Saturday, May 2, 2009

Today's Flowers - 05-03-09: Gardenia

Well, it's spring and the flowers are bursting open everywhere I look. So here's a new weekly meme just for the flowers! Today's Flowers hosts can be found here.

Gardenia getting ready to open:

I thought I'd try this in B&W - I like it. What do you think? I'm always so surprised when something I think of as beautiful because of its color looks striking in B&W.


Felisol said...

The gardenia is delicate like leaf thin china with a mysterious hint of velvet.
A wonder both in color and b/w.
From longing Felisol

Kathy W said...

Good morning Terri. Awww I love the smell of gardenia. They are such beauiful flowers. Your black and white photo turned out perfect.

Naturegirl said...

Both are beautiful..just the mention of the gardenia I can smell her scent!

DeniseinVA said...

That's a super idea to include both photos. I love the first but then I also love the second. Black and white adds a new dimension. Great photos! Thank you for sharing and have a great week.

Regina said...

A perfect shot.

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