Photography: When Roses Weep (Part #2)

If I had not mentioned it before, we went to the gardens close to closing time.  The nice thing about that is that you don’t have to worry as much about capturing people in your photos.  Now I know that some people love to take photographs with people in the background, but I (for some odd reason) want to make it seem as if I am the only person there and that you are there along with me.  It is to take up the whole scene, without the distraction of people or things that take away from what I am focusing on.  So yes, you will rarely see things like cars in the background, or people, or power lines.  They dot the landscape, for sure, but I choose to stray away from them.

 

For that reason, today, I get to share with you a bit of the view from the gardens that is rare to capture.  Often there are so many people milling about that it is difficult to take such images.  It was just a gentle stroll through the gardens in the early evening, but it was an opportunity to see her in silence, to enjoy her beauty through a different lens.

 

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16 Comments Add yours

  1. beautiful pictures Sum ❤ love and hugs and apologies for the long absence …

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    1. Sumyanna says:

      No excuses… No apologies. I just love that I got a moment to spend with you. We are all busy and I do understand. I am here, whenever you need me. Promise 🙂

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    1. Sumyanna says:

      Thank you very much!

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  2. leigha66 says:

    These moments of rare beauty are stunning!

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    1. Sumyanna says:

      I am always awestruck. Hope you are doing well. Things are improving over here. I have missed you terribly!

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      1. leigha66 says:

        I’m trying to get ready for the coming change in weather… they are talking about snow already YUCK. Glad things are improving for you. Missed you bunches too.

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        1. Sumyanna says:

          We beat you to it 🙂 We had snow this week, right after enjoying a day that was in the lower 80s. It melted quickly though but the colder weather is already upon us. I am going to have to learn to suck it up and go outdoors anyway. I miss it incredibly. So glad to hear you missed me – it’s been hard being away. Things are looking up though, and that’s the important thing!

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  3. 7128788elf says:

    I tend to agree with you, for some reason I always try and keep people out of my foto’s, perhaps to help people concentrate on the actual picture, and the story it conveys. I have been chided many times however that the photo’s are impersonal, and never show me or anyone that I was sharing the sight with. I can always see me in my photo’s even though I am not actually in them, because they show my creative soul and my individuality, which I think are ideas which many people today struggle with. Loved the photo’s, and can see that these gardens are really dear to you, thanks for sharing, best wishes and blessings, Charles.

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    1. Sumyanna says:

      I know what you mean about people complaining it is impersonal (in their viewpoint), but I believe it is more personal with your surroundings, where you come from, who you are. I know – I’m strange, but I’m delighted by that fact, so it’s no problem. I feel a good connection with the earth and what is happening around me, besides all that is obvious to everyone else. The earth matters. Nature matters. And perhaps if more people knew that, we wouldn’t be having the problems we are having now with neglect and other issues like global warming. Nothing is without consequence (at least not so far as I have noticed). So glad you liked the photos and yes, the gardens are what I strive to see. Were it possible, I would grow them and tend them myself, but since that cannot be… then I will admire the heck out of them 🙂

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  4. That garden really is heaven on earth 🌏

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  5. Pete Hillman says:

    Beautiful photos, especially the rabbit!

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    1. Sumyanna says:

      Thank you Pete, he was rather large and he “assumed” I could not see him 🙂

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