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Friday, November 21, 2014

The Weekend in Black and White combined with Today's Flowers

The frigid air this week was too much for the mums and pretty much all the flowers. It occurred to me that these mums which were bowed down low and began to turn brown with the cold snap would still look good in black and white. It is interesting to me how you can't even tell they are browning without full color. I always think mums are for the optimist where I live because the odds are it will either get too hot if they are planted too soon or they will get frozen if planted too late. These mums were planted in a public garden on the late side and the buds barely opened before they were frozen.


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17 comments:

The Happy Whisk said...

Happy Weekend :-)

Photo Cache said...

They seem to come alive in black and white. Nicely done Carver. Stay warm this weekend.

Frankly my dear

Christa atCedarmereFarm said...

You are right, I couldn't tell that these flowers were dying. Great idea using B&W. Have a nice weekend, Carver.

Gemma Wiseman said...

These flowers look like grand littlle ladies in black and white.

lina@my home sweet home said...

Wonderfully captured.

SteveF325 said...

Beautiful!

Dragonstar said...

They look beautiful, and the light is lovely.

DeniseinVA said...

Your black and white mums are lovely even with the cold. Thank you for sharing Carver. Have a great weekend :)

Gunilla B├Ąck said...

They look really good in b & w. Happy weekend to you.

Su-sieee! Mac said...

Great composition. The mums have me thinking of white turkeys flocked together. :-)

john said...

Nice!

NatureFootstep said...

a very good image of eh flowers in black and white. I was impressed about the way tehy show every detail. .)

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

How smart of you to think of this! They look perfect and perfectly elegant in B&W ....... wonderful idea.

Ingmarie We said...

So lovely! Like the black and white theme.

LonettA said...

wonderful photo in B&W of these lovely flowers!

Villrose said...

Pretty in black and white, yes!

Prairie Jill said...

You're right - they look so fresh in b&w! Great shot.

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