Coming Up Roses


“Don’t forget to stop and smell the roses.”

~ Walter Hagen

 

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Red and White

 

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Yellows

 

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Look at Me!

 

“Love is the flower you’ve got to let grow.”

~ John Lennon

 

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Red Rose

 

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Sweaty Betty

 

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Hot Pink

 

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Rosebud

 

“Where you tend a rose my lad, a thistle cannot grow.” 

~ Frances Hodgson Burnett

 

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A Blush of Pink

 

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Hot Stuff

 

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Pretty in Pink

 

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Mellow Yellow

 

“Love is a rose, but you’d better not pick it, only grows when it’s on the vine. Handful of thorns and you know you’ve missed it. Lose your love when you say the word mine.”

~Linda Ronstadt

 

 

 

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86 comments

  1. You’ve captured the beauty of the first blooms so beautifully, Jane. I especially like the ones with the water droplets!

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  2. Lovely pictures 🌹🌹😍

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  3. I love roses 🌹 amazing photography and quotes!

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  4. Roses are red,
    Violets are blue,
    These photos are pretty,
    Kudos to you!

    Beautiful subjects, lighting and captures!

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  5. Each rose more perfect than the next. Lovely.

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  6. So lovely! My roses have started blooming in the yard this week 😍🌹 My son and I stop to smell them everyday now!

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  7. Read mine too motivational thoughts and poetry

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  8. Beautiful series of flower images Jane! Enjoyed seeing them!

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  9. You did yourself proud, Jane. These are real enough to make me sniff the air, looking for that lovely scent. 🙂
    (I like that Lennon quote, too!)

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  10. “Mignonne, allons voir si la rose
    “qui ce matin avait déclose…”
    (Ronsard)
    Nice roses you put together jane. Any single rose always reminds me of this old, old poem.
    Take care

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  11. Lovely collection of roses!

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  12. I love rose! That Mellow Yellow photo is GORGEOUS 😍 enchanting! And I love the John Lennon quote, so so beautiful. Thank you for sharing ❤️

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  13. Love the roses, Jane xx

    Sent from the all new AOL app for iOS

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  14. Lovely roses, Jane and I can smell them all from here 😉

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  15. Oh, these are just fabulous! No picking of favourites for me today, I love them all!

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  16. What a nice rose collection.

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  17. Jane these are absolutely magnificent shots. I can’t even choose a favorite, they are all just beautiful. (maybe the first image is my favorite 🙂 )

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  18. Plz share some tips for clicking pictures like this.

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  19. A fabulous collection. I love your choice of displaying a range of colors. Sweet Betty was my favorite photo.

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  20. Great collection, Jane. My neighbor grows several roses and just yesterday by coincidence to your post I asked permission to photograph them.. Images to come soon.

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  21. Such beautiful roses, Jane! And I love the quotes. The red rosebud in the middle may be my favorite! ❤

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  22. Beautiful set, Jane! Were these at the Huntington?

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  23. Lovely photos of this beautiful flower. Roses are always crowd pleasers and it is rite of summer to see them bloom. (Suzanne)

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  24. Stunning and pensive portraits, Jane. I posted a rose photo recently too. Whilst roses are not my favourite flower, they are amazingly beautiful in structure and colour.

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    • Thanks so much, Amanda. There are so many rose gardens here, I’ve become smitten with their showy varieties. Agree, there are many other beautiful types of flowers to photograph. 😊🌹

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  25. Your lovely photos do them all justice. Thanks for giving us a moment to smell the roses – even though visually!

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  26. All beautiful, Jane, but I always hope the rose also has a scent. So many now are hybrids and look lovely but have no rose scent.

    janet

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  27. Wonderful images, Jane. Roses really are so beautiful. Love the quotes too. 😍

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  28. Perfect photography Jane, I almost can smell the wonderful roses.

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  29. Magnificent… just beautiful… each of them

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  30. Great presentation of roses’ first bloom. Thanks !

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  31. beauty shots Jane! I haven’t taken any shots of flowers in years.

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  32. So beautiful colors, and nice quotes! 🙂

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  33. Wow, Jane, these photos are so beautiful! I really admire your photo skills, happy Sunday!

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