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 3, 2012

Popping Up At The Park

(the original-click to enlarge)

35 comments:

Chelsea said...

Beautiful. I love both.

HANS-PETER ZÜRCHER said...

Der Frühling treibt seine Blüten. Sehr schönes Foto, meisterliche Bearbeitung...

Grüsse aus der Schweiz

Hans-Peter

Gine said...

Joli traitement, bien approprié au printemps !

Gemma Wiseman said...

Both versions of these flowers are so beautiful! Love the misty effect in the first photo and the strong sense of shape and colour in the second!

Jama said...

So pretty!

Wanda..plain~N~simple said...

Spring is on it's way when you start seeing early crocus and daffodils..beautiful!

LindyLouMac in Italy said...

Calling by as another participant from Flowers On Saturday, gorgeous first signs of Spring.

Ewa said...

I like your edit, but I have to say the other is so pretty as well :)

Meeha Meeha said...

Aaaaaaaaaah! Beautiful flowers! I love the pouring light and the way you edited.... Thank you for visiting my humble muscari.

Frank... said...

Now I know spring is coming; both pictures are lovely, Carletta...

Mona's Picturesque said...

Oh my... what a beautiful purple! Lovely!

Linda Makiej said...

just gorgeous!!!

Tatjana Parkacheva said...

Beautiful photo and post-processing.

Regards and best wishes

Carver said...

The first one looks like a painting. I like both versions of the beautiful crocuses.

Kateri said...

The first photo is so soft with the delicate colors and lighting...

Valerie said...

Very pretty shot Carletta - thanks for sharing. Happy week.

Rajesh said...

Pretty purple flowers.

Ann said...

your painting? The top photo? very nice.

Luna Miranda said...

this is a flower from my childhood. my first girly adventure was using the petals as artificial nails.:p

Eden said...

Beautiful flowers

Lui said...

I love the contrast in colors!
But what is it?

Zinnia said...

The picture looked exactly like a watercolor. Imagine what it is today can be done with photo editing. I wish you a nice sunday! Zinnias

Modern Mom said...

So lovely.
Spiny Flowers

Jientje said...

It looks like a painting! great work Carletta! Hope you're having a wonderful Sunday!

Marie said...

Beautiful! The first one looks like a silk screen!

Laerte Pupo said...

Beautiful post.
I like to use texture too on my photos.

NatureFootstep said...

it will be a couple of weeks yet before I see them in bloom. But I´m waiting.

Scott F said...

Beautiful shot Carletta, and a great job on the softened edited version too. Very dreamy effect.

Kerri said...

Both are Gorgeous!!! I really LOVE using textures!!

Rose said...

I like either version, and either one would make a wonderful jigsaw puzzle.

Sallie (FullTime-Life.com said...

Happy Spring! You know I'm a little envious (I almost forgot that I missed crocuses!!)

Denise said...

So beautiful and I love the textured effect in the first. Roll on spring!

Nature Rambles said...

Amazing photos! Love them both!

kaye said...

hooray for spring!

Autumn Belle said...

They are lovely! I like this shade of colour.

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