Tuesday, September 7, 2010

black and white Wednesday ~ late Summer

butterfly WM


Autumn to winter, winter to spring,
Spring into summer, summer into fall--
So rolls the changing year, and so we change;
Motion so swift, we know not that we move.

~ Dinah Mulock Craik

butterfly blw WM


Celebrate each season, for you too, are transformed with the turns of the earth.

~ Arthur Dobrin

black eyed susans WM


Two images I captured this week
of some of the beautiful flora and fauna that is here in early September.



black eyed susans blw WM

I don't know how much longer that will be though...
Fall is definitely in the air!


the long road

17 kind words:

Kim said...

BEAUTIFUL photos..
Just like you my friend..
Love it..
Have a great week..
Hugz..

Kayce said...

Beautiful Gail! The butterfly is amazing in both color and black and white!!

redmaryjanes said...

Very soothing. I love these. Brings peace to my soul :)

Wanda said...

Gail - these are spectacular shots. The butterfly is almost surreal. Really great.

Thanks for sharing some of your garden beauty. I'd been looking forward to it all summer.

Yes, fall is in the air already. But we still have a few days ahead of us with that mixed thing we get more and more of. You know the kind where you're sweating...but you need a sweater!!

Have a great week!
xoxo

China Dreams said...

Well, as a northerner, I have to say that I appreciate the color shots this week better than the b&w because I know just how fast the b&w season is coming!

Just Bits and Pieces said...

Soooo beautiful!!!

Number 6 and no more counting! said...

Fall is in the air isn't it!

Gail, these are stunning.

Hope you had a nice little get away in Chicago. I was thinking of you.

Lea
xo

Michelle@BornInOurHearts said...

These are so beautiful, Gail!! And I could actually SEE each and every one on my Mac! WOO HOO!!!

Love Letters To China said...

What beautiful photos! I'm not sure if I like the color or b&w better. Each one lends it own beauty to the photo. So happy you were able to capture the essence of your garden before it succumbs to the cooler weather.

Happy Wednesday to you!

Hugs,
Grace

Laura L. said...

These are very beautiful!!

Ellie said...

stunning shots! Love the butterfly - do you have a macro lens?

Denise said...

These are beautiful Gail!!

justinegordon said...

these are lovely in black and white

Jboo said...

Ooooh -- so pretty!! Fall is in the air here too and I kind of love it! :)

Janet

Ewa said...

beautiful photos and great edits!!!

married2mydreamman said...

beautiful photos!

Half Gaelic, Half Garlic! said...

Gail, these are AWESOME!! The color and the detail is so gorgeous, yet in black and white they evoke an entirely different mood...... I love both versions!

Fall is in the air here and I am loving every minute of it.

Happy Weekend~

xoxo,

Lisa

 
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