Fraggle Report~ Birkhead Secret Gardens, May 2016~ Part 1

Birkhead Secret Gardens is a wonderful place to visit if you like unusual flowers and plants, and just as wonderful if macro photography is your thing.  Sophie and I went last year in May and practiced our close up work.

I have added textured overlays to my pictures, I like how they help the details of the flowers to stand out. Have no idea what most of the flowers are called, I really should look them all up!  It’s been so grey and colourless here for a week now, so thought these would brighten up a dreary time of year.

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Orange poppy
Orange poppy (I think!)

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Bee!
Bee!

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daisy
daisy

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tulip
tulip

26 thoughts on “Fraggle Report~ Birkhead Secret Gardens, May 2016~ Part 1

  1. What a nice series of flowers! I enjoy macro flower photography – the intimate world of flowers and plants is a real source of pleasure for me. Thanks for sharing!

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  2. Wow FR these are hauntingly beautiful. i wish you had numbered them so I could point out my favourites but they are all good. The texturing you have done adds a great old world feel and tone. The one with the rose or camelia like bulb about to open blows my mind. I think I have been wasting my time with silly paintings, just look at these!

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