The temperate climate of Southern California, especially around Santa Monica, allows growing of a variety of flowers. North Carolina is not far behind. Will be posting over the next few weeks images of flowers from Santa Monica and North Carolina.
It wasn’t only swans and irises at Swan Lake Iris Gardens, Sumter, SC. Captured this squirrel posing on a tree branch showing off its wide open eyes and bushy tail. Colorful bokeh effect in the background.
A plumeria flower can symbolize new life and beginnings. It can also represent birth and creation. Plumerias can symbolize springtime, charm, beauty, and grace, too. There are many colors of plumeria flowers, including yellow, red, pink, and sunset shades.
In celebration of Spring, our theme this week is flowers. Colorful blooms after winter are a joy to behold. Here is an image of a “gardenscape” with lush greenery contrasted by colorful flowers midst stonework.
What makes a striking photo? Often, it’s merely ordinary things composed in an ordinary manner. That’s because they always tend to have a single theme or idea, and because clutter is kept to a minimum. However, in this image, we are looking at the elements of design (line, shape, form, texture, pattern, and color) that turns a simple subject into an interesting photo.