Monday, 4 March 2013

Spontaneous Photography

It's that time of year again when I keep bursting into spontaneous attacks of photography.


I'm sure you recognise these flowers from last year but you do realise that...


...they're not the exact same flowers as last year, don't you?


I mean, these flowers have appeared from the bare earth in our garden 
and even though it happens every year...


...it makes me wonder why people don't believe in magic... 


...because it doesn't get more magical than this, now does it!

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  1. Such beautiful photography, and so envious, our usual cold spring and as yet nothing much to see in the gardens or parks.

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    1. Hi, I tried to locate which part of the world you're from. I'm guessing it's somewhere North of Leicester UK? Spring will appear soon up there, I hope.

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  2. lovely photos Ros.....and yes, such welcome sights in the ggarden....

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    1. Thanks, Bridget. I bet it's amazing watching the spring emerge from your kitchen window!

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  3. Ros,
    You do have lovely flowers just waiting for the spring signal so they can pop up and say Howdy.
    I'm a little sad that I had to leave my flower gardens behind, in Bozeman. Now I have to start all over again.

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    1. Sometimes I've found it quite exciting to move to a new house and wait to see if anything emerges in the garden in spring. Maybe something will peep through somewhere in your new place.

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  4. These are lovely, Ros - and aren't you having fun with your camera, as well as making the most of the early spring.

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    1. Most of those photos were taken with me shoving the camera into a clump of flowers and pressing the button so I can't claim a lot of credit for them!

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  5. Real magic, Ros- gorgeous. Is it possible, just possible, that spring has sprung?

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    1. And they say it'll be even milder today!

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  6. Beautiful! I like the fourth one the best - the pattern of the different colours and the bright yellow and blue. ~Miriam

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    1. That's a primula. Pretty, isn't it.

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  7. Gorgeous flowers Rosalind, and they must be magical!

    Julie

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    1. It's definitely some kind of magic ;-)

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  8. It's the best time of the year as they appear for the first time again. I can't work out though how snowdrops keep appearing in bunches in a different place to the previous year!

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    1. I suspect it's birds, worms and the occasional digging that you do (?) that moves them around. They do spread well. We split and move them while the leaves are still green.

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  9. Those flowers are sooo wonderful and indeed a miracle--as is all nature. The beauty of each flower fills me with delight.

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    1. Me too Francene. My only regret is that flowers in a vase give me a headache.

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  10. Lovely photography Ros,no flowers here yet we need some magic.

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    1. You'll have to move down South where we have a balmy? or should that be barmy? climate.

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  11. I love the first little flowers that are brave enough to poke up - like crocus. Thanks for these lovely photos.

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    1. We have crocuses too but that would have meant negotiating thick mud so you'll have to imagine what they look like I'm afraid!

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  12. Beautiful! And yes, totally magical :) The hint of lovely things to come x

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  13. It really is magic to watch those little guys pop up and become such beauties! Great photos!

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  14. Beautiful, and yes, total magic, Ros. A very special time of year.

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    1. Hi Amanda, Jemi and Val. I love the way you three have picked up on the magic. Nature has always had this effect on me.

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  15. Lovely Pictures!!!! We have some snowdrops and a few crocuses. And a lot of weeds.

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    1. Ah! But I have a full time gardener who banishes all weeds. His name is Mr A and it's lovely because as soon as it stops raining he's out there and I have the house to myself and my computer once more ;-)

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  16. Hi Ros .. just beautiful - Spring does bring forth some lovely blooms .. and these photos are glorious ... enjoy that garden today - it is gloriously sunny down here ..

    Cheers Hilary

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    1. Its gloriously sunny here too. I suspect we'd better make the most of it!

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  17. Love that photo of the hellebore. Really beautiful, all the more so because they are shy little things and you have to bend down to meet them properly! Looking forward to more of your photos as Spring evolves.

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    1. I'd like to say that I got it to pose for the camera but as mentioned above, I shoved the camera into a clump and clicked!

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  18. lovely little gems poking through to greet your spontaneous attack of photography. That's funny - you crack me up. Lovely pics. Right now, they would be blown away in Texas - crazy gusts of winds up to 40 mph. Though we are close to daffodils and tulips. Trees are budding too. Aaachooo!!!!

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  19. Hello from "Blogging from A to Z April Challenge!" Following all fellow writers. I believe I'd learn a lot from them. Have a great day!

    Sonnia J. Kemmer

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  20. I absolutely LOVE the first photo!! Snow drops take me back in time to my first interest in flowers growing at about age 5!!

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