Linda Grashoff's Photography Adventures

Poppy from the Archives


April 14, 2018

Our poppies won’t be out until next month, but here’s a poppy from 2011 while we’re waiting. Having run out of relatively current photographs, I’m creating this post April 13 from an image taken before this blog began. Tomorrow, which is today when you’re reading this, I will be out scouting interesting fresh bits of the material world. If I am successful, you’ll start seeing what I found April 15.

12 responses

  1. I can almost feel the textures of the papery petals and the fuzzy buds and leaves.

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    April 14, 2018 at 8:21 AM

    • Poppies are so sensual, aren’t they? Thanks for writing, Clare.

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      April 14, 2018 at 11:40 AM

  2. An excellent placeholder.

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    April 14, 2018 at 10:34 AM

  3. Thanks, Ken. This time I didn’t say (although it’s mostly true), “I don’t photograph flowers.”

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    April 14, 2018 at 11:41 AM

  4. Patricia

    Stunning reminder of what Spring brings in northern climes. This is when my garden came alive with such a variety of lovely shapes and colors.
    Thank you!

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    April 14, 2018 at 10:07 PM

    • You’re welcome, Patricia. I’m glad this photograph brought back happy memories. Your garden was indeed beautiful.

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      April 15, 2018 at 11:41 AM

  5. Beautiful portrait. A 🙂

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    April 15, 2018 at 2:43 AM

    • Thanks, Adrian. I consider some of my photographs of rocks as portraits but hadn’t thought of any of my flower photographs this way.

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      April 15, 2018 at 11:43 AM

  6. What an intense splash of color, poppies are just wonderful, aren’t they?

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    April 28, 2018 at 12:35 AM

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