Wordless Wednesday: Tulip time

Tulip centre in the spring garden for Wordless Wednesday

 Wordless Wednesday - also known as Worth a Word Wednesday I always enjoy spring time when my tulips appear every year without fail. I do nothing to encourage them, they just keep appearing. I love the pattern that appears when looking down into the centre of the flower and although this tulip has almost finished and …

52 week photography project – Week 11: Black and White

Magnolia in black and white for Photographer's choice 52 week photography project

Source: Week 11: Black and White I have written before how much I love Spring, the flowers, the colour, the new life and in particular my magnolia tree. I always take copious shots hoping for one that's just right. So you can imagine how wrong I felt turning this one into black and white for Week …

Worth a Word Wednesday: Unfurling

Magnolia unfurling into spring

 Wordless Wednesday - has been renamed 'Worth a Word' Wednesday simply because I couldn't stick to the rules of NO WORDS 🙂 Unfurling into springEvery year I think I take a similar photo to this one.  I try to capture the magnolia flowers unfurling- I love Spring and I love our magnolia tree. It's huge now …

Wordless Wednesday – 3 May 2017

It's Wordless Wednesday! Enjoy your Wednesday - wherever you are in the world. The seasonal differences within our huge country never cease to amaze me.  Just a week ago I was up north in Brisbane in Qld where autumn was not evident at all.  It was a pleasant 25 degrees during the day and no autumnal colours were …

Anticipating anticipation – Weekly Photo Challenge

Is it possible to anticipate anticipation?  I like to think so. With summer holidays upon us and family members from near and afar preparing to gather, I am anticipating the anticipation of us all being together again for the first time in over a year. I love spending time with my family 🙂  My three …

Sweet orange Zinnias

Day 6 of the Seven Day Nature Challenge Today's photos for my Seven Days of Nature challenge are common old garden variety Zinnias. Perfectly formed and perfectly orange. It took me ages and many practise shots until I was happy with my final photos. Remember I'm only using my iphone! Here's a quick recap for you …

Sally D’s Mobile Photography Challenge: Challenger’s Choice – Night Photo

It's the fourth Monday of the month which means it's time for Sally D's Mobile Photography Challenge - and this week it's Challenger's Choice. 4th Monday Challenger’s Choice (Pick One: Abstraction, Animals, Architecture, Food Photography, Night Photography, Objects, Panorama, Portraiture, Still Life, Street Photography, and Travel). I have chosen night photography so that I can share this great photo from …

Weekly photo challenge: Changes (tulips)

I admit to having real trouble in trying to work out what to use for this week's photo challenge with the theme of Change.  Lots of things have changed in my life over the years but how to capture these things?? The brief this week: ...show us a change in progress. This can be done in one or …

Every day is an adventure – 99/365 – more magnolias

Magnolia tree

It's all the little moments that make life a very big adventure - from little things, big things grow ! I love this time of year when my magnolia tree delivers.  It is a huge tree and full of flowers in all stages of life.  My Day 79 photo was taken just a few short …

Every day is an adventure – 89/365

A  snowdrop adventure! These gorgeous delicate little snowdrops are flowering all over the garden at the moment.  They are so delicate and pretty but quite hard to capture. I took a few shots while walking around the garden and these are my favourites. It is amazing how differently you see the world when you actively look …