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auntietk
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We got some pretty heavy frost a couple weeks ago. This rhododendron is next to the house, and a bit more protected than the rest of the yard.

The way the leaves are drooping in the cold made me think of a dancer's skirt. They usually stand out more from the stem.

This small bud will take center stage in May.

CLICK HERE to see what it looks like as it blooms.
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January 25, 2013
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Canon
Model
Canon EOS 6D
Shutter Speed
1/2000 sec
F Number
f/1.8
Focal Length
50 mm
ISO Speed
800

Image Comments


Jan 25, 2013 11:08:20 pm
I had some just like this, but I sure didn't see the same thing. Wonderful find!!

by beachzz Homepage »

Jan 25, 2013 11:08:32 pm
Oh yeah! Hopefully you'll catch this dance in its full glory then

great capture Tara

by Faemike55 Online Now!   Homepage »

Jan 25, 2013 11:17:21 pm
This bud is all dressed and ready to dance. :)))))) Beautiful dancer. :)))) Most excellent capture my friend. :))))) Thank you for sharing all of the beauty you see. :)))) Carry A Warm Smile In Your Heart :)))))

by Isabelle711 Homepage »

Jan 25, 2013 11:46:09 pm
Beautiful capture

by wolfenshire Homepage »

Jan 26, 2013 12:03:29 am
This is amazing.

by bebopdlx Homepage »

Jan 26, 2013 12:28:17 am
Love the depth of field in this Tara!

by junge1 Homepage »

Jan 26, 2013 12:30:05 am
An evergreen of sorts, huh?
At least 3-3 1/2 months before we see those beautiful flowers blossom once again.
Nicely done:)

by bmac62 Homepage »

Jan 26, 2013 1:59:33 am
They still have a beauty even like this. Am looking forward to their blooming.

by jayfar Homepage »

Jan 26, 2013 3:10:32 am
They're preparing to 'dance with the ones that brung them' I think!

by whaleman Homepage »

Jan 26, 2013 3:13:24 am
demurely drooping and so graceful

by alanwilliams Homepage »

Jan 26, 2013 3:34:36 am
Yes it is cold,very cold! Beautiful capture,Tara!

by PHELINAS Homepage »

Jan 26, 2013 7:47:04 am
A green plant in the middle of winter, how amazing. Nice photo Tara.

by EJD64 Homepage »

Jan 26, 2013 9:04:38 am
Beautiful plant and wonderful interpretation! Super shot!

by ElusiveAngel Homepage »

Jan 26, 2013 10:35:20 am
wonderful shot

by jocko500 Homepage »

Jan 26, 2013 10:58:57 am
OH yes, I have been wondering why they do that. I see it in my garden too :) Wonderful shot indeed, Tara :)

by helanker Homepage »

Jan 26, 2013 11:07:35 am
Beautiful capture, and I love the light coating of frost on the skirts! The dancer is just a bit chilly, that's all; she'll spread her skirts when she warms up again!

by MrsRatbag Homepage »

Jan 26, 2013 11:37:24 am
I clicked and remembered that you have ythis very pretty colour. They will soon perk up!

by durleybeachbum Homepage »

Jan 26, 2013 12:39:09 pm
Excellent capture of the frost on the leaves.

by pimanjc Homepage »

Jan 26, 2013 2:18:19 pm
Superb capture Tara.
God Bless.

by kgb224 Homepage »

Jan 26, 2013 2:27:52 pm
It was worse than that here yesterday
People couldn't even make it up their drives
But I really like the pic
Hugs
Susan

by Blush Homepage »

Jan 26, 2013 6:46:05 pm
The leaves look very attractive with their dusting of frost even though they don't like the cold. How beautiful this one looks in full bloom. I hope the frost doesn't damage the bud at all though they are pretty hardy aren't they.

by npauling Homepage »

Jan 27, 2013 2:08:12 am
I can see it now, music up, the leaves rise and off to the dance they go.

by wysiwig Homepage »

Jan 27, 2013 9:15:22 am
nice title, excellent shot

by bebert Homepage »

Jan 27, 2013 7:07:42 pm
Hopefully they won't have to wait much longer - just a couple of months...

A beautiful shot of these rhododendrons, Tara!

by RodS Online Now!   Homepage »

Jan 28, 2013 8:39:12 am
Thats a great looking shot, demands to be zoomed,, for maximum effect! The frost is excellent..
Rob

by debbielove Homepage »

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