Blooming Friday – Photogenic

This week’s theme for Blooming Friday over at Roses and Stuff is Photogenic.

What makes a plant photogenic? Is it because it is exotic and unusual?  For me the Lotus lily I saw at Giardini La Mortella was incredibly photogenic.  I couldn’t stop taking photographs of it.

I don’t think it does have to be an exotic plant.  I think that a common and everyday plant such as the Aquilegia above can be just as photogenic.  I suppose it all depends on the photographers eye and them being drawn to the plant in the first place.

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9 Comments Add yours

  1. I love the photo of the Aquilegia, Helen, it certainly is photogenic.

  2. I love the Aquilegia plant. It seems to have such personality! Beautiful colors as well. Thanks for posting it.

  3. jantimmons says:

    Lovely flower and photos. I’ve not yet thought of spring; our flowers lie in wait under approx 9 feet/3.3 meters of snow in places. Makes your Aquilegia even more appealing!

  4. Bridget Foy says:

    I can see why you were so taken with that Lotus Lily…it’s just beautiful!

  5. pbmgarden says:

    Lovely images that drew me right in.

  6. Holleygarden says:

    Both are lovely. I think the photographer has a lot to do with it, too!

  7. Christina says:

    Great capture of the Aquilegia Helen, they are such great plants and tollerate a lot of different situations. Christina

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