May 18, 2017

Doing its Thing

Orange is not my favorite color.  But somehow, when Nature does it, it’s grand!  I know I have done lilies before, probably at this time of year, but when the show stops you, you have to pay attention:  to the lovely edges, to the striations parallel to the long sides of the petals, and even the ring of darker pigment around the pistils [stamen?]  The double symmetry of the petals, three and three, is so delightfully balanced.  Nature does well teaching both color and composition!

One thought on “May 18, 2017”

  1. Love lilies, even orange ones! Stargazers are my favorite – do you have any in the neighborhood? Yes, nature certainly does teach us a lot – beauty, symmetry, grace …

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