Frosted flowers

It’s still too mild and grey for November, so I’m looking back to the end of October

When the frost presented a cheery iced sun;

And a wild pink rose

Covered in cold eyelashes.

Further on, a rose bud

Shimmered with melted hopes and ice –

And I found myself

At the beating heart of nature itself.

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85 responses

  1. Beautiful icy frosting – I love the way frost intensifies the colors and shapes of plants and foliage.;) Lovely photography as always.;))
    xoxo

    November 19, 2012 at 16:10

  2. Jim

    Fiona, I LOVE what you see and say!

    November 19, 2012 at 16:16

  3. Lovely pictures. I have never experienced very harsh winter in my life!

    November 19, 2012 at 16:30

  4. frost’s kiss makes for some amazing beauty…the little crystals like diamonds….love it on your vibrant colors as well….

    November 19, 2012 at 16:35

  5. Lovely photos! I’m curious; what camera are you using?

    Love,
    Homer

    November 19, 2012 at 16:38

  6. These photo’s are stunning Lady Fi. I love the frost on the flowers

    November 19, 2012 at 16:39

  7. Hi Fiona, Frost does make for some great photos, doesn’t it??? We’ve only had one frost so far—with no damage to our roses yet… It’s been fairly mild here also this month…

    Happy Thanksgiving.
    Hugs,
    Betsy

    November 19, 2012 at 16:48

  8. Such stunning photos, the frosted flowers and the leaf! =)

    many beaufitul photos below also, but “brrr…!” ain’t it too cold to bath?! your dog is a though one! a hero! =)

    November 19, 2012 at 16:56

  9. awesome… and totally mesmerizing the heart!

    November 19, 2012 at 17:01

  10. Don

    Quite something to see. Beautiful! We just don’t see anything like this here.

    November 19, 2012 at 17:01

  11. Amazing beauties!

    November 19, 2012 at 17:09

  12. i always love the beauty you share.

    November 19, 2012 at 17:12

  13. Wonderful pictures ! I am freezing now, lol !

    November 19, 2012 at 17:28

  14. So beautiful how Nature has sugar-coated her autumnal offerings, and how you have served them up here. Delectable!

    November 19, 2012 at 17:29

  15. Really cool shots! You are so talented with the camera! I really love your perspective and “eye” for seeing things.

    Thanks for stopping by my blog :)

    November 19, 2012 at 17:42

  16. Beautiful and reminders of what is ahead.

    November 19, 2012 at 17:55

  17. Hello Lady Fi!
    Lovely pictures, painted by Mr. Frost.
    Regards

    November 19, 2012 at 17:57

  18. The beating heart of nature…love your beautiful words that always accompany you lovely photos.

    November 19, 2012 at 17:58

  19. Lovely! Great frosty pictures….supersnyggt!

    November 19, 2012 at 18:05

  20. Sylvia Kirkwood

    Exquisite captures, Fiona! I love the colors and frost — particularly in the second shot! Brian is right, the kiss of frost does make for a beautiful capture!! Have a great week!

    November 19, 2012 at 18:13

  21. Your photos are beautiful and the leaf reminds me of something edible, like a cookie dipped in cinnamon.

    November 19, 2012 at 18:18

  22. JM

    Simply awesome!

    November 19, 2012 at 18:59

  23. These are stunningly charming! And your words are magical. I love what lives in your brain!

    November 19, 2012 at 20:21

  24. Your frosty flowers and heart leaf are so incredibly beautiful. Your eye for beauty knows no bounds.

    November 19, 2012 at 20:42

  25. Bob

    I don’t think they liked it, cool world.

    November 19, 2012 at 21:05

  26. cloudia

    you inspire me

    Aloha from Honolulu
    Comfort Spiral

    ~ >

    >

    > ~

    November 19, 2012 at 21:11

  27. Exquisite captures, Fi. I especially like the first “sunny” one. You have a fantastic eye for detail and it is always a delight to visit your blog.

    November 19, 2012 at 21:23

  28. These are stunning! You take the best photos!! :)

    November 19, 2012 at 21:52

  29. Absolutely gorgeous

    November 19, 2012 at 22:10

  30. beautiful ♥

    November 19, 2012 at 22:33

  31. Stunning frosty captures Fi …. SO pretty!

    November 19, 2012 at 23:10

  32. Magical Frosting.

    L O V E L Y … Xxx

    November 20, 2012 at 01:26

  33. Beautiful! The frost looks like a sugar coating!

    November 20, 2012 at 01:39

  34. onceupona

    The frost on the first one is particularly striking although they are all beautiful– as usual! Cheer, Danette

    November 20, 2012 at 02:45

  35. How lovely each one is — and gorgeous as a group. Perfection captured!

    November 20, 2012 at 03:30

  36. Beautiful shots of frosted flowers.

    November 20, 2012 at 04:34

  37. These are just stunning, Fiona

    November 20, 2012 at 05:23

  38. Lovely pics!

    November 20, 2012 at 05:28

  39. Pat

    Fatal, but lovely frosting on the soft petals.

    November 20, 2012 at 06:11

  40. These are all beautiful, especially the first!
    Thanks for visiting, it wasn’t a moon but the sun I shared during a solar eclipse – quite unusual.

    November 20, 2012 at 09:17

  41. Oh Wow! These are amazing!

    November 20, 2012 at 09:33

  42. Oh wow, your frosty flowers are gorgeous. Lovely photos, Lady Fi!

    November 20, 2012 at 10:31

  43. Wow! Beautiful frosty flowers! They are fabulous.

    November 20, 2012 at 11:02

  44. You have captured the frost at its best.

    November 20, 2012 at 11:18

  45. The frost does bring all the edges to life, doesn’t it!

    November 20, 2012 at 11:21

  46. WOW! These just take my breath away …. love every one but “hearts” in nature have a very special place in my own heart …. so I guess you know which one I like best :)

    November 20, 2012 at 12:25

  47. What a beautiful flower collection! The coldness can make them more beautiful.

    November 20, 2012 at 12:49

  48. What a visually gorgeous way to start my day. Thank you!

    November 20, 2012 at 13:09

  49. Dee

    Beautiful!!!

    November 20, 2012 at 13:24

  50. Those are really beautiful and delicate images.

    November 20, 2012 at 13:33

  51. Hang on little flowers!

    November 20, 2012 at 13:35

  52. daryledelstein

    i would love some frosted towers or leaves to photograph but then i would need to deal with the icy temps … i can wait .. nevertheless your frosted shots are awesome

    November 20, 2012 at 14:48

  53. You’ve captured the frost beautifully!

    November 20, 2012 at 15:07

  54. came back to say congrats on your POTW!

    November 20, 2012 at 15:14

  55. Nice photos, delicious light, pure beauty in these frozen flowers, all are truly sublime. Greetings.

    November 20, 2012 at 16:32

  56. Your frosty pictures are just beautiful! My favourite one is number two, but they all have their own kind of beauty.
    Thank you for coming to visit Reflections and Nature and for your kind comment. Sandra

    November 20, 2012 at 18:22

  57. Such stunning shots! Beautiful but also sad that the frost is here for another season…

    November 20, 2012 at 18:53

  58. I just love these frosted images of nature. Great close-ups!

    November 20, 2012 at 20:49

  59. The winter magic with all its frozen kisses…

    November 20, 2012 at 21:58

  60. The second one is my most favorite, for the flower looks so dainty and lacey with the frost on its petals!

    November 21, 2012 at 00:13

  61. The frosted flowers are beautiful. Like a little sugar coating.

    November 21, 2012 at 00:50

  62. I love that frosted rose.

    November 21, 2012 at 01:07

  63. dianne7777

    I will never look at frost the same way again
    exceptional shots!
    brava on POTW

    November 21, 2012 at 01:10

  64. Al

    Lovely iced photos. It’s mild and sunny here, far too warm for November.

    November 21, 2012 at 01:43

  65. so beautiful… and that frosted heart is melting mine. congrats on POTW:-)

    November 21, 2012 at 02:12

  66. Oh, how beautiful!

    November 21, 2012 at 04:27

  67. Gorgeous shots LadyFi! I love the frosted blooms!!!

    November 21, 2012 at 07:31

  68. Nice frosted flower pictures Fi. And certainly unusual – Dave

    November 21, 2012 at 09:23

  69. Back again. I was here after you visited a blog of mine through Skywatch.but didn’t comment. Your blog is really beautiful. I will put it on my list for daily visits.

    November 21, 2012 at 12:04

  70. Frozen beauties! Love the stunning photos, as always! I also discovered a heart-shaped leaf this autumn! It felt like a lucky charm!

    November 21, 2012 at 15:46

  71. Those are beautiful shots, and looking at those frozen plants it’s hard to believe we have had snow, which is now gone, but no real frost.

    Jen

    November 21, 2012 at 16:27

  72. Lovely frosty photos! The roses are lovely:)

    November 21, 2012 at 18:58


  73. · The more frosted, more beautiful. Would we eat them? Sure they are delicious.

    · hugs

    ·CR· &·LMA·
    ______________________________
    ·

    November 21, 2012 at 20:32

  74. Don

    These photos remind me…
    “I paint flowers so they will not die.”
    -Frida Kahlo

    November 21, 2012 at 23:43

  75. Beautiful, beautiful pictures!

    November 22, 2012 at 00:41

  76. Your blog and photos never ceases to inspire me… and take my breath away… and make me smile. Thank you. I love your photos… and Oscar, the birthday dog too.
    Cheers, xo jj

    November 22, 2012 at 05:48

  77. Beating heart of nature takes my breath away! Beautiful beautiful post as always! Thank you, Ladyfi. :)

    November 22, 2012 at 07:49

  78. The beating heart of nature takes my breath away! Beautiful beautiful post as always ladyfi. Thank you :)

    November 22, 2012 at 07:58

  79. Wonderful frosty offerings! I’m off-line a good deal now as the year draws to a close. But I always enjoy visiting you and seeing your magical photos. You put a smile in my heart.

    November 22, 2012 at 18:45

  80. soooo beautiful! :)

    November 23, 2012 at 20:05

  81. I love how you captured the first flower. you are a very talented photographer!

    November 23, 2012 at 21:06

  82. oh, they’re beautiful, splendid. :) thanks for sharing… hello, lady fi

    November 27, 2012 at 14:20

  83. j’adore ce premier cliché orangé

    December 8, 2012 at 09:58

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