Saturday, 1 February 2014

Saturday Snapshot - Summer Flowers

I love taking Instagram photos and experimenting with my new smart phone.
Todays pics are a few summery examples of flowers spotted on my walks.
How many can you name?






                        This post is linked to Saturday Snapshot with Melinda at West Metro Mommy.


11 comments:

  1. What wonderful colors! Just what I needed when we're still blanketed in snow here in New Jersey! Have a great day, Brona!

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  2. I always enjoy your flower pictures, these are a particularly lovely group. You're doing well to be out walking at the moment- I can't be bothered in this heat. I know I will kick myself when you tell us the names.
    Unsure on first one, crepe myrtle, some sort of gum (I'm good on specifics!), cornflower, rose (again no specifics…)

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  3. Amazing photos by just using the smart phone. Looks like a camera with close-up lens. All beautiful, but I like the blue flowers against the white fence most.

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  4. I recognize some, but the middle one pink with single stamen is unfamiliar. Probably some are indigenous to Australia. The blue one, I call a bachelor button and the rose of course. Waiting to hear the answers.

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  5. That second picture, is that a bee in the air? SOOOO COOL!

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    1. Yes it is! I didn't now that I had captured it until I posted the photo - the filter I used highlighted the centre of the shot which brought the bee into better focus.

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  6. Bachelor Button (blue) and rose. I don't know the others. Lovely photography.

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  7. Nice to see flowers, as we're covered in snow at the moment! Like the first two a lot, very nice.

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  8. Well I know the last one is a rose, and there is a cornflower. But the others I don't know. I do like the first one, which looks a bit like an alium, but mine are purple, so I am probably wrong.

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  9. The first flower is - Valerian
    2nd - Crepe Myrtle
    3rd - Flowering Gum (Summer Beauty)
    4th - cornflower (also known as bachelor button)
    5th - rose (but I forgot to jot down it's name at the time!)

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  10. I can't name any, but I love all the colors.

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