Camellias in Canada, bloom in early spring unlike Australia, where they do their own thing!!
This is a shot of one of the very few remaining camellia blossoms blooming here, as winter arrives. Taken at Mt. Lofty Botanic Garden, Adelaide.


Beautiful, August 2010

Canon 50D
Canon 70-200mm F/4.0L @ 111 mm
1/13 sec
CP filter
3 RAW files converged
CS3 processing
Orton Effect

Wendi is a fine art photographer currently living on the west coast of Canada. Her work has been published internationally in Australia, Canada and the United States.

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  • Karen  Betts
    Karen Bettsover 4 years ago

    Oh this is just so beautiful love the shape and colour and your processing is delightful. : )

  • Thank you my friend….always love your comments! Cheers, Karen.

    – Wendi Donaldson

  • Sharon House
    Sharon Houseover 4 years ago

    So pretty Wendi!!! A gorgeous shade of pink!!

  • Coming from you, the Queen of Flowers!…is a huge compliment. Thanks Sharon.

    – Wendi Donaldson

  • Shane Viper
    Shane Viperover 4 years ago

    Love the colours and softness of this shot Wendi, well done. Beautiful image

  • Thank you Shane….your opinion is greatly valued. Cheers.

    – Wendi Donaldson

  • hereforfun
    hereforfunover 4 years ago

    Beautiful capture and colour Wendi, so soft and pretty

  • Thank you Trudi – you’re very kind.
    (Love your new avatar.)

    – Wendi Donaldson

  • AnnDixon
    AnnDixonover 4 years ago

    This is gorgeous,

  • Thank you my dear!! Pleased you like it.

    – Wendi Donaldson

  • linaji
    linajiover 4 years ago

    soft and so very sweet wendy, beauty!

  • So pleased you like this one Lina! Feels like a tutu somehow! LOL

    – Wendi Donaldson

  • Mel Brackstone
    Mel Brackstoneover 4 years ago

    They’re mostly Autumn flowering here….lovely shot, Wendi!

  • It’s so weird having things bloom at the ‘wrong time’…. feels like a time warp somehow!! Thanks Mel.

    – Wendi Donaldson

  • Ann J. Sagel
    Ann J. Sagelover 4 years ago

    very pretty capture.

  • Thank you for visiting, Ann…and for your lovely comment!

    – Wendi Donaldson

  • RajeevKashyap
    RajeevKashyapover 4 years ago

    Fabulous Work!

  • Many thanks for the great comment, Raj! Cheers.

    – Wendi Donaldson

  • jockey
    jockeyover 4 years ago

    For a man who saw Abba, i can appreciate the softness in this image :)., nicely done Ms W x

  • Thank you Bill, I will dedicate this to my favourite ‘GBL’…!! xo

    – Wendi Donaldson

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