CARLETTA'S CAPTURES

With amateur photography skills and maybe a little of pure serendipity I just Take Aim and Shoot. Hope you enjoy the results.

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Saturday, March 12, 2011

Purple Statice: A Filler Flower


(same flower, different lighting)

35 comments:

Gine said...

La douceur de la première image me ravit ! Bravo !

diane b said...

They last forever don't they? Pretty colour too.

Frank... said...

A lovely set, Carletta. The colour of the flowers are wonderful...

Janice Thomson said...

Fantastic macro Carletta - love the delicious colour. Like the papery feel of statice too...

George said...

I really like this first photo and the color in it. It's amazing what a difference the lighting makes as far as the perceived color is concerned.

msdewberry said...

I have had these in flower arrangements before, just did not know the name. Love the vivid purple colour of them!

Regina said...

Wow gorgeous and vibrant Carletta.

Happy new week ahead.
" Regina "

SquirrelQueen said...

Oh Carletta, these are gorgeous flowers. Don't you just love how you can change the lighting and get different effects and colors.

Randi said...

Gorgeous colours and lovely shots!

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Luna Miranda said...

stunning! especially the first shot.

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kanak7 said...

So beautifully shown! Love that colour!!

Digital Flower Pictures said...

those purple ruffles are amazing.

Carver said...

Wonderful color and beautiful flowers.

chubskulit said...

Gorgeous! I bet that smells good.

My flowers for today. H ave a nice week ahead.

EG Wow said...

Lovely photos of this sweet accent flower.

Kim, USA said...

Indeed it's beautiful, love it!
Macro Monday

AL said...

Aha! I like that flowers they don't wither easily, that's why it makes a nice decoration inside the house.

Teresa said...

Beautiful flowers! Great capture.

John S. Mead said...

Nice job.. I really like the color and textures!

Jama said...

I've seen them in flower arrangements, so pretty!

Evelyn said...

Been scrolling up and down this page. Your photos are great.

Have a nice week, Ev

Kala said...

Gorgeous depth in the first image! What a lovely flower.

HOOTIN' ANNI said...

I've never SEEN these beauties before. And purple is a favorite. Wow...they're beautiful.

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LauraX said...

I've always loved Statice... a beautiful effect the way the first image is so soft and blurred in the background and then the ruffles of flower come into focus in the foreground...beautiful!

Rebecca said...

That close up is gorgeous.

Gary said...

Vivid colours!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

lisaschaos said...

That little filler flower is such a delight though. :0)

Shirley said...

The first photo captures the textures very nicely. Great shots.

kaye said...

I love the delicacy captured in the first photo

Nicole said...

Hi Carletta! Thank you for stopping by my blog today! Your captures are beautiful. I love how strong and crisp your purple is!

Kerri said...

What a gorgeous flower!!

Chic Homeschool Mama said...

WOW- love that purple. Just so pretty!!

Fotokarusellen said...

This is macro. Perfect and beautiful shots. Well done.

Leedra said...

I never knew what this flower is named. I love the way it still looks the same for years. I have some laying on my microwave out of somebody's elses flower arrangement.

Misty Dawn said...

So beautiful! My favorite color! I want some of these flowers. :-)

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