Sunday, January 2, 2011

Leafy Shadows and Colors

For Shadow Shot Sunday.  See more shadows from around the world at Tracy's Hey Harriet blog: click here.

November
"Happiness is a continuous creative activity"
~Baba Amite

December
"We should be open-minded, but not so open that our brains fall out."
~Woody Allen

January
"Never miss a good chance to shut up."
~Will Rogers

43 comments:

Boonie S said...

You've captured these quite beautifully.

Happy New Year to you from Boonie

Thérèse said...

Just hoping all these leaves as well as their brothers and sisters will survive the freeze! :)

Gaelyn said...

Great fall shadows and wonder quotes.

LauraX said...

These are lovely! I am enjoying the freshness of the green...such a gray day here:)

rohrerbot said...

Great pics....it can warm up a tad:) I think all the plants are ready for some less than freezing conditions:)

Loree said...

Beautiful shots. The shadows are quite unique too.

***Icy BC said...

Your leaves shadow photos are just divine! Love the colors of them too.

Happy New Year, Diane!

Martha Z said...

I like your shadows and all of your quotes are winners. If I had to pick a favorite it would probably be the Woody Allen, it awakens the weird sense of humor I inherited from my Dad.

Dejemonos sorprender said...

Hi! very beautiful pictures! and nice words too :)
Greetings..

Lindy MacDuff said...

Lovely, vibrant colors, one and all.

The quotes by Woody Allen and Will Rogers gave me a good chuckle. =)

Hey Harriet said...

These are gorgeous! I adore the colours! And that Woody Allen quote is a riot! He's such a funny guy! Happy New Year to you Diane!

Amin said...

Wonderful photos!

angryparsnip said...

and if any one should know about brains falling out it is Woody Allen.
Thanks for the wonderful photos and the giggle.

cheers, parsnip

rainfield61 said...

Happy New Year and let the sun continues to shine.

Betsy from Tennessee said...

Hi Diane, Beautiful pictures ---of all three months...

Love that quote by Will Rogers... Priceless!!!

Happy New Year to you and your family.
Hugs,
Betsy

amanda said...

love how wonderfully seasonal these are - spring and summer are great, but seeing the fantastic colours of the changing leaves makes me miss fall again.

Tracy said...

Wonderful shadowy photos!

sue said...

I love the translucence of the leaves.

Stephanie said...

Shadow makes foliage texture stands out ;-) Love the first pic. Happy New Year Dianne.

Magpie said...

Your photos fit the meme perfectly! Love the quotes too..especially Woody Allen.

Diana (Di) said...

Beautiful color and my favorite photos are those of light and shadow upon foliage.

Happy New Year, Diane! May you have a wonderful year of good health and many blessings. And thank you for being a part of our 2010.

Louis la Vache said...

What a nice study in contrasts, Diane!

Out on the prairie said...

Lovely posts to go through. I enjoyed your quilt, photos and ancient cat. I had bamboo all around my home while going to school in Tucson.

betchai said...

the colors are so vibraint, enhanced by the lighting that you captured so well.

Regina said...

Happy New Year Diane. Best wishes! Miss being here.
Regards.
xo

greg urbano said...

great shots!

Darla said...

These are sublime...

Oh, and did you have your camera with you when you saw those ice crystals on the cactus skeletons?!

Amin said...

Hello!
I liked these photos very much!

Amin said...

The last photo is very interesting...

Prospero said...

Beautifully detailed leaves, Diane. And, happy new year - I wish you and your family all the best.

EG Wow said...

All very lovely photos!

EG Wow said...

Oh, and I like the quotes that accompany them.

Ayie said...

the maple always makes me smile whenever i see it turn from one color to another

Leovi said...

Great photos

Amin said...

Beautiful colors!

Candy "Sweetstuff" said...

So pretty and love the quotes!

clairz said...

The photos are lovely. You would have no way of knowing how those quotes would go straight to my heart today. Thank you.

Rajesh said...

Very lovely shots.

Naturegirl said...

Di I am visiting your wonderful state! Love love the sunshine and bluest skies!
A snow bird naturegirl

Pete said...

great post love the use of months

Julie said...

Never miss a good chance to shut up!- Love it!!! :)

Betty Manousos @ CUT AND DRY said...

Stunning photos!!
I love the lighting in the first photo. :)

b x

Janie said...

Nice shadows and color. Really love the December leaves.
Great quotes!