Posts Tagged: Peony

Beauty in Decay/15

Here’s another image of a withered, defunct peony. I used natural sidelight to highlight the texture of the crinkled, shriveled petals.

Beauty in Decay/15

Here’s another image of a withered, defunct peony. I used natural sidelight to highlight the texture of the crinkled, shriveled petals.

Beauty in Decay/11

Yet another peony…I was attracted to the definite brown tinges, a certain sign that it’s almost over for this flower. But adding a certain beauty:

Beauty in Decay/11

Yet another peony…I was attracted to the definite brown tinges, a certain sign that it’s almost over for this flower. But adding a certain beauty:

Beauty in Decay/9 & 10

A couple more images of pale peonies in early decay. This time, I have created a high key and a low key image of the same flower, at different angles:   Which works for you?

Beauty in Decay/9 & 10

A couple more images of pale peonies in early decay. This time, I have created a high key and a low key image of the same flower, at different angles:   Which works for you?

Beauty in Decay/8

This is the same flower that appeared in Beauty in Decay/7…. several days on, and the petals have drooped and shrivelled. I like the texture here, and decided to take the image against a black backdrop, lit with natural light

Beauty in Decay/8

This is the same flower that appeared in Beauty in Decay/7…. several days on, and the petals have drooped and shrivelled. I like the texture here, and decided to take the image against a black backdrop, lit with natural light

Beauty in Decay/7

Two rogue peony flowers appeared the other week…a much richer, darker colour than their fellows. Here is one, blown over:

Beauty in Decay/7

Two rogue peony flowers appeared the other week…a much richer, darker colour than their fellows. Here is one, blown over:

Beauty in Decay/6

Another rather beautifully pastel peony in overblown, early decay

Beauty in Decay/6

Another rather beautifully pastel peony in overblown, early decay

Beauty in Decay/5

Here we go for another overblown, decaying peony…I am rather pleased with this one. Nicely symmetrical.  

Beauty in Decay/5

Here we go for another overblown, decaying peony…I am rather pleased with this one. Nicely symmetrical.  

Beauty in Decay/3

Still mesmerised by defunct, or at any rate decaying peonies… A week ago, I posted an image of defunct peonies in a post: Beauty in Decay. Yesterday, I had massacred one edge of my magnolia to allow me to get

Beauty in Decay/3

Still mesmerised by defunct, or at any rate decaying peonies… A week ago, I posted an image of defunct peonies in a post: Beauty in Decay. Yesterday, I had massacred one edge of my magnolia to allow me to get