Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Gardening Gone Wild - Down On Your Knees

Gray hairstreak near blackfoot daisies

This is my entry for this month's Gardening Gone Wild contest: a call for garden pictures taken from knee level or lower. My picture is of a tiny gray hairstreak on a tiny leaf (about the size of a blade of grass) in a patch of tiny blackfoot daisies. This shot was taken at roughly ankle-level.

Good luck to everyone who enters!

14 comments:

  1. Oh Caroline, that's a beautiful shot!--Randy

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  2. Hey Caroline,

    I REALLY like your photo!! I hope you don't mind that you've inspired me to enter as well. I haven't shot the photo yet, however. Cheers!

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  3. Iris, I think that's how it's supposed to work! Randy inspired me, and now I've inspired you. :) Can't wait to see your entry (and Kim's...?)

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  4. What a fun photo and the butterfly is a good capture, Caroline.

    Mr Brown Thumb recently posted about a woman who refrigerates butterflies to make them stay still for photos....am tempted but would have to catch them first.

    Good luck in the contest.

    Annie at the Transplantable Rose

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  5. Caroline, lovely shot! ... its not always easy to get subject freeze a second longer for a lovely shot... Have Fun, ~bangchik

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  6. What a nice shot! I like how the blade/leaf draws your eye across the picture.

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  7. That is a great picture. It's pretty to see in detail something so miniature. :)

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  8. How wonderful! I still have trouble getting the butterflies to sit still ;->

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  9. So pretty, Caroline! Butterflies and Blackfoot daisies are still looking good in our drought, aren't they?

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  10. That's a great photo, Caroline. I love those little butterflies.

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  11. Such a pretty little butterfly. Wonderful photo!

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  12. Beautiful, beautiful photo. I love your composition, excellent depth, & texture contrasts. I'm really drawn in to the drama you've captured.

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