Garden Photography: Monochrome

Well, I have at last created a post in response to Jude’s challenge…she has been mildly rebuking me, and commented recently that she was still waiting for my entry….. I hope this one is up to snuff, Jude, best I can do at present (after all, cut flowers don’t count as garden).

I would have preferred to better position the skeletal petals, but I just couldn’t find a way. Nevertheless, I think there are strong shapes and not too few distractions. A very wide aperture helped, so here it is:

Skeletal remains

Skeletal remains

 

See more over at Jude’s here

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48 comments

  1. So, so delicate. Love it!

  2. This does look like my photo, Sue, only in monochrome instead of the natural winter sepia. Even if it’s not the angle you wanted, it’s lovely.

    janet

  3. Very nice, Sue. The blurred background has worked well in this shot.
    Best wishes, Pete.

  4. Oh, but these are gorgeous Sue. Delicate lacy petals look perfect in black and white. Well worth the wait 😀

  5. very beautiful photo, Sue

  6. You jammy so and so finding these, gorgeous for monochrome!

  7. I think that group hug worked! Jude is smiling again 🙂 And well she might- this is gorgeous, Sue.

  8. Exquisite, in a word. I think the pov is perfect.

  9. And the wait was well worth it…absolutely beautiful Sue!

  10. So dainty and delicate, perfect in monochrome.

  11. Definitely art out of decomposition, This is lovely, Sue.

  12. violamooshammer

    Wow, absolutely beautiful photo!

  13. I have never seen lacy flowers like these. What a capture!

  14. Lovely shot! I like the framing and blurred background. 🙂

  15. Love the delicy of the leaves, so beautiful Sue, look lovely in BNW

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