Thursday, 2 July 2009

Into the Blue






Photographed today by Merisi
in the gardens of
Baroque architect Lucas von Hildebrandt's
magnificent palace for Prince Eugene of Savoya
Schloss Hof
Lower Austria

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26 comments:

  1. a contrast in the first image, a pattern in the second, a shadow in the fourth...sweet genius!

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  2. Wonderful photo´s.Die Foto´s sind fantastisch!Da würde ich gern mal in natura lang spazieren!Ich wünsche dir ein schönes Wochenende!

    LG Steffi

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  3. Very original, Merisi! I like the one with the blue ball! Happy SWF!

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  4. I love your into the blue photos. So beautiful and creatively shot.

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  5. How pretty!
    I love the vibrant blue of the globe - and it is neat to see the reflection in it too.
    What beautiful gardens!

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  6. a lovely thursday evening to you.
    beautiful captures. are those glass ornaments just ornaments or do they have a function? just curious. like them.
    always enjoy visiting your blog.
    have a wonderful weekend.

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  7. Beautiful! I love the composition of the third.

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  8. Fabulous, wonderful shots! Very creative use of the balls, gorgeous! Love the different views! Have a great weekend, Merisi!

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  9. The reflection on the blue orb is so subtle and gorgeous. Lovely virtual tour.

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  10. The contrast is beautiful.

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  11. Great shots, Merisi - the third is my favourite.

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  12. Such lovely gardens where you live! And how nice that you have time to visit them often. I'm envious. :D

    ~Allie

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  13. That first photograph is especially striking . . . and the second one seems more like a painting! You are just a wonderful composer.

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  14. Lovely skies ... wonderful shots all

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  15. So different and unique..I love the bright colors in your photos... Have a great weekend. Happy Sky Watching.

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  16. Merisi, the rectangular flowerbed with the shadows is fantastic! I begin well my morning with these wonderful images.
    Have a nice day!

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  17. About your question, my Sky Watch photos are of mountains in the Valle di Susa (Susa Valley) which is near Turin, where I live.

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  18. What a pretty garden! I love the sky reflection in the glass orb.

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  19. Nice post and blog. Great shots.

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  20. The gardens are lovely and all your shots beautiful as usual but the trees like children's drawings have something even more special about them.

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  21. A great collection of shots. I love that blue orb and the perspective from above.

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  22. what beautiful blues and what a gorgeous place!

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  23. Oh these are really beautiful. You always give your shots a unique perspective...very artistic!

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  24. I love the rose globes, Merisi ... especially the blue one! I wish I could find one like that here in Vicksburg.

    I also enjoyed your posts on buying roses, sunflowers, and Sunday lunch. It's always nice to start my day with your lovely pictures.

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