A Simple Pretty Flower for a Sunday – 17

Here’s the 17th  installment of “A Simple Pretty Flower for a Sunday.” If you’d like, you can view all the earlier Sunday flower images/posts on this page.

I love this image. I had a pot of Dahlberg Golden Fleece Daisies near an outdoor chair this past summer. They were a late replacement for some Johnny Jump Ups that just didn’t make it through the severe winter last year.

I was so sad that the Johnny Jump Ups didn’t make it, but these daisies were just wonderful in their brightness. They are tiny; the flowers are only 1/2 inch wide and there is a profusion of them. I had to really work to isolate good photo compositions with so many flowers. And I kept trying, as I was just so pleased with what they gave me.

This is a photo where one flower had reached up and just over my yellow chair. I really liked that detail in this with the other two photos hanging back.

Here’s hoping those daisies re-seed themselves and I see them again next summer. (:

Hope you have a great Sunday!

Shot with my 105mm macro lens at f/18.

Image Copyright © Katie Johnson. All Rights Reserved.

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~ by KatiesCameraBlog on January 22, 2012.

70 Responses to “A Simple Pretty Flower for a Sunday – 17”

  1. I love yellow, and this one is definitely a smile bringer. 🙂 Love this shot, especially because you have included the two flowers in the background. Thanks for the flowers, Katie! 🙂

  2. Our warm Midwest winter finally gave into the cold, snowy season it should be so seeing this sunny daisy makes me smile.

  3. Great shot. I like the shallow depth of field. 🙂

  4. A breath of fresh air to view this photo on a grey, gray day!

  5. Lovely, Katie!

  6. Pretty! Like sunshine in a pot!

  7. Really nice shot with the macro and color!

  8. “I had to really work to isolate good photo compositions with so many flowers.” You did an excellent job Katie! This is great composition and image. ~ Red

  9. great photo again

  10. This little flower looks like it is trying to hard to make me smile. It worked, too. Great photo! Happy Sunday to you too.

  11. Very pretty and nice composition.

  12. lovely, as per usual!

  13. Its rainy and grey here so this was bright and cheery this morning 🙂

  14. These flowers are so pretty and are a great reminder that Spring is not too far off. It is rainy and cold here in Atlanta.

  15. Very pretty! Wonderful yellow. 🙂

  16. A lovely breath of warm summer air to brighten the dreary winter dampness here!

  17. The always pretty pretty sunday flower 🙂 gorgeous as ever, great one.

  18. Although purple is my favourite colour, in flowers and in all things, yellow is simply the most cheerful of colours. As our day is clouding over, this is a day brightener for sure!

  19. Lovely shot….oh for spring…uk is grey grey grey..
    Thanks Katie

  20. Good one. I tried some Daisey photos today, but like yours much better. 🙂

  21. Oh yes! Very sunshiney flowers 🙂

  22. So beautiful. Thank you dear Katie, have a nice week, with my love, nia

  23. Instant happiness!

  24. Beautiful as always 😀

  25. So here’s to seeing them again next year! Beautiful daisies, Katie!

  26. I love daisies! I had them in my wedding bouquet. Beautiful image Katie!

  27. So sunny and warm! The perfect cure for late January!

  28. Beautiful flower!!
    She loves me…she loves me not…and then I can eat the petals 😉

  29. Beautiful, looks like summer doesn’t it!! ??

  30. It’s so nice to see that wonderful warm yellow on such a dreary day!

  31. Great composition and capture Katie!!!

  32. Beautifully vibrant 🙂

  33. Wow love the colour really bright and cheerful, just what we need on a dull winters day!

  34. Beautiful happy flowers 🙂

  35. Lovely daisy! I am struggling still to shot yellow color of some flowers 😀

  36. Happy yellow! Whatever that beige thing is behind the focused flower, adds a lot to the overall ‘color impact’ of the yellow flowers. It’s a great background that enhances the image, is what I’m trying to say. 🙂 So, great composition getting that in there.

  37. Amazing how a picture could change how you feel, amazing photo!

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