Skip to content
Advertisements

Fleeting Beauty

April 10, 2011

Some of my favorite things about Spring are, unfortunately, very short-lived. Tulips and flowering trees in bloom. Their colors dazzle for maybe a week or two, and then they are gone again till next year. I wish so much the colors of Spring lasted longer, but maybe it is the scarcity of these vivid blooms that makes them so beautiful, and I wouldn’t otherwise appreciate them so much if they lasted all season.

I attempted to capture the beauty of one of my red bud trees and the tulips in bloom, but I am not very successful in shooting this type of thing. Seems like it would be easy, but I think I need to learn better skill with aperture settings on my camera to get these right. I think they’re too contrasty and just don’t capture the colors and details of the flowers. Oh well, in person, they are still lovely!

Red bud tree in bloom

Tulips

Skyler

Skyler wanted me to take a pic of her too! She matches the Spring colors πŸ™‚

Advertisements
2 Comments leave one →
  1. Great Grandma Kelley permalink
    April 11, 2011 8:43 pm

    Beautiful, thanks a bunch.

  2. Mom permalink
    April 14, 2011 3:04 am

    I think the three photos here are beautiful, especially the smiley one!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: