September 17, 2017
This entry was posted on September 17, 2017 by Linda Grashoff. It was filed under Built Environment, Farmlands, Flowers, Garden, Photography, Plants and was tagged with leaves, photography, sunflower.
This is the whitest sundown I’ve ever seen 🙂 but it works quite well as a background that allows the yellow and greens to have the stage all to themselves. Glad to see you devoting your masterful eye to the horticultural world.
September 18, 2017 at 12:33 AM
Thank you, Alan. . . .Yeah, I think I jumped the gun a bit by calling it “sundown.” It was late in the day, and the sun was coming in at a nice low angle. I don’t know what to call that time of day. It wasn’t “dusk” either.
September 18, 2017 at 3:00 PM
Funny comment after the white skies discussion! I love the twists of those petals.
September 18, 2017 at 4:32 PM
They are neat, aren’t they. . . . Well, no, they are not neat. They look rather messy! 🙂
September 18, 2017 at 7:51 PM
Some flowers look good even when they are past their best – and Sunflowers are a good example. I like those twisted, curled petals and the complete ‘hang-dog’ expression of the drooping flower.
September 19, 2017 at 3:03 AM
Thanks, Andy. It always amazes me what people see in my photographs that I have not seen—until they point it out. I hadn’t thought about this flower being past its best, but of course you’re right. . . . Well, maybe “best” means different things to different people. Maybe this is the best that this flower would ever look—to me. 😉
September 19, 2017 at 11:01 AM
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