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Saturday, 1 May 2010

Shadow Shot Sunday May 1st Edition : )

The allium were peeking out from behind their gorgeous lush leaves that day .. how could I resist this pose for a perfect Shadow Shot Sunday hosted by Tracy from Hey Harriet : )

16 comments:

Sylvia K said...

Oh, lovely shadow shot! Love the rich green color and the promise it holds! Hope you're enjoying a wonderful weekend!

Sylvia

anka said...

Great shot! Flower shadows are the most interesting. Maybe because they know how to keep secrets :)

Rebecca @ In The Garden said...

Beautiful and interesting picture Joy!

Christine said...

How could you resist indeed? Nice photo Joy!

Lindz said...

very interesting

Lisa at Greenbow said...

What excitement seeing alliums popping up. Nice shot.

fini said...

can't wait for it to bloom!! great shot!

nancybond said...

A beautiful capture, Joy. :)

Sunita said...

That is beautiful! Great shot, Joy. It feels lush and cool and bursting with life... lovely!

GardenJoy4Me said...

Hello Sylvia : )
Thank you !I liked this shot right from the moment I saw it .. working with light values is tricky .. you have to be quick before it shifts ! Hope your weekend is nice and relaxed : )

Thank you anka !
How true is that : ) flowers, trees .. well they all know how to keep a secret a secret : )

Hello there Rebecca girl .. there is so much chaos going on here .. a soothing picture like this is a break from it all ? LOL

Thank you Christine : ) it was a perfect moment then and there .. they are so fleeting aren't they ? LOL

Thank you Lindz : ) I knew it was going to be this post's shot from the get go ! LOL

Lisa girl I can't wait to see those beautiful "heads" I really hope to get some perfect pictures of THEM ! LOL

Thank you fini ! I can't wait to see the different sizes of these that I planted and hopefully get good shots of those purple beauties : )

Thanks Nancy girl : ) I hope to get the flower heads just right too ! ;-)

Sunita girl : ) Thank you so much ! It does portray that feeling doesn't it ? mono colours with blending light values .. too beautiful to resist ! LOL

Crafty Gardener said...

The lovely photo proves the blooms don't always the best shot of the plant.

Sweet Repose said...

Quite soggy in my garden the Sunday morn, a gentle rain in the night...beautiful shot!

perennialgardener said...

Cool shadow shot Joy, ooh look at all that potential for a gorgeous new bloom! :)

GardenJoy4Me said...

Thanks Linda : ) I just loved the way it looks too ! .. I am a foliage person with the garden most of the time as well so I look at plants that way : )

Thank you so much Sweet Repose !
We had rain over night too .. a small quenching drink but better than nothing .. more please ! LOL

Racquel this is my first year will allium so I am CURIOUS to see how they turn out .. I'm still on the high those gorgeous tulips gave me : )

Clytie said...

You are right - it is perfect! I love the way the bud is hiding behind the leaf. Absolute magic!

GardenJoy4Me said...

Thank you Clytie !
It just struck me when I looked at it in this light and shadow .. like a naughty child hiding in the foliage ? LOL