Friday, January 6, 2012

The earth laughs in flowers

"Earth laughs in flowers." ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Isn't it wonderful to watch a flower bud's gradual development from this:

To this:

And finally to this:


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21 comments:

Enrique G.A. said...

Excellent macro, exulting in their sharpness.
The earth laughs and shows all the beauty of your smile in flowers.
Very good photos.
Greetings .-

Mama J said...

Liz,
Thank you so much for stopping by and for your kind compliment. These beautiful flower photos are getting me in the mood for spring! I'm a new follower on Facebook. Have a great day!

Michael S-B said...

Wow - Enrique said it so well! Liz, your eye for great photos and your presentation of them is so good.

Joop Zand said...

Lovely pictures of this flower.....i like it very much.....love that color Liz.

greetings from Holland.

Joop

thanks for your comments,
sometimes i 'am a little bit late with my reactions....have so many followers.....sorry for that.

TexWisGirl said...

i love that you can share your summer while we're in winter here!

CameraCruise said...

Gorgeous macro shots!
Beautiful color.
Have a great weekend.

Susan said...

How pretty! Love the colors...

Filip Demuinck said...

Nice flowers again, I am always surprised when I see summer pictures during our winter here in Europe.

Greetings,
Filip

Nadege, said...

Wonderful photo story. Wonderful compositions and use of depth of field.

edenrellisphotography said...

Like the quote! It's a sweet thought :)

Gina Kleinworth said...

Those are gorgeous. I love that shade of pink & the light is just perfect on them. nice work.

Nancy @ A Rural Journal said...

One of nature's miracles I never tire of seeing. Such lovely captures, Liz.

Thanks so much for stopping by my blog and leaving a thoughtful comment. I very much appreciate it! :)

Bernie H said...

It is a wonder to behold. Your series of shots is terrific.

BTW, thanks for becoming my latest follower. I do hope you continue to enjoy the posts from the north.

Antonio said...

Excellent macro, very nice sequence.
Very good photos.
Greetings..

Trish ~ ♥ ~ said...

so glad I stopped by, it is frigid here today and your flowers in bloom are such a welcome sight ~ ahhh how I long for Spring and Summer

forgetmenot said...

Beautiful shots from bud to flower. You take great macro photos. Mickie :)

Tricia @ Bluff Area Daily said...

Beautiful, absolutely beautiful! I sooo miss flowers! LoL! =)

Simone said...

What a truly beautiful sequence, the clarity of your photographs is fabulous, I too look forward to following you and your wonderful journey!!

deb duty said...

Beautiful color and lovely images!

Pieces of Sunshine said...

Beautifully done Liz.

Carole Meisenhelter said...

I enjoyed each one of these photographs so much. Love chrysanthemums, the colour of these is fabulous and your photography equally so.

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