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Sunday, August 9, 2009

Multi-tasking on Monday with Sunflowers

Make Time for Small Reflections
Trying my hand at NaiSaiKu and CycliKu
after encounting these links at
Tumblewords
recently
(Hope I did it right)



observing for days
as this sunflower blossomed
taking photographs ...

LOVELY PROGRESSION

taking photographs
as this sunflower blossomed
observing for days


Click to embiggen for better viewing
... and for others participating in
Macro, Mosaic, and Mellow Yellow Monday,
Today's Flowers and Color Carnival too.

Small Reflections ... Smile Back

Thought for Today
"
It is possible to store the mind with a million facts and still be entirely uneducated." Alec Bourne

45 comments:

Sally in WA said...

Love all of those sunflower shots!

Martha said...

Beautiful! Don't forget to chose one to email to me since it's a collage :-)

sandyshares said...

a lot of sun got to those flowers I see. sk

Tumblewords: said...

And there you go! This is perfectly wonderful! Love the leading up to the center and back around...'tis a lovely thing and the photo collage is a true delight!

Janet Jarrell said...

Trying your hand? Looks like you are an ol' pro!

I like it!

Bonnie Bonsai said...

I love the floral phases of the sunflower till it burst to perfect bloom! I smiled back indeed!

VioletSky said...

Lovely collage. I've never watched a sunflower unfurl.

~Just me again~ said...

Wow awesome collage. I love sunflowers, such happy things ;)

Dishesdone said...

That is a lovely progression! Gorgeous sunflowers!

Tricia said...

WOW! You really covered them all here, didn't ya! hehehe
They're all very pretty, but that one in the middle is my favorite - it's so happy looking!

Happy MYM

Dianne said...

the close-up of the flower center is gorgeous!!

Gwen said...

This is soooo cool!!! love it! TFS!!

GreensboroDailyPhoto said...

Totally enjoying your garden medley. I've vowed to grow sunflowers next year. What a photo op! Happy MYM

Rita said...

Ah! A person after my own heart. If I did not muli-task I would constantly be following behind myself.

Great Job. Love every bit of your post.

Karen at Nittany Inspirations said...

Great mosaic. I like how you made the spaced in between each picture not just a solid color, but a picture.

katherine said...

Beautiful sunflowers..great shots. Happy MYM.

diane said...

Love the centre of the sunflower.

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

Where sunflowers grow
love and faith also blossom,
giving hope and peace.

My Mellow Yellow

lisaschaos said...

Sunflowers are a perfect way to brighten any day! Love your collage!

maryt/theteach said...

I love your collage storyteller! It must have been wonderful watching it bloom! Happy Mellow Yellow Monday!

my home sanctuary said...

Oh a lovely mosaic. I missed plant sunflowers. Thanks for sharing yours. I love the collage of the meme's that is what I did today too.
Have a Blessed Day,
Sherry

Sarah said...

Oh I adore sunflowers..these are stunning shots! Sarah

Stephanie V said...

Very, very cool collage. Just lovely photos.

Mar said...

Sunflowers are such a delight!! wonderful collage and progression.
Happy MYM!

Annie said...

What a terrific word reflection. The progression mozaic in outstanding.

olivia said...

Cheery! Love the close-up on the bottom/middle. :)

Lynn said...

Sunflowers so, so pretty. Love 'em. Have a big bouquet in my dining room today!

Mary said...

Oh, that is so wonderful! They really are amazing blooms, aren't they? Thanks so much for sharing your beautiful images at Mosaic Monday. :)

Cass @ That Old House said...

I love the progression of the sunflower, opening, opening, and then fully in bloom. Gorgeous! And that's some sweet photography skills you got, there, kiddo! Lovely!
Cass

Betsy from Tennessee said...

Hi There, Gee---you have alot of blogs. How do you do it??? I spend hours and hours just keeping up with those who comment on my ONE blog...

I don't know which is your 'main' blog---so I may not be in the right one. BUT--I just wanted to thank you for coming to my blog. I am enjoying looking at all of yours... Awesome!!!!

You know my hubby I think (George on Senior Moments). Hope you do come back to my blog.

Hugs,
Betsy

Jeanne said...

Beautiful! Haven't been able to get many sunflower pictures yet. Only field I've found is behind a tall fence so I had to get creative to get the shots I did.

Jenn @ youknow... that blog? said...

I just love happy sunny sunflowers - very nice mosaic!

Denise said...

I do love your sunflower collage. thank you so much for sharing them with Today's Flowers.

Wendy Naisa said...

Yeah, lovely progression here!

Many thanks for posting to The NaiSaiKu Challenge?
-Andy Sewina

Rebecca said...

What a great collage!

Sarah said...

Wow sunflowers-one of my all time favourite flowers! Such a bundle of energy and joy! Lovely photos!

Jenn @ youknow... that blog? said...

So my friend... we've missed you at Silly Haiku Wednesday - are you coming back for tomorrow?!

Hope so! Bring friends ;)

Bonnie said...

Your mosaic is lovely. I especially love the close up of the sunflower center. I am always amazed at the variety of colors in sunflowers.

Ebie said...

Your sunflowers are smiling to me! Love them!

Martha in PA said...

Beautiful. We grew sunflowers a few years ago, and Tara still remembers I will have to figure out a place we can grow some here next year!

Sorry to be stopping by late!

My MYM

Regina said...

Beautiful blooms. Great composition!

Arija said...

A wonderful sunflower collage. So well done.

napaboaniya said...

All lovely and makes me smile looking at them :)

Louise said...

How could anyone not LOVE these? So happy.

SE'LAH... said...

the centre of that sunflower is so symmetrical. wow.

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