Sunday, January 8, 2012

Crowned


A post for Macro Monday/i heart macro/The Creative Exchange/Watery Wednesday

the promise of spring
adorned with icy reminders...
there are long days ahead
before bursting forth in leafy glory
~Karen

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49 comments:

TexWisGirl said...

neat shot, and beautiful title and prose to go with it!

Filip said...

I really like your macro shot of the ice.

Greetings,
Filip

Joop Zand said...

Beautiful shot Karen....nice work

Carola said...

Natures beauty, in the detail. Outstanding shot. And the ice has a very special format.

CanadianGardenJoy said...

That is such a great shot Karen !
It worries me a lot that this weather is so not right for this time of year .. I love not having too much snow but this is ridiculous ! LOL
Keep bundled up still girl !
Joy : )

Leovi said...

Beautiful photo, great macro, delicious ice crystals.

Ellie said...

Thatis a wonderful macro shot.

Sylvia K said...

What a terrific and different macro shot, Karen! Love your words, too! Hope you've had a great weekend!

Sylvia

Cindy F. Adkins said...

Lovely!!

Kala said...

Very sharp and beautiful image.

Spare Parts and Pics said...

I like this shot... perfect focus and exposure!

Jama said...

Perfectly composed!

Leanne said...

Beautiful!

Lui said...

I love the crystal clear shot!

chris said...

What a clever combination of present and future.

Les... said...

beautiful, clever and inspiring! the pic is pretty good too *S*

Mandolin said...

I love the frozen bits on the branch!

Isis said...

Me gusta el abrazo que esos cristales le dan al brote.

Saludos de Isis.

lisa said...

Fantastic macro Karen!
You have captured some amazing detail in the ice.
Beautifully done!

Thank you so very much for sharing with us at The Creative Exchange this week.

Have a wonderful day!

lisa.

Ruth said...

A wonderful image, beautiful ice crystals and lovely words too :)

Anika said...

Lovely moment, photo, and words...beauties!

Em S said...

Awesome macro!

HOOTIN' ANNI said...

Wow....how incredible is this...such detail.

Margaret said...

I just love "adorned'.

toby said...

That is beautiful!

Pieni Lintu said...

Lovely!

Jessica said...

Beautiful photo that brings thoughts of spring :)

Kim, USA said...

Wow this is perfection Karen. Love it!

Patti Van said...

Great image!

EG Wow said...

The ice is beautiful! Neat photo!

geetlee said...

there is always something beautiful about a bare branch in winter.
spring is made even more beautiful because winter precedes it :)
have a great week!

kulasa said...

wow, beautiful shot :-)

Linda Makiej said...

beautiful work!!

Anna said...

A perfect combination of icy beauty and prose! There are certainly a lot of amazing images out in our winter wonderlands :)
Have a great week!

Pieces of Sunshine said...

The ice does look like little crowns, amazing.

Gardening in a Sandbox said...

Wow great shot. V

April Baker said...

Excellent shot!

Rosie said...

What a great shot!

Gary said...

Great capture Karen!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

Genie said...

This is one awesome capture. Beautiful macro. There is absolutely nothing about it I would change. genie

Gemma Wiseman said...

A stunning piece of Nature's art! gorgeous photo!

Ebie said...

and to accentuate your title, may I add jewels...they are wonderfully captured!

☆•.¸.Mildred.¸.•☆ said...

Wonderful macro!
Thanks for sharing;o)

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Artlover said...

Great image of frozen water. Very good contrast and sharpness against the background.

anonblog said...

that was a great shot

Emille said...

Oh, so beautiful, Karen! Thanks for sharing this shot:)

Hailey said...

Nice Ice. Not that we have much this year!

Liz said...

WOW! This is such a beautiful macro, Karen.

pragmaticsoul said...

That's an incredible capture, but I bet it's cold out there!