Silent Saturday: White Poison

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  1. C. Lloyd McKenzie 05/15/2011 12:07 AM
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Steve Hoffacker
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Joni,

Very nice grouping of the flowers and great lighting. Makes a wonderful shot. :)

Steve

May 14, 2011 12:43 AM #4
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Thank you, Steve! I took it on the tree right before it RAINED big time! :O)

May 14, 2011 12:45 AM #5
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Lindsey Hasford
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Oh my. I know I set up an account with picnik. LOL.... if only I could  remember my account password and login! It's a good idea to attach your name to the photo. It's beautiful.

May 14, 2011 01:04 AM #6
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Lindsey: They will resend it to you! I love picnik. I hardly ever post a photo that has not been there. Sometimes I forget to put the copyright directly on the photo.

May 14, 2011 01:06 AM #7
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Hi Joni,

I love your photo... it's beautiful how the background fades away.  You are so good with your camera... and I am always happy to view your photos. 

I'm looking forward to seeing more photos of Princess Mama and the gang when you visit there again.  I really enjoyed your post when you went to visit and painted all the ladies nails....  all the ladies looked so happy and I'm sure felt really good after their nail's got painted!!!

May 14, 2011 02:54 AM #8
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Joni.....Great photo...I don't know how you can stay silent on such a beautiful plant! Thanks!
Hope you have a great day!!---Rob

May 14, 2011 08:50 AM #9
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Dorie Dillard
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Good morning Joni,

What a fabulous shot. Love how you captured the flowers so clean and crisp! My sister-in-law loves white flowers..just her style!

May 14, 2011 09:37 AM #10
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Pretty flower Joni. Thanks for sharing and I hope you have a great weekend.

May 14, 2011 10:07 AM #11
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Absolutely beautiful.  Thanks for sharing your photograph. Have a wonderful week. We're having a rainy Saturday in Maryland.

 Blooming for you!

May 14, 2011 10:37 AM #12
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Joni, Just beautiful flowers!  Where'd you find the flowers?

May 14, 2011 11:03 AM #13
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Bliz: My mother has white and pink oleander trees in her yard. I shot this right on the tree. Roy: We could use some of that rain in Texas. Wanna share?! :) Thank you, Dawn! You too ! Dorie: I normally go for color. I once purchased a bunch of PINK crepe myrtles only to plant them and find out at they were white. They grew into large, gorgeous trees! Unlearned to love them. Rob: it is really hard for me to stay silent anyway! :0) But I can do it! Linda: I love digital! I can shoot tons of photos hoping to get at least one really good shot!
May 14, 2011 11:14 AM #14
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Wow, Joni, beautiful blossoms. They are centered and lit just right.

May 14, 2011 02:02 PM #15
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Juli Vosmik
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Joni - is that the name of this beautiful plant?  White poison?  Seems like a horrible name for such a beautiful flower. 

May 14, 2011 02:06 PM #16
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Endre Barath, Jr.
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Joni, What a beautiful flower, I have never seen or heard of it before. So who said Poison is not good for you?:)))

May 14, 2011 04:28 PM #17
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Teral McDowell
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Spectacular! shot you have there, Joni, I like picnik too. (pretty in pink too)

May 14, 2011 07:43 PM #18
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C. Lloyd McKenzie
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That's a great shot!  I see it is copyrighted. That's a very good idea.  Thanks for sharing it

May 15, 2011 12:05 AM #19
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Joni, finally in comment #14 you mention that the White Poison flower is a White Oleander.  Now that, I think, is poisonous.  And the only reason I remember that... is from the movie of the same name. 

I would have been ok, though.  I don't think I have ever eaten any flower... or at least none that I know of.  LOL.

May 15, 2011 12:20 AM #20
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Thank you, Joann! I turned off the flash and let the light come in naturally.

Juli: It is an Oleander. Like the Pink one that I posted in Wordless Wednesday. It is a toxic flower. My momma calls it a poison plant. Thus, White Poison/Pink Poison. :O)

Endre: Just don't eat it!

Teral: Yes ma'am. I like the pink better! It's in Wordless Wednesday.

Thank you for re-posting this, Lloyd! :O) This makes me very happy!

Carolyn: So sorry! I posted a Pink Poison on Wednesday and was not thinking that someone new might see this one. It was explained in the comments that it is a toxic plant. My mom calls it the poison plant (she hates them!) and that is where I got the title of the photo. I don't hate them. Just don't serve them up for appetizer's! :O)

May 15, 2011 12:32 AM #21
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Joni -- I loved this pic..just lovely. I am glad you explained the 'poison' descriptor in your comment as I didn't understand that.  Thanks!

May 22, 2011 05:51 PM #22
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Barbara: I think that I confused a lot of people. I grew up hearing my mother call them poison plants! :O)

May 23, 2011 12:19 AM #23
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