Today's Flowers: In the Soft Light of Mid-summer


Della and I came across this pink climbing beauty at the park a few weeks ago.  The warm morning light illuminated the diaphanous petals so beautifully, I couldn't take my eyes off of it. Such wonders of ordinary days breathe magic into life. 

Today's Flowers

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  1. What a fabulous picture!!!

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  2. Exquisite capture, Sandy! What a beautiful post for the day!

    I can't access my blog in order to post anything. Not sure what/where/how -- just really frustrated!! Hope your weekend is going better than mine!!

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  3. That's a lovely flower.

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  4. i love the angle of it! so pretty and different!

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  5. Fantastic picture, Sandy! "In the Soft Light", really!

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  6. Beautiful flower...and exquisitely captured with your camera.

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  7. What a beauty of a flower. It looks like a tiny dancer in a pink skirt.

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  8. Well captured!
    It looks like a little lamp with a pink shade. :) Lovely!

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  9. You sure breathed that magic in our direction, Sandy!




    Aloha

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  10. This looks like a hibiscus bloom. They do look like a paper flower. So delicate. You captured the light just perfectly.

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  11. so magical! the way the light naturally caressed the fragile petals is so lovely! :)

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  12. how delicate-it's still 100 degrees here but a cool touch of fall in the morning air...

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  13. The unexpected sights and sounds make life worth living as far as I am concerned. Great shot.

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  14. ......Breathtaking!

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  15. Gorgeous image! Pink is one of my favorite colors and I never thought why but now I think it's because so many flowers are pink.

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  16. hi sandy

    such a gorgeous floral capture!

    wish you a great sunday!:))

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  17. So pretty! The link is now open for I Heart Macro if you'd like to join in this week:-)

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  18. This is a wonderful flower ..... very nice ...
    Best regards, Karin

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  19. Beautiful -- and beautifully stated!

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  20. Sandy, yes they do!

    I just read that you are shutting down OSI. I just want to tell you thank you for all your hard work and for the times you commented on my blog and encouraged me. I hope all goes well for you and that you find peace and beauty in your life!

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  21. Love much, wonderfull color also

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  22. Nice lighting. Looks soft and delicate.

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  23. Just amazing! I like the transparency of the petals.

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