Tuesday, June 12, 2007

Bellis Perennis

“If I had my life to live over, I would start barefoot earlier in the spring and stay that way later in the fall. I would go to more dances. I would ride more merry-go-rounds. I would pick more daisies.” ~ Nadine Stair
Daisies [bellis perennis], to me, are hope, joy and love wrapped up into one. They've always symbolised that to me, ever since I made my first daisy chain on a warm August night in 1998. I've loved them ever since.
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16 Comments:

Blogger Jinksee said...

These are my favorite..FAVORITE, favorite flower of all time. Seriously. I've just never lived in a place where they grow..or where I see them growing. I'm SO glad you posted pictures of them. Makes me happy. :D

4:51 pm, June 12, 2007  
Blogger Lottie said...

These are beautiful Lulu, they would make a lovely little storyboard series. I love daisies too!

7:41 pm, June 12, 2007  
Blogger Angela said...

The DOF in these ROCK!

8:24 pm, June 12, 2007  
Blogger Christie said...

oh yes, a great storyboard! i love that you can remember when you first made a daisychain. i have never made one... ever.

9:19 pm, June 12, 2007  
Blogger Jennifer said...

wow lulu these are awesome, your DOF is awesome, great work!!!

3:53 am, June 13, 2007  
Blogger KrisLeigh said...

Gorgeous Lulu! Daisies are my fave along side sunflowers! :-)

12:29 pm, June 13, 2007  
Blogger Ellen said...

Ohhh, Lulu it's sooo sweet that you remember your first daisy chain! You're so awesome, lady. I want to be even a 100th as joyful as you someday.

3:18 pm, June 13, 2007  
Blogger Ellen said...

Oh and thank you for missing me. I've missed you too.. Been checking in but haven't had time to comment until now. I'm so looking forward to meeting you someday, hopefully when you're here in the summer!

3:20 pm, June 13, 2007  
Blogger Carrie Young said...

BEAUTIFUL photo's Lulu! Love the DOF! We have pink daisies coming out now - will have to get a pic for you!

2:13 am, June 14, 2007  
Blogger Brenda said...

These just scream you Lulu....LOVE them!! =)

1:09 pm, June 14, 2007  
Blogger Corey~living and loving said...

Love these! I jsut took som daisy pictures the other day with my new XTi and 50 mm 1.8. :)
Which lens did you use...aren't you down to the kit lens right now! :(

6:58 pm, June 14, 2007  
Blogger Angie Penrose said...

These are beautiful images! Nice job! I love the quote at the beginning of your post.

7:02 am, June 15, 2007  
Blogger Danna said...

beautiful, daisies are my favorite flower :-)

1:36 am, June 16, 2007  
Blogger Lulu said...

Thank you everyone.

8:38 am, June 16, 2007  
Blogger Amy (3 Peas) said...

I LOVE daisies too! I think they are the happiest flower ever :) They just look like they are opening up their faces to the world in a big smile :)

10:44 pm, June 16, 2007  
Blogger Mai said...

these are gorgeous shots!! I love em! Daisies are also my fav!! =D

11:22 am, June 17, 2007  

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