Sunday, May 07, 2006

Under The Dogwood Tree


Cochituate, Massachusetts
This time of year I thank the people who lived here before us for planting the wonderful dogwood tree next to the 2nd story deck. We sit at the table right under the blossoms that shade us.

11 comments:

extraspecialbitter said...

dogwood blossoms --
my daughter's
morning sickness

Wolf said...

That looks very nice in Black & White! :)

Aurora said...

This is just sooo gorgeous!

MMM said...

Thanks everyone! I like the challenge of shooting flowers in black and white. It forces me to pay much more attention to the composition and lighting. Plus, if I ruled the world everything would be black and white anyway. ;-)

Trena said...

lovely ... thank you

Trena said...

Ps. Hope you don't mind.

"Under The Dogwood Tree" is being appreciated by everyone at my place of employment.

"What a beautiful desktop! What kind of flowers are they?"

I say "Dogwood, in black and white" ;)

MMM said...

Thanks Trena- I'm honored that you'd want to start your work day looking at my dogwood blossoms!

mattm said...

I suggest this as an excellent cover for a collection of the beer lover's haiku...

extraspecialbitter said...

matt - are you suggesting that I have a tendency to peer quizzically at objects above me as I lie on my back in a beer-induced stupor? Just checking... :^)

sangeet said...

This is so lovely mmm! I'm with Matt re this picture as a Haiku book cover.. [extraspecial bitter : when's the next chapbook due? :)- soon I hope!]

Sangeet

MMM said...

This dogwood tree was in full bloom the first time Mr. extraspecialbitter came to the house oh-so-many years ago. Its blooming definitely marks the passing of time for me. Now that I'm in a romantic/nostalgic mood I think that if he asked me nice I'd probably agree to do the cover of his next chapbook ;-)