garden photography: in the heat of the moment

June is all about ‘the essence of summer’

(This month I want to see what summer means to you. Still focussing on the garden or parkland let your photographs tell me your story of summer-time wherever in the world you live. )

Helenium and Salvia
Helenium and Salvia

The next association I have with summer is heat – not necessarily the temperature as that has been a little lacking over the past few years – but heat in the borders. Summer colours become more dramatic, vibrant and loud, unlike the softer, paler pastel shades of the spring.

Helenium
Helenium

And remember, summer means June, July and August in the northern hemisphere or December, January and February  in the south.

DSCF1195

If you would like to join in with Garden Photography then please take a look at my Garden Photography Page. No complicated rules 🙂

  • Create your own post and title it JuneThe Essence of Summer
  • Include a link to this page in your post so others can find it too
  • Add the tag “GardenChallenge” so everyone can find the posts easily in the WP Reader
  • Get your post in by the end of the month, as the new theme comes out on the first Sunday in July.
  • Please visit the sites in the comments to see what others are posting.
Advertisements

56 Comments Add yours

    1. Heyjude says:

      Been busy in the garden today (and watching Murray of course) so only just logged on to check the blogs.

  1. Sherri says:

    Gorgeous! I feel like it is summer looking at your lovely photos Jude, despite the rain and grey outside. Eldest son is on his way to Glastonbury (practically on our doorstep) from Lewes…muddy as all heck! But…I am determined if nothing else to get a post out in time this month. Took a little walk I did, with you in mind…and that’s all I’ll say for now 🙂

    1. Heyjude says:

      Plenty of mud this way now too! And very muggy today! Time for some sun…

      1. Sherri says:

        Yes…we need it!

  2. tgeriatrix says:

    Very nice! I have to get some summer pictures!

    1. Heyjude says:

      Are you having a summer? Our weather is very changeable 🙂

      1. tgeriatrix says:

        Yesterday and today…

Likes are nice, but comments spark a conversation...

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.