Wild Weekly Photo Challenge- Flowers!


Homage to the Purple Iris

“Earth laughs in flowers.”  ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

 

Glorious in Purple

Glorious in Purple

 

 

 

Solitary Iris

Solitary Iris

 

“There is something of the marvelous in all things of nature.” ~ Aristotle

 

 

Purple Iris in Sun

Purple Iris in Sun

 

“The whole secret of the study of nature lies in learning how to use one’s eyes.” ~George Sand

 

Iris, Spider and Swamp

Iris, Spider and Swamp

 

I will be the gladdest thing
Under the sun!
I will touch a hundred flowers
And not pick one.
~Edna St. Vincent Millay

 

 

Morning Splendor

Morning Splendor

 

 

 

“I perhaps owe having become a painter to flowers.”  ~Claude Monet

 

 

Look Into The Light

Look Into The Light

“Flowers whisper “Beauty!” to the world, even as they fade, wilt, fall.”  ~Dr. SunWolf

 

 

Bloomed

Bloomed

 

 

I’m participating in the online adventure travel and adventure magazine, Let’s Be Wild, in the Weekly Photo Challenge- Flowers!    Please stop by and enjoy! 

 

 

For more Irises please click here…

 

 

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31 comments

  1. Congratulations for winning the Flower Challenge. I have never seen Irises photographed this beautifully. 🙂

  2. These are absolutely gorgeous photos. 🙂

  3. Irises were always my “go to flower” through the years … They only required a simple vase and water … Thank you for the reminder of their simple but elegant beauty! Linda

  4. Terrific Jane! I’m a real sucker for purple so I especially love these!

  5. My favorite flower..iris and favorite poet…Edna St Vincent Millay. Beautiful shots and great light. K

  6. Hi Jane
    A favorite flower and color! Appreciated more with your photos! Glad hisare safely home.
    Ann S

  7. Elegance at its finest. Wonderful photography!

  8. The color is enchanting

  9. absolutely STUNNING…..so simple yet so complex ….at the same exact moment! Really just beautiful!!

  10. You got some great pictures of that Iris! I love the lighting in the third picture. Great Job!

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