Thursday, February 18, 2010

Hope for Spring


Yesterday was Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent, for Christians around the world. As I was leaving the Service of Communion at my church, I spotted a few Lenten Roses that had started blooming, despite the cold and snow we've had in recent weeks. What a wonderful reminder that spring is on its way. (I apologize to the pansies I stepped all over trying to get a few shots!)

I am pleased to announce that one of Birmingham's newest magazines, B-Metro, will be regularly featuring some of my Birmingham photos on their website. I featured them here, and they featured me here!

18 comments:

Louis la Vache said...

Beautiful image of the Lenten Rose, Virginia.

Congratulations on your spot at B-Metro!

Olivier said...

belle photo d'espoir ;o)

Jilly said...

A beautiful shot of a gorgeous flower. I've tried growing them here with no success.

Well done indeed and well deserved - your success in being featured on B-Metro. Bravo!

Love the new header! A stunner.

Yvi said...

Hello!

A beautiful flower, great photo!

Greetings
Yvi

B SQUARED said...

Congratulations are in order!

roughterrain crane said...

cool shot

brattcat said...

The sight of this warms my heart (though my toes remains cold).

Thérèse said...

Flowers popping up everywhere it seems.
b metro seems to know exactly what to do to get new readers...

Halcyon said...

I will keep my eyes out this weekend for some early bloomers. Haven't seen much around here lately but white and brown though.

Maya said...

Congrats!! I love the ice shot in your banner too.

altadenahiker said...

Gosh, that's breathtaking.

Daryl said...

Fabulous! And I am hoping that we dont get snow next Monday .. I want spring and I want it now!

Virginia said...

Thanks everyone. Ever try to photograph a Lenten Rose without an assistant? They grow with their heads bowed. I had to try and hold it up with one hand and shoot with other!

Jacob said...

Holy cow! I know a celebrity! The photo is a wonderful harbinger of spring, but it is so nice that you have been recognized for your photography (and I think, also, for your community activities)!

Chuck Pefley said...

Lovely, V. Congratulations on your celebrity status!

Word Verifications suggest that you "revel" in your fame -:)

TheChieftess said...

Kudos Virginia!!!

Rambling Round said...

Lovely orchid color. Had not heard of Lenten Roses. And congrats on your photos!

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