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easter [16/52]

Normally, I go crazy taking photos of all things Easter. This year, not so much.

But I did go crazy for these tulips …

Beautiful light. And yes, the extreme exposure was done on purpose, messing around looking for a dreamy type of feel.
Whatever, I like it :)

Again with the light. I have issues.

Here we go. Some normalcy…

But of course, there must be some textures involved.

Florals demand texture.
It’s a law.

I love tulips.

And just to prove it was actually Easter around here,

some peeps :)


(I honestly, honestly despise this shot but it’s the only Easter-ish shot I took this week. Yuck.)

I hope you had a wonderful Easter weekend.

Mine was utterly lazy and absolute Heaven.

Perfect :)

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20 Comments
  • Bari
    Posted at 21:40h, 25 April Reply

    I love it!!

  • June
    Posted at 22:44h, 25 April Reply

    The first one’s my fav. Sounds like you had a great weekend.

    • janice
      Posted at 23:24h, 25 April Reply

      I was a lazy sloth. It was great! :)

  • Alison
    Posted at 22:46h, 25 April Reply

    Ha! I love the peeps shot! And the blown out first one really is dreamy – I love going into those extremes from time to time. Lets you feel like you’re expanding a bit :) Lovely shots, and happy Easter!

    • janice
      Posted at 23:25h, 25 April Reply

      Happy Easter to you too!

  • Dagmar Leuenberger-Swift
    Posted at 23:03h, 25 April Reply

    I really love the tulips but the yellow peeps are just charming! April showeres are what is forcast here in BC for the next week…It will be interesting to see what you come up with. :)
    ox
    Dagmar

    • janice
      Posted at 23:25h, 25 April Reply

      We’re getting the rain here too.
      Perfect timing ;)

  • Gwen
    Posted at 23:39h, 25 April Reply

    Beautiful tulips! And I really love the peeps photo, so cool!

    I was a photo slacker this Easter. I hate that, I wish I had captured more. Oh, well.

  • Betty
    Posted at 00:02h, 26 April Reply

    Love the tulips…and they were so compliant by drooping.
    And the purple egg carton w/yellow peep made me laugh!

  • Lauren
    Posted at 00:55h, 26 April Reply

    I like the peeps shot! I like the one yellow amidst all the purple… and I also am a fan of extreame over-exposure in some shots, especially where there’s lots of white & light involved :)

    L.

  • Gail
    Posted at 10:37h, 26 April Reply

    Jan, I love your peeps! And that first photo of the tulips: ADORE IT! You have inspired me to try something different with my camera settings. I am thinking of my orchids that are blooming like crazy right now. Thank you!

  • Hannah
    Posted at 12:38h, 26 April Reply

    Awesome pics, Jan!! I looove overexposing – just for something different. =)

  • Jamie S
    Posted at 17:38h, 26 April Reply

    GORGEOUS!

  • Rachel
    Posted at 18:41h, 26 April Reply

    Love the dreaminess, just beautiful.

    (and FWIW, I think the last shot is super cute ;) )

  • Tug
    Posted at 20:41h, 26 April Reply

    The peeps shot made me laugh, I love it. That first photo? LOVE. Just gorgeous!

  • janice
    Posted at 23:51h, 26 April Reply

    Thanks everyone!
    Isn’t it funny how the shots we hate always turn out to the the ones people like?
    Says a lot about my questionable taste. LOL!
    xo

  • saintseester
    Posted at 13:27h, 27 April Reply

    I love those soft pastels, and you are right, the texture is wonderful with the tulips. I like the peeps shot!

  • Barbara
    Posted at 17:23h, 27 April Reply

    The tulips are gorgeous – love the light! But I love your peeps, too! Glad you had a heavenly Easter!

  • maureen @ cottage 960
    Posted at 00:32h, 28 April Reply

    oh shut up. I love all your shots, purple peeps included!
    that first image is gorgeous, I love the blown out look
    and you are right, florals beg for texture and you did it up fabulously.
    Happy Spring GF!
    xo

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