“Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful. ”
― Norman Vincent Peale
I’m a few days late posting this. I meant to get it out for December first, but did not, since I was still saying goodbye to yellow and had not purchased a poinsettia for our home yet.
It’s a challenging plant to photograph, trying not to blow out the reds while pulling the details of the deep green leaves from the shadows. This one took me a few attempts but overall I’m pleased with the results.
And, of course, the poinsettia is a modern symbol for Christmas. Now that autumn is a fond memory, I look forward for future moments, with friends and family and the comfort that is Christmas in our home. First step taken, poinsettia is on the table as a centrepiece, let the next season begin.
Nikor 24-70mm f/3.5-4.6 @ @ 45 mm
1.3 sec, f/25.0, ISO 200
Hi Resolution image on 500px