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Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Pennies From Heaven

Two posts today; the other is A Plain Jane Vignette; click here.

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


  1. great macro!

    i love the smell of grass after the rain!

    have a great day!


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

  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!

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

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

  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.

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

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

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

    ~ Tracy

  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.

  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.

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

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

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


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