Spring Stirrings: Pretty Prunus


The first in a series of Spring awakening images – stirring hopes, new beginnings, and fresh surges of energy.

Here is an image of small sweet prunus flowers (ornamental cherry) photographed from underneath in cloudy conditions (it was just about to rain).

Even rain and grey clouds seem sweet, cheerful, and perfect when new life is bursting out all around πŸ™‚

10 thoughts on “Spring Stirrings: Pretty Prunus

  1. Your photo with just a tiny hint of green is a lovely teaser πŸ˜‰
    Hoping this weekend will bring some more opportunities for your series M.


  2. Oh I like that! Its not mono, is it, but its getting on that way, and its a very effective treatment of this subject – for me, at this moment, more effective than having blazing white flowers with a blue sky and blazing sunshine.

    And the thick branch upper left works as a kind of frame, and has a mini Baobab growing out of it(!!!), and the curvature of this upper left thick branch is opposite to the curvature of all the blossom laden branches that come down from upper right – this all works together very well. A πŸ™‚


    1. Thank you, Adrian. I’m pleased you like this one. Yes – not quite monochrome. The little bits of lichen on the branches are fun, aren’t they?!

      Hope you’re having a good weekend πŸ™‚


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