Thursday, November 27, 2008

Sepia Scenes #6: Shy Camelia


"Peeking Through"
Raleigh, NC - October 2008 (Click to embiggen)

Sepia Scenes - Brought to you by Mary the Teach

I think this is a camelia poking its head through the fence between me and my weird neighbors, but it could be one of the Dendron Sisters (Rhoda or Phyllis) too I suppose. I just know it looks almost exactly like the camelias I didn't manage to kill when I moved them a few years ago.

I wasn't sure how well this would work converted to a monochromatic format, but it grows on ya. (pun intended)


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13 comments:

Leora said...

Nice close-up shot. I love the grains of the wood.

Annie said...

And I do love a good pun. LOL This reminds me of the little surprises that make their way through our fence from our neighbor's yard.

Kahshe Cottager said...

I like the contrast between the wood and the flower ... and your pun too! 8-)
My Sepia Scenes are here and here.

Gmj said...

Oh I do love others having Weirdo neighbors too! I like it, and it does kinda grow on ya, :D

Your EG Tour Guide said...

The wood is especially nice in sepia and the plant does "grow" on me.

Carletta said...

I really like the more golden tones in this.
I keep going back to look at it so it must be growing on me. :)
Happy Thanksgiving Mojo!

bintang said...

Look at those wooden texture..
It's a wonderful macro shot..

ilanadavita said...

Beautiful and original.

Greyscale Territory said...

The pale vertical grains of the wood highlight and seem to protect the precious dense bronze of the leaves! Lovely!

Pea in a Pod said...

A beauty peeking out! Nice one:)

Happy Thanksgiving!
Yenny

splummer said...

Hi!
Great Photo! Like the rain drop coming off the leaf. Take Care!!

Sherrie

maryt/theteach said...

It works very well, Mojo! Happy Sepia Scenes! Have a good day! :)

Shinade said...

Very nice close up Mojo. And I think it is a Rhododendron just by looking at the leaves.

Oh wow I wish we still had flowers blooming. Everything has gone by here already.

I am late but my PC was down all week and just got fixed yesterday.

My shot is here.
http://shinade.blogspot.com/2008/11/sepia-scenes-6.html

That is if you're not asleep in front of the t.v. after Thanksgiving dinner.

Happy Thanksgiving!!:-)