Lilies… a study

You must know by now I’m addicted to flower photography. But while my usual subjects are found growing by the wayside, not these. These lilies are my regular treat to myself.

Delightful, lilies in bud: 29 Oct 2019

Photo posted for #2019picoftheweek challenge title Delightful

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37 Responses to Lilies… a study

  1. Jen Goldie says:

    OH! I love lilies. They last forever and smell so sweet! πŸ’œπŸ˜Š

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  2. Lilies are my favourite flowers.

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    • It is hard not to like them. I’ve taken to treating myself. I’ve always got at least one vase of flowers fresh. Might be lilies, might be roses, might be carnations, might be alstroemeria. But they’re always white. My room is quite dark, and the white brightens it

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  3. Lilies are so pretty. A wonderful treat to yourself! I may have to start doing this for me too. πŸ™‚

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  4. such a cool photo. I love lilies in bud like that, every bit as beautiful as the bloom.

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  5. Dale says:

    To you from you, with all your love…

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  6. Delightful and dramatic!

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    • Thank you. It was a spur of the moment think. I’d bought the lilies, arranged them, walked past them and saw the composition. So out came the camera. I played about a bit with lighting. Easily done since the wall is lavender, it lends itself to a wide spectrum. Note, I don’t have Photoshop, so there’s no messing here. And the brass candlesticks looked so good in that light

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  7. They’re lovely and I think it’s great that you treat yourself! You deserve it Crispina! ❀

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  8. Beautiful photo and beautiful flowers! πŸ™‚

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  9. I love how the one lily that’s beginning to open is glowing a bit. Magical!

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    • The one that’s caught in the glow of the tablelamp. The photo was taken at night, with all lights blazing, and with flash. Yet it’s still a dark picture, which I liked. Those lilies are still going strong, enormous blooms.

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  10. Do you expect them to bloom?

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