Spring Cheer…

I wish to share some cheer – from the Southern Hemisphere! I almost feel guilty sometimes, to be posting about our beautiful spring when some bloggers in the Northern Hemisphere are expressing regret as the days become shorter.

This is perhaps my most favourite photo of those I’ve taken to date. All my photography is done with a basic cellphone camera and I don’t usually succeed in capturing flower and small creature detail with such clarity.

My wish to share some spring cheer from “Down Under” sprang from reading a beautiful post yesterday by the dune mouse (CybeleMoon): A Proper Cup of Tea

I love your writing and images Cybele. This daffodil reminds me of the soft, rich light in your imagery. – Liz


To appreciate the beauty of this daffodil, please click on the photo to enlarge:

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Text and Photo by Liz; Exploring Colour (2018).
Taken 15 Sept at Maple Glen, Southland.

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      1. Some of my friends think that you have to have all kinds of fancy and expensive camera gear to get good photos. The reality, as your image clearly shows, is that gear is only one small factor in obtaining wonderful results. More important, I think, is the ability to see the possibilities inherent in a situation and then compose an image that matches that vision. It’s better to be out there shooting with what you have, aware of its capabilities and limitations. than to stay at home dreaming of better equipment.

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        1. The “seeing” and the composition is hugely important for sure, a BIG part of the process! I’m also passing on Nigel’s thanks for looking at his latest post and leaving a “like” ๐Ÿ™‚ Cheers Mike!

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    1. Thanks Tina! We’ve had a good run so far but the forecast is a return to winter for the next four days. From your post it sounds like you escaped the worst of Hurricane Florence. I’m relieved! (I did think of you when it was in the news). Take care.

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