Sunday, June 26, 2011

Flickering Flame-Macro Monday & Mellow Yellow Monday

  Bright flickering
           flame

Amid velvety cream
           bloom

 Scorching hot beauty






23 comments:

eileeninmd said...

Beautiful flower and macro shot, Mickie! Happy MYM, have a wonderful week!

Karen said...

Great shots! Beautiful texture details in the first one.

Genie said...

Mickie....What kind of a lens are you using? Are you using an extension? I am thinking about ordering one so am out to get all the info I can. Beautiful, beautiful flower and shots this week.They glow with their glory they are so pretty. Oh, how I love your photography...and I haven’t forgotten you.:-) LOL Genie

Jill said...

This left me breathless! I love your prose with this...perfection.

Linda Makiej said...

Really marvelous macro shots!!

Jessica said...

very pretty. I love shots that get right down into the hear of the flower like these do.

Teresa said...

What a beautiful set of pictures! I love the poem as well.

Ruth's Photo Blog said...

What a distinctive flower,and so pretty.

Kala said...

Wonderful light in these images.

Happy Macro Monday!

em said...

Very pretty captures!

stardust said...

In your photos, the white looks prestine! Is the weather scorching? It is too hot and himid for the end of June here. Have a nice day!

Fotokarusellen said...

Wonderful captures. Great shots and beautiful images.

Lesley said...

beautiful shot. like a flowery egg, sortof. only prettier.

Kim, USA said...

That is so gorgeous!!

MYM

NatureFootstep said...

I don´t think I have seen this flower before. It is stunning. I love the form of teh petals and the yellow in the middle.

Re your question. We call it midsummer, but it is really a celebration of the summer equinox.

CherryPie said...

Very bright and beautiful :-)

chubskulit said...

Beautiful post to start the week!

Would you mind peeking at my Mellow Yellow? Have a great week ahead.

Birgitta said...

So elegant, bright and so beautiful!

Gattina said...

Beautiful ! it looks so fresh makes me think of a bride cloth !

Sarah said...

I love these. So pretty!

Icy BC said...

This is beautifully photographed!

Julie G. said...

Mickie, you really have a way with words ... and the camera. Striking photographs! Lovely lighting, shadows and color. A most beautiful post!

Sharon Creech said...

That white is so rich and velvety and pure, and it looks so striking w/the green and yellow. Love this.