Southern Magnolia - Ponte Vedra Beach Florida - Whiteiswhite Wednesday - Haiku

in whiteiswhite •  3 months ago

Today's whiteiswhite challenge theme is FLOWERS – everyone's favorite, I believe!



sweet magnolia

you are purity and grace

pride of the deep south



In the springtime in Florida, nothing pleases me more than to see the white blooms of the Southern Magnolia (Magnolia Grandiflora) contrasting against the dark green leaves way up high in the magnolia trees. The perfume of the blooms is heavenly!

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Image ©Diane Macdonald. All Rights Reserved.


CameraEOS 5D Mark II
Lens100-400mm f/5-6.3|Contemporary 017 HSM
Exposure1/640sec; f/18; ISO 800
Post-processingAdobe® Photoshop CC 2018, Adobe® Camera Raw

Here are the daily challenges if you wish to participate. This is a fun challenge and NOT A CONTEST!

Monday: White Photographed Against White
Tuesday: Animals
Wednesday: Flowers
Thursday: Food And Drink
Friday: Architecture
Saturday: Water In Nature
Sunday: Anything Goes

The rules are very simple. You have only 4 things to remember!

  1. Your own original photography only!
  2. The image does not have to be all white, but the subject matter needs to be mostly white
  3. A link to this page so others can read the rules
  4. #whiteiswhite tag

Don't forget about the #wiwcontest – It's not the same as the daily challenge!

Read about this week's theme and the rules here.


Thanks for taking the time to read this! I truly appreciate it. Read some of my past photography tips and tutorials at photography-101.


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Magnolia's are one of my favorite flower's.
Very pretty photo, thank you for sharing this moment with us.

Beautiful shot! I love the perspective from down below with the light coming through the petals.

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Thanks! I have many shot at the traditional angles, but this one is different!

It's very beautiful.. I love it

Great shot! The placement of the Magnolia against the blue sky further emphasizes its pure whiteness. Very nice!

Great photo. Of course it makes me start singing this:

the shot looks amazing, thanks for sharing.

Wow!! This is beautiful! You have great eyes! Nice shot

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Congratz, your post has been resteemed and, who knows, will maybe appear in the next edition of the #dailyspotlights (Click on my face if you want to know more about me...)
Check the rules of the Daily Spotlights if you want to nominate someone!

Beautiful. Thanks for sharing @dmcamera

That is such a beautiful flower, the white is really rich and creamy. I love the angle you chose as well - really highlights the flower and quite different as well

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#thealliance #witness

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Thanks for your very detailed review! I love these flowers. They so represent the OLD SOUTH! Thanks for the Resteem too! You Resteem a lot. :-) I can't find your latest posts. :-( You must be busy running around to coffee shows! :-)

That is a stunning shot!

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Thanks for the kind words!

Such a powerful statement in limited words.