April 27, 2018

Garden Week Randoms


1. The gardens at Glen Burnie are beautifully enhanced by creeks and ponds. A recirculating system pumps the water back up from the lower gardens. I showed a duck playing in the creek on Wednesday. Here's a little waterfall rendered in black and white.

Glen Burnie is in Winchester, Virginia.


2. We were at Glen Burnie because someone I know was giving a photography talk. Jackie Bailey Labovitz explained how she makes wonderful images of wild flowers. She puts a tremendous effort into these artful photographs.

I've been to her gallery in Sperryville and also we were in a Photoshop class together.

3. These cheerful tulips were blooming at Glen Burnie. (Orange you glad it's Friday?  Floral Friday.)

4. On Wednesday I made a brief stop at the Carrier Arboretum in Harrisonburg. It was a wonderland of blooms, with wild flowers, spring bulbs, azaleas, and flowering trees!

Sharing with Weekend Reflections and Skywatch Friday.

5. The final images show a path in Carrier Arboretum. For the second version, I added a sketch filter and a vignette. 


16 comments:

  1. ...you can never go wrong photographing nature, what a fabulous subject. Thanks Linda for stopping by, enjoy your weekend.

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  2. How I love the tulips! Beautiful garden in spring..

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  3. I really like the bottom two images...interesting post-edits on the last one. Well done!

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  4. Another great series Linda. Thank you for the links and for the info on a couple of places that are on our bucket list. Very interested in your edits also.

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  5. Hi Linda,
    All the photos are beautiful but I especially loved the photo of the reflection on the water, is spectacular.
    Have a nice weekend
    Hugs
    Maria from
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  6. it must be very fresh and thirst-quenching, the water of this stream. I like the picture

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  7. All nice photographs Linda but your first one is stunning ...

    All the best Jan

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  8. The arbouretum looks beautiful, and love the shot of the tulips!

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  9. Wonderful photos...I always love a river, and I'm guessing the arboretum provided you plenty of photo opportunities! Thanks for sharing.
    Kay
    An Unfittie's Guide to Adventurous Travel

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  10. I love the shot of the flowering trees along the water!

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