Posts Tagged ‘petals’

Pink Thrift in the West Wight

Pink Thrift in the West Wight

By Jason Swain. A single pink thrift flower on the cliffs above freshwater bay, west wight. Taken with my new, and not so nifty 50mm f1.2 (it weighs about 5 times as much as the 1.8 version) using a shallow dof (f1.4) to isolate the lone flower. Pink Thrift in the West Wight, originally uploaded […]


Sea Pinks at Freshwater Bay

Sea Pinks

By Jason Swain. Sea pinks on the cliffs above freshwater bay. This one was taken with the canon 100m f2.8 macro. I’d headed out that day hoping for some lovely sunny shots of the whole place in bloom, but when i got there it was shrouded in sea mist with a weird (but lovely) diffused […]


50mm of Spring (part 2) Daffodils

Daffodils

By Jason Swain. Second in todays long overdue return to flower photos, again there’s nothing too fancy here, just a couple of humble daffodils, backlit by the early morning sun, shot with a 50mm at f1.2 for a nice shallow depth of field effect. 50mm of Spring part two -Daffodils, originally uploaded by s0ulsurfing. ———————————– […]


50mm of Spring – Daffodil

50mm of Spring - Daffodil

About time i took some more flower photos, nothing too fancy here, just a humble daffodil enjoying the morning sun. Shot with a very shallow DoF on the borrowed 50mm at f1.2, and with a little grain added during post production in Adobe Lightroom. 50mm of Spring – Daffodil, originally uploaded by s0ulsurfing. ———————————– ©2012 Jason […]


Nifty Fifty Sea Pink Thrifty Bokeh Wednesday

Nifty Fifty Sea Pink Thrifty Bokeh Wednesday, originally uploaded by s0ulsurfing. Thrift wildflowers taken with the 50mm f1.8 whilst waiting for waves up on the cliffs overlooking compton bay where on another day you might see ladybirds or kestrels or sheep or cows and once in a blue moon, good surf. ———————————– ©2011 Jason Swain, […]


Busy Bee Heavenly Blue Blur on Black.

Busy Bee Heavenly Blue Blur on Black., originally uploaded by s0ulsurfing. Is it me, or does he have a twinkle in his eye? ———————————– ©2010 Jason Swain, All Rights Reserved This image is not available for use on websites, blogs or other media without the explicit written permission of the photographer.


One – Blur (Thrift)

Pink Thrift on the cliffs overlooking Freshwater Bay, Isle of Wight


Lavender (A yin and yang duet)

Lavender (A yin and yang duet), originally uploaded by s0ulsurfing. Presented as a complimentary yin and yang duet with ‘Seeking sunshine’ (the Daffodil macro)


Seeking Sunshine (A yin and yang duet)

Seeking Sunshine (A yin and yang duet), originally uploaded by s0ulsurfing. Daffodil macro, presented as a complimentary yin and yang duet with the lavender on black. ———————————– ©2010 Jason Swain, All Rights Reserved This image is not available for use on websites, blogs or other media without the explicit written permission of the photographer. ———————————–


Goal! Lensbaby heavenly blue bokeh wednesday

Goal! Lensbaby heavenly blue bokeh wednesday, originally uploaded by s0ulsurfing. Can’t help thinking that these flowers look pretty pleased with themselves, that they’re celebrating something? Maybe they’re QPR fans happy about the amazing start to the season which sees us 3 points clear at the top of the championship after another win last night? 🙂


Happy Lensbaby Busy Bee Job Satisfaction Macro Monday Blues

Happy Lensbaby Busy Bee Job Satisfaction Macro Monday Blues, originally uploaded by s0ulsurfing. They work hard, but bees do seem to love their jobs….


Your love feels like trumpets sound (a lensbaby floral thank you)

Your love feels like trumpets sound (a lensbaby floral thank you), originally uploaded by s0ulsurfing. If anyone can ID the flower, that would be fantastic, its flowering now (september) in my garden (isle of wight), and the bees are going mental for it (hint at some of the bee shots to come)


Lensbaby Wight Rose

Lensbaby Wight Rose, originally uploaded by s0ulsurfing. Lensbaby Wight Rose


Bank Holiday Monday Backlit Blossom Blues

Bank Holiday Monday Backlit Blossom Blues, originally uploaded by s0ulsurfing. Bank Holiday Monday Backlit Blossom Blues


Lensbaby Lily Phallic Pokeh Bokeh Wednesday

Lensbaby Lily Phallic Pokeh Bokeh Wednesday, originally uploaded by s0ulsurfing. Still looking for exactly the species of lilly….


Pink on black.

Pink on black., originally uploaded by s0ulsurfing. More vivid colours for you today with a return to the poppies ———————————– ©2010 Jason Swain, All Rights Reserved This image is not available for use on websites, blogs or other media without the explicit written permission of the photographer.


Bumble Bee Bokeh Wednesday

Any of the various large, hairy, social bees of the genus Bombus.


Photosynthesis.

Photosynthesis. Dictionary of Image, originally uploaded by s0ulsurfing. Photosynthesis. n. The process in green plants by which carbohydrates are synthesized from carbon dioxide and water using light as an energy source. This was really created for the Dictionary of Image website, but i like the way it looks, and its floral, so i’m posting it […]


Lensbaby Rose Transatlantic Geeky CSS ‘white flash question’ Bokeh Wednesday

Lensbaby Rose Transatlantic Geeky CSS ‘white flash question’ Bokeh Wednesday, originally uploaded by s0ulsurfing. OK, to explain the Transatlantic geeky CSS white flash question? The background to this is that i’m trying out a new format* for this site, and i’m seeing white flashes when navigating between pages here in the UK, but a few […]


Flight of the Bumblebee, Lensbaby remix

Flight of the Bumblebee, Lensbaby remix, originally uploaded by s0ulsurfing. Shooting these guys was a real challenge with the old manual focusing lensbaby 2.0, but the harder it was the more rewarding it felt to actually get the shot i had in my minds eye. I just checked the exposure of this and the last […]


Happy Lensbaby Poppy Pollination Macro Bokeh Wednesday

Happy Lensbaby Poppy Pollination Macro Bokeh Wednesday, originally uploaded by s0ulsurfing. A little journey to the macro world of bees and poppies and bit of plant sex pollinating.


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