Day 198/365 SP With Apache Day Lilies

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© Andrea Petersen
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UploadedJuly 31, 2009
TakenAugust 31, 2009
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D40X
Exposure1/125 sec at f/5
FlashFlash, Auto-Mode, Return light detected
Focal Length40 mm
ISO160
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Why take ye thought for raiment? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spin..St. Matthew 6:28

Some of our Red Apache Day Lilies just opened
up this morning. I realized after I shot my self portrait,
I should not have been wearing the same shade of
red as the flower that I am holding. After I reviewed
the results, I went back in the house to exchange my top for a white blouse, but then decided to post the imperfect picture that I first shot today after all, that I liked the best for the natural expression:)

What matters in expression
Is showing peace within.
Apache Lilies do not toil,
In the garden soil
To catch a good impression.
Nor do they choose
When a flower grows
To wear their clothes
And shoes
To match and blend.
Poetry by me AJP

15 responses

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (31 Jul 2009):

    That's a beautiful red on both your blouse and the Apache Lilies! We can still see the one that is not against your blouse. I think this is a beautiful SP Andrea : )

  • Betty Maxey

    Betty Maxey   gave props (31 Jul 2009):

    Nice Andrea!!

  • Joerg Schlagheck

    Joerg Schlagheck   gave props (31 Jul 2009):

    Excellent SP with fantastic choice of colors. Did you get your camera back?

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (31 Jul 2009):

    awesome sp, Andrea. The flower looks like a corsage on your clothes.

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (31 Jul 2009):

    Thanks all...Yes, Joerg, I did finally get my Nikon 40 DX back to me yesterday afternoon....It broke down on June 9th and it was a long wait to have it repaired. I am learning how to use it all over again as there is a big difference between the Nikon camera and my old Kodak that I used in the meanwhile.

  • Jüri Vissak

    Jüri Vissak gave props (1 Aug 2009):

    Beautiful composition and colours!

  • eithne mythen

    eithne mythen gave props (1 Aug 2009):

    Another fabulous composition, lovely clear crisp shot, the camera is working well.

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham (Deleted) gave props (1 Aug 2009):

    I love the red shirt. I think it pulls the image together. Another beautiful sp Andrea.

  • Maurie A

    Maurie A gave props (1 Aug 2009):

    Very nice Andrea...... everything about this is beautiful!!!

  • Michael Ball

    Michael Ball gave props (1 Aug 2009):

    Beautiful poetry as always!! Very beautiful SP!! I love your lilies!

  • Yasmina Baggili

    Yasmina Baggili (Deleted) gave props (1 Aug 2009):

    really awesome shot.

  • Joy B

    Joy B gave props (1 Aug 2009):

    Love the red!

  • david ong

    david ong gave props (2 Aug 2009):

    i like this SP, lovely smile and beautiful comp!

  • Rob Roy

    Rob Roy (Deleted) gave props (4 Aug 2009):

    A double shot of your best color-- red! Such neatly piled wood!!

  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (10 Oct 2012):

    Beautiful portrait....... nice to meet you Andrea!!!

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