Flowers—Lines—Ice

Dandelion #4

I know I’ve mentioned this before, but when you start looking at dandelions up close, you begin to see (or “imagine,” if you insist) that they have different “personalities.”  There are “the divas,” “the eccentrics,” “the introverts,” “the lunatics,” … and on and on.  And each one dies in a way reflective of the nature with which it lived. Or so I like to pretend, at least, when I take their portraits.

This one makes me smile.  I think it is fairly stubborn. Maybe “head-strong” would be a good description.

11 responses

  1. Reminds me of Jack Nicholson in The Shining LOL 😛 I wonder where that came from!?

    April 19, 2017 at 10:02 am

  2. Stop teasing the little guy. I just think he has a serious case of bed-head! 🙂

    April 19, 2017 at 10:25 am

  3. It always surprises me how really fleeting the photogenic moments are. When they’re in this stage, if a breeze comes up (not even a significant wind), most of the tenacious seeds can be off on their way within mere minutes. It takes dedication and persistent observation to catch them at their peak. Again, compliments!

    April 19, 2017 at 9:56 pm

  4. I’m definitely going to look at dandelions differently from here on out and try to see if I detect personalities 🙂
    The first impression I got from this one was “mad professor hairdo”

    April 20, 2017 at 1:33 pm

  5. Brooke Wiley

    Love this ❤️

    April 24, 2017 at 7:20 am

  6. That’s a gorgeous palette. Love the idea of them having personalities!

    April 24, 2017 at 11:14 am

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