Lazy J Bar C

Lazy J Bar C

Saturday, September 8, 2012

Sunday Photo - Red Bird of Paradise


Also known as Caesalpinia pulcherrima. All of these shots are SOOC, the colors really are this vibrant! All I did was add the watermark and a little frame. :)




Linking up with Orange You Glad It's FridayFlower Art Friday, Floral Friday Fotos, Weekly Top Shot, Your Sunday Best, Straight Out Of the Camera SundayMandarin Orange Monday and Macro Monday. Check out all of these fun memes for some awesome photography!

43 comments:

Kathy Felsted Usher said...

Very attractive plant and I love everything you can do with your camera!

TexWisGirl said...

lush and beautiful! i could use some of that here! :)

Sheryl and Denny said...

candy those colors of that plant is georgeous....never thought such vibrant colors sustain out there in the deserts.....I remember asking for your advise on where to go to make a header like you have but i can't find where i stored that info. Im wanting to do a before and after side by side pics of some furniture i work on. Can you email me some advise of how or where to do that....Thanks. Sheryl

Linda Makiej said...

just marvelous......

Ida said...

What a stunning bush.

Robyn said...

Oh Candy ... WOW! What awesome natural colors. The second and third picts are my favorite.

Carol Loethen said...

Bird of Paradise is my favorite flower. never saw the red before. your pics are beautiful! :)

Lighthousegal said...

Amazing color in those flowers. They would be a lovely sight to see in the yard. I love how you also captured the little critters in the flowers too. Great photos.
Happy Sunday!

edenhills said...

Those are really bright! What a beautiful flower to have around.

Karen @ away for the weekend said...

So beautiful and bright! I don't think I've seen anything quite like that here in the Northeast.

Susan said...

Oh my...how brillant! Love the colors.

Hope you have a blessed Sunday...♥

Kateri said...
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Kateri said...

The colors are so vibrant! This is a flower I am not familiar with. Very pretty!

Evelyn S. said...

Wow, Candy! What fabulous vibrant colors! This is a wonderful choice for "orange." (I forgot...I need more Post Its!)

Marissa @Life On Our Mountain said...

What beautiful, vibrant colors! Lovely shots.

nancy said...

Jumps right off the screen! Great shot...

Michelle said...

I so love fall. And these colors scream fall. Great pictures , Thanks so much for sharing

Bec - Little Ivy Blog said...

What an amazing colour. It is very vibrant. (Visiting you from Weekly Top Shot).

Rosemary Aubut said...

Beautiful explosion of color! Great shots!

Deb Crecelius said...

Gorgeous flowers.
I can see why they got their name.
Lovely photos.
SOOC...wow!

Lisa Lynn said...

Gorgeous! Wish I could grow these in northern Illinois :)

Michaele said...

Those flowers have it ALL going on!

Marigold said...

What amazing color! I have a hard time capturing reds with my camera. What is your secret?

Ahayes1225 said...

Beautiful flowers.

ArtMuseDog and Carol said...

Wow! The color is so vibrant ~ excellent photos ~ (A Creative Harbor)

Madge Bloom said...

Wow, looks like fire! Thanks for sharing on Weekly Top Shot #47!

Marie said...

Your shots beat mine to death with a stick! :-) Well, it's lovely seeing some again in photos. Great job! I just heard about Mandarin Orange Monday and have never seen Orange You Glad it's Friday. I think posting orange things would be fun now and again.

Nancy Claeys said...

I've never seen one of these before. Love all of the different shapes and colors wrapped up in one bloom. :)

Sharon said...

You are getting really nice photos. What camera are you using? I am thinking about getting a new camera for Christmas and just am asking.
BTW, thank you for lovely comments on my blog.

Liz said...

Lovely shots. Back here they are called Fire Tree Flowers. Have a fabulous week.

Liz @ MLC
Liz @ YACB

sillarit said...

Gorgeous flowers. great pics

Kristina said...

You should sell prints of that. Beautiful!

Edna B said...

Your photos are gorgeous. Thank you so much for sharing.

chubskulit said...

Beautiful blooms!

Splash of Orange
Have a great week ahead.

Katrin said...

wonderful and amazing orange!

Monica said...

Wow,- fantastic rich color in these photos! Beautiful!
:)

Deborah said...

exqusite!

lorik said...

These really are very beautiful Candy. The oranges and yellows are magnificent! I enjoyed looking at the whole collection. Lovely work and thank you for sharing it on Mandarin Orange Monday.

SweetLand Farm said...

Oh I love these pics!! So bold and vibrant! They look like the colors of our trees when we have great fall weather, which is fast approching us now!

HoodPhoto said...

Awesome submission for Orange You Glad It's Friday! Thanks for stopping by :)

Sarah
Hood Photo Blog

The Southern Peach-Girls said...

COOL

The Southern Peach-Girls said...

COOL



-Lilly

vincibene said...

WOW! Gorgeous color and fantastic flowers.