color, colour



Mere colour, unspoiled by meaning, and unallied with definite form, can speak to the soul in a thousand different ways.
— Oscar Wilde said that



image notes: this is a macro shot with a lensbaby macro lens. for those who may not be familiar with a lensbaby, you’ll notice there are sweet spot(s) of focus; which, as you stare at it, tend to dance in and out of view. that’s exactly the intent of the lensbaby result.



a penny for your thoughts?

Michael Rawlukreply
July 18, 2018 at 6:21 pm

First, Oscar wrote my favourite play. Second I always wanted a Lensbaby/
That is a beautiful shot.

July 18, 2018 at 6:46 pm

Cool, totally cool!

Elizabeth Buckalewreply
July 18, 2018 at 11:16 pm

Wow – that’s really amazing!!! Nice work, Sherri!

Michael Skorulskireply
July 19, 2018 at 12:28 am

Cool image and thanks for the writeup about the lensbaby.

July 19, 2018 at 12:55 am

This is a hundred per cent delightful, sherri

Bill Phillipsreply
July 19, 2018 at 1:44 am

Lovely picture Sherri. I have never tried a lensbaby but then I have not seen many pictures taken with one that are as good as this

Martine Liboutonreply
July 19, 2018 at 3:09 am

Magnifique ta photo et très belle cette citation

July 19, 2018 at 4:11 am

magnifique … c’est extra.

July 19, 2018 at 4:46 am

A nice dramatic quality and movement in this close up

July 19, 2018 at 6:26 am

Bonjour Sherri, impressionnant, quelle belle prise! Bise, bon jeudi dans la joie!

Tom Wilsonreply
July 19, 2018 at 7:36 am

Wonderful image!

July 19, 2018 at 8:25 am

i just like the rainbow colours underneath the flower head.

July 19, 2018 at 9:24 am

Beautiful dance of the flower !

July 19, 2018 at 11:12 am

Fantastique macro et vue quel rendu et vue quelle finesse et ce jeu de flou coloré superbe

July 19, 2018 at 12:19 pm

I like the feeling of movement!

July 19, 2018 at 1:29 pm

A unique take on the dandelion puffball!! I love the exposed “pad” and its dimples.

July 19, 2018 at 2:31 pm

Nice result with your lensbaby objective.

Barbara Thomasreply
July 19, 2018 at 2:45 pm

I have read about lensbaby but have never gotten to try one. I like the rich color in this shot.

Elaine Hancockreply
July 19, 2018 at 8:20 pm

This is a magnificent macro image. Gorgeous color!

Elaine Kreply
July 20, 2018 at 3:41 am

wow, i read your comments first and went back to stare at it, and it DID seem like it was moving! tho i’m not sure if it was my imagination lol
i love your lensbaby shots!! i never did buy one for myself!!

Ayush Basureply
July 20, 2018 at 12:24 pm

this quote goes wonderfully with this image and it resonates with me, Sherri.

July 23, 2018 at 2:10 pm

What a sweetness in the image of this little vegetable carousel! Very nice composition too!

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