Phoneography Challenge; Black and White Coleus

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I’ve always loved coleus plants. My first memories of them are from Mexico when I was a kid. The design on the leaves of this one, in black and white, reminds me of some Maya drawings I saw in Yucatan at some of the ruins.

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About Angeline M

Love to travel, read, garden. I am a nurse case manager working in Disease Management. Photos of locations visited are personal file photos.
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24 Responses to Phoneography Challenge; Black and White Coleus

  1. bulldog says:

    A lovely photo that had my imagination running after you mentioned how the leaf design reminded you of Maya drawings…this photo reminds me of Bushman drawings…. wonder if there is a link between the two..??

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  2. Patti Kuche says:

    And what a beautiful sunny spot for it!

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  3. I love the reflections and shadows, Angeline.

    janet

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  4. Love the reflections all around!
    It does look like Mexico!

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  5. Amy says:

    Warm and inviting of your new home. Congratulation, Aneline! 🙂

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  7. The choice of monochrome helps to brings a simple capture into a more dramatic rendering. It becomes strong in its contrast and shading. I like the way it goes from dark to light tones. Nicely done. Happy Photo Challenge.

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  9. pattimoed says:

    The pattern on the large leaf is amazing. I also like the interplay of light and shadow at the base of the pot. Nice job! –Patti

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  10. Is this lush photo taken in your new home, Angeline?

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  11. rommel says:

    Ahihi I only paid attention on the leaves patterns after you mentioned it. It is quite unique. I way focusing on the shadows and warmth of the images. 😀

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