Cascade of delicate white and subtle pastel-pink flowers of the succulent zygote cactus plant (commonly known as the Christmas Cactus). Location – from my hanging basket at home, near Innisfail, in tropical Far North Queensland, Australia.
Originally all started from one little succulent leaf I brought home years ago and now to this. >>First time I’ve had so many flowers, so very happy to see the abundance of bloom happening. The plants flower June-July, during our tropical winter.

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Pentax K10D 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 Focal length 50.0mm Shutter Speed 1/50 sec Aperture F5.6 Sensitivity 100 Untouched image

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My “creative art practice” may be be succinctly summed up in the following fantastic metaphorical quote by Kandinsky:
~ “Colour is the keyboard, the eyes are the harmonies, the soul is the piano with many strings. The artist is the hand that plays, touching one key then another to cause vibration of the soul.”
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  • Kerryn Madsen-Pietsch
    Kerryn Madsen-...about 3 years ago

  • eoconnor
    eoconnorabout 3 years ago

    a beautiful plant and flower !Liz

  • Yes indeed it is. Originally all started from one little succulent leaf I brought home years ago and now this. >>First time I’ve had so many flowers, so very happy to see the abundance of bloom happening. They’re so delicate, soft and beautiful and an irresistible must to try photograph, 8 ) Thanks for commenting Liz.

    – Kerryn Madsen-Pietsch

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Truppabout 3 years ago

    Wonderful capture

  • Thank U Larry for the warm welcome. 8 )

    – Kerryn Madsen-Pietsch

  • LlandellaCauser
    LlandellaCauseralmost 3 years ago

    this is really nice :)

  • Thankyou and really appreciate your feedback. 8 )
    I find the subject matter is not an easy one to photograph, especially while in a hanging basket and breezes to contend with!

    – Kerryn Madsen-Pietsch

  • LlandellaCauser
    LlandellaCauseralmost 3 years ago

    i do understand, i have tryed the same thing and not got as good turn out, it does take some skill :)

  • Yes, I’ve tried a few times too, year in year out with only a general lens & digital camera gear I’ve got. Practice and memory (of not what to do) served me well this time round. Manual focus, up real close, holding the dig.camera as steady as possible and trying to get a good comp.arrangement of those flower clusters (the most frustrating part when up so close). Lots of shots and then select what I think worked best. I still need to learn much more about the tech. side of a digital camera though, ie. read the manual, something my brain always manages to avoid!!

    – Kerryn Madsen-Pietsch

  • LlandellaCauser
    LlandellaCauseralmost 3 years ago

    i know what you meen, i got a new camera and the manual book is two inches thik, im dreding having to read it

  • Good luck with that 2" manual. Took me over a year after I got my 1st dig.SLR camera to realize I even had ‘light’ settings etc bahahahaha ie. read ‘some’ of the manual!, and I’m sure I still get it wrong. Was so used to my old faithful SLR manual cameras. Could say I am a ‘intuitive’ tech learner at best!!!! Eeek!

    – Kerryn Madsen-Pietsch

  • LlandellaCauser
    LlandellaCauseralmost 3 years ago

    yeah same, hehe, iv been reading the manual, it helps so much :)

  • Great to hear Llandella. Will keep an eye out on UR progress. 8 ) Keep in touch.

    – Kerryn Madsen-Pietsch

  • LlandellaCauser
    LlandellaCauseralmost 3 years ago

    defiantly !! :)

  • 8 )

    PS. BTW …Reason I have big eyes 8 ] is coz my semi-colon key no longer works on my keyboard!

    – Kerryn Madsen-Pietsch

  • LlandellaCauser
    LlandellaCauseralmost 3 years ago

    oh, hahaha, i just thorght that was the way you did yu faces, hhaaha 8)

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