Singest of Summer

by Molly Moore
Molly sitting under giant leaves with white chiffon veil. Singest of summer
“That thou, light-winged Dryad of the trees,
In some melodious plot
Of beechen green, and shadows numberless,
Singest of summer in full-throated ease.” John Keats

Molly sitting under goant leaves with white chiffon veilAs the prompt last week was outdoor photography and as you have probably noticed that is definitely my thing I thought I would see if I can manage to post an outdoor image for all the Sinful Sunday’s in June.

I took this one a couple of years ago at a private garden that an photographer had hired for the day and I was invited to go along for the day. This amazing plant is Gunnera Manicata also know as Giant Rhubarb or Dinosaur Food and it tucked away in a corner of this garden but the moment I saw it I knew I had to use it in an image. It was starting to rain so I only got two images and when I got home I was delighted that both of them had come out pretty well. The other might appear at some point but I picked this one to post because it is Michael’s favourite. Sinful Sunday badge

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20 comments

LittleSwitchBitch June 10, 2017 - 8:35 pm

Wow – the addition of the veil changes this image for me completely. I feel it adds a virginal tone to it. Maybe that’s why it’s Michael’s favourite lol.

It is, of course stunning. Intrigued what the other image is too. Certainly looks like a spectacular garden. x

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John Brownstone June 10, 2017 - 10:24 pm

This photo is fantastic, reminds me of a classic statue in a garden. Love it!

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Cara Thereon June 10, 2017 - 11:20 pm

It’s so whimsical and lovely. I can see why he likes it

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Violet June 10, 2017 - 11:26 pm

Sexy little pixie! An amazing shot as always, Molly!

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elliott henry June 11, 2017 - 1:57 am

Oh my, Molly, you look like you are materializing in a of wisp of smoke. I love it.

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Mrs Fever June 11, 2017 - 3:09 am

You look fabulously fairy-like in this photo!

We have a gunnera plant. My husband got it from one of the neighbors last summer (“Sue gave me gonorrhea!” he exclaimed – uhm, WHAT?!?), and it’s awesome. In a funky, huge, prehistoric kind of way. It’s really bushed out this season, but it’s not THAT big; the leaves are about three feet in diameter. Not big enough to hold a Molly. 🙂

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SilverDom June 11, 2017 - 6:50 am

I keep saying !I love this image!” every week, don’t I?

But it’s true.

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Victoria Blisse June 11, 2017 - 8:31 am

I love the fantastical whimsy of this, like you’re teeny tiny in a giants garden.

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Modesty Ablaze June 11, 2017 - 1:06 pm

Simply stunning . . . such a gorgeous photo !!!

Xxx – K

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Jo June 11, 2017 - 3:52 pm

Wow – I for sure thought this was edited! You are made of dreams, Molly – I love the Shakespearean quality of this photo.

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Heelsnstocking June 11, 2017 - 4:01 pm

Such a dreamy looking image. Another winner!! xx

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Marie Rebelle June 11, 2017 - 7:07 pm

I can see why it’s Michael’s favorite… it’s beautiful! You look like a sexy bush nymph, Really beautiful.

Rebel xox

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Aurora Glory June 11, 2017 - 9:03 pm

Wow! As always with your photos everything is just perfect! It has the most beautiful, whimsical feel to it. Divine!
Aurora x

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Pi June 12, 2017 - 5:26 am

This is a surreal image – so very poetic. ❤️

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Jaime June 12, 2017 - 9:41 am

That is truly amazing. A really beautiful scene, with it’s own lovely dryad.

(That may be tautology; I think all dryads are beautiful. Goes with the name and myth. Pedantry/off!)

Anyway, you make a lovely dryad! And a wonderful green photo!

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Miss Scarlet June 12, 2017 - 10:02 pm

it could be a scene from A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

Stunning.

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Exposing40 June 13, 2017 - 8:28 pm

This is AMAZING! Until I read the words I assumed it was a composite image and you placed yourself on the leaf afterwards. It’s fucking mahoosive! Xx

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Bee June 14, 2017 - 7:23 pm

There is something unreal and fairytale like about this, so beautiful!

I assume it hasn’t changed your mind about rhubarb though ;-p

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eye June 16, 2017 - 6:41 am

This image has sent my mind off creating stories which I think all the best ones do. Imagining you taking the opportunity to make it also makes me smile. Lovely. Just lovely.

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Tabitha June 30, 2017 - 4:41 pm

Oh Molly, just incredible! Like an actual real live faerie ?
So whimsical- the weather adds to the perfect atmosphere x

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