Simply Beautiful

I don’t know what it is with me and purple flowers, but of all the colors that flowers can be, I guess I love purple the most.  This photo, which is exactly as I took it with no retouching, was taken in the front yard of Alan and Liz Creech’s home in Lexington, Kentucky.  It was, needless to say, a very lucky shot, since it is without a doubt the best flower photo I have taken so far.

Click on the picture to go to my flickr account to see it in larger, more glorious, and downloadable versions.

Pictures-September 3-14, 2007-3 001

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3 thoughts on “Simply Beautiful

  1. Looks like a dahlia to me!

    I agree, Will. There’s something soothing about a purple flower. I plant them whenever possible. However, just to keep the tropical look to the plantings around my home, I complement the purple with orange-flowering plants.

    The photo is nice; I especially like the dewdrops (raindrops?) on the petals.

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