Sunday, December 4, 2011

Bead Bokeh

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Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold,
everything is softer and more beautiful. 
~Norman Vincent Peale

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61 comments:

siga said...

This photo is a real jewelry! I see Christmas in it, some dream about cozy home, and a lot of chocolate (?!?!) :) Kidding :)) Wonderful photo!

TexWisGirl said...

i do like the bokeh!

Les... said...

what a clever, interesting shot! the baubles at front so sharp and clear, surrounded by a cloud of orbs! love it! *VBS*

Ellie said...

Oh I like this, very pretty.

SandyCarlson said...

The quote and image are downright delightful!

Hailey said...

Love the Christmas colours Mom.

Ms. Becky said...

that is wicked bokeh! and one extraordinary shot I tell you. I'm seeing a lot of Christmas shots, but this is so far at the top of my list. love it. happy week to you Karen. (love that quote too).

Kel said...

great bokeh shot Karen

Lea's Menagerie said...

Magnificent color and sparkle!
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Lea
Mississippi, USA

Kim, USA said...

Wohoo that is awesome!!

NixBlog said...

Lovely photos, very festive for the holiday season.

Liz said...

Love this shot. Have a fabulous week.

Holding Hands
Mango Snow Ice

Spare Parts and Pics said...

Wow, now that's bokeh!!!

Pieces of Sunshine said...

Gorgeous, glittery photo Karen. Love the red and gold together and the odd sparkles of green are wonderful.

Lily Hydrangea said...

Beautiful-gorgeous colors!

Carletta said...

Spectacular bokeh!
Lovely shot!

BR said...

You've outdone yourself with this one! It's bloody gorgeous!

Rambling Woods said...

I like that..it's so festive ....

Joop Zand said...

Very nice bokeh..... i love it.

Andy said...

Nice Christmas feel to the photo-excellent!

Stewart M said...

Hi there - very topical!

I may have to dig out a few other fungi shots I got last autumn.

Cheers - Stewart M

Dianne said...

beautiful!

Halcyon said...

I love this one! It's beautiful and magical!

Leovi said...

I love that delicious picture lights and colors of Christmas, Preciosa.

LauraX said...

sparkle is always a good thing Karen!!!

Rosie said...

This is fantastic! I love the sparkle - so gorgeous!!!

Emille said...

How we all are so attracted about what light does! Breathtaking for the eyes!

EG Wow said...

Love all those sparkles, Karen!

NatureFootstep said...

a very colorfull shot. :)

But, Karen, what does "bokeh" mean? I can´t find the word in my dictionary. :(

Gattina said...

A very beautiful picture !

Francesc Balaguer said...

Great shots!!SUPERB..

Salut, Francesc

NatureFootstep said...

thanks for the explanation. :)

Cindy said...

Wow! Gorgeous!!
Cindy

lisa said...

Karen, this is over-the-top gorgeous!
Such a wonderfully festive image.

Thank you so much for sharing today at The Creative Exchange.

Have a wonderful evening.

lisa.

Tammy said...

I like this very much. So Luxurious!

Linda Makiej said...

Beautiful photos!!

Jama said...

A very colorful shot!

Kala said...

Sensational colors, light and bokeh!

Happy MM

Pat said...

I love the sparkle!

Robin said...

Absolutely gorgeous!

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Rajesh said...

Absolutely beautiful.

DrillerAA09 said...

Gorgeous capture. Well done.

Ralph said...

A true festival of light, the blurred brilliance allows us to focus on the well defined detail in the middle. The holiday colors of gold, red and green are subtle and brilliant at the same time. Cool!

Mrs.D said...

wow! what a magnificent shot...love it!

forgetmenot said...

Beautiful, beautiful. Colorful and glitzy--and I do love the bokeh. Mickie :)

HOOTIN' ANNI said...

Wow....this is all just so dazzling to the eye!!

My link for Ruby Tuesday is Holiday Trees

I do hope you'll stop by to visit with me.

Simply Delicious said...

So festive and lovely.

Maria @ LSS said...

It's so pretty!

Daryl said...

being part Magpie I am always loving glittering shiny bright things .. this is no exception .. charming!

Genie said...

Magical and beautiful capture. The bokeh is gorgeous. That a fabulous shot. Wonderful. genie

Tricia @ Bluff Area Daily said...

Whoa! Fantabulous bokeh! =)))

LV said...

Very beautiful and unusual post.

~~Carol~~ said...

Absolutely beautiful shot!
Happy REDnesday,
Carol

January said...

beautifully shot..:)

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☆•.¸.Mildred.¸.•☆ said...

Simply gorgeous!

Leah H. said...

That is beautiful..

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Kim Stevens said...

What an absolutely gorgeous photo! Everything about it is perfect! And I love the quote too....

Kateri said...

This is so lovely and Christmas-y!

Jennifer@threedogsinagarden said...

I love all the sparkles of light. This image simply dances.

karen said...

What a stunning photo - love it.

DebC said...

This is SO gorgeous!
Beautiful job of composing.