challenge of making them look as soft as they seemed to be. Your photo with fluffy, cottonball-ish clouds is quite wonderful as a backdrop to the beautiful white flowers.
I agree on the annoying change WP instituted – took me a bit to figure out why my inbox was beyond full with comments!
Pam (with Sam)
May 5, 2012 at 10:37 am
This was a lucky day in terms of clouds. When I came by the hydrangeas on my walk, I was struck by the juxtaposition, and how the shapes of the clouds almost reflected the shapes of the clustered blossoms. I can imagine clouds would be very difficult to paint.
I think WP has changed the default mode back to what it was (so I changed my comment section back, too).
By the way, your book arrived yesterday. I don’t know if you saw one of my earlier replies to you but we ordered it on Tuesday (it had been in my shopping cart for a while and I finally ordered it with a few other items). We’re so excited to read it! This weekend offers a perfect time to settle down with Lillia for a first read of some of the stories. It looks wonderful!
May 5, 2012 at 10:51 am
Oh Melanie I’m so glad you are going to read to Lillia….can’t wait to hear if you both enjoy the stories. I had hoped to make the artwork more prominent but it added SIGNIFICANTLY to the cost of an already over-priced book (!!). You’re so kind to have bought it and I hope Lillia will consider it one of her favorites!
May 5, 2012 at 11:28 am
I like the way you suppressed the color.
May 5, 2012 at 11:56 am
Great shot from a great angle.
May 5, 2012 at 12:50 pm
Thanks, Victor! I took lots of shots from this angle, and wasn’t sure which one to settle on for this post. I’m glad you like this one.
May 6, 2012 at 1:41 am
Love the way the flower is mimicked in the clouds.
May 5, 2012 at 2:00 pm
May 5, 2012 at 2:41 pm
Complimentary colors ! Unique perspective !
Excellent shot , Lemony ! Congrats !
May 5, 2012 at 3:14 pm
Thank you very much, Utham. I am so grateful for your feedback, and this compliment means a lot to me!
May 6, 2012 at 1:42 am
Love, love, LOVE this! How creative to show white puffs on earth meeting white puffs above!
May 5, 2012 at 5:23 pm
Thank you. I’m so happy that you like it!
excellent composition Melanie…love it!
May 5, 2012 at 7:35 pm
Thank you, Joanna. I’m glad you like it!
May 6, 2012 at 1:44 am
I love this. Great composition with the fluffy clouds and hydrangea!
May 5, 2012 at 9:12 pm
Thank you, Carissa. I look lots of shots from this angle. The sky cooperated wonderfully. 🙂
May 6, 2012 at 1:46 am
Lovely! You could sell prints of that!
May 5, 2012 at 10:01 pm
You are so kind to say that. Thank you so much for your comment and your visit!
Beautiful composition you caught and captured dear Melanie, I loved it so much. So artistic… Thank you, with my love, nia
May 5, 2012 at 10:57 pm
Thank you, nia. It makes me happy to know that you enjoyed it.
May 6, 2012 at 1:47 am
Me gusta todo todo, la perspectiva, el color……..¡parece que estuviese en otra dimensión!
I like quite quite, the perspective, the color …….. it seems that it was in another dimension!
May 5, 2012 at 11:03 pm
Wonderful! I’m so happy to hear this. Another dimension is exactly what I was aiming for.
May 6, 2012 at 1:48 am
Very nice. Have a good day. 🙂
May 5, 2012 at 11:48 pm
Thank you, Cocomino. I wish you a wonderful day, too! 🙂
I think this may be the most beautiful picture I’ve every seen. Gorgeous.
May 5, 2012 at 11:57 pm
Wow, this is incredibly high praise, especially coming from someone who takes such spectacular photographs as you do! Thank you very, very much.
May 6, 2012 at 1:50 am
Great composition Melanie; you chose a great angle, and it’s amazing how it looks withthese clouds!
May 6, 2012 at 6:36 am
Hi there – this is so beautiful!! Love it! My other blog: lesroxxbangkok.wordpress.com
May 6, 2012 at 4:52 pm
Glorious! I don’t know if I’ve seen anything prettier!
May 6, 2012 at 5:57 pm
This is so good! Beautiful in many ways. The puffy clouds, the composition, the brightness, the colours.
May 6, 2012 at 6:40 pm
This is so incredibly beautiful. Love the excellent composition.
May 6, 2012 at 9:07 pm
Amazing how the clouds look like an illustration of the flower in the foreground! Great shot! 🙂
May 7, 2012 at 7:50 am
I love the way you have matched those flowers to the clouds in both colour and shape….excellent
May 7, 2012 at 11:20 am
Jolie composition où la pureté du blanc est à l’honneur.
May 7, 2012 at 11:53 am
Such billowy, pillowy goodness!
May 7, 2012 at 6:18 pm
Love the perspective.
May 8, 2012 at 12:44 pm
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I loved this photo so much that I mentioned it on my latest “Favorite Pics So Far This Year from A to Z” post here: http://ayearofpics.wordpress.com/2012/05/14/my-favorite-year-of-pics-photos-so-far-from-a-to-z-take-two/. If you get a second, check it out!
Nice work! I love following your blog!
May 14, 2012 at 12:24 pm
I like the way the the hydrangeas mimic the texture and coloration of the clouds, or is it the other way around?
May 23, 2012 at 2:00 am
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