Tag Archives: spring flowers

Spring Daffodils

Its bursting out Spring all over the place DownUnder and we have had some stunningly lovely days.  Blossom trees are appearing all over the city, birds are waking up at 5am and it definately is warmer. Some genius also planted … Continue reading

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Magnolia

Its spring downunder here in NZ, a little earlier than usual.  Bulbs are sprouting, trees are in blossom and the magnolia are making a grand display all over the city. Today was a very calm overcast day – perfect for … Continue reading

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Faded Antique Glory

A different angle this time and a more faded antique style edit – this is using my Elegant Fade presets – for a quite desaturated matte effect. Then a texture to add some framing and a bit of vignette, and … Continue reading

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Antique Watering Can Floral Arrangement

While searching online a few months ago for still life and food props, I came across a site called Vivre which did wonderful antique style and french decor homewares. Rather surprisingly they are actually based in New Zealand! Even better, … Continue reading

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Spring in Christchurch

Officially Spring starts on 1st Sept, but it has been pleasantly warm and sunny recently and there are plants blossoming all over the place, so here are some spring images from my archives. Whats your fave spring flower?   

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Bluebells as far as the eye could see

Its spring here down under and our climate supplies the conditions that bulbs like, a good cold break over winter, providing a dormant time for the bulb to gather its resources and then burst into glorious flower in spring.  Little … Continue reading

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Magnolia buds mean spring is on its way

Here in the Southern Hemisphere the days are getting noticeably longer and after several weeks of dreary overcast rainy weather, the sun shone bright and bold in the weekend.  I took my camera out to have adventures and I stopped … Continue reading

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