Sunday, May 5, 2013

Maple Blooms

 
It's Spring in my world!
 
Last week there were only a few buds on the trees and bushes. This weekend it all started to happen!
 
One of my favourite things to photograph in the spring is my Maple tree in bloom.
 



 
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49 comments:

  1. Oh, yes! Karen, these are fantastic and so beautiful!! Thanks for sharing!!

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  2. Wonderful!
    Have a great week!
    Lea
    Lea's Menagerie

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  3. Love how you get closer and closer with your captures. What a virgin green. Beautiful. genie

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  4. Hi! Very delicate and exquisite shots.
    Wishing you a wonderful Sunday.

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  5. I have never seen a maple in this stage before! Wonderful shots and the color is spectacular. Enjoy. :)

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  6. Your Photos are absolutely stunning and glorious.. Enjoyed viewing them. I wish I knew how to photograph such beautiful photos. Hugs Judy

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  7. Gorgeous, gorgeous shots, Karen!

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  8. Wonderful capture!

    Wishing you a great week ahead,

    Visiting from Macro Monday here’s mine!

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  9. Beautiful spring :)
    Gorgeous photos!

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  10. Exquisite flowers, delicateness in colors, exquisite bloom game, wonderful photos!

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  11. Wow ! This green is so full of lush promises !

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  12. They're gorgeous! We're not quite this far yet.

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  13. So pretty, so much detail in these close ups!!

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  14. I've never seen maple tree blossom before - it is so lovey and green. It is so good that spring has finally arrived isn't it?

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  15. Beautiful! I've never noticed those flowers on a maple. I'll have to look closer. I do have a maple with long, threadlike flowers; must be a different kind.

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  16. A beautiful series of photos and yes spring is definitely here love it!

    Mary, MI

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  17. Here too!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

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  18. Hello Spring .... it's wonderful to see these first stirrings of new life in the garden ...... wonderful captures Karen.

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  19. Wow, these are gorgeous shots of your maple tree. The blooms are so pretty.

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  20. spring has sprung!
    awesome pics, bursting with color and life! excellent shots and a breath of freshness after your long winter *VBS*

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  21. Isn't it amazing. ONe minute no leaves, another shadows!
    Cheers from Cottage Country!

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  22. How perfectly magical to see the buds unfurl!

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  23. Gorgeous ! spring moved in here too ! I love this season !

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  24. Wonderfully strange looking flowers.

    Stewart M - Melbourne

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  25. Wonderful shots of spring in your world.

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  26. isn't the start of spring and the opening of the new buds the most joyous thing to behold! and awaited with much anticipation!
    Have a wonderful week and thank you for stopping by my blog today.

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  27. How nice to see them open up slowly. Terrific shots.

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  28. Spring is finally here!
    Gorgeous!

    /Lillianna

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  29. They are so interesting as they unfold Karen, thank you for sharing your beautiful shots :)

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  30. This is an unusual maple, it's really beautiful.

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  31. Yes, indeed spring has sprung ;D. Great photos!

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  32. These photos just are making me smile. Pic like this of new growth in alls its stages is just so much more interesting--to me--that full-blown blooms. Love the story your photos tell, Karen.

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  33. It's so magical, isn't it? Suddenly it's REALLY spring!

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  34. They have started here as well. I love the way the small flowers comes out. Gorgeous shots!

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  35. These close ups show such great detail. I love the tree when it looks like this.

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  36. Wonderful detail pictures of the maple flowers.

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  37. They are beautiful at that stage! I am ashamed to say I never noticed (back when we lived where there were maple trees).

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