Springtime Blooms
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Springtime Blooms

“Blossom by blossom the spring begins.” — Algernon Charles Swinburne “The first blooms of spring always make my heart sing.” — S. Brown   I took a few hours to walk through a Tulip garden and found that I was so much more relaxed after looking at the beautiful flowers.  It’s good to know that … Continue reading

Glow
Daily Reflections / Linda James Photography / Monochrome Madness / Photography Challenges

Glow

Glow These flowers seemed to glow in the late afternoon sun.  I loved that the sun brought out the uniqueness of each individual flower. Glow (BW) Here’s the same photo after I applied a monochrome filter.  I rarely try a monochrome filter on flowers because I think that nature’s color is usually best.  In this … Continue reading

Texas Blooms
Linda James Photography / Monochrome Madness / Photography Challenges

Texas Blooms

“Texas Blooms” is my entry for this week’s Monochrome Madness Challenge. The theme for this week is cultural.  I had many ideas about photos I could take that would fit the theme.  When you live near the Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex the possibilities are endless.   Cowboy Football Fans, Ranger Baseball Fans, NASCAR Fans, commuters, cowboys, … Continue reading

Blooms – Monochrome Madness Challenge
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Blooms – Monochrome Madness Challenge

This time of year, I really miss all spring flowers; so I thought I’d share this beautiful lily from last spring.  I love how the monotone filter brings out the textures, lines and angles of the flowers and leaves. Monochrome Madness Challenge “Blooms” is my entry for this week’s Monochrome Madness Challenge. You can join … Continue reading

Petunias – Monochrome Madness Challenge
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Petunias – Monochrome Madness Challenge

This is a monochrome version of my photo, Sunshine Petals.  To get this effect, I used the Black & White Magazine and Posterize filters from the FX Photo Studio CK. Petunias Monochrome Madness Challenge “Petunias” is my entry for this week’s Monochrome Madness Challenge.  You can join the Monochrome Madness Challenge or view more monochrome … Continue reading