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nutsfordaylily

nutsfordaylily
Halifax, MA
(Zone 6a)

November 27, 2011
3:22 PM

Post #8908059

New thread for sharing you beautiful backlit shots. Anything that is lit from behind can be posted here.

Starting off with some I took this morning in the fog, as it was dissipating.

Karen

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nutsfordaylily
Halifax, MA
(Zone 6a)

November 27, 2011
3:23 PM

Post #8908061

Oh, I forgot to post where we came from: http://davesgarden.com/community/forums/t/1208341/

Here's another from today.

Karen

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nutsfordaylily
Halifax, MA
(Zone 6a)

November 27, 2011
3:24 PM

Post #8908063

3

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nutsfordaylily
Halifax, MA
(Zone 6a)

November 27, 2011
3:24 PM

Post #8908064

4

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nutsfordaylily
Halifax, MA
(Zone 6a)

November 27, 2011
3:25 PM

Post #8908065

5

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nutsfordaylily
Halifax, MA
(Zone 6a)

November 27, 2011
3:26 PM

Post #8908067

6

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nutsfordaylily
Halifax, MA
(Zone 6a)

November 27, 2011
3:26 PM

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7

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nutsfordaylily
Halifax, MA
(Zone 6a)

November 27, 2011
3:27 PM

Post #8908071

8

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nutsfordaylily
Halifax, MA
(Zone 6a)

November 27, 2011
3:28 PM

Post #8908074

9

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nutsfordaylily
Halifax, MA
(Zone 6a)

November 27, 2011
3:28 PM

Post #8908075

10

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nutsfordaylily
Halifax, MA
(Zone 6a)

November 27, 2011
3:30 PM

Post #8908079

11 Last, but not least. I love the lighting this time of year, the sun low on the horizon, and the different colors. Soon we'll have snowy days to take pics of.

Karen

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HelloMissMary

HelloMissMary
Memphis, TN

November 27, 2011
3:31 PM

Post #8908082

Hey, thanks for the new thread...oh, I especially like the foggy backlit shots!

nutsfordaylily

nutsfordaylily
Halifax, MA
(Zone 6a)

November 27, 2011
4:11 PM

Post #8908146

You're welcome, Mary, and thanks!

Karen

onewish1

onewish1
Denville, NJ
(Zone 6b)

November 28, 2011
3:37 AM

Post #8908593

#3 is great!!!

nutsfordaylily

nutsfordaylily
Halifax, MA
(Zone 6a)

November 28, 2011
8:57 AM

Post #8908925

Thanks, Allison!

Karen

morganc

morganc
Austin, TX
(Zone 8b)

December 8, 2011
8:28 AM

Post #8921335

Great...great shots Karen.

And to whoever took the backlit burning bush shot from the previous thread...to you too...great shot.

nutsfordaylily

nutsfordaylily
Halifax, MA
(Zone 6a)

December 8, 2011
6:47 PM

Post #8922100

Thanks!

HelloMissMary

HelloMissMary
Memphis, TN

December 8, 2011
10:29 PM

Post #8922253

The Burning Bush was mine -- and thanks!

Dinu

Dinu
Mysore
India
(Zone 10a)

December 9, 2011
7:54 AM

Post #8922523

A gerbera in the morning sun, taken from Canon 550d.

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nutsfordaylily

nutsfordaylily
Halifax, MA
(Zone 6a)

December 9, 2011
8:13 PM

Post #8923383

Very pretty, Dinu.

Karen

sunkissed

sunkissed
Winter Springs, FL
(Zone 9b)

December 14, 2011
5:40 AM

Post #8928997

Karen very nice photos...love seeing fall colors, and the fog is a nice shot...love it.

Dinu wonderful shot...I have Gerbers emerging again in my winter garden...just an amazing winter here so far.

Was camping in North FL along the Suwannee River, here is some back lit hanging moss on cypress trees and palmetto bushes along the river back-lit by the morning sunrise.

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sunkissed

sunkissed
Winter Springs, FL
(Zone 9b)

December 14, 2011
5:44 AM

Post #8929000

more hanging Spanish moss

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nutsfordaylily

nutsfordaylily
Halifax, MA
(Zone 6a)

December 16, 2011
8:12 PM

Post #8932702

Thanks Sunkissed. Very pretty shots. I love all that Spanish moss.

Karen

morganc

morganc
Austin, TX
(Zone 8b)

December 18, 2011
9:48 PM

Post #8935076

Very cool Sunkissed,...

Dinu

Dinu
Mysore
India
(Zone 10a)

December 19, 2011
9:13 AM

Post #8935496

Lovely Moss! A recent shot of a leaf.

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HelloMissMary

HelloMissMary
Memphis, TN

December 20, 2011
8:01 AM

Post #8936857

Cool, Dinu!
hczone6
Cincinnati (area), OH
(Zone 6a)

December 21, 2011
5:16 AM

Post #8937926

Oh!...backlit is one of my favorites. Leaves, grass, etc...it makes everything very dramatic. I shot this back in the field this past Sept. I don't know the name of this native grass, but it makes very fuzzy and interesting seedheads that really glow in the sun.

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HelloMissMary

HelloMissMary
Memphis, TN

December 21, 2011
7:20 AM

Post #8938058

Looks like a Foxtail Grass to me. Don't they look magical with the sun shining through them? Great capture!
hczone6
Cincinnati (area), OH
(Zone 6a)

December 21, 2011
7:23 AM

Post #8938061

Thanks :-) Yes, I love how it looks..as long as it stays out of my garden :-) Good for pictures, bad for flower beds.

HelloMissMary

HelloMissMary
Memphis, TN

December 21, 2011
7:54 AM

Post #8938089

Amen!

Dinu

Dinu
Mysore
India
(Zone 10a)

December 21, 2011
9:42 AM

Post #8938182

Forget the name of this flower as I post this. Took this shot in the morning.

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Dinu

Dinu
Mysore
India
(Zone 10a)

December 21, 2011
9:42 AM

Post #8938183

Forget its name too... my memory is failing me! :(

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dogwalker
Marlborough, MA
(Zone 5b)

December 21, 2011
12:30 PM

Post #8938356

Still learning the new camera. Tried some shots with side lighting on a black background.
Chuck

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onewish1

onewish1
Denville, NJ
(Zone 6b)

December 21, 2011
2:04 PM

Post #8938451

great shots all

nutsfordaylily

nutsfordaylily
Halifax, MA
(Zone 6a)

December 23, 2011
9:33 PM

Post #8941178

Great shots, you three. I love all of them.

Dinu, you aren't alone with your failing memory.

Karen

Dinu

Dinu
Mysore
India
(Zone 10a)

December 24, 2011
7:28 AM

Post #8941418

Karen, I was searching for the 'like' button here after seeing your post above!! :) So much we are 'facebooked' these days! Thanks.

MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL OF YOU HERE ON DG.

Dinu

HelloMissMary

HelloMissMary
Memphis, TN

December 24, 2011
7:38 AM

Post #8941444

Dinu, I'm glad to know I'm not the only one trying to "like" posts on DG! Merry Christmas, all!

nutsfordaylily

nutsfordaylily
Halifax, MA
(Zone 6a)

December 24, 2011
10:10 PM

Post #8942032

LOL!

sunkissed

sunkissed
Winter Springs, FL
(Zone 9b)

January 31, 2012
5:07 AM

Post #8989090

Hope I'm on the right thread...no photos since December????


my back lit kitty cat enjoying the morning sunshine.

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Dinu

Dinu
Mysore
India
(Zone 10a)

January 31, 2012
8:51 PM

Post #8990257

You forgot the beautiful net-like curtain! :)

A tiny termite on the insect screen, after I disturbed his friend's nasty work on my window frame.

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DMersh
Perth
United Kingdom
(Zone 7b)

February 1, 2012
2:01 AM

Post #8990328

I haven't posted for ages on the backlit forum, few pictures here from Scotland where I've been visiting relatives.
1st pic is frosted grass in morning sun. Scotland in winter is good for backlighting as suns always so low, this was about midday!

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DMersh
Perth
United Kingdom
(Zone 7b)

February 1, 2012
2:07 AM

Post #8990330

Ice on some of last years Sweet Cicely, a parsley family plant.

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DMersh
Perth
United Kingdom
(Zone 7b)

February 1, 2012
2:10 AM

Post #8990331

Closer view of one of the dead flowerheads

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DMersh
Perth
United Kingdom
(Zone 7b)

February 1, 2012
2:14 AM

Post #8990332

Some of the woolly lichen that grows on tree branches here.

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DMersh
Perth
United Kingdom
(Zone 7b)

February 1, 2012
2:17 AM

Post #8990333

Benji, my Mum's dog, in the low sun

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onewish1

onewish1
Denville, NJ
(Zone 6b)

February 1, 2012
3:06 AM

Post #8990349

aawww cute pup!!
DMersh
Perth
United Kingdom
(Zone 7b)

February 1, 2012
3:20 AM

Post #8990355

Benji's not quite a pup at two years. He's a patterdale terrier. My mum thinks he's got some Yorkie in him (because of his coat) which i think is ridiculous, as he's quite a big, heavy build terrier, you'd need 3 or 4 Yorkies to make one of him!

onewish1

onewish1
Denville, NJ
(Zone 6b)

February 1, 2012
3:23 AM

Post #8990357

actually my one yorkie Lily is 15 pounds and built almost the same
DMersh
Perth
United Kingdom
(Zone 7b)

February 1, 2012
3:30 AM

Post #8990359

A 15lb Yorkie? I didn't know they came in that size! The patterdales have Staffordshire bull terrier in them, he's got a really bony, solid build to him that you wouldn't guess from his fluffy apperance.
Daft picture I took of him

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onewish1

onewish1
Denville, NJ
(Zone 6b)

February 1, 2012
4:30 AM

Post #8990381

ooohhh too cute... does look like a yorkie

This is Lily

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onewish1

onewish1
Denville, NJ
(Zone 6b)

February 1, 2012
4:37 AM

Post #8990386

here is the crew.. I have 4.. my honey's mom has 3

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DMersh
Perth
United Kingdom
(Zone 7b)

February 1, 2012
4:53 AM

Post #8990396

thats quite a pack you've got there! He's certainly got Yorkie type colouring, but the two things make me doubt he's got any Yorkie are his sheer size and heaviness of build and also he's from working terrier stock and Yorkies haven't been working dogs for a long age, where they've been minituarised as toy dogs for so long. But saying that all the brown terriers from Britain share a common ancestry from the old Black and Tan terriers of long ago which pre date any modern 'breeds'.

sunkissed

sunkissed
Winter Springs, FL
(Zone 9b)

February 1, 2012
5:32 AM

Post #8990420

DMersh nice to see you again. Love the photos from Scotland, my grandmother is from there, she's been gone many years, but she came here when she was around thirteen and would tell me stories of how beautiful it was. She never got back there before she passed at 89. I have a dream to go one day. I love the real close shot of the ice on the dead flower and the water droplets on the lichen, very nice. The pup does look a bit Yorkie to me too.


Onewish, that is a lot of dogs...Yorkies are cute dogs, I see lots out walking them when I go on my morning walks.

Dinu yes the back lit lace curtains do add to the photo.
DMersh
Perth
United Kingdom
(Zone 7b)

February 1, 2012
6:06 AM

Post #8990471

Thankyou Sunkissed, yes Scotland has a unique sort of beauty to its landscapes, sort of bleak but not too harsh either.

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Dinu

Dinu
Mysore
India
(Zone 10a)

February 1, 2012
8:06 AM

Post #8990618

Sugarcane bloom - 2010 picture.
DMersh, that's a breathtaking view. Lucky you!

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DMersh
Perth
United Kingdom
(Zone 7b)

February 1, 2012
12:44 PM

Post #8990922

Good one of the sugar cane. Of all the people who eat sugar I wonder how many have seen the cane in flower?

HelloMissMary

HelloMissMary
Memphis, TN

February 1, 2012
1:01 PM

Post #8990942

Not me, for sure. Thanks, Dinu!

Dinu

Dinu
Mysore
India
(Zone 10a)

February 1, 2012
10:09 PM

Post #8991598

You are right, DMersh, that applies to the urbanites. They have never seen so many things! In sugarcane fields when they bloom, it is a pleasing sight of white. I'll try to remember this and post... don't know when... fields are far.

morganc

morganc
Austin, TX
(Zone 8b)

February 9, 2012
7:37 AM

Post #9000239

Sooooo many good shots. Love them all!

nutsfordaylily

nutsfordaylily
Halifax, MA
(Zone 6a)

February 22, 2012
6:28 PM

Post #9016499

Nice shots, you guys.

Dinu, I have never seen sugar cane blooming, either, but then we don't have it growing around here. Not the right climate.

Here are some backlit shots from this afternoon in downtown Plymouth, MA.

Karen

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Dinu

Dinu
Mysore
India
(Zone 10a)

February 23, 2012
7:32 AM

Post #9016975

Here are a few of mine for today.
1. Lacewing eggs.
2. Picturewing in flight. In this there is no conspicuous 'backlighting'. Hope it qualifies!
3. Weaver ant nest I broke open. Observe the nymph in white in the top half.

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nutsfordaylily

nutsfordaylily
Halifax, MA
(Zone 6a)

February 23, 2012
6:43 PM

Post #9017692

Interesting shots, Dinu.

Karen
DMersh
Perth
United Kingdom
(Zone 7b)

February 25, 2012
1:20 PM

Post #9019680

The ants nest is a top class backlit picture, one of the highlights on this thread.

nutsfordaylily

nutsfordaylily
Halifax, MA
(Zone 6a)

February 25, 2012
7:23 PM

Post #9020106

Sure is.

Dinu

Dinu
Mysore
India
(Zone 10a)

February 26, 2012
9:29 AM

Post #9020641

DMersh, thanks. It was a macro shot and I could not go further as the leaf [not seen here] almost touched the lens and there were these angry critters trying to threaten the invader and if it touched, they would climb on the lens and on to my nose. I was once bitten by it on the eyelid. I was holding the branch with the left hand.

Dinu

Dinu
Mysore
India
(Zone 10a)

February 28, 2012
6:55 AM

Post #9023107

I noticed some little bees on the hyacinth plant in the pond today. Were they picking up some water or taking something from there I do not know.
Second pic: A Coromandal Marsh Dart - damselfly had just caught some food and I snapped a pic of it.

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sunkissed

sunkissed
Winter Springs, FL
(Zone 9b)

March 3, 2012
5:50 AM

Post #9027992

Your photos are just amazing Dinu...really enjoy them.

morganc

morganc
Austin, TX
(Zone 8b)

March 7, 2012
8:51 AM

Post #9033238

Amazing shot Dinu!!!
DMersh
Perth
United Kingdom
(Zone 7b)

March 17, 2012
3:50 AM

Post #9045771

Took this at Folkestone harbour on Thursday, very bright glare off of the sea.

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Dinu

Dinu
Mysore
India
(Zone 10a)

March 17, 2012
10:10 AM

Post #9046065

Nice DMersh. That interesting roof there looks like a very wide solar panel!??
Sometimes such a glare is pleasing to view some distant scenes.

morganc

morganc
Austin, TX
(Zone 8b)

March 19, 2012
4:33 AM

Post #9048257

What a lovely little beach. Very nice.
DMersh
Perth
United Kingdom
(Zone 7b)

March 19, 2012
6:18 AM

Post #9048377

Thanks, Folkestone is very popular because of its fine white sand, can get a bit swamped on summer days but its fairly quiet sometimes earlier in the year.
DMersh
Perth
United Kingdom
(Zone 7b)

March 19, 2012
6:43 AM

Post #9048433

you can see France from Folkestone or Dover easily on clear days:

3rd picture is looking towards Folkestone from Dover in late afternoon.

Pictures 4 & 5 are patterns in the sand caused by water that runs down from the chalk cliffs (chalk is highly porous and holds large amounts of water, numerous springs can be found at the base of the cliffs)

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Dinu

Dinu
Mysore
India
(Zone 10a)

March 19, 2012
7:58 AM

Post #9048533

1. I love to look at the leaves from underneath a tree when the sun is shining on top. I love the green with a sky b/g. This is an Aegle marmelos tree having its new leaves growing.
2. This is a Coromandal Marsh Dart perching on a hyacinth leaf edge. Hope you can see it is 'it'! Also enjoy the lines on the leaf!

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DMersh
Perth
United Kingdom
(Zone 7b)

March 19, 2012
8:24 AM

Post #9048573

Backlit leaves are one of my favourite subjects, this oak was from couple of years ago, I don't think I ever added it to the backlit forum.

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Dinu

Dinu
Mysore
India
(Zone 10a)

March 19, 2012
9:04 AM

Post #9048638

The shades of green we get in such shots is quite astonishing. My favourite too, DMersh.

HelloMissMary

HelloMissMary
Memphis, TN

March 19, 2012
10:57 AM

Post #9048810

Backlit Cherry Blossoms
Backlit Tulip (" ♪ Silhouettes on the Shade ♫ ")

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DMersh
Perth
United Kingdom
(Zone 7b)

March 19, 2012
12:10 PM

Post #9048903

The tulip shot is very good, the way the light shows up the veining in the petals.

morganc

morganc
Austin, TX
(Zone 8b)

March 20, 2012
1:34 PM

Post #9050390

These pics are amazingly beautiful!

HelloMissMary

HelloMissMary
Memphis, TN

March 22, 2012
8:24 PM

Post #9053495

The afternoon sun today was so bright and everything is greening up...great combination!

1. Dogwood blossom
2. Burning Bush
3. Crape Myrtle
4. Knockout Rose (even the tiny thorns glowed!)
5. Weigela blossoms

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Dinu

Dinu
Mysore
India
(Zone 10a)

March 23, 2012
8:11 AM

Post #9053876

The tiny thorns! We would have missed it hadn't you pointed out! The pink of that rose is so pleasing!! And so is the last one!
DMersh
Perth
United Kingdom
(Zone 7b)

March 23, 2012
4:44 PM

Post #9054443

Good lighting above, think I like the Myrtle the best.

Saw some Goat Willow in flower today and got some reasonable backlit shots.

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morganc

morganc
Austin, TX
(Zone 8b)

March 23, 2012
7:08 PM

Post #9054589

Love your tiny thorns!!!

HelloMissMary

HelloMissMary
Memphis, TN

March 23, 2012
8:14 PM

Post #9054687

DMersh, those are wonderful!

Two more from me tonight...

1. Dogwood sapling with spider web
2. Beetle on Crape Myrtle leaf

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Dinu

Dinu
Mysore
India
(Zone 10a)

March 24, 2012
8:39 AM

Post #9055101

Good ones DMersh. Am sure the Goat willow flowers are not as pleasing to the eye as it is to the camera! Am I wrong? Like the first one - it is lovely.
DMersh
Perth
United Kingdom
(Zone 7b)

March 24, 2012
1:09 PM

Post #9055368

Thanks, they look great both to the camera and the eye, its tricky on camera to capture the glow they get when backlit.

Good shots MissMary, the dogwood looks slightly hairy leaves?

1. frontlit Goat willow flower to show the colour better

2. some Sea Buckthorn, I changed to B&W on picasa.

3. I love the fierce thorns on wild dog roses, but best not touched!

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HelloMissMary

HelloMissMary
Memphis, TN

March 24, 2012
7:33 PM

Post #9055823

Those thorns are vicious, DMersh! Wow! Nice shot!

1. My neighbor's Azalea
2. Iris buds

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morganc

morganc
Austin, TX
(Zone 8b)

March 26, 2012
8:05 AM

Post #9057418

YIKES DMersh - nasty thorns! Like your B&W!

Miss Mary - The red Azalea is stunning!

This is a Desert Rose blooming in our greenhouse.

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sunkissed

sunkissed
Winter Springs, FL
(Zone 9b)

March 28, 2012
5:32 AM

Post #9060095

great photos everyone...I had quite a bit to catch up on. I especially like the pink rose and the goats willow.

I'm usually out walking when everything is back lit in the morning. So not too many photos here.

1 & 2. Cleome at sunrise
3. spider web
4. My avocado kiwi smoothie...LOL.

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morganc

morganc
Austin, TX
(Zone 8b)

March 28, 2012
8:47 AM

Post #9060343

LOL...Love the Kiwi...and good job on the spider web!

Dinu

Dinu
Mysore
India
(Zone 10a)

March 28, 2012
10:52 AM

Post #9060486

Very nice! Low horizon sun will provide excellent opportunities for back lit shots. Liked the caption 'spiderweb'!!

This picture is so so, I guess - of my water lily.

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DMersh
Perth
United Kingdom
(Zone 7b)

March 28, 2012
12:04 PM

Post #9060575

Its good effect the way the sun caught that leaf on the edge of the glass, gives a nice glowing effect.
The water lily looks superb, excellent shot.
DMersh
Perth
United Kingdom
(Zone 7b)

March 28, 2012
12:28 PM

Post #9060604

1-2: Easter cactus

3-4: Espostoa lanata cactus

5: Sclerocactus uncinatus

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onewish1

onewish1
Denville, NJ
(Zone 6b)

March 28, 2012
4:12 PM

Post #9060963

great shots!!!

Dinu

Dinu
Mysore
India
(Zone 10a)

March 29, 2012
8:39 AM

Post #9061752

DMersh, Very nice! I want you to play with the fourth picture. Ask me how. Try to make some funny face out of it - using some program if you have - like MS Paint or something! It'll be fun. I once tried to put a flying kite as a man's mustache. It was in that shape!

Dinu
DMersh
Perth
United Kingdom
(Zone 7b)

March 30, 2012
5:07 PM

Post #9063638

Don't seem to have any drawing program that I can find on my machine, but good idea.

We've had amazing run of good weather here, about a week of clear days, been really warm.
1: The Easter cactus again
2: Stonecrop
3:this manhole cover caught my eye in the late afternoon sun
4 part of the High Street in Maidstone, late afternoon

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Dinu

Dinu
Mysore
India
(Zone 10a)

March 31, 2012
8:33 AM

Post #9064221

DMersh, I have done that for you - face!
Manhole cover is lovely. What design!
Picture of a cobbler on the pavement near the main local bus station in our city.

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DMersh
Perth
United Kingdom
(Zone 7b)

March 31, 2012
9:28 AM

Post #9064283

Well done, Dinu, that looks quite good! The street scene is interesting, its a great place India for all the vendors and tradesmen you get working on the streets, you don't really see much of that in European towns, everything is in buildings.

morganc

morganc
Austin, TX
(Zone 8b)

March 31, 2012
3:45 PM

Post #9064638

Wow...the Easter Cactus just glows! Gorgeous.

nutsfordaylily

nutsfordaylily
Halifax, MA
(Zone 6a)

March 31, 2012
10:14 PM

Post #9065038

Everyone's pictures are lovely.

DMersh, that goat willow is called pussy willow over here. I have some in my gardens. I have a weeping one that I bought last year, and a black one, too.

Karen

Dinu

Dinu
Mysore
India
(Zone 10a)

April 1, 2012
8:17 AM

Post #9065349

Thanks DMersh.
This is the Eleutherine plicata plant. I love the leaves.

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nutsfordaylily

nutsfordaylily
Halifax, MA
(Zone 6a)

April 2, 2012
7:08 AM

Post #9066583

Very pretty, Dinu.

My water bottle with gloves and pruners, my sister Hope working in the yard, a burn pile at our house 2 weeks ago, 2 shots of Jerry.

Karen

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nutsfordaylily
Halifax, MA
(Zone 6a)

April 2, 2012
7:14 AM

Post #9066596

Wet harvesting of cranberries at the cranberry bogs across the street from our house.

Karen

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HelloMissMary

HelloMissMary
Memphis, TN

April 2, 2012
7:51 AM

Post #9066654

I especially like that last one, Karen! How cool!

Iris...

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DMersh
Perth
United Kingdom
(Zone 7b)

April 2, 2012
8:06 AM

Post #9066676

Good shot of Jerry, he lokos very serious! I didn't know cranberries grew in bogs, though whenever you buy them here they're often 'produce of USA', must be good conditions for them there.

Dinu

Dinu
Mysore
India
(Zone 10a)

April 2, 2012
8:19 AM

Post #9066701

Cranberries... bog... lovely photo... did not know about it at all till I saw! Does it grow on water? How is it eaten?
DMersh
Perth
United Kingdom
(Zone 7b)

April 2, 2012
8:48 AM

Post #9066756

1: Oreocereus cactus

2: Dead Teasle from last year

3: Part of a manhole cover, showing the British Kite Mark - this is used to denote products meeting British standards, its upside down here but the 'B' at the top means British and the 'S' in the triangle means standard, this has been used for over a hundred years.

4: Blackthorn bush

5: Unidentified weed in a field

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HelloMissMary

HelloMissMary
Memphis, TN

April 5, 2012
10:20 PM

Post #9071476

I noticed the afternoon sun shining through my Hosta leaves today and it was so beautiful. I held my camera to the ground and (without being able to see what I was capturing) I took several shots from the bottom of the plant at an upward angle. To my surprise, I got a two-for-one deal...a backlit leaf with a backlit bug on it!

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DMersh
Perth
United Kingdom
(Zone 7b)

April 6, 2012
12:20 AM

Post #9071517

Thats superb of the Hosta, one of the best backlit leaves I've seen.

Dinu

Dinu
Mysore
India
(Zone 10a)

April 6, 2012
8:32 AM

Post #9071826

1. How do you like my tries at this hibiscus stigma? Not up to the mark, but it looks good at least in the thumbnail!!
2. Dendrobium. You can't make out it is back lit in the picture so easily unless you observe the shadow of another flower on one.
3. A glass block in design.

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morganc

morganc
Austin, TX
(Zone 8b)

April 6, 2012
10:18 AM

Post #9071937

Oh, Miss Mary - Just a stunning picture you took. Love the tiny guy!

Dinu - I'll have to try that on my Hibiscus! So cool!

DMersh - You even made a weed gorgeous!!!

I love all these pics...I'm going to try harder to take some of our own yard!

morganc

morganc
Austin, TX
(Zone 8b)

April 10, 2012
9:20 AM

Post #9077004

Canna Leaves and Iris

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Dinu

Dinu
Mysore
India
(Zone 10a)

April 10, 2012
9:46 AM

Post #9077034

Hello Friends!

You know what? I just remembered that I had started this series in March 2008. Four years ago! That was when I had learnt the meaning of 'back lit'. I thought it was a very interesting thread and it proved to be so, on the first one here: http://davesgarden.com/community/forums/t/823169/ Then I thought of naming the series "... Part 2". Here we are at #16. And how happy I am to know this, myself. So many fantastic enjoyable pictures. Great fun. It has inspired me to take newer shots - I mean the wonderful appreciation received by and from others. Each time I look at something back lit, I remember this. Someone explained to me what is 'back lit'. That was it! I did not know that such a thing had a name too!

Since I have no new shots at this moment, I thought of this Billgergia from my archive because I am also happy to know that this plant [but not the picture] is the "Bloom of the Day" today, here on DG.

Light green leaves always make a beautiful subject as we can see the lovely lines, like in the Hosta leaf by Mary. In fact, my first picture of the series was also similar - as you can see in that link I have given.

Dinu

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HelloMissMary

HelloMissMary
Memphis, TN

April 11, 2012
10:14 PM

Post #9079180

Dinu, it's nice to be reminded of that wonderful first post from 2008! It is so pretty and was the start of something unique and wonderful. Like you, I had no idea there was such a thing as "back lit" until I saw it here. Some of my favorite things to photograph are reflections, droplets, shadows and back lit beauty.

I do hope the recent earthquakes have not done damage in your area. I thought of you when I heard about them on the news.


Here is an Iris in my yard, in all its back lit glory!

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morganc

morganc
Austin, TX
(Zone 8b)

April 12, 2012
9:21 AM

Post #9079652

Dinu - amazing how many of us DGers have become addicted to taking back lit photos due to you. Your first photo is stunning!

Dinu

Dinu
Mysore
India
(Zone 10a)

April 12, 2012
10:54 AM

Post #9079751

Thanks HMMary. That 'first photo' plant of that palm leaf died a few years ago, but a bigger version of it is outside my workplace, under which a tap is there. I fill water to my bottle there - open to sky in the open centre yard [palatial building as many of you know]. So when I go there, I get reminded of this often. I really enjoy those back lit ones. They seem to glow! I choose a darker background to even view with eyes and if that appeals, I run in and get the camera.

Thanks morganc, I'm smiling as I type this - am so happy with your honest observation. I value it. It made my day... and am going to bed right now after hitting the send button. Happy mood to sleep!

Dinu

morganc

morganc
Austin, TX
(Zone 8b)

April 12, 2012
12:08 PM

Post #9079831

♥Smile♥
DMersh
Perth
United Kingdom
(Zone 7b)

April 13, 2012
11:20 PM

Post #9081764

Took these of a brandy bottle couple of days ago in afternoon sun, the light brings out the glass details well

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morganc

morganc
Austin, TX
(Zone 8b)

April 14, 2012
6:45 AM

Post #9081953

DMersh - my DH would love that bottle!!! One of his faves. Now if it only said...XO on it! Nice shots.

Dinu

Dinu
Mysore
India
(Zone 10a)

April 14, 2012
9:26 AM

Post #9082106

Now DMersh inspires me to dig my archive files for photos of some glass things I tried to photograph in sunlight. Searched, but did not find. Requires some time. In the meanwhile, some of them found during the exercise.
1. A doorknob at my workplace building which is palatial.
2. Parrot feathers I found on the ground, sunlit from the back.
3. Spider and web.
4. Flame vine flower adjusted against the rising sun.
5. Does this leaf qualify to be here??

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DMersh
Perth
United Kingdom
(Zone 7b)

April 14, 2012
11:59 AM

Post #9082274

Thanks morganc, I don't actually drink brandy/cognac very often but its a good drink.

Some great stuff there Dinu, the feathers have great detail and contrast and the sunrise is a very striking shot. It conveys the heat and power of the sun very well, you must have used quite a long lens for that one?

HelloMissMary

HelloMissMary
Memphis, TN

April 14, 2012
12:02 PM

Post #9082278

What fantastic photos, Dinu! The doorknob does wonderful things with the light behind it. I love the prismatic effect. The feathers put on quite a show as well...and the picture of the flowers cast against the rising sun is a blue-ribbon winner! I believe the leaf in the last shot does indeed qualify -- isn't that veining amazing?

HelloMissMary

HelloMissMary
Memphis, TN

April 14, 2012
9:28 PM

Post #9082881

Nice golden afternoon sun today...

1. Roses
2. Burning Bush Leaves
3. Knockout Roses
4. Clerodendron Leaves

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morganc

morganc
Austin, TX
(Zone 8b)

April 15, 2012
4:41 AM

Post #9082996

MissMary - Nice shots...glad you had sun. Love your Knockouts...I do believe I should plant more of those.

I took these a few days ago.

Salvia

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morganc

morganc
Austin, TX
(Zone 8b)

April 15, 2012
4:42 AM

Post #9082997

Grasses

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Dinu

Dinu
Mysore
India
(Zone 10a)

April 15, 2012
10:27 AM

Post #9083332

Thanks Mary. Pink rose is pleasant.
morganc, I love backlit grasses as well... sometimes spikes of grass flowers when the sun is low makes a lovely sight too.
Dmersh, I have no lenses. I took it from my FZ8. I am trying to recollect if I took it on the 'macro' setting or zoomed a bit from about 6 feet. I have cropped the image a bit I think.

Took a couple of backlit ones today.

1. Pride of India bloom. I was passing by this tree this afternoon and I had the camera and time to stop by - not in my garden - someone's.
2. Summer time here - Gul Mohur Trees are starting to bloom, cicadas are singing. Rains have not arrived yet, but for one evening.

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morganc

morganc
Austin, TX
(Zone 8b)

April 15, 2012
9:00 PM

Post #9084123

What a beautiful tree, Dinu.
gardenpom
Melbourne, FL

April 17, 2012
5:38 AM

Post #9085785

Shuttle Discovery took off this morning headed for its' new home at the Smithsonian.

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morganc

morganc
Austin, TX
(Zone 8b)

April 17, 2012
9:06 AM

Post #9086112

So cool!

Dinu

Dinu
Mysore
India
(Zone 10a)

April 17, 2012
10:03 AM

Post #9086214

1. Eleutherine plicata leaves present a pleasing sight in the morning as I sip coffee near my pond.
2. Aloe vera leaf.
3. Plant name unknown at the time of my posting this!

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HelloMissMary

HelloMissMary
Memphis, TN

April 19, 2012
10:25 PM

Post #9089713

That's so pretty, Dinu! I love the green glow on those!

This was taken under a canopy of Dogwood leaves, gently backlit by an overcast sky.

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HelloMissMary

HelloMissMary
Memphis, TN

April 22, 2012
8:25 PM

Post #9093641

Nellie Moser Clematis
Climbing Rose on Arbor

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morganc

morganc
Austin, TX
(Zone 8b)

April 23, 2012
5:24 AM

Post #9093905

Dinu and MissMary - your pics are just gorgeous! First time I have seen a back-lit Clematis.
DMersh
Perth
United Kingdom
(Zone 7b)

April 27, 2012
5:55 PM

Post #9100541

Brugmansia leaves, this was at Kew Gardens on a recent visit

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Dinu

Dinu
Mysore
India
(Zone 10a)

April 28, 2012
9:19 AM

Post #9101181

1. Rain lily is up.
2. Rain - quite heavy two evenings ago. Picture of the street light from my window.
3. Evolvulus Blue Daze, like the lily is glowing in the morning sun. I had to go behind it to get the 'back lit'.
4. A just emerged dragonfly posed for me. I took it on my finger - once it grows, you can never catch it!
5. Clitoria flower has the morning sun at its back.

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morganc

morganc
Austin, TX
(Zone 8b)

May 2, 2012
6:12 AM

Post #9106885

DMersh - Love your leaves...amazing things.

Dinu - We have those same Rain Lilies here in our yard...although it rains much less. Dragon fly is awesome!!!

sunkissed

sunkissed
Winter Springs, FL
(Zone 9b)

May 2, 2012
9:35 AM

Post #9107162

I had so much to catch up on, great shots everyone.

Gardenpom wonderful shot. I thought about going over there to see that...I'll miss the shuttle launches.

morganc. love the grasses, Dinu the doorknob my favorite, DMersh, the brandy is a nice shot and a nice choice my
favorite cognac.
Miss Mary lovely shots of all your flowers.

Orchid, powder puff blossom, a bit blurry but a brown anole with extending dewlap, Bromeliad

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HelloMissMary

HelloMissMary
Memphis, TN

May 2, 2012
9:27 PM

Post #9108008

Dinu, your dragonfly is spectacular! Look at all the detail in those wings!
Sunkissed, the Bromeliad shot looks like a blaze of fire...what a sight to behold!

1. Stella D'Oro Daylilies
2. Hosta leaf

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morganc

morganc
Austin, TX
(Zone 8b)

May 7, 2012
9:05 AM

Post #9113966

All your pics are gorgeous everyone...not opportunities to shoot pics here lately...but am enjoying yours.
Thanks.

Dinu

Dinu
Mysore
India
(Zone 10a)

May 7, 2012
10:30 AM

Post #9114067

Thanks for appreciations and showing your lovely shots. That dragonfly shot was easy as it was a juvenile, just emerged and had 'no fear'! So it was made to sit on my left finger for that shot.

morganc

morganc
Austin, TX
(Zone 8b)

May 7, 2012
3:33 PM

Post #9114489

Amazing...and how cool.
DMersh
Perth
United Kingdom
(Zone 7b)

May 8, 2012
2:18 PM

Post #9116069

Great pictures, I was particularly impressed by sunkissed's powder puff blossom, that was superb shot.

Couple more from Kew here,
1: Don't recall what this was unfortunately!
2: sun filtering through palm leaves
3: Queensland Spear Lily leaf

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morganc

morganc
Austin, TX
(Zone 8b)

May 8, 2012
11:25 PM

Post #9116676

I love the palm leaves!!!

HelloMissMary

HelloMissMary
Memphis, TN

May 9, 2012
8:04 AM

Post #9117094

DMersh, that first leaf is fantastic. The "roadmapping" shows up so beautifully!
DMersh
Perth
United Kingdom
(Zone 7b)

May 9, 2012
8:52 AM

Post #9117171

Thanks for your comments on these, couple more here:
Pachycereus cactus growing up towards the roof.
Heart shaped palm leaf in the tropical house.
Sanchezia leaf, also from the tropical house (these look much the same whether back or front lit but stunning from either angle)

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morganc

morganc
Austin, TX
(Zone 8b)

May 9, 2012
10:45 AM

Post #9117322

Again...Love the Palm frond.

We finally got some sun and I did take a pic of our Laura Petalum bush leaves.

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DMersh
Perth
United Kingdom
(Zone 7b)

May 9, 2012
11:17 AM

Post #9117369

Some nice texture on the leaves there, morganc. 'Finally' got some sun in Texas - I thought it was always sunny there, near enough!

morganc

morganc
Austin, TX
(Zone 8b)

May 9, 2012
5:57 PM

Post #9117784

It's been raining or overcast every time I thought of going out! Go figure...otherwise it usually IS sunny and HOT

The good thing is we needed the rain...so we don't EVER complain about it! Greens everything up beautifully!

Dinu

Dinu
Mysore
India
(Zone 10a)

May 9, 2012
10:07 PM

Post #9118025

DMersh, You HAVE some amazing plants. Lovely shots.

Dinu

Dinu
Mysore
India
(Zone 10a)

May 12, 2012
8:09 AM

Post #9120887

To some extent, this was backlit. Talinum.

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DMersh
Perth
United Kingdom
(Zone 7b)

May 12, 2012
11:53 AM

Post #9121075

Thanks Dinu, Kew Gardens has a great deal to see and photograph, I intend to return before long.

Here's a Sycamore leaf in afternoon sun.

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Dinu

Dinu
Mysore
India
(Zone 10a)

May 13, 2012
10:10 AM

Post #9122135

Neat!
DMersh
Perth
United Kingdom
(Zone 7b)

May 13, 2012
1:35 PM

Post #9122274

Thanks, some more leaves seen today;

Wayfaring tree leaf.

Whitebeam leaf.

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morganc

morganc
Austin, TX
(Zone 8b)

May 17, 2012
12:08 PM

Post #9127328

Interesting leaves in the UK.

These are Caladium leaves.

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HelloMissMary

HelloMissMary
Memphis, TN

May 17, 2012
1:58 PM

Post #9127442

Lovely leaf veins on all of those!


Oakleaf Hydrangea
Asiatic Lily
Magnolia Leaves
Raindrops on a patio umbrella (looking up from beneath it)

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morganc

morganc
Austin, TX
(Zone 8b)

May 17, 2012
3:23 PM

Post #9127558

MissMary - I love your colorful pics! Wish we could grow the Hydrangea...they croak here. Our patio umbrella is one color...I love yours...kinda goes with everything, huh?

These are Sago fronds

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sunkissed

sunkissed
Winter Springs, FL
(Zone 9b)

May 18, 2012
6:47 AM

Post #9128215

DMersh great shots of the leaves...I just love plants with big leaves.

morganc, great shots, but I especially like the fresh new brilliant green Sago Palm fronds.

Miss Mary the umbrella shot my favorite...wonderfully colorful. I had a chance to buy an Oakleaf Hydrangea, went home and thought about it and researched it because I'd never seen any here in FL. I'm borderline of climate for them so went back to get it and they were all gone. Snooze you lose.

1. posted this in another forum...a back lit water droplet after a rain storm, I've tried to catch this many times and they never turn out.

2. and 3. Back lit Caladiums

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Dinu

Dinu
Mysore
India
(Zone 10a)

May 18, 2012
8:03 AM

Post #9128367

Oxalis deppii.
Pigeon feather.

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morganc

morganc
Austin, TX
(Zone 8b)

May 18, 2012
8:31 AM

Post #9128423

sunkissed - wow...what a great shot of the water drop...and I envy your Caladiums that probably come back every year, unlike ours...lucky you.

Dinu - perfection as always.

HelloMissMary

HelloMissMary
Memphis, TN

May 18, 2012
6:22 PM

Post #9128979

1. Lotus leaves on a lake
2. Sassafras leaves
3. These leaves overlapped and created an interesting design.

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DMersh
Perth
United Kingdom
(Zone 7b)

May 19, 2012
2:21 AM

Post #9129233

Lots of good pictures coming through, the Lotus leaves were a superb shot by MissMary.

Dinu

Dinu
Mysore
India
(Zone 10a)

May 19, 2012
10:45 AM

Post #9129570

1. Hemerocallis fulva - blooming for the fifth year in my garden ever since it was sent by my DG friend Jasmine Bugli, also from India.
2. This is Podranea or something - I really forgot the name of this at this moment.
3. Backlit bee wing.
4.

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Dinu

Dinu
Mysore
India
(Zone 10a)

May 19, 2012
10:45 AM

Post #9129571

1. Hemerocallis fulva - blooming for the fifth year in my garden ever since it was sent by my DG friend Jasmine Bugli, also from India.
2. This is Podranea or something - I really forgot the name of this at this moment.
3. Backlit bee wing.

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HelloMissMary

HelloMissMary
Memphis, TN

May 19, 2012
5:51 PM

Post #9129942

Backlit indeed, Dinu...the bee wing shot is splendid!

morganc

morganc
Austin, TX
(Zone 8b)

May 20, 2012
8:32 AM

Post #9130507

Form Lotus flowers to Bees...I tip my hat to both MissMary and Dinu. Great shots you two!! :-))

morganc

morganc
Austin, TX
(Zone 8b)

May 23, 2012
6:16 AM

Post #9134808

Canna Leaves
Palms
Elephant Ear Sprout

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sunkissed

sunkissed
Winter Springs, FL
(Zone 9b)

May 23, 2012
6:33 AM

Post #9134827

Great shots, Dinu the sunset bee, really great.

Morganc, yes my Caladiums come back every year, sometime I forget and put a pot on them and they still find a way to come up around the pot.

Miss Mary and Morganc, Love your new spring green back lit photos.

Dinu

Dinu
Mysore
India
(Zone 10a)

May 23, 2012
9:25 AM

Post #9135080

More-Gun-See,
Thanks. Those huge wood chips! I can't do that here.. lest the termites eat them off in a week!
Palm leaves have their own beauty.

morganc

morganc
Austin, TX
(Zone 8b)

May 24, 2012
7:38 AM

Post #9136414

LOL Dinu - Termites? YIKES!

We use Pine Bark Mulch so it adds acidity to our very alkaline soil here. Heat is so fierce here that if you don't mulch plants croak!

HelloMissMary

HelloMissMary
Memphis, TN

May 24, 2012
8:28 AM

Post #9136502

Pink and Off-white Oakleaf Hydrangeas

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morganc

morganc
Austin, TX
(Zone 8b)

May 24, 2012
12:18 PM

Post #9136806

I like those MissMary...wish we could grow them.

Black Magic Elephant Ears
Same up close

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morganc

morganc
Austin, TX
(Zone 8b)

May 24, 2012
12:20 PM

Post #9136808

And...very happy Sunflower

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Dinu

Dinu
Mysore
India
(Zone 10a)

May 24, 2012
11:01 PM

Post #9137606

...'plants croak'! Interesting, MoreGunSee! Again, you show us some nice leaf veins. This morning I was remembering you near my pond as I was sipping coffee. The low sun was sending its light through the leaves that were above water [of the water lily]. I was lazy to go in, get the cam and capture. Nice to see those yellows on that sunflower - the shadows on another petals gives another shade.

Dinu

Dinu
Mysore
India
(Zone 10a)

May 26, 2012
10:21 AM

Post #9139371

I had not posted this one in the past at all. Jatropha integerrima. Dug up from the old files! Sorry this was J.multifida, now no longer with me.

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morganc

morganc
Austin, TX
(Zone 8b)

May 26, 2012
9:18 PM

Post #9140022

I love that flower Dinu. You have so many tropical exotic plants...lucky you!

This is a Petunia

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Dinu

Dinu
Mysore
India
(Zone 10a)

May 28, 2012
8:51 AM

Post #9141681

Tall Red Canna. First time grew from seed. Didn't know cannas produced seeds till then! It was sent by DG member in 2003 windsurffer. Even now it is growing nicely. It is my favourite red.

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morganc

morganc
Austin, TX
(Zone 8b)

May 28, 2012
12:58 PM

Post #9142049

Very nice Dinu...I love Cannas.
dcartphoto
Fort Dodge, IA

May 30, 2012
2:10 AM

Post #9144372

Stella's Morning Stretch

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HelloMissMary

HelloMissMary
Memphis, TN

May 30, 2012
9:48 AM

Post #9144848

Wonderful subtle lighting on that! Love the effect on that silken web. Gorgeous shot!

morganc

morganc
Austin, TX
(Zone 8b)

May 30, 2012
10:17 AM

Post #9144876

Stella is beautiful!
DMersh
Perth
United Kingdom
(Zone 7b)

May 31, 2012
2:00 AM

Post #9145701

Welsh Poppy, lots of these in Scotland where I am at the moment.

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morganc

morganc
Austin, TX
(Zone 8b)

May 31, 2012
7:54 AM

Post #9146027

Oh DMersh, that is just beautiful...such a gorgeous happy yellow.
DMersh
Perth
United Kingdom
(Zone 7b)

June 2, 2012
3:09 PM

Post #9149439

Thanks, theres also a less common orange variety:

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DMersh
Perth
United Kingdom
(Zone 7b)

June 2, 2012
3:14 PM

Post #9149442

Sun filtering through beech leaves

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HelloMissMary

HelloMissMary
Memphis, TN

June 2, 2012
11:10 PM

Post #9149871

DMersh, the orange Poppy is lovely! Wonderful detail!

Balloon Flower (Platycodon)
Salvia
First Fireball Hibiscus bud of the season

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DMersh
Perth
United Kingdom
(Zone 7b)

June 2, 2012
11:43 PM

Post #9149879

Thanks, I like the Balloon Flower shot, its a superb rich purple colour.
dcartphoto
Fort Dodge, IA

June 3, 2012
3:07 AM

Post #9149921

That balloon flower shot is beautiful. Love the way the light defuses through the pettals.

Dinu

Dinu
Mysore
India
(Zone 10a)

June 3, 2012
7:55 AM

Post #9150132

It is getting time to begin a new page - #17. One of you be prepared to start anytime soon. Already 186 posts... long.

sunkissed

sunkissed
Winter Springs, FL
(Zone 9b)

June 12, 2012
5:40 AM

Post #9161807

Beautiful shots everyone, nice to sit and look at while sipping my morning coffee. :)

Dinu

Dinu
Mysore
India
(Zone 10a)

June 12, 2012
8:25 AM

Post #9162010

1. Daylily stamens and pollen.
2. Garlic Chives leaves glowing.
3. Of course, clouds are mostly backlit!

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morganc

morganc
Austin, TX
(Zone 8b)

June 14, 2012
3:04 PM

Post #9165260

Dinu - beautiful, but you should move these to page 17

Dinu

Dinu
Mysore
India
(Zone 10a)

June 15, 2012
9:32 AM

Post #9166214

morganc, I hope people return to this, for one last look, before we move on for newer views!

Dinu

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