Sunday, December 14, 2008

Today's Flowers

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Cactus flowers, photo taken at the conservatory of the Botanical Garden in Hamburg

I played around with this photo and GIMP and got this:
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More flowers over at the Today's Flower meme

16 comments:

Gretchen said...

Gorgeous flowers! Have a wonderful Sunday! :)

Naturegirl said...

I have been to Arizona desert during the time these beauties flower..stunning what you did with the blue coloring!

Arija said...

Such superb cactur flowers! Just wonderful.

ilanadavita said...

I have never seen them in real life. Great shots!

Denise BC said...

Hi, beautiful. Like flower of cactus, these are especially beautiful, also liked the art.
hugs, Denise BC

kayleen said...

beautiful cactus flowers. thanks for sharing.

lynlyn said...

pretty cactus flower, love the colors..

People with Cameras said...

Wow - I've never seen anything like this, they are beautiful! Excellent photos. :)

Gill - That British Woman said...

lovely flowers, I love the first photo the best,

Gill in Canada

shutterhappyjenn said...

Oh wow... I didn't know cactus have great looking flowers, too!

My Today's Flower is posted here. Please drop by if you have the time. Thanks!

Leora said...

Fun way to play with the flower! But I do love the original. A wonderful show.

The Good Life in Virginia said...

oh i like these...the pink at the tips...and i like the manipulated version too...lovely.
thanks for sharing.

Natural Moments said...

Those flowers are beautiful and gigantic for the size of the cactii. Your alternate colour change photo turned out well too.

Lilli & Nevada said...

Oh my gosh that is spectacular i like them both, great job on the second one

PlantBuddy said...

Greetings, My I have never seen such beautiful cactus flowers. They're such a delicate bluish color. Very nice indeed. Todays Flower visitor.

Julie said...

The flowers are just lovely either way you do them.