Lens-Artists Weekly Photo Challenge #46 – Delicate

I don’t often do delicate, but I’m having a look to see what I can find…

First up was this image I took in the White Garden at Sissinghurst, Kent a good few years ago. The grasses appealed

Delicate grasses in a White Garden

….and for more delicate nature, how about the delicate colours of an orchid:

Delicate colours of an orchid

Ann Christine was talking of the delicate beginnings of plants in the Spring, but conversely, in the early part of the year, I like to have a look to see what delicate remains of petals or leaves I can find from the previous year’s growth:

Delicately scattered

Last year, I took a Still Life featuring some delicate, fluffy parts of some seed pods:

Fluffy things

Linked to Lens-artist’s Weekly Photo Challenge at Ann Christine’s here


  1. Orchids work for me, Sue. They are ‘delicate’ indeed.
    Best wishes, Pete.

  2. Amy

    Petals or leaves from the previous year are beautifully captured. 🙂

  3. All beautiful choices sue – I love the composition of the orchids

  4. These are all perfect for the challenge, Sue. Although I like them all quite a lot, I like the one in B&W especially.


    • Sue

      Thanks, Janet – I presume you mean the decaying petals…not actually B&W, but fairly heavily desaturated for effect!

  5. They are all lovely Sue, but the orchid has my heart.

  6. All perfect, Sue! I thought you might also take some delicate decay to your posting…love it. The Hydrangea (?) is my favorite!

  7. Skeleton leaves are my favourite – so delicate and lacy.

  8. All are beautiful, Sue. But the fluffy things is my favorite. They look like paintings. It’s beautiful art..

  9. I love each one of these!

  10. I think you do delicate rather well!

  11. i like the still life photo of the seed pods. Really cool shot.

  12. These are lovely. Delicate and beautifully captured.

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