Stained glass petals

Spring is all about

The glowing sun of flowers,

Crocus-2

Where crocus petals

Drink in the rays

Crocus in light

To reveal silhouettes

Of their secrets.

Crocus

I love the way the petals and shadows

Create mosaics like stained glass windows, don’t you?

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93 responses

  1. A dazzling series !! spectacular transparency, congratulations

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    May 25, 2015 at 15:30

  2. You picked the perfect title for these luminous beauties.

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    May 25, 2015 at 15:35

  3. Wonderful spring post. I love crocuses.

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    May 25, 2015 at 15:37

  4. A fitting title for these very beautiful crocus.

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    May 25, 2015 at 15:38

  5. Just beautiful!

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    May 25, 2015 at 15:38

  6. Wow! I’ve never noticed this before. Must see if I can spot this for myself. Your shots are great.

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    May 25, 2015 at 15:50

  7. perfect spring colors. so happy!

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    May 25, 2015 at 15:53

  8. Christine Ledford

    Love the purple. So gorgeous!

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    May 25, 2015 at 16:06

  9. beautiful light!!

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    May 25, 2015 at 16:11

  10. absolutely magnificent light compositions! splendid

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    May 25, 2015 at 17:00

  11. joy

    Lovely spring flowers:)

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    May 25, 2015 at 17:03

  12. Gorgeous captures of sun-filled chalices, goblets of light!

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    May 25, 2015 at 17:16

  13. The words are perfectly complementing the dazzling beauties…. πŸ™‚

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    May 25, 2015 at 17:18

  14. Joy. πŸ™‚

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    May 25, 2015 at 17:24

  15. That is so beautiful!! Gorgeous captures!

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    May 25, 2015 at 18:21

  16. Sigh……. beyond lovely ❀

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    May 25, 2015 at 18:22

  17. Mac

    mucho purdy πŸ™‚

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    May 25, 2015 at 19:20

  18. Fascinating!

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    May 25, 2015 at 20:13

  19. More beautiful than any stained glass window I’ve ever seen, and I’ve seen some spectacular windows.

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    May 25, 2015 at 20:39

  20. Gorgeous flowers, colors and the lighting is lovely. Great captures. Have a happy new week ahead!

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    May 25, 2015 at 20:51

  21. Gorgeous! I love the light and the shadows in these.

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    May 25, 2015 at 21:02

  22. WOW, love the splash of color. Spring is all about colors, life and vibrancy.

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    May 25, 2015 at 21:24

  23. Gorgeous flowers!

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    May 25, 2015 at 21:25

  24. Lovely light in these photos as always. I like how little flower shadows fall on the petals.

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    May 25, 2015 at 21:53

  25. Great photo captures of the flowers. The light on the petals is especially beautiful.

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    May 25, 2015 at 22:19

  26. Pat

    Wonderful light and colors.

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    May 25, 2015 at 23:00

  27. Masterful use of light! πŸŒ…

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    May 26, 2015 at 00:03

  28. Perfecto!

    ( ‘>
    /))
    //””

    ALOHA from Honolulu,
    ComfortSpiral
    =^..^=

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    May 26, 2015 at 00:10

  29. You always capture (and share) incredible beauty. Thank you.

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    May 26, 2015 at 00:36

  30. Such fragile blooms to be among the first to bloom. Thank you for sharing this delicate look at spring!

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    May 26, 2015 at 01:01

  31. LIttle cups to hold the spring sunshine! Just beautiful flowers. (I miss seeing them — my daughter reports on her Oregon garden — crocuses (croci?) have been and gone. Of course we see nothing like these flowers here in perpetual summer Florida.)

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    May 26, 2015 at 01:10

  32. Ron

    “Spring is all about

    The glowing sun of flowers”

    You are so right, Fiona! And these photographs so exquisitely captured that πŸ™‚

    “I love the way the petals and shadows

    Create mosaics like stained glass windows, don’t you?”

    Yes,and it’s breathtaking!

    Bellissima, my friend!
    X

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    May 26, 2015 at 01:24

  33. beautiful floral images.

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    May 26, 2015 at 04:04

  34. LOVE your flowers!

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    May 26, 2015 at 04:13

  35. Gorgeous photos!

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    May 26, 2015 at 04:17

  36. They are so lovely, LadyFi

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    May 26, 2015 at 04:26

  37. Very pretty and colorful flowers.

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    May 26, 2015 at 05:15

  38. Pretty patterns, magnificent light, very nice flower images!

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    May 26, 2015 at 05:37

  39. gorgeous.

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    May 26, 2015 at 05:53

  40. sylviakirk

    Exquisite captures, gorgeous colors and, yes, you’ve taken my breath away one more time — as always!! Thanks for sharing the beauty and your talent with us!! Hope you have a wonderful week!!

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    May 26, 2015 at 06:03

  41. Crocus in the light – bringing us the joys of spring!

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    May 26, 2015 at 06:10

  42. so pretty – love them, too πŸ™‚

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    May 26, 2015 at 06:34

  43. de belles couleurs

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    May 26, 2015 at 09:07

  44. Exquisite creativity, beautiful pictures, very good colors in the flowers!

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    May 26, 2015 at 09:41

  45. Sunlight, makes the flowers.

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    May 26, 2015 at 09:58

  46. The sunlight through the petals creates a lovely effect, doesn’t it!

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    May 26, 2015 at 10:52

  47. The sunlight, the color just lovely ….

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    May 26, 2015 at 11:40

  48. Beautifully captured!

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    May 26, 2015 at 14:15

  49. Colleen@ LOOSELEAFNOTES

    The light turns me on.

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    May 26, 2015 at 15:26

  50. Thanks for treating us to these wonderful flowers and your beautiful poetical words.
    I wish you a great summer! Here it’s sunny but still cold.
    Wil, ABCW Team

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    May 26, 2015 at 16:14

  51. itsallaboutpurple

    omgoodness, how beautiful!! the color and the light!!!!

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    May 26, 2015 at 16:17

  52. Gorgeous photos ! Spring is such a nice season and the air smells so good !

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    May 26, 2015 at 17:02

  53. Just beautiful.

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    May 26, 2015 at 17:08

  54. yes, i love it to
    your photos are so beautiful

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    May 26, 2015 at 17:37

  55. Well done! I do love the shadows.
    Happy Spring!

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    May 26, 2015 at 18:00

  56. whatkarensees

    Beautiful, vibrant blooms. You’ve captured them perfectly!

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    May 26, 2015 at 19:46

  57. Perfect use of light! Love love love.

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    May 26, 2015 at 20:05

  58. Beautiful shapes and colors, so pleasing to the eye and the heart…Such an amazing way to start the week.

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    May 26, 2015 at 20:52

  59. Jim

    That they do, Fiona! Beautiful captures here. You are like someone else I know……crawling around on the ground seeking beauty.

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    May 26, 2015 at 21:09

  60. They glow so colourfully.

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    May 26, 2015 at 21:09

  61. Ela

    Oh, just amazing pictures and beautiful flowers !!
    Greetings

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    May 26, 2015 at 21:32

  62. Definitely that’s what spring means! Lovely words, gorgeous flowers.

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    May 26, 2015 at 21:38

  63. The light passing through the petals does indeed make them look like stained glass! Very nice effect.

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    May 26, 2015 at 22:04

  64. How can one not love the purple crocus!

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    May 26, 2015 at 22:06

  65. The shadows are stunning!

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    May 26, 2015 at 22:19

  66. They do make me think of stained glass! Lovely.

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    May 26, 2015 at 22:56

  67. I love the sunshine on your beautiful crocus.

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    May 27, 2015 at 01:27

  68. Al

    Such pretty flowers – lovely!

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    May 27, 2015 at 02:03

  69. You showed me that it is possible to capture the mosaics that flowers naturally make. Awesome!
    Take 25 to Hollister

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    May 27, 2015 at 06:18

  70. Amazing colors! You bring the spring moments at its best!

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    May 27, 2015 at 12:39

    • Sorry, I have trouble with the LIKE button somehow..and I love this post and your images!

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      May 27, 2015 at 12:40

  71. that yellow flower (first pic) is my fave, it just give me sunny memories, it brings good vibes. πŸ™‚

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    May 27, 2015 at 13:29

  72. Simply luminous!

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    May 27, 2015 at 15:13

  73. Divine macro shots of nature’s floral beauties!

    Happy Week to you,
    artmusedog and carol

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    May 27, 2015 at 15:58

  74. Mind-blowing shots – Love coming here

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    May 27, 2015 at 16:26

  75. daryledelstein

    exquisite

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    May 27, 2015 at 18:17

  76. The light is absolutely perfect! I love the crocus. Ours have come and gone, but it’s nice to see them here agian.

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    May 27, 2015 at 19:30

  77. SΓ₯ vackra blommor!

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    May 27, 2015 at 21:16

  78. These flowers are captured gloriously by you!

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    May 27, 2015 at 22:05

  79. Definitely! And you capture the details so well.

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    May 28, 2015 at 03:15

  80. wonderful photos…

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    May 28, 2015 at 05:38

  81. gorgeous use of back lighting πŸ™‚

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    May 28, 2015 at 10:14

  82. Whether you are photographing dramatic, stormy skies or colourful flowers, your photos are still the best. Thanks! πŸ™‚

    Greetings from London.

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    May 28, 2015 at 10:27

  83. Girl Gone Expat

    Such beautiful the spring flowers are – you have captured them perfectly!

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    May 29, 2015 at 00:54

  84. Dragon Fire is stunning and the light captured in this blooms is just exquisite : )

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    May 29, 2015 at 13:25

  85. I love the yellow crocuses πŸ™‚

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    May 29, 2015 at 21:48

  86. crocuses are always beautiful, but the way you photographed them is pure magic!

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    May 31, 2015 at 02:43

  87. Yes they do look like stained glass, lovely photos:)

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    May 31, 2015 at 07:07

  88. So lovely and colourful

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    May 31, 2015 at 18:45

  89. miyahde

    I LOVE the title of this post and fabulous pictures of flowersβ™‘β™‘β™‘
    Sending Lots of Love and Hugs from Japan to my Dear friend in England, xoxo Miyako*

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    June 3, 2015 at 14:45

  90. Bright and beautiful:) Lovely clicks Fiona!

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    June 3, 2015 at 19:33

  91. Cristina

    I’m impressed by the beauty of your pictures ! They are fantastic πŸ™‚

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    June 5, 2015 at 13:00

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