Saturday, 9 May 2015

Picture This #302 ~ Blue

Congratulations to Heidi on the banner shot and thanks to Benni for hosting.

I took a photo of this ornament on a gravestone Actually I had to take about 10 shots until I was happy with the result. I don't know what the material is, but it definitely has a blue tinge to it.
horse ornament on grave

This is a so-called meadow sage apparently and it was growing wild in a container in town. Although it is slightly blurred, I quite liked the mixture of being blurred and not blurred, probably my fault with the focus.
Meadow Sage

There is quite a lot of blue in this photo of the River Aar
River Aar Attisholz

This is Siberian Burgloss, and a forget-me-not that is permanent and flowers every year. My sister-in-law gave me a few plants but she said be careful it might take over. It has not taken over, but makes a wonderful splash of blue in spring when it flowers, although it does tend to spread.
Siberian Bugloss



5 comments:

  1. Hi, Pat! Wonderful horses! I am going to guess they are copper, or an alloy of copper, which can produce a blue patina. It's a lovely photo. I love your sage and the effect of being at ground level looking through them (as a fairy might). (I seem to be in a fanciful mood today.) Gorgeous serenity in the river Aar, and very delicate capture of the forget-me-nots which I have as well. Your photo is lacy and beautiful.

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  2. Hi Pat!! Great shots for Benni's theme. Beautiful horse statues in the first shot. The person whose gravestone it is must have had a great love for them. The Meadow Sage and the Forget-Me-Nots both are wonderful splashes of colour. Lovely scene of the River Aar.

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  3. Hi Pat love all your shots
    the blurred one came out great the blur and the blue is super

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  4. Beautiful horse-statues

    Exquisite flowers and serene river.

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  5. Hi Pat! I really love your choice of photos for this week's theme.... Uncommon ornament on a gravestone,..probably he (she) loved horse riding.... The second shot is my favourite...intentionally or not, I like the blurred and the not blurred... very beautiful effect, indeed!

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