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Thursday, 29 July 2010

Lilies by the Waterfall

2010 07 28 Lilies and waterfall 2

My lover has gone down to his garden,
       to the beds of spices,
       to browse in the gardens
       and to gather lilies.

~Song of Solomon 6:2~

See how the lilies of the field grow. They do not labor or spin.
Yet I tell you that not even Solomon in all his splendor
was dressed like one of these.

~ Matthew 6:28-29 ~

7 comments:

Ginny said...

What wonderful, cooling pictures! And I love the angle you got on those lilies!!

Sandra said...

your lilies are prettier than my lillies. great minds think alike. I love the way you took it so we could see the stamens hanging down.

rae said...

Beautiful!

Picturit said...

Great lillies nice colour and good angles and composition. By the way your Nikon Coolpix does have f stops check your manual you should have an aperture priority setting on your dial. It's usual an A. The S is for shutter speed priority. There will be an auto, portrait, macro and landscape i think, as well as S and A. Most point and clicks have these facilities now. Hope you can find them. regards Kev

DawnTreader said...

@Pictureit: Thanks for your comment. My Coolpix (4600) does not have any A or S on the dial. There is however on one submenu a choice of Exp+/-. I had forgotten about that. I have so far never really experimented with anything that goes beyond just point-and-shoot. I have no tripod and don't like to carry stuff around (no car so always on foot).

dianne said...

Beautiful lilies by the waterfall, the fragrance must be delightful.
xoxo ♡

SquirrelQueen said...

The lilies are absolutely beautiful, the orange on white is a color I haven't seen before. Great shots, my favorite is the one of the lilies with the water in the background.

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