Leap into Spring: Blossom

April 19th 2012 / 1 minute to read

Leap Into Spring! Photo Challenge

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  1. I’ve been blogging “officially” for 11 years, as of March 21st, 2012!
  2. This is my 2,000th public post!

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Amanda

Beautiful earthy picture and as always I love the light :)

Reply to Amanda

Thank you!!

nicole @WriteSpell

These are lovely. I love the contrast with the light and dark. Lovely. Bravo!

Reply to nicole @WriteSpell

Yay! Thank you!

Beautiful photos! My favorite is the first one! Love ground shots like that! And the light on the flower is perfect! :)

Thank you! I was really pleased with that shot, I’m actually considering using it for my laptop wallpaper!

Sewwy

I think what I like the most about these ones are the colours. There’s something about your use of lighting that makes the colours look so amazing.

Reply to Sewwy

Thank you!!!!

Caity

Incredible photos! :D

Reply to Caity

Thank you!

Mindi

So pretty! New follower here.

Reply to Mindi

Thank you Mindi!

Hi hon! As always, I love your work. 1, 3, 4 and 6 are my favorites. 1 because it is sweet and sad all at once. 3 because I just love that pop of purple color. It brightens the day. 4 because yes, I agree — it would make the perfect desktop wallpaper. And 6 because the softness around the flower stem is done perfectly. The only thing I saw was on 1… the blur along the bottom could be feathered more maybe? The line seems a little too distinct. Overall, you did amazing!!!

Thank you! On the first photo the DoF was SO freaking shallow, I really (in hindsight) didn’t want it SOOOO shallow but I only managed to get the one shot off lol. However it makes it perfect for a wallpaper because there’s not a ton of detail!

Rita Kunnan

Hey Sarah,

Such great shots these are. I especially like the 3rd one, the purple color of the flowers is so refreshing, and the blurred leaves backdrop makes it just come alive so beautifully.

Reply to Rita Kunnan

Thank you so much Rita!

Andrea

Absolutely lovely photos. The light, the subject and the angle all complimented each other making the pictures stunning. :)

Reply to Andrea

Thank you Andrea!

Another beautiful collection! Loving the composition and vintage-like finish on those last couple! Thanks so much for sharing and linking to our Leap into Spring Challenge!

Thank you Alicia!

Ali

They are all beautiful but that first image is my favorite. What lens did you use for these?

Reply to Ali

I’m pretty sure it was my 105mm macro!

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