Color Blast

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Suttle stream RS

After Winter’s  cold and frost, we  look forward to Spring with each little bud that raises it’s head; bringing new hope as all Springs do. I have always thought that Spring and Fall were my favorite seasons; but this year’s Summer, because of a very very rainy Spring, was particularly green and abundant with fantastic color blasts. I love living so close to the pulse of the seasons.

Mother Nature delights us with each flower that grows to it’s fullest potential. Spring metamorphosis‘ into Summer with excitement. (join others at Susan’s Metamorphosis Monday)


Purple Before RS

Here is a little Metamorphosis example- SOOC (straight out of camera)


color blast RS

With a little help from Picnik – Add some “Boost” and Vignette”  (little darker edges) — don’t forget to SAVE AS.

In my creative dreams, this is how I would like to water color. 

Funky Pots RS

Summer time helps bring out our Funky sides — don’t you think? I’m LOVIN these pots!

Daisy Yard RS

As I took a drive late one over cast evening… I came upon this bounty of daisies! I often perform dangerous dashings from my car just to get a shot. One of these days someone is going to run me over; but I could not pass this  by with out capturing this lovingly tended yard. Yes, some times I am a fool for beauty.

Tire Swing RS

Do you supose the owner of this tire swing would mind if I took it for a Summer evening ride?

I can imagine that perhaps an 8 year old little darling could probably kick my butt if i tried.

Aug 30 09 collage 1 RS

Susan at Southern Daydreamer is throwing her usual Out Door Wednesday party; come see who is showing up.

Waving goodbye to sweet HOT August 2009!! Even though the days are long, some how Summer is too short.

TTFN~~ Claudia ♥ ♥

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August 30, 2009 at 8:07 pm | Photography | 64 comments


64 responses to “Color Blast”

  1. Absolutely gorgeous photos Claud. I love the vibrant colors!! miss u!

  2. Cindy S. says:

    Gorgeous photos!  Love the clarity of color.  My favorite is the tire swing, it reminds me of my childhood.  Thank you for stopping by my  blog and leaving a comment, I have never seen a jelly fish IRL, either, but I don’t know that I would touch it if I did.  Little boys will do most anything, though, eh?  Hugs, Cindy S. 

  3. Stunning photos…of course I just love the black eyed susan’s. You have some magical eye!

  4. Sherry says:

    Hi Claudia!
    Oh do you remember the days of the tire swing. Alot of problems were solved in my swing going high into the air. I used to imagine I was an angel and I was flying everywhere. I so love that pic. Memories for sure. The flowers were so beautiful. You have such an eye with that camera. I thank you for sharing. Stop by and say hi, as I love to have you visit. Country hugs and love sweetie, Sherry

  5. Charlotte says:

    Wow! That certainly is a color blast. I love your header picture.

  6. Jane says:

    Gorgeous photos of gorgeous flowers. It doesn’t get any better than that on Outdoor Wednesday!!


  7. Hi Claudia,
    Those a gorgeous pictures, and what wonderful colorful gardens. I too love the painted pots, have done that myself for my deck, but onlyin blue. I’m inspired by that photo to  branch ouy and add some other colors, I think!
    Thanks for stopping by and viewing my sky pics. Come back soon!
    Heidi – Heart and Home

  8. Robin says:

    Beautiful pictures!
    I’m so behind this week. I wanted to stop by and say thanks for popping over to by blog for OW. I always love meeting new bloggers.
    Have a great day!

  9. Claudia,

    Your photos are amazing — the colors so vibrant. Each image is so full of energy and life. I am invigorated just visiting your post tonight!


    Hope your weekend is wonderful~
    Debbykay at Rose Cottage Gardens and Farm

  10. I totally love this photo, and garden! What a lovely scene. This takes lots of planning, I know well. Good capture of it, too. I am so sorry it’s taken me so long to return your visit, but better late than never.

  11. vera watkins says:

    beautiful photo’s! I really enjoyed your blog.

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    The photo is really very beautiful, I very like it

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