For this photographer, gifts are wonderful for two different reasons. The first is the experience of pleasure, beauty, and sometimes fun, funk, and smiles they provide. The second is the package of photographic and written possibilities accompanying them.
I truly cannot remember seeing roses as gorgeous as the ones we were given last week, in all their stages of bloom. Here are a few of the results from nearly two hundred shots I took, in different light, and with a variety of backgrounds. I am still shooting after almost a week, all the while discovering things I should have known about our new surroundings. And the learning process with the new computer and programs is ongoing, sometimes a sheer delight, while other times, the expletives bounce off the office walls!
Below are two shots of the entire bouquet and different backdrops.
back to a single rose detail
Huge virtual "thanks" go out this week to Suz, Connie, Susie, Wayne, Barbara, Jean and Sam, Debra, Steve, Claudia, Dianne, Pauli, and Ingrid and Robert.
until next Monday,
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