Mother's Day Floral Thread

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ysal
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Mother's Day Floral Thread
May 9, 2012

In many parts of the world, this coming Sunday is Mother's Day. I thought it would be nice to honor all the moms with our best flower images.

Even if you celebrate your Mother's Day on a different date, please participate by posting your favorite Rose, Carnation, or any other flower. Let's see how many we can post by Sunday!

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In reply to ysal, May 9, 2012

The third shot is stunning, Yuki! To all the mothers of the world; no job is as important as providing a secure base for children.
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In reply to ysal, May 9, 2012

Beautiful flower shots yuki and Daniel.

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Beautiful shot, Lee. Was that taken with the 20mm pancake lens? I am starting to itch for a m43 (e.g., GX1) and was wondering if I would be satisfied with a prime lens, rather than the stock lens.
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In reply to ysal, May 9, 2012

Beautiful flowers and images Yuki. The UK Mother's day was a few weeks back. Here's an image from a couple of days ago - the Bluebells are really peaking now Stuart

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Lovely image Daniel. Stuart

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Good composition Lee, the delicate white looks great against the foliage and dark background. Stuart

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danielsonkin wrote:

Beautiful shot, Lee. Was that taken with the 20mm pancake lens? I am starting to itch for a m43 (e.g., GX1) and was wondering if I would be satisfied with a prime lens, rather than the stock lens.
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Well I would go for the GX1 + a prime in a flash Daniel I am waiting for the price to drop here in the UK.Befor that I am very tempted to get the OLY 45 f18.That shot was taken with the 20mm lens.I think you will go for it one day and I don't think you will be disappointed.

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In reply to windmillgolfer, May 9, 2012

That's a lovely bluebells shot Stuart.

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In reply to ysal, May 9, 2012

Yuki - What a great idea and what beautiful images posted so far. Here is my offering:

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In reply to ysal, May 10, 2012

This may not be what you were after Yuki, but my own mother always favoured the wildflowers; like primroses, which never lasted - once picked and presented to her in a withered posy by a grubby boy.

Here’s my withered bunch: I’m not much of a flower photographer…

Dandelions

„Un-claimed Treasures“, aka Weeds

Some Sunflowers

Orange Rose

Dahlia

„Sea Pinks“

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In reply to ysal, May 10, 2012

nice flower by everyone, thought I share one of mine at this occasion.

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In reply to ysal, May 10, 2012

Thanks for starting the thread, Yuki.. really lovely work everyone! .. here is my humble contribution for all the Moms - keep up the good work, you 'girls'

Freshly picked this 'morning',
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In reply to ysal, May 11, 2012

Sorry guys, couldn't let this beautiful thread just vanish away .. hence I'm adding another flower...

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In reply to ysal, May 11, 2012

Thank you everyone for your contribution! Let's keep going and see how many more beauties we can post for all the moms!

Daniel - the water droplets are exquisite!

Lee - I love the simplicity of the tulips, the white against the dark background is stunning.

Stuart - Yes, I knew that Mother's Day had past in the UK but thank you for posting the beautiful bluebells anyway!!

Clancy - Really love the gentle colors of #2, and the beautiful composition and colors of the poppies!

Paul - These are exactly what I was after!! Like your mom, I've always preferred the simple wild flowers myself.... These are all beautiful but I particularly love the coastal shot and #7.

Skimble - those are lovely purple colors!

Bruno - Thank you for bumping up this thread!!! Lovely Lily shot, but that last one of the white mums (?) is truly beautiful with a lovely, lovely poem. Wow!!! Thank you for posting these!!

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In reply to ysal, May 11, 2012

These are excellent flower shots in keeping with mothers day. I have included a plant that my kids brought for my wife last year, and tulips from the Skagit tulip fields.

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In reply to ysal, May 11, 2012

Great idea to honor Moms. Here are five from me.

Orchid - D. Spring Dream

Lily Rothschildiana

Amaryllis and Poinsettia

Unknown Blue Flower

Common Day Lily

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In reply to gene thomson, May 11, 2012

There's no job out there that is more fullfilling than being a MOM. It is not always easy but it is the most rewarding job. If only the WORLD could love like MOM. It sure will be a better place for everyone. Happy Mother's Day to all the MOMS out there.

Thanks Yuki and everyone for this beautiful thread.

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In reply to ysal, May 11, 2012

Unfortunately mine has passed away several years ago but in her memory…
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Thanks Mom
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