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Susan's Azaleas...

Posted by
Judy aka L@dybug (Brooksville, FL, United States) on 16 September 2013 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

...were in full bloom while we were at our daughter's home in May.
In afternoon light, this was taken against her house.

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Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Not the best time of day to shoot, but I do like the result. They are amazing, more like lilies or amaryllis than azalea.

16 Sep 2013 8:12am

@Curly: Believe it or not, this was taken at 6:16 pm, the summer sun is very direct up there in May, burning out some of the whites. I love this variety, but we don't see it down here in Florida.

tyan from Singapore, Singapore

They look beautiful!! At first glance they lool like lilies to me. Love the burst of colours :)

16 Sep 2013 12:04pm

@tyan: I thought so too ... a most distinct variety!

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Stunning shot.

16 Sep 2013 1:45pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Stunning light to showcase these beauties Judy! Nicely captured! ;-)

16 Sep 2013 1:55pm

@Eric Cousineau: It was 6:16 pm (as I told Curly), but still very bright, which blotted out some of the whites. Still, I liked it.

Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

wow ! excellent shot

16 Sep 2013 2:11pm

Don from Spokane, United States

The house made a fine background for showing these pretty flowers. An impressive flower shot.

16 Sep 2013 2:53pm

@Don: Thank you, Don; have another coming on Thursday ... a little closer.

Graciel.la (Vic. Catalonia) from CAT. New European State, Poland

Very beautiful. Nice light!

16 Sep 2013 2:59pm

Jeff from Pembroke Dock, United Kingdom

Bet you couldn't get your camera out of the bag quick enough when you spotted these beauties, lovely shot. ;>)

16 Sep 2013 3:40pm

@Jeff: These bloomed for a good several weeks while we were there and with no heavy rain, they stayed so beautifully. I took quite a few shots of them. ;D

Anthony Morgan Lambert from Bielefeld (Old West Wales Boy), Germany

With all the rain we´re having at the Moment may seems like a Long time ago..

16 Sep 2013 3:52pm

@Anthony Morgan Lambert: Ohhh, well I hope I brought a moment of sunshine into your day, then! ;D

Jacques Brassard from Quebec, Canada

Très belle fleurs

16 Sep 2013 3:59pm

@Jacques Brassard: Merci...

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Beautiful photo !

16 Sep 2013 4:14pm

Yvonne Simons (:|:) from Tilburg, Netherlands

They are gorgeous, and so big!

16 Sep 2013 4:18pm

Kate from EXETER, United Kingdom

Wow beautiful!

16 Sep 2013 4:38pm

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

Don't you just love it when the light hits flowers like this? This is an incredible shot Judy - I love this :-) And thanks so much for your kindness and kind comments to me :-) Cheers to you both ..<3

16 Sep 2013 4:58pm

@Denny Jump Photo: It was pretty bright in NJ, even at 6:16 pm, and it blew out some of the whites, but all the other colors and the leaves are great. Great to communicate with you.

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

WOW! The light is perfect and you have captured this beautifully!

16 Sep 2013 5:43pm

Mireille T. from Ribérac, France

The colours are wonderful ! I love their gorgeous shapes in full light!

16 Sep 2013 5:51pm

Coul&Tradi from Nord, France

Beautiful colors! beautiful dynamic, bravo

16 Sep 2013 6:21pm

Nina from Hamburg, Germany

fantastic capture of these gorgeous colour tones!

16 Sep 2013 10:37pm

@Nina: Thank you, Nina!

RBL from Oxford, United States

The lighting and clarity are gorgeous along with the splash of color!

16 Sep 2013 11:35pm

Viewfinder from Bradenton, FL, United States

Almost looks like peppermint candy. Nice!

17 Sep 2013 12:21am

Nelida De La Fuente from Tres Arroyos, Argentina

Maravillosas flores de azalea con hermosos
colores y excelente iluminación.
Linda vista. Que pases un buen día.

17 Sep 2013 6:10am

L'angevine from Angers, France

intéressante couleurs

17 Sep 2013 7:56am

Japanalia from Yokohama, Japan

Absolutely divine capture! You managed to capture all their beauty in this magic light!

17 Sep 2013 10:27am

Abena from Illinois, Afghanistan

Those are beautiful Judy!

18 Sep 2013 3:42am

franz from Baden, Austria

excellent floral "portrait", judy! i love the "faces" of these pretty flowers ...

18 Sep 2013 6:06pm

@franz: Thanks so much!

Yves from Isserpent, France

Une composition florale très poétique !

20 Sep 2013 4:19pm

@Yves: Merci...

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