Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Swamp Bloodwood



The Swamp Bloodwood trees (corymbia ptychocarpa) are in flowering in my garden at the moment.

These gorgeous blossoms are a favourite of the lorikeets that come into our backyard.

Textures:
Chase by Kim Klassen - Luminosity @ 28%
Heartbeat by Kim Klassen - Overlay @ 27%







After the flowers are gone, these beautiful gumnuts remain behind.

Textures:
Fully by Kim Klassen - Multiply @ 72%
Heartbeat by Kim Klassen - Soft Light @ 65%

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26 comments:

  1. these are all so pretty, but that first one is just WOW!

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  2. They are beautiful and unusual, the forms and colours, gorgeous photo's and great editing too :)

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  3. That first shot is amazing - beautiful flower and texture work!

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  4. I'm not sure where you live, but I've never seen these gorgeous blooms before. Very nice treatments!

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  5. What an interesting bloom. Your first shot is my favorite with all the light brought into it. Beautiful work.

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  6. Between the blossoms and the birds I'm in awe of your backyard!

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  7. Hi!

    The first work of art is so GORGEOUS. Very lovely colors and composition :)

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  8. OH how gorgeous! I have never seen these flowers! Where do you live? I must not be able to grow these here. Lovely, lovely edits.

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    1. I live in South-East Queensland, Australia.

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  9. Not only is the photo stunning but the flowers are beautiful as well - I have never seen flowers like these before. The textures you chose are just perfect.

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  10. Wow, how gorgeous! I have never seen these flowers before. Looks so other-worldly, almost look like something you see in the ocean! I love the way you captured and processed your photos. So bright and colorful, yet so elegant! And I love the tones in the last pic. Simply amazing!

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  11. That first shot is stunning!

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  12. love its life and its after. stunning blossoms!!!

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  13. What gorgeous photos!! And oh how I love those blooms, they remind me of May Gibbs gumnut babies, love it! Looking forward to following your blog and admiring a bit of Aus from afar! Cheers Julia

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  14. Beautiful photos with excellent color and light, I love how you captured these beautiful flowers. Greetings.

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  15. Gorgeous! I love each and every photo in this post!

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  16. Absolutely Beautiful! The clear, vibrent color helps oxygen flow to the brain.

    Enjoy your day! =)

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  17. so very beautiful. and when you said lorikeets, i just knew you weren't in the USA. Very pretty!

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  18. What beautiful flowers! I love the textured effect you created.

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  19. what beautiful flowers...just perfect to photograph! You have done an amazing job with your photos and processing...

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  20. These are beautiful and so unique! Thanks for linking up to Flower Art Friday!

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  21. Fabulous! What a gorgeous flower, so exotic looking. I love your first shot.

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  22. Wonderful flowers and pictures.

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  23. Beautifully photographed! Lovely to see another Australian sharing our wonderful plants, animals (and lifestyle).

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