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Monday, December 28, 2009

Monochrome Weekend: Chilean Jasmine



a monochrome version of the exquisite Chilean jasmine which grows in a sheltered spot in our garden.

this post is part of Monochrome Weekend.  For more amazing pictures and other participants, click here



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6 comments:

Aileni said...

Welcome to the MonoWeekend.

I am not a great fan of flowers in B&W but your jasmine is quite efective. One of my favorite flowers.

Gena D said...

Hello Aileni - thanks for popping by ... I would agree with you as flowers lose a lot of their detail and impact in black and white ...

awarewriter said...

I think B&W flowers depend on the subject flowers and the vision and skill of the photographer. Your Jasmine has both. The high contrast works quite well here.

When you remove the colors you can see different aspects of the flowers. Some flowers need the color other flowers and compositions blossom in B&W.

Gena D said...

Hi John, thanks so much for visitng and the great feedback ..... Love your "bowl" of cherries and the winter / xmas monochrome pictures too!!!

Spiderdama said...

Thanks for comment on my blog!
I think this flower and shot is very beautiful!:-)
Wish you a Happy New Year!

Gena D said...

Thanks for the feedback and happy new year to you too!!!!
PS> have added you to my blogroll (as a reminder to keep going in and see yr work!!)
Gena

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