22 January 2013

Wordless Wednesday

First, tiny buds appear.

Then they get a little color in them.

Next they get a little longer.

a little bit longer

getting closer to full bloom

dancing shoes

open, open, open

squeeeeeeeee!

another launch

torpedo ready

fire!

12 comments :

  1. Oh, I love your photos ♥

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  2. They're like tiny gorgeous fireworks, aren't they? I love the shots with the light behind the leaf, showing its pink border.

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    1. Thanks, Sue! I do love backlit flowers, showing the detail you don't see in headlights. :)

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  3. Nice series! The buds and flower coming out of the cactus are so different.

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    1. Thanks, catsynth! Winter is made brighter by these!

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  4. nicely done. It is good to follow a flower like that. Great shots all of them.

    Glad you like my headers. :)

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    1. I think you're the first one to notice I was following two blossoms from start to middle, Monica! Thank you!

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  5. Fantastic! However, please go and look here: http://susaninstitches.wordpress.com/2013/01/23/wordless-wednesday-13/#comment-5219 See! It CAN be done! I just knew it. :)

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    1. Boy, now the pressure is on, itsn't it, Marigold! You just won't rest until I make a goat, too!!! (She's coming, she's coming... you must be patient!)

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  6. What a joyous sequence of images of this Christmas cactus... just lovely!

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    1. Thanks, Madge! I'm so glad I still have more to watch for a few weeks longer!

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