22 May 2012

Wordless Wednesday 182

Peony, May 2012

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30 comments:

Beth F 5/22/12, 10:45 PM  

This is the first time I've played around with effects. Here I use the black and white option and pulled out the color until the pink center of the flower (the stamens?) was just about to disappear. So the image is almost B&W but not completely.

bermudaonion 5/22/12, 10:49 PM  

It's gorgeous! You should frame this one!

Anita 5/22/12, 10:49 PM  

This is a gorgeous picture. I love it!! The Peony is my favorite flower!!

SuziQoregon 5/22/12, 11:12 PM  

It's fabulous! You did a great job with the effects. Beautiful.

Marg 5/22/12, 11:28 PM  

Gorgeous! Love the almost translucence of the petals on the edge.

Dianne - Bunny Trails 5/23/12, 12:51 AM  

That is stunning!! Love it!! :-)

catsynth 5/23/12, 1:49 AM  

Beautiful in its simplicity.

Leslie 5/23/12, 2:38 AM  

Nice fade effect. It really makes the peony stand out.

Cafe au lait 5/23/12, 4:05 AM  

It's beautiful!

I played too. Mine are here and here.

bookspersonally 5/23/12, 6:47 AM  

So lovely! Was thrilled to have our first peony open yesterday. Love the photo technique, it has a very ethereal effect.

caite 5/23/12, 7:26 AM  

very nice! so pure, so clean...

Heather 5/23/12, 8:13 AM  

Beautiful! I love peonies,they are so sweet and simple.

Dana Britt 5/23/12, 8:14 AM  

Spectacular--brings the petals right off the page.

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Heather 5/23/12, 8:42 AM  

This is a breath taking image. Thank-you so much for sharing it with me and your other readers.

Karen Harrington 5/23/12, 8:48 AM  

It looks so delicate. Nice!

Beth Hoffman 5/23/12, 8:50 AM  

Peonies are my favorite flowers! You really captured the gorgeous ruffles of the petals.

Carol @ Always Thyme to Cook 5/23/12, 9:03 AM  

Love the effects, stunning capture!

Jo 5/23/12, 9:19 AM  

Very pretty! I'm looking forward to planting some peonies in my yard at some point -- just love them!

Meg @ write meg! 5/23/12, 9:20 AM  

Very pretty! I'll never get tired of photographing flowers.

Mary (Bookfan) 5/23/12, 9:23 AM  

Lets try that again (got an error message the first time).
Gorgeous photo. We have dark pink peonies but now I think I want to get a white one for another spot in the garden.

Carl V. 5/23/12, 9:37 AM  

Very beautiful! :)

Kailana 5/23/12, 11:55 AM  

Wow, what a wonderful picture!

carol 5/23/12, 1:55 PM  

Gorgeous! I love peonies, but would never have them in my yard. The ants they tend to get when they're buds creep me out.

Vasilly 5/23/12, 4:01 PM  

What a fantastic picture!

Ed T. 5/24/12, 7:24 AM  

I love the desaturated colors on this one. Good result on the "first effect"!

(Sorry I'm late, but my internet connection died yesterday.)

~EdT.

Trish 5/24/12, 8:22 AM  

Oh it's simply beautiful! I wish that I had discovered peonies earlier in life--would have made for a gorgeous wedding flower!

Zibilee 5/24/12, 3:37 PM  

How striking and beautiful. Love this photo.

Indrani 5/30/12, 12:08 PM  

Such delicate stuff!
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