Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Beautiful Blooms

lily of the valley

azaleas

spring azaleas

“If flowers were merely beautiful to the eye, they would still hold their charm; but at times their scent draws us back – like a happy condition of existence, like a sudden invitation – to a deeper sense of life. Whether I’ve sought out these invisible emanations or, more especially, whether they have suddenly happened of their own accord, I accept them as an intense but precarious expression of a spirit whose secret is hidden by the veil of the material world.” ~ Etienne Pivert De Senancour, Obermann, 1833

More flowers to share on this lovely spring day...I soak up their beauty with a smile on my face and in my heart. Yes, spring does that to me...have a wonderful day! I'm linking up to both Wordless Wednesday and (thinking a day ahead) This or That Thursday.


19 comments:

  1. I like the angle and composition you choose for the second shot. Pretty colors in all of them!

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  2. Lily of the Valley takes me back to my parents garden, lovely! Suzy x

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  3. Sherri, Your photography is so beautiful! Do you use a special lense? The focus is so crystal clear...striking!

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    1. Lisa, I only use a point-and-shoot camera set on automatic (no photography expert here, by any means). I absolutely love it, though - it's the Panasonic Lumix LX5. It takes the most amazing photos! Thanks for your kind words. :)

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  4. What a lovely thought. goes beautifully with your stunning photos.

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  5. Just beautiful! Love the soft colors.

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  6. I'm loving the colors, nothing like Spring :)

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  7. Excellent picture!! Good job!!

    Salut from Barcelona

    Francesc

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  8. Beautiful shots. The second is my favorite.

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  9. Beautiful spring flowers and beautiful poetry!

    Lily of the Valley trivse well here.

    Thanks for sharing.

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  10. I really like the way the second picture has the blurry background making the foreground pop. I've got to learn how to do that!

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  11. sooo gorgeous! that first shot is really awesome :)

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  12. Beautiful post.
    Thanks for sharing your gorgeous spring flowers.

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  13. beautiful in deed. I love that first shot! Just gorgeous.

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  14. magnificent! and I have a soft spot for lily of the valley!

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  15. Beautiful lily of the valley flowers. I like the photo very much. Have a nice weekend !

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  16. Beautiful photos. I LOVE the lily of the valley, just beautiful.

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