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Jacaranda blues

By ColleenA
Good morning......
Thank you for your continued support with my images and your well wishes for Rob. Unfortunately his hip has deteriorated and will hopefully last until we get back in January so he can have a hip replacement. We will carry on with the holiday but will skip the Perth test and remain in Adelaide so he can rest.

A huge than you to Maureen (HarrietH) for her UA, much appreciated.

A Jacaranda in bloom today....the streets of Adelaide are awash with blue trees at present...

Am leaving Rob in the room and I am venturing out to capture some City sights this morning...he is seriously happy with the cricket resultsGrinGrinGrin
Have a nice day

Tags: Flowers and plants Jacaranda tree

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Comments


gwynn56 4 87 England
10 Dec 2013 12:53AM
lovely image , nicely captured , wonder what the betting odds of you walking past a camera shop, without looking in the window or walking into the shop Wink

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10 Dec 2013 12:54AM
Poor hubby.
A beautiful capture Colleen. Hope you have a good day GrinGrin

Kathryn
A lovely image Colleen, the Jacarandas are beautiful aren't they?

Best wishes to you, and Rob, this must be his holiday from hell.. and not the best for you either..Sad

Lynette Grin
morpheus1955 9 3 2 United Kingdom
10 Dec 2013 2:43AM
Lovely image Colleen, gorgeous colours anf excellent dof. Best wishes to your husband

Hugh
10 Dec 2013 3:32AM
When I saw your title, I thought you were getting the 'blues' & missing home - guess you have Jacaranda's in SA, same as here in Kenya? Beautiful image, as always, Colleen.
Sorry to hear about Rob's prognosis, but at least now you know and can face the future remedy.

Simon
10 Dec 2013 3:42AM
Very beautiful Jacaranda image , Colleen. - Very beautiful colurs , composition ,and DOF !- Yes ,and the C.-bokeh ,ofcourse!GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin------- Very sorry to hear about Robs hip deterioration! - One of my friens had a hip repllacement years ago (25 ,i think), and he has been very happy with his new-one ever since. So the very best regards and wishes to Rob and you Colleen!GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin --- Jukka.Smile
S_Psharma 3 1 India
10 Dec 2013 3:48AM
very very beautiful flower study a nice capture.
Hermanus 3 4 South Africa
10 Dec 2013 3:53AM
G'day mate Smile Sorry to hear about Rob's prognosis ! You are a star Colleen - I just cannot get a pleasing Jacaranda image ! Our neighbours have a huge tree on their pavement and I have been into it since it started blooming- but not one image like yours Smile
10 Dec 2013 3:59AM
Lovely
A lovely composition of a jacaranda bloom. Well done Colleen.
WesternRed.
10 Dec 2013 6:12AM
Lovely picture and I like these flowers very much - but what a mess they make when they fall!

Make the most of your own leisure time when not being a nurse.
You need a rest too!
CarolG Plus
9 192 18 Greece
10 Dec 2013 6:12AM
A divine image, Colleen. We have these beautiful trees here, but they always bloom so high up, I've never managed to get a good image of one. Glad to hear you are not having to return home earlier than expected, bet you're pleased Smile Carol
10 Dec 2013 6:33AM
A favourite tree of mine.

Harriet
LynneJoyce Plus
7 20 99 United Kingdom
10 Dec 2013 6:39AM
Very pretty. I love Jacarandas. We see them in Spain in Spring and the colour of the flowers is gorgeous.

Best wishes to the patient.
10 Dec 2013 6:59AM
This looks like a ornate chandelier of blue flowers. Green leaves are acting as guards. Very pretty. \i can visualise how lovely the city must be looking with these flowers. Hope with time things will be all right. Best wishes.
Caziwinkles 3 3 1 United Kingdom
10 Dec 2013 7:06AM
This is a beautiful flower and very well photographed too.
Best wishes to Rob - enjoy your free time and hope you both manage to enjoy the rest of your holiday. Smile

Carol
10 Dec 2013 7:23AM
I can imagine the streets that are awash with blue trees... I think it's a very, very beautiful sight, Colleen!Smile
Our streets are awash with white snow now...Wink
Regards Valery
NDODS Plus
5 4.9k 125 United Kingdom
10 Dec 2013 7:47AM
Simply beautiful

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrinGrin
viscostatic 9 33 5 United Kingdom
10 Dec 2013 7:47AM
Beautiful Colleen. It can be so difficult to find photographs in a foreign country that you are not familiar with but you manage it so well.

Phil.
Lillian Plus
6 21 16 United Kingdom
10 Dec 2013 8:00AM
So delicate Colleen
a beautiful shot
and enjoy the experience today
Lillian
User_Removed 11 386 2 United Kingdom
10 Dec 2013 8:12AM
A beautiful capture. 🎅
Jocelia Plus
4 2 1 Australia
10 Dec 2013 8:24AM
Yes, the Jacaranda’s are a sight for everyones sore eyes here in Perth too.
This capture of your single blossom even has a bee in it,well done. The
clusters are like the bluebell fower.
Sorry to hear of Rob’s ailment and that you won’t be coming to Perth. We will
still have the joy of your lovely blooms…….WinkWinkWink
10 Dec 2013 8:25AM
Beautiful Colleen,
Fred.
Mollycat Plus
2 11 2 United Kingdom
10 Dec 2013 8:28AM
Your pictures are always a joy to view, this is no exception. Beautifully taken. GrinGrinGrin Peter.
capto Plus
3 3.3k 8 United Kingdom
10 Dec 2013 8:59AM
Just beautiful, it must be a sight to see them en mass.Smile

ivor
Lovely image, beautifully captured.
Effrossini
10 Dec 2013 9:29AM
We took a hell of a beating..................I'm like an Ostrich today................head in the sand..............GrinGrinGrinGrin
Irishkate Plus
5 33 92 United Kingdom
10 Dec 2013 9:43AM
Beautiful Colleen.
I fell in love with these trees when we were over in Oz.
Glad you are going to venture out a bit and that Rod is happy with the cricket.
KateGrinGrinGrin
ali63 Plus
4 733 1 United Kingdom
10 Dec 2013 10:07AM
Stunning capture looking forward to your next up loads,

Ali SmileSmile
CaroleS Plus
5 366 3 United Kingdom
10 Dec 2013 10:21AM
A lovely delicate image ColleenSmile
10 Dec 2013 10:26AM
Lovely image , very well taken and presented. ...Grin
rontear Plus
12 8 7 England
10 Dec 2013 10:44AM
Jacaranda are irresistible, the colours of Africa ! on a special day Colleen.
Ron
mikbee 8 3 8 Scotland
10 Dec 2013 12:25PM
A fine capture Colleen.
Lovely blue colour here.
Mick.
moiral 5 12 Scotland
10 Dec 2013 1:28PM
I love jacaranda Colleen and you have captured it beautifully.
You and hubby are not having a great deal of luck on your hols this year. Hope things improve for you both. Moira
JuBarney Plus
4 10 3 United Kingdom
10 Dec 2013 2:07PM
A beautiful image; the streets must look wonderful.
Ju
Nikonuser1 Plus
3 17 10 United Kingdom
10 Dec 2013 2:10PM
Excellent image Colleen, well capturedSmile


Cliff
richmowil Plus
7 310 1 England
10 Dec 2013 2:24PM

Quote:Simply beautiful

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrinGrin



Couldn't agree more!! Colleen!! Nice work!!
a great shot very well taken.


billy
taggart Plus
11 46 12 United States
10 Dec 2013 3:11PM
delicate, a very pleasing image!
10 Dec 2013 3:40PM
Oh dear, poor Rob Sad It's bad enough being taken ill at the best of times, but is ten times worse when away on holiday (as I experienced earlier in the year in Bavaria).
A very lovely capture here - the flower heads remind me of bluebells Wink
Take care, and look after hubby...
Trev Smile
Beautiful image, Colleen ! I have a jacaranda blue tree in my garden also and when it blooms is absolutely fabulous!
Regards,
George
saltireblue Plus
5 5.4k 31 Norway
10 Dec 2013 4:32PM
Never mind the blooms...where are the images from the cricket match? A bit of Pom bashingGrinGrin
Hope all goes well for hubby, Colleen.


Hamba Kahle Tata Madiba.
10 Dec 2013 5:57PM
Lovely bloom and foliage.

P.
EileenH 2 1 United Kingdom
10 Dec 2013 6:57PM
Pretty image Smile

Eileen
10 Dec 2013 7:39PM
I love the jacarana, but I have to admit I've never looked at them closely, so this is a real treat. All the best for your hubby's recovery and I hope the rest of your holiday is not completely ruined. Another lens might help?!!!
EMJAYCEE Plus
6 9 10 England
10 Dec 2013 8:31PM
Just knew Rob would be smiling at the cricket result!!! Hope you manage to enjoy the rest of the holiday Colleen - just as much as I enjoy your photography. Smile
10 Dec 2013 9:52PM
Beautiful shot Colleen. Such a shame about Rob's hip. I hope you enjoyed your day. Cathy
ColleenA Plus
3 315 3 Australia
10 Dec 2013 10:05PM

Quote:Never mind the blooms...where are the images from the cricket match? A bit of Pom bashingGrinGrin
Hope all goes well for hubby, Colleen.


Hamba Kahle Tata Madiba.


Sadly I could not get tickets for the first few days and was going to attend Days 4 and 5.... Then Rob hurt his back/hip....so stayed to look after him....our marriage would not have been good if I went to the cricket while he missed it....will upload images from the MCG in Melbourne
jacquig 2 3 United Kingdom
10 Dec 2013 10:14PM
Lovely delicate image, Colleen. The colours are so light and gentle. Smile
10 Dec 2013 11:47PM
Colleen this is so delicate and beautiful...Lin... Sorry for Rob I know how pain my husband was in.Different person since he has had it done.
BIGRY1 Plus
4 3 7 United Kingdom
13 Dec 2013 8:26PM
They look like another version of our Bluebells!Grin
Ryan
BarbaraR Plus
9 16 1 England
17 Dec 2013 7:49PM
How very pretty.
I haven't seen this before.
(The cricket result is a shocker, lol.)

B.
annettep38 Plus
4 217 36 Costa Rica
22 Dec 2013 6:59PM
lovely bokeh hereSmile

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