Winter Holly by BarbL

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My holly bush in the backyard looks so festive…just like holly should look in the winter!

Taken in Muskegon, Michigan, USA
Olympus E-500
Zuiko 14-54mm lens
Edited in Picasa 3

Top Ten Winner in the “Holly and Berries” challeng in Nature’s Paintbrush


holly, bush, snow, winter, michigan, plant


  • Robin Webster
    Robin Websterover 3 years ago

    I love this Barb! So pure and beautiful! I think you composition in this shot is spot on! Beautiful work my dear friend!

  • Thank so much, Robin…your opinion always means so much to me! Thanks also for making this a Favorite!

    – BarbL

  • barnsis
    barnsisover 3 years ago

    Lovely, simple yet it has such great textures and color shifts. Well done sis

  • Thanks so much, Byron…appreciate your attention to detail!

    – BarbL

  • BCallahan
    BCallahanover 3 years ago

    this is so wonderful!! so beautiful… love the snow… and the holly is fabulous!!

  • Thanks, Sis…it is right in the backyard but there is no path so I was trudging in snow up to my knees to get this shot! LOL!

    – BarbL

  • Susan Bergstrom
    Susan Bergstromover 3 years ago

    I think it makes a beautiful card!

  • Thank you! I think you’re right!

    – BarbL

  • Yool
    Yoolover 3 years ago

    Fantastic shot my dear sis ….WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Thank you, Mariola! Everything here is pretty much covered in snow now…its been a crazy winter here on Michigan’s west coast!!

    – BarbL

  • Gabrielle  Hope
    Gabrielle Hopeover 3 years ago

    Just gorgeous my friend.

  • Thanks! We are having quite a winter here this year!

    – BarbL

  • Wanda Raines
    Wanda Rainesover 3 years ago

    This is really beautiful, Barb. Nature at it’s best.

  • You are so right…Mom Nature sure knows what she’s doing! Thanks so much, Wanda

    – BarbL

  • Barb Miller
    Barb Millerover 3 years ago

    This is so beautiful Barb.

  • Thanks so much, Barb! Nice to see you back here on RB!

    – BarbL

  • AnnDixon
    AnnDixonover 2 years ago

    Natures Paintbrush

    BEAUTIFUL work

  • Thank you!

    – BarbL

  • AnnDixon
    AnnDixonover 2 years ago

    CONGRATULATIONS on being in the TOP TEN in Natures Paintbrush Holly Challenge,
    sadly it had no berries but its Christmas time, LOL
    HAPPY NEW YEAR 2012,

  • Thanks, Ann…this was last year’s photo…this year…it has berries but we have no snow!

    – BarbL

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