Sunday, 26 August 2012

Anglesey Abbey - The Dahlias

                                                                                                                                     

Earlier in the year I photographed the wonderful show of snowdrops at Anglesey Abbey near Cambridge. I was back there recently to admire the dahlias. Miserable grey weather was forecast but fortunately they couldn't have been more wrong!







There's a lot more to see besides dahlias of course and more posts will follow.....

Take care.



8 comments:

  1. I adore dahlias in all their differing varieties/shapes and colours. How lovely to see masses of them like this at Anglesey Abbey. Looks like you had a field day with your camera.

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  2. I am not all thatkeen on dahlias John - they are too formal for me - but I must say that viewed close up they are beautiful.

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  3. In general, I agree with The Weaver of Grass, but your images certainly are striking and sensuous, John.

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  4. Flower fireworks--I have never grown dahlias either--they don't do so well in our climate.

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  5. the close crop of the white dahlia is super good....I love dahlias and our Butchart Gardens does a lot of them....these are some great pictures of them as they soon are gone but your pics will preserve them forever!!!

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  6. Such photogenic flowers - I love that deep, deep red one.

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  7. The dahlia photos would make stunning framed enlargements. I'm reminded of posters I've seen of Georgia O'Keeffe's paintings--[I've never seen the originals]
    Do you exhibit any of your photographs?

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  8. Wow, brilliant color and image design with these rich dahlia close-ups! They are like a dazzling fireworks display.

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