Wednesday, April 22, 2009

A Post Full 'o Colors ~ I have several photos of colorful things to share in this post. I have a small painting going on, but it's still in the 'doodoo' stage right now, so I'd rather just share these photos. :)

I had to really zoom in to get this picture of the bright yellow finch out in the backyard. He was sitting in our tulip poplar tree, as bright yellow as a canary.

Big blue sky with a jet stitching up the clouds. I took this photo a couple of weeks ago.

I took this picture yesterday right before it got dark. This pink rainbow (yes, it was really pink, this photo is unretouched) was to the south and the whole western sky was a bright hot pink! The awful weather we've had the last couple days have created some awesome looking skies this week!

7 comments:

jeannette stgermain said...

the jet pic is stunning! I believe you, the Californian skies are this pink sometimes! Keep doodoo-ing your painting:)

~Babs said...

You always get THE best rainbow pics. And Pink,,,wow, it's really special.
I love finches. We used to have them right outside the salon window,,,watched them all day.
Great post!

Genie said...

Lovely pics Lynn
look forward to seeing your next work of art.
have a great weekend

katie jane said...

I've wanted to snap some photos of finches around here, but they are much too fast. They've been zooming around the yard in pairs.
Nice rainbow!
Looking forward to seeing your new painting.

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Lynette said...

Thanks Jeannette! I thought that jet reminded me of a needle going into the clouds, good photo op.
Thanks Babs, I love the finches too. We have lots of cardinals but it's a treat to catch sight of the finches.
Hi Genie, thanks so much for the nice words!
Hi Sarah, that sounds like a great site and I will check it out, thanks!

Lynette said...

Katie, I got lucky with catching that finch. I wish the photo was clearer, I had to really zoom in to get that shot.