This entry was posted on November 23, 2012 by Lemony. It was filed under Flower and was tagged with Dead Flower, Nature Photography, Panasonic Lumix LX5, Photography, Sunflower.
very original view of a sunflower Melanie, love the title and the B&W.
November 23, 2012 at 10:54 pm
Thank you, Helen. That’s a wonderful compliment. I’m really glad you like it.
November 26, 2012 at 1:14 am
It’s certainly the new angle of view !
I like the texture and its detail.
November 23, 2012 at 11:39 pm
The flower itself beckoned me in at this angle. It’s interesting to discover something so familiar in a new light. I’m very glad you like it!
November 26, 2012 at 1:17 am
Hope you had a great Thanksgiving and are in the midst of a great Thanksgiving weekend!
November 24, 2012 at 12:45 am
Thank you very much! I wish the very same for you!
Mother sunflower is planting her seeds in the ground to produce next years offspring. Great image Melanie.
November 24, 2012 at 11:30 am
Thanks, Finn! Yes, poor, tired Mama.
November 26, 2012 at 1:18 am
Great shot – at first view, I thought it was the stump of a tree trunk. I agree with Helen – nice original view! 🙂
November 24, 2012 at 11:36 am
Thank you very much, Richard! I appreciate that!
November 26, 2012 at 1:19 am
Great title for this most interesting view……….!
November 24, 2012 at 12:02 pm
Thank you, Pam. This time of year, I’m seeing lots of tired sunflowers, and I identify quite well with them. 🙂
November 26, 2012 at 1:20 am
Haha sometimes I feel like this too! You’ve captured the heaviness so well.
November 24, 2012 at 1:16 pm
🙂 I know exactly what you mean… Thank you for the compliment.
Plenty of birds must have eaten from that sunflower.
November 24, 2012 at 1:29 pm
Yes, it was a giant one. They must have had a feast!
November 26, 2012 at 1:21 am
November 24, 2012 at 1:32 pm
Thank you, Elena.
What I like about this is how you’ve captured the plant’s nobility. It’s a really sympathetic shot and very original. Love it.
November 24, 2012 at 9:26 pm
I am always so appreciative of your feedback, Richard. You have such a wonderful way of verbalizing the intent or certain elements of an image. I’m really grateful for that! I also thank you for the compliment! 🙂
November 26, 2012 at 1:24 am
This is exquisite, Melanie. At first look I thought you were presenting an image made with an electron microscope. Wonderful detail, and monochrome is, to my eye, the perfect choice for this.
November 26, 2012 at 12:49 am
Wow, what a wonderful thing to say, Gary. I am really so encouraged by your feedback, thank you!
November 26, 2012 at 1:33 am
Yes, this is a signature Lemony interpretation. I can feel the weight of the flower sinking into itself from exhaustion. The processing is fantastic. You got there with this one! 🙂
November 26, 2012 at 4:33 am
Sometimes when you can identify with your subject it’s a lot easier 🙂 , as though trying to capture yourself in a way. I’m glad you like this one.
November 26, 2012 at 12:53 pm
U found the perfect word:exhaustion! 🙂
November 26, 2012 at 1:19 pm
Thank you Naomikko. And thank you so much for your recent visit to my blog, and your many kind comments! I’m so glad to have you here! 🙂
November 29, 2012 at 12:36 pm
December 11, 2012 at 4:25 am
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