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Tuesday, February 26, 2013

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times

Today's picture: 

I love hydrangeas because of how their flowers can change color depending on the acidity of the soil. When their season is over, and the flowers look like this, I find the petals are still quite delicate and fragile looking. 

This one had just been cut by the gardener, and was about to be hauled away. I really like the intricate texture of the petals I was able to capture, and how the background is blurred away.


  1. Even in passing, its beauty still shines through.

  2. The details are such a beauty in and of themselves. Nicely captured.

  3. I fell in love with hydrangeas last summer...because of how beautiful they are in every stage