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Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Pennies From Heaven

Two posts today; the other is A Plain Jane Vignette; click here.
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Every time it rains, it rains . . . .
Pennies from Heaven!

It rained Sunday.
It rained Monday.
So, my husband grabbed his camera and went in search of tiny droplets in the garden.


Take a look at the droplet hanging from a branch of one of the lilacs in the collage above.
Our neighbor's house is in it -- upside down!
If you click once, or twice, on the image below, it will enlarge a lot.


This clump of leaves below just looks wet, but hidden deep within are the stalks and buds of Oriental poppies.

They will be gorgeous, brilliant red and spectacular, in a few weeks.

One more drop from Howard's pictures, this one hanging on the
bottom of the lamp that lights the entrance to our conservatory:


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Happy Over The Hump Day! ~ Cass

15 comments:

  1. great macro!

    i love the smell of grass after the rain!

    have a great day!

    xoxo,
    fickle
    Contentment

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  2. Howard is a great photographer. I've never been able to capture raindrops!

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  3. BTW, Ollie says to say "HI" to Dion -- alas, because he knows that the computer only does "E" mail -- not the other!!!!!! Besides, he's a little guy and the computer is up on a table -- he can't do his normal "mail"!
    So I'm to say "Hi" to Dion for him!

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  4. The drops scattered all over the single tulip (?) is gorgeous!

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  5. Cass, he's getting great with that camera! Yay Howard!
    xoxo Pattie

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  6. Wow! These photos are spectacular. I wonder how your neighbors keep from falling off the floor when their house is upside down like that.

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  7. Gorgeous - contract that man to a major magazine - a house and garden type, and perhaps there'll be free samples for you!

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  8. Great photos and mosaic! H. did good. :)

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  9. Fabulous photography! Love the macros of the droplets. Great mosaic.

    ~ Tracy

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  10. Stunning collection ---Lovely to look at.
    I thought you had a little fairies house. I forget to take pictures of the raindrops here in the North West -- I am always to trying to capture the sun -- it rains 9-10 months out of the year and then some.

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  11. This is exactly what I want a macro for!! I
    took pics of my flowers after the rain too. I have a 10mp camera but this is just outstanding with the macro! Love it.

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  12. Oh, tell your hubby to get photos of those poppies when they bloom. Loooove them! Your pictures really are great.

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  13. **clapping of many hands** Fabulous shots!

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  14. Oh my! What fabulous macro on those water drops! Impressive!

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