Rainbow wishes

The golden evening light of late summer

Transforms even the humblest of flowers

Into works of art:

Fluff

From downy pillows of fluff

To small wishes ready for take off.

Take off copy

And if you’re lucky,

You might even see a dandelion rainbow.

Rainbow

For more wishes, please visit: Our World Tuesday.

81 responses

  1. Wonderful close-ups 🙂

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    September 15, 2014 at 15:36

  2. The dandelion rainbow is a lovely capture. Beautiful images.. Have a happy new week!

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    September 15, 2014 at 15:55

  3. You can create amazing beauty in everyday scenes!

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    September 15, 2014 at 16:10

  4. Yes, the dandelion rainbow is my favorite too! You are blessed with keen powers of observation, just like a good writers!

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    September 15, 2014 at 16:19

  5. True, it enhances the beauty. Lovely shots!

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    September 15, 2014 at 16:40

  6. daryledelstein

    those make me sneeze .. i wish they’d stop growing!!!!!!

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    September 15, 2014 at 16:58

  7. Rainbow wishes are the best kind of wishes you can make…

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    September 15, 2014 at 17:00

  8. What lovely macros!!

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    September 15, 2014 at 17:14

  9. a beautiful dandelion who sow next spring !!! beautiful proxi Photo ….We blow !!!!.
    good week

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    September 15, 2014 at 17:45

  10. Nicely shot as always. I wonder if one could stuff a sleeping bag with them. Hmm. 🙂

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    September 15, 2014 at 17:54

  11. wonderful sentiment and photo!

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    September 15, 2014 at 17:57

  12. beautiful.

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    September 15, 2014 at 17:58

  13. Dandelion clocks, forever fascinating and so dainty too!

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    September 15, 2014 at 18:09

  14. Wonderful, really works of art!

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    September 15, 2014 at 18:36

  15. Jag gillar verkligen citatet i din header, önskar att fler hade röstat enligt det igår.

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    September 15, 2014 at 18:37

  16. Exquisite! You have turned the modest dandelion into a work of art.

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    September 15, 2014 at 18:56

  17. Nature at its finest… As I said on my blog post today, I have learned so much about flowers and their beauty from bloggers –and also through macros. I certainly look at nature with different eyes than I used to… Great photos.
    Hugs,
    Betsy

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    September 15, 2014 at 19:03

  18. so pretty. 🙂

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    September 15, 2014 at 19:14

  19. Love these!

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    September 15, 2014 at 19:46

  20. I remember trying to take a shot of a dandelion clock last year. It started ok and then the wind blew! Beautiful shots, especially as the rainbow x

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    September 15, 2014 at 19:48

  21. Oh, the dandelion, it goes on living while you are sleeping, brilliant photos Fi.

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    September 15, 2014 at 20:24

  22. Beautiful shots. I still blow on dandelion seeds and make a wish.

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    September 15, 2014 at 20:34

  23. I like them best like this – but – not in my yard!

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    September 15, 2014 at 21:04

  24. So beautiful!

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    September 15, 2014 at 21:10

  25. So beautiful photos!

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    September 15, 2014 at 21:13

  26. Dandelion clocks look wonderfully floofy!

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    September 15, 2014 at 21:15

  27. Gorgeous! Wishing for a good week…

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    September 15, 2014 at 21:45

  28. So many wishes in that small head. Love it.

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    September 15, 2014 at 22:11

  29. Dandelions are very artful as you’ve proved. Love the rainbow!

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    September 15, 2014 at 22:38

  30. Gorgeous photography of the dandelion! Very creative! for OWT

    artmusedog and carol (A Creative Harbor)

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    September 15, 2014 at 22:54

  31. I like how you work with that dandelion seeds. Wonderful photos!

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    September 15, 2014 at 22:58

  32. Pat

    Lovely.

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    September 16, 2014 at 01:04

  33. Beautiful!
    Homecoming is celebrated in the Midwest by a parade, football game and a dance in the Fall, High School Student really look forward to it. Former classmates are welcome to come back and join the festivities therefore it is called homecoming:)

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    September 16, 2014 at 01:36

  34. cosmos

    Thank you for this wonderful world as always!

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    September 16, 2014 at 02:10

  35. So beautiful! I love dandelions too! 🙂

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    September 16, 2014 at 02:16

  36. A beautiful series.

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    September 16, 2014 at 02:28

  37. Hudson Howl

    Humbling. Precisely.

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    September 16, 2014 at 03:24

  38. Wishing on a dandelion is magical; wishing on a rainbow is too. Wishing on both at once must mean all your wishes will come true.

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    September 16, 2014 at 04:30

  39. Dandelion’s wishes just transport me back to my childhood… beautiful set of photographs and a lovely way to start the week 🙂

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    September 16, 2014 at 05:31

  40. What a wonderful flower 🙂

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    September 16, 2014 at 05:36

  41. Lovely shots!

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    September 16, 2014 at 06:08

  42. These are such beautiful shots…lovely light 🙂

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    September 16, 2014 at 08:47

  43. Beautiful. As a kid I used to chase this.

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    September 16, 2014 at 09:17

  44. love these!

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    September 16, 2014 at 09:19

  45. Beautiful and fluffy 🙂

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    September 16, 2014 at 11:58

  46. Very nice!

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    September 16, 2014 at 12:22

  47. Beautiful ways of seeing the humble, yet amazing, dandelion.

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    September 16, 2014 at 12:22

  48. Wonderful to see this circle of old age! My Dutch grandson called them when he was little:”Opa and Oma flowers”( Grandpa and Grandma).
    Have a great week.
    Wil, ABCW Team

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    September 16, 2014 at 13:10

  49. I love where you find beauty 🙂

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    September 16, 2014 at 13:14

  50. JM

    Gorgeous series!

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    September 16, 2014 at 14:58

  51. ohhhhhhhhh…. so beautiful and so filled with magic!! what kind of camera and lens do you shoot with?

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    September 16, 2014 at 15:22

    • I have a Canon 500D and shoot with an EFS 18-200mm lens (Canon).

      Lady Fi wrote: > >

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      September 16, 2014 at 19:19

  52. Beautiful, dainty and colorful

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    September 16, 2014 at 15:53

  53. What a beautiful series this is.

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    September 16, 2014 at 16:25

  54. How striking! Well shot!

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    September 16, 2014 at 17:22

  55. Awesome shots and wonderful light

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    September 16, 2014 at 19:20

  56. Great photos….but extraordinary narrative!!!

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    September 16, 2014 at 21:10

  57. thesmittenimage

    Beautiful. Yes, the right lighting sure helps but there’s also the knowing how to capture it. Nicely done.

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    September 16, 2014 at 21:50

  58. Dear LadyFi, a dandelion rainbow is something I’ve never before seen. I remember so well playing princess when I was little and I’d wave my dandelion wand and the world would be wonderful! Peace.

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    September 16, 2014 at 22:53

  59. Lovely! How great our world is! 🙂

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    September 17, 2014 at 00:54

  60. Delicate and lovely macros.

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    September 17, 2014 at 01:22

  61. Al

    They are beautiful – it’s a shame it’s a weed and will take over a lawn!

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    September 17, 2014 at 02:15

    • Who cares? They are so beautiful! Forgive me, but I think a monoculture lawn is boring 😉

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      September 17, 2014 at 04:06

      • Have to agree! Our lawn consists of some grass, dandelions, clover and moss!

        Lady Fi wrote: > >

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        September 17, 2014 at 05:24

  62. Ooh, a dandelion rainbow – how magical!

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    September 17, 2014 at 04:04

  63. Lovely close ups!

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    September 17, 2014 at 10:17

  64. Dandelion clocks are a real wonder of nature – I think if I ever forget that it will be time to give it all up!

    Nice.

    Cheers – Stewart M – Melbourne

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    September 17, 2014 at 13:29

  65. Beautiful macros. You can even make weeds look good. 😉

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    September 17, 2014 at 18:24

  66. Wonderful photos!!!!!!!!!

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    September 17, 2014 at 19:34

  67. A wonderful macro photo.

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    September 17, 2014 at 22:01

  68. Wow, beautiful colors of the natural light!

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    September 17, 2014 at 22:43

  69. I love the fuzzy sharp softness of your images. Amazing.

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    September 18, 2014 at 03:51

  70. Sigh…you blew me away.

    Jen

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    September 18, 2014 at 04:23

  71. Love this!

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    September 18, 2014 at 06:33

  72. Beautiful macro’s, stunning details and photos

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    September 18, 2014 at 13:00

  73. Taking the time to appreciate the small common things in our life can be rewarding.

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    September 18, 2014 at 13:41

  74. Lovely photos and sweet sentiments. Your photos and words bring to mind of being a kid picking dandelions. Perfect times.

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    September 18, 2014 at 22:50

  75. I am impressed by this great Macro Photos!!

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    September 19, 2014 at 13:36

  76. Beautiful macro shots!

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    September 19, 2014 at 15:58

  77. belle lumière sur cette dernière photo

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    September 20, 2014 at 08:54

  78. Very nice shots! Beautiful use of bokeh.

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    September 24, 2014 at 19:14

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