Day 151/365: Weeping Tulips

Spring photography theme is still tulips. There are so many colors and moods of tulips that I can’t help but capture each on in photographs. This one reminds me of the Beatles song While My Guitar Gently Weeps.  What do you think?

Red Tulip Gifts and Decor

Tulips Gently Weeping

Photography Notes: This was taken on my old Olympus digital camera and I adjusted the overexposure by using Photoshop CS2 curves, used my 365 Action which automatically adds adjustment layers (in case I need to use them) resizes, sharpens and bumps the contrast. Then added the stroke for the outline and the drop shadow

Tulips are one of my favorite flowers because they signal in warm spring weather, sunny days and gardening. I drive around town searching for as many colors as I can to photograph and my favorite spot is the mass planting of red tulips that remind me of Monet’s painting of flowers. There are several interesting facts about tulips and did you know they are the third most popular flower? Some say they are the new rose. I know I like them better than roses.

Tulip Gifts and Home Decor

Rainbow Tulip Bouquet (10 Stems) – Without VaseTULIP lawn garden plant stake YARD ORNAMENTS flowerHoldAll SL2185C Tulip LED Solar StakesTulip Tiffany LampGlass Door Sticker Decals – 2 per packageTulip Glass Fusion Night Light by Lori SiebertGorgeous Glass Hummingbird, Tulip Glass Shade Lamp-643Viennois Rose Red Tulip Cat’s Eye Stone WomanBlue Tulip Necklace

More Information About Tulips

Warm winter bringing out the tulips early at Skagit Valley Tulip Festival

People who come early will have a beautiful showing of tulips,” DeGoede said, adding the tulips‘ timing is perfect with Easter on the first weekend in April when they expect to have 30 varieties of tulips in bloom. “Easter will be spectacular with
Could tulips be the new roses?

Most tulips are imported from Holland, and overall tulip imports to the U.S. are on the rise, increasing by 1.3 million bulbs between 2012 and 2013, according to the U.S. Department of Commerce. The Midwest has seen the biggest increase in tulip sales
This Valentine’s Day say ‘I love you’ with tulips

If tulips won’t fly, try dinner, a card and a nice orchid instead. Look for an easy-care moth orchid with a lot of unopened buds on the stem. Be sure to keep it warm on the way home. (You’ll find lots more details on orchid selection in last week’s

 

4 thoughts on “Day 151/365: Weeping Tulips

  1. I love this – I am glad that the tulips keep presenting themselves to you and begging to be photographed. You are capturing them wonderfully.

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