Beauty in Decay/ 39

This is likely to be my last BID of 2014, much as I would have liked to end on an even number! these are from a fragrant bouquet of fresias, just as they were almost completely finished. The colours and textures here were a dream to work with:

The last fresia...

The last fresias…

Something of the night about them, don’t you think?

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38 comments

  1. I have loved this series from you, it has given me great pleasure, as I am sure these freesias have given you (hopefully they were scented as often these days they are not).

  2. That is beautiful, I love seeing photos in this stage, still very beautiful.

  3. I’ve got my money on seeing some high-key narcissus of yours in February—whadda ya think?

  4. Thank you for sharing such a thoughtful and engaging moment.

  5. Outstanding, Sue! I love this image!

  6. I love this series too… And I’m visualising a beautiful coffee table book. I would definitely buy one if it existed! Wishing you a very Happy Christmas. 🎄

    • Thank you! Well, d’you know, I have wondered about the book…..maybe something to think about in the New Year…. And on that note, have a great festive season!

  7. Something very much of the night about them Sue, I find this so elegant and classy. Happy Christmas Sue 🙂 x

  8. Amazing image, Sue. I’ve enjoyed your BID series very much. Brilliant idea for your photographic skills. 🙂

  9. wonderful photo and colors, beauty in decay

  10. beautiful…freesias are my favorite flower…love the scent

  11. a beautiful composition and poignant. A peaceful submission- if that makes any sense.

  12. poppytump

    A real sense of fading fragility in this dreamy image … it’s been absolutely lovely seeing the progression of this series of yours Sue . Much to look forward to then in 2015 🙂

  13. A thought provoking series that calls to mind this haiku by Yosa Buson:
    “Before the white chrysanthemum
    the scissors hesitate
    a moment.”

  14. The dark background really enhances the midnight blues.

  15. Very right indeed and what an ending, Sue. They’re stunning! 🙂

  16. There is beauty in all stages of life, don’t you think? I love the colors and translucent petals…very dramatic on that black background!

    • I think you’re right, we can see beauty in all stages of life if we look for it. Glad you like this….it appealed to me for the same reasons you mention.

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