Photo Challenge 15: Delicate 3

Last but certainly not least, flowers.

I noticed that many bloggers chose this subject for this challenge; and it is obvious why – flowers are the epitome of delicate. They are short-lived, easy to bruise and tear and oh so lovely to gaze upon. Here are just a few of my favorite little friends.

A tiny, tiny little bloom unfurls in the morning sun.

A tiny, tiny little bloom unfurls in the morning sun.

This was an image I shot on film years ago. I have since lost the negatives, so this is a scan of a printed image. I love sunflowers; they are the least delicate flowers I know.

This was an image I shot on film years ago. I have since lost the negatives, so this is a scan of a printed image. I love sunflowers; they are the least delicate flowers I know.

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Ice encrusted holly withstand the harsh realities of winter – tougher than they look.

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Pink poppies

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Water lily

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My beloved redbud blooms (Oklahoma’s state flower)

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Cherry blossoms over a fence

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White and pink phlox

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Close up of cherry blossoms

Have a wonderful week!

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2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Island Traveler
    Dec 17, 2012 @ 16:27:58

    Delicate yes full of strength and inspiration. Beautiful flowers that seems to say, “Smile. It’s an awesome day!”

    Reply

  2. Darla Welchel
    Dec 17, 2012 @ 17:09:13

    Awe, thanks! šŸ™‚

    Reply

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