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White water lily night bloomer. First day/early morning show, early April.
Located in a small pond in our home backyard, near Innisfail, Tropical Far North Queensland, Australia. Views: 2172 (as at 18 May.2014)
Camera/Shoot Details: Pentax K10D smc18-55mm F3.5-5.6 FL 55.0mm, SS 1/15 sec, Ap. F5.6, ISO 400 Handheld.
FEATURES 100% Group ~ 2.04.2014 Low Light Photography ~ Midweek Features ~ 2.04.2014 Challenge Café ~ 3.06.2013 Enchanted Flowers ~ 5.03.2013 RedBubble Boomers ~ 11.02.2013 The Far North Queensland Group ~ 30.04.2011 One Single Flower On Display ~ 20.04.2011 Nature’s Wonders ~ 19.04.2011 All Glorious Lilies ~ 17.04.2011
CHALLENGES TOP TEN WINNER in the LILIES Challenge at ‘#1 Favorites’ Group Challenge link (26 April 2014) Top Ten Winner (3rd place tie) in THIS THAT and the OTHER THING group challenge (7 Dec.2013) WINNER of the Prima Challenge #003 ~ 30.06.2013 (The Challenge was – for a winner of a challenge in any RedBubble group during 2nd of June – 16th of June 2013) WINNER of the in the group The Perfect Flower Challenge Challenge Café ~ 3.06.2013 ‘In Top Ten’ of Challenge > ONE SINGLE FLOWER ON DISPLAY group~ 26.04.2012 Top Ten Winner (2nd place) in Simply The Best Challenge May 2011 at ONE SINGLE FLOWER ON DISPLAY group ~ 02.05.2011 Top Ten Winner (4th place) in _Simply YOUR BEST… _ Challenge at ONE SINGLE FLOWER ON DISPLAY group ~ 01.05.2011 Top Ten Winner (2nd place) in _Featured Art Challenge 21 April 2011_ at ONE SINGLE FLOWER ON DISPLAY group ~ 27.04.2011 WINNER of Challenge ~ April Colour TWO SHADES OF YELLOW or YELLOW AND WHITE at ONE SINGLE FLOWER ON DISPLAY group ~ 27.04.2011
…………………………. POEM First light’s breath Early Autumn Still tropical dawn Touches soft white Long stemmed Water lily bud Gently nudged Awakening White long petals Unfolding Expanding Outwards wide … First half morn glory It’s candle flame-like centre Barrier walled Lengthy yellow-tipped peaked fingers Tightly layered Coaxed in hours passing Circular top opening out ever so slightly Slow expansion, half shy Getty ready, waiting Half exposure, Sheltering virgin pollen But wait Two’s afternoon bright light Petals upwards, drawn nigh Enveloped again In bud-like form … Until tomorrow’s early morn, Darkness surrounds Nocturnal second arising, opening Cool white pristine bloom First light’s breath Draws full exposure Virgin pollen temptress Yellow prongs splayed Half day light And then, Final closure. © 2011 Kerryn Madsen-Pietsch All Rights Reserved … Framed Print
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