Friday, January 17, 2014

Lovely Lilies





Nothing was working.  My usual table was covered with craft projects, I grabbed a shiny wood table instead.  I couldn’t find the right vase.  The vases were too short, too tall, too skinny, or too wide.  I went with the vase that was too wide.  It looked like it was going to tip over, so I put black rocks in the bottom to anchor it down. 

Then I put the vase in front of my go-to-window for pictures.  I began shooting.  
It worked.

I always find it amazing when I don’t think anything is going right, and then out of nowhere it all comes together perfectly.







Today I am linking up with Kim Klassen’s Friday Finds.

My Friday Finds are these lovely lilies and learning to let go of how I think things should be, and enjoying what is.

Both photos were textured with kk_touchof-1.

Thanks for stopping by!
Have a great weekend!
Michelle



12 comments:

  1. Sooo beautiful Michelle!! I love the way the lilies droop to the side, and the black rocks in the bottom. I've had those kind of photo shoots, and when it comes out perfect, what a great feeling! Magic!

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  2. good morning Michelle...what a perfect photo of your beautiful lilies! Don't you just love it when the magic happens...and it all comes together?

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  3. I would say you did it perfect, what a wonderful image. I love callas anyway because they are so simple and stately. But you have photographed just so wonderfully. Beautiful work Michelle.

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  4. I love the graceful sweep in the top photo! You found some beautiful lilies.

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  5. beautiful - the white backgrounds suits the lovely flowers!

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  6. Graceful and elegant. Perfect!

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  7. Those lilies are wonderful, Michelle !
    And your photos are great ... so nice when it turns out great ! :-)
    Enjoy the weekend,
    Sylvia

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  8. Wow - great pictures! The light does make the lilies stand out in a wonderful way!
    Happy weekend to you,
    Nina

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  9. oh just stunning. These are not generally my favorite flowers (I usually like more rustic flowers) but you have made them look absolutely beautiful

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  10. oh my ~!!~ an absolutely gorgeous still life there in that first shot~!
    love the light, the contrasts and that beautiful slow arc that the flowers make . . . WOW~!

    well done.

    :-)
    libbyQ

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