Flowers catch my attention as they transition from one state to another.
Five minutes with a mature tulip in J's garden. This post is for the Regular Random tag (see below for more details). Six divisions in the brown area - one for each leaf. Three pointy bits on the stamen. A perfect mandala in the centre of this vibrantly coloured flower. One leaf that droops. The … Continue reading A single tulip: Regular Random
A Rudyard Kipling quote got me thinking about my favourite colour, purple.
"Being Small" - Stories from Dabelle's Diary
Hahaha! Different to the wabbing I did last week!
This photo is one of my all time favourites and one that gets a lot of likes on the photography sites I belong to. So I did an imaginary interview with myself to tell the story of this photograph. * Where did you take this photo? This was taken at a listed building in Grahamstown, … Continue reading The story of ‘Periscope’
I live in a small town in the Eastern Cape province in South Africa. Well I call it a town but it is actually classified as a city due to the fact that it has a Cathedral. Grahamstown has 60 churches and is sometimes referred to as the City of Saints. The town has a … Continue reading 5 reasons to photograph the Old Provost
Inspired by Hemingway's famous six-word tale "For sale: baby shoes, never worn,” the "six word story" has served as a prompt for both writers and photographers for a long time now. On the 365 photo project site, one of the ongoing challenges is the six word story challenge. I do love flowers in all their stages, … Continue reading Fading beauty in six word stories