Day 50 - Signs of Spring


This tree just outside my window has been bare for a few months now but just the other day I noticed it has started to blossom again showing that Spring is just around the corner.

I didn't use any presets for this picture. Just bumped the contrast and clarity and adjusted the saturation. I do shoot manual raw images which gives me more freedom to work with my images.

P.S. Congrats to all my other photog peeps who have made it 50 days! Can I get a high-five?

37 comments:

Kimberly said...

Beautiful! And encouraging! :) What kind of tree is that?

Jaime said...

Yay 50! Very pretty picture....looking forward to some signs of spring popping up here.

Keara @ Now I Know What Life Is All About said...

High Five! Yes, I would like to know what kind of tree that is too. Very pretty! I really should learn how to shoot raw.

Julie McLeod said...

That is just gorgeous! It will be a little while before I'm seeing anything like it where I live....

Amy said...

This is beautiful! We should be seeing similar signs any day now...

Fotobloggen 2011 said...

a wonderful sign for spring, wish it was here...... so fresh crisp and fragile a perfect springcomposition

Kelly said...

Very pretty. we have the same little flowers on our plum tree out back.

Laura Delegal - Leroy Photography said...

The only thing we have blooming right now are weeds, but the saucer magnolias should be blooming soon. Beautiful.

Noel said...

it's hard to believe we're 50 days into this year already! Wonderful picture - can't wait to see things blooming around here :)

tchesney said...

I am so, so jealous! That is just simply beautiful! No signs of spring here yet (except for some warm temps)!

Mel said...

Beautiful! I can't wait to see flowers here.

susanvg said...

Very delicate - nice depth of field. And much prettier than all the snow I can still see.

Gisele said...

gorgeous, and much further along than anything that is going to bloom over here.

Yay for 50 days!

黄清华 Wong Ching Wah said...

Signs of beauty ...

Lois said...

Beautiful and encouraging . . . tomorrow a snow storm is set to arrive here . . . 12 more inches of snow expected. Keep the flower pictures coming.

Trish ~ ♥ ~ said...

love it!! so spring!! great DOF

Becky Sue said...

Oh, what beautiful flowers! I can't wait for spring, my favorite time of year. BUT I don't want to wish time by so I try not to get too excited about it.

So happy to hear that you are running! I started 5 years ago and had previously never run in my life. I took baby steps at first then ran my first relay of 5.5 miles and did a bit more each year until this past half marathon. It's a wonderful feeling of clarity while running and relief when you are done. Good luck!

Megan said...

This is lovely! The dark green in the background contrasts so nicely with the soft pink and emphasizes the delicacy of the flowers and branches.
Yay for Spring :)

karren said...

High five to ya! 50 days is pretty good huh? That budding branch sure looks beautiful. iI can't wait for Spring to get here!!! More snow tonight.

The Clip Cafe said...

I just love blossom! High Five!!

Kristin said...

High Five back atcha! It's been easier than I thought and I've really enjoyed seeing and sharing with a great group of fun people. BTW, I LOVE this shot; very pretty.

Ruth's Photo Blog said...

That is a very pretty picture.Thanks for stopping by my blog.Hope you'll visit again.

kshirley said...

Beautiful shot, just beautiful indeed. thumbsup!

longneys said...

Very beautiful, delicate flowers. Nice DOF. Thanks for sharing this, like Julie, it'll be a while before we see any signs of spring such as this.

Kristy Johnson said...

Pretty, pretty, pretty. Jealous, jealous, jealous! :)

Sandra V. said...

Great image! You are so lucky to have blossoms! A virtual high-five to you too!

Branson @ Reflection of Something said...

I love the rich color... it reminds us it is not quite spring yet! This is lovely!

Erin said...

So pretty!! Can't wait for Spring here!

Melissa said...

I just love the new blossoms! Nice shot!

Clara said...

Pink and green. Those colors are a sight for sore eyes.

gottaluvboyz said...

Beautiful image...I am jealous, though! We just got hit with more snow. I am so ready for Spring!!!

BobbieCoughlin said...

This is a fitting image to celebrate your 50th day. that sharp focus makes the flowers almost glow gainst the soft green background.

cindy said...

a high five from me! i am participating by checking out all your great photos...that counts, right?

this gorgeous picture fills me with longing...i woke up to about 8inches of snow this morning btw. not complaining teehee, just saying.

Anoop H said...

brilliant photo. love the sharpness!

Tracey said...

What an amazing shot!!!! REALLY love this. So glad you found my blog so I could find yours!

Sarah Halstead said...

This is gorgeous!

bekkah said...

such a beautiful shot!!