Licking the Salt from the Biscuit of Life - photos from my garden

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April 22nd, 2009


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08:32 pm - photos from my garden
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The magnolia tree in my back garden; my neighbour's cherry blossom behind.

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Magnolia flowers in the evening sunlight.

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The magnolia tree only blooms for a few short weeks. Already, the flowers have nearly all fallen.

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But my neighbour's cherry blossom is at its peak.

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Only one week before. The cherry blossom's pink flowers are just about to spring into bloom (the cherry blossom is the reddish tree behind the magnolia.)


---- My tiny front garden ----

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Tulips, a red camelia bush and the privet hedge. The red umbrella is my neighbour's and marks the start of their garden next door. Yes, my garden is that really small.

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The purple pansies that sit by my front doorstep. Come in after your garden wander and have a nice cup of tea!

(Indulge your wild theories here)

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From:[info]dark_safari
Date:April 23rd, 2009 02:59 pm (UTC)
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Oh, they're lovely! I LOVE the smell from magnolia flowers!

Your camera is clearly a thousand times better than mine. The effect of those shafts of light is wonderful. Nice snaps! :)

I'll take that cup of tea with one sugar, please!
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From:[info]accio_arse
Date:April 23rd, 2009 03:57 pm (UTC)
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Ta.

I got the camera for free. It's someone's old camera phone castoff which had a camera with a decent dpi on it, although I have to photoshop each and every bloody picture I take on it for colour balance because it doesn't do colour that well. I'd love to have my own proper digital camera some day.

I always try to take backlit photos. It's kind of my thing. I get all tingly every time I see sunlight filtered through leaves. Ooh, it's like seeing angels in the chlorophyll.
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From:[info]the_obscure
Date:April 24th, 2009 03:58 pm (UTC)
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These are gorgeous.

Spring here brings such shiny colours - I went yesterday with a cam and did maybe fifty pics of closeups of flowers. Just so much colour.
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From:[info]accio_arse
Date:April 24th, 2009 05:35 pm (UTC)
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I went to your journal to see if you'd posted any. Going to?
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From:[info]the_obscure
Date:April 24th, 2009 06:38 pm (UTC)
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Might, some day soon. Tis much work. Plus I don't know yet what they ended up like.

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