CARLETTA'S CAPTURES

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Sunday, August 9, 2009

Rose Of Sharon

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52 comments:

Lee said...

Love the texture. It almost looks like paper to me.

Tom said...

I agree with Lee's comment above.. you have caught the texture so well and the colour is very pretty...
My blogs: today show Park Flowers and Water Lillies
Tom

quilly said...

Wonderful composition and dazzling color!

Carver said...

Beautiful shot of your rose of sharon. Looks like that little deer didn't eat them all.

Gattina said...

Beautiful !

Ebie said...

Hi Carletta, I love the shot and its blurry background. Great details!

Regina said...

Very lovely!

onangelwings said...

So beautiful! Such great color.

April said...

Lovely Rose of Sharon - very pretty pink color. Wonderful photo!

Naturegirl said...

Lovely image..waiting to exhale! ahh.. :)NG

guild-rez said...

Great picture from a beautiful flower!!
I love Rose of Sharon in my garden,
the first flowers just starting to open up.
Please look at my Rose of Sharon
'Lavender Shiffon".

;)Gisela

Stephany said...

Just gorgeous, Carletta! I love that shade of pink.

This Is My Blog - fishing guy said...

Carletta: Neat shot of the Rose of Sharon.

Tammie Lee said...

This is a gorgeous portrait!

Spirithelpers

Pietro said...

Lovely silky rose, Carletta!
Beautiful picture!

Your EG Tour Guide said...

OH, nice one! I just noticed mine are starting to come out today and I'm excited abut that!

Rose said...

Wonderful!

i beati said...

old fashioned and still lovely sandy

Pat - Arkansas said...

Wonderful photo, Carletta! Thanks for sharing.

George said...

I really like this photo and the one of the llama below. It was good to get caught up on all the pictures you posted while we were away.

Bonnie Bonsai said...

I love the soft pastel pinky shade Carletta.

Titania said...

Enchanting and perfect. I love this beautiful Image of the petals waiting to unfurl.

ilanadavita said...

Wonderful macro shot.

Rosamaria said...

Your shot is just wonderful, Carletta!

Great week for you!

JunieRose2005 said...

Very pretty!

I also came up with a flower for today!


Junie

SquirrelQueen said...

Beautiful photo, it looks so soft and delicate.

Thanks for visiting,
SQ

lisaschaos said...

Such a delicate pink!

Nance said...

Wish I could photograph like you, Carletta...yours is so dramatic.
Love your Rose of Sharon, specially the paper look of its petals.

Paz said...

Lovely as are all the photos here.

Paz

ROSIDAH said...

Wonderful macro shot! It feels always very uplifting to see mother nature in her full beauty. Have a wonderful week, Carletta.

AL said...

Hi Carletta,

thanks for visiting my blog. you asked if all the photos of hibiscus grow in our garden. Only the white one, the rest I captured it in one of my trip out of town.

AL

Digital Flower Pictures said...

Great picture of one of the ultimate summer flowers.

Arija said...

I have always concentrated on its heart...I love your approach of presenting its furled bud.

Day4plus said...

My rose of sharons are blooming too. Same pretty pink with a touch of magenta in the middle. MB

Jientje said...

That is very pretty Carletta, such a delicate flower, you caught it so well, and you have some lovely bokeh there as well! Awesome!

diane said...

Fabulous capture. The light is is different on each petal and the veins are so clear. bravo.

Cris said...

Wonderful! The color is so beautiful. Have a nice week Carletta!

nonizamboni said...

Gorgeous photo! And I could reach out and touch the 'papery' petals.
Thanks for sharing!

Prospero said...

Very beautiful, Carletta. Excellent composition, too.

Luiz Santilli Jr said...

Carletta my friend!

Wonderful flower!
I wish you become our Guest!
If you agree, send me flowers and I will schedule your Guest Day!
Thanks for your great support!

Luiz

Denise said...

A fantastic close up, this Rose of Sharon is so beautiful and so is your photograph. Thanks Carletta, and thank you for stopping by my blog and leaving such a nice comment. Have a great week!

Rambling Woods said...

Oh my goodness..You can almost feel the petals..great macro Carletta...

Martha in PA said...

Beautiful. I've been seeing many of these, but did not know what they were!

Frank Williams said...

Beautifull pink...

Iowa Gardening Woman said...

Beautiful, just beautiful!

Leedra said...

Beautiful, you captured the Rose of Sharon at it's best.

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sunnymama said...

A very beautiful flower!

Beautiful Creation said...

Very pretty! I love the color!

Adrienne in Ohio said...

I love the pink and green together.

Debbie said...

I love Rose of Sharon. I have a pink one like this, but want a white one too.

Lovely shot - great compensation.

Mary said...

Beauty waiting to burst open and welcome the sun.

kaye said...

I love the rose of sharon, especially its fragrance

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