Lens-Artists Photo Challenge #101 – One Single Flower

On a morning walk last month, this single flower, petals glowing from the morning sunlight, caught my eye as I approached from behind. It stood out to me, all alone, as the sun lit up the yellow petals. I thought it was the perfect flower for this week’s Lens-Artists Photo Challenge, hosted by my favorite flower photographer, Cee! Her flowers are so amazing. Thank you for your inspiration, Cee 💐💐

I believe my flower to be a Prairie Sunflower. On my way back home, it stood out to me again, and I saw the face of the flower shining in the sun. Funny how you see more when you look from all perspectives. The bottom photo, and the “featured” top photo from the side, were ones I took on my way home. I think this guy was an early bloomer because I’m seeing more of these around this month. Such a pretty single flower 🌻🌻🌻

I just love how the colors came together on this photo.

“Flowers always make people better, happier, and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine for the soul.” – Luther Burbank

“Arranging a bowl of flowers in the morning can give a sense of quiet in a crowded day—like writing a poem or saying a prayer.” – Anne Morrow Lindbergh

24 Comments Add yours

  1. TOK says:

    Lisa, you take great photos. Thank you for sharing your love of nature through your photos. 💕

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    1. Awwww, thank you so much! 😊🤗💚

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  2. Amy says:

    Beautifully captured, Lisa! Love the details of the last image especially.

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    1. Thank you Amy! I had to dig out the other two photos, I had only planned to post the last photo but never found the perfect opportunity, until today 😊

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      1. Amy says:

        🙂 🙂

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  3. Sunflowers make me happy, so thanks for adding to my happiness today. I also chose the Burbank quote. Great minds and all that.

    janet

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    1. 😎 Yes! And thank you! I was just looking for the right time to post that sunflower!

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  4. Tina Schell says:

    Good for you for first seeing the light on the flower and for secondly shooting it from multiple angles. Beautifully done Lisa

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    1. Thank you Tina, I can’t believe I just walked on by the first time, without looking at it from a different perspective 😊

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  5. lolaWi says:

    such a happy flower, Lisa. beautifully captured in different angles. 🙂

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    1. Thank you Lola! I like that thought, yes, a happy flower!

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  6. Cee Neuner says:

    I am so glad this beautiful little flower caught your attention. Your photos are so beautiful it brightens my day 😀 Thanks so much for playing with everyone this week.

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    1. Thank you Cee! I loved this challenge! 😊 🌻

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  7. Teresa says:

    Beautiful 👍🏼 I think we’re giving our sunflower much love this week. 🌻

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    1. Thank you! Yay for the sunflower!

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  8. Naomi says:

    It’s beautiful. How I do love flowers! I think they brighten my soul.

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    1. Thank you! What a sweet comment! 😊

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  9. Just Teri says:

    Ok, I’m definitely a nature lover, you know this by how I love all your photos but I have got to say, sunflowers are one of my favorites!!

    The lone sunflower waiting for you ❣️😂

    Love the Burbank quote – agree😊

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    1. Thank you Teri! Funny how I loved this flower but just hadn’t found the moment to share. Seems we can’t ever get too many flowers (in life and in photos 😊)

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  10. Leya says:

    A desert beauty, Lisa! I am glad you captured him from different angles! I bet he loved your company. He shines.

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    1. Awwwww! Thank you Leya 😊 🌞🌻

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