A slave to the Goddess Flora shares his garden adventures.
Love the quote, love the leaves. Are you pressing that last group? Or maybe scanning them?
Thanks for the love! The last group is scanned. Did the big white line on the left tip you off? I'd never thought of scanning anything other than documents until I saw some amazing bloom day scans at http://ellishollow.remarc.com/. I was so excited that I grabbed a few leaves, threw them on the scanner and pressed the button. Not the best compostition but a fun way to remember the beautiful leaf colors of autumn.
Have you seen the latest book out from Ken Druse? It features stunning scanned plant photos: http://www.myneighborsgarden.com/Natural-Companions-Book-Description
Wow! I can't say anything else!
You have some really beautiful leaves there! I especially liked the ones that are purple from the back, with water droplets on them.
Fall foliage always makes me smile. Autumn is a bittersweet experience.
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Fabulous colours and textures. Are there Cornus and Fraxinus amongst them. I love Ash and Dogwoods this time of year above all else! Hadn't thought of scanning either, great idea! Thanks for sharing your wonderful colours!
Thanks Barry. There is a street in a nearby town which is lined on both sides by Fraxinus for 15 - 20 blocks. Driving through them in the autumn is a magical experience which I tried to capture. However, with the cars parked on either side of the street, the pictures of the whole scene weren't very interesting but the closer shots are pretty.
You have outdone yourself this time, stunning photos of autumn leaves peter, beautiful.
Thanks Karen, you are too kind. It's easy to outdo myself when I've set the bar so low:)
Wonderful! I have to tell Judy to start taking more closeups. And isn't going wordless kind of a challenge? It is for me.
Thanks Jason. It is a challenge to be totaly wordless and I haven't managed to do it yet. Friends and relatives urge me to please keep trying.
Beautiful. I secretly like fall leaves. I just can't appear to be too soft on the autumn. But this was a stunningly epic post. Amazing quote.
Thanks Louis. I love autumn it's just the winter that follows that I'm not so fond of. Still wouldn't mind endless summer.
Brava!!!! gorgeous. I absolutely adore the colors and your photos are so beautiful...
Thanks so much for taking the time to comment! I love to hear your thoughts.