Phoneography Challenge ~ Nature in the Midwest


The recent trip I took back to a small part of Minnesota and Wisconsin filled my eyes with the beauty of nature there. Maybe everyday sights to some, but completely new to me; I think that going to a place you’ve never seen before re-opens your eyes anew. New people, new accents, new sights. I’m not sure what flower this is, I was thinking magnolia, but it’s not quite like the ones I’ve seen here in California.  I’ll be back next Monday with another photo of this flower in a more macro version, macro being the theme for the second Monday of the month at Lens and Pens by Sally.

About Angeline M

Love travel and photography. Living in Northern California. Photos of locations visited are personal file photos.
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41 Responses to Phoneography Challenge ~ Nature in the Midwest

  1. Susan says:

    Looks like a Magnolia but the colors are brilliant! Gorgeous!


  2. A beautiful image with such strong and vivid colours.


  3. Robin says:

    It looks like a tulip magnolia to me. Whatever the case, it’s a beautiful image. 🙂


  4. It’s gorgeous. Lovely, vivid colours against the blue backdrop of the sky. Wonderful capture!


  5. It looks like a magnolia, Angeline, but whatever it is, you captured it marvelously.


  6. milai says:

    Such vivid colors. Looking forward to seeing its macro version. 🙂


  7. Suzanne says:

    It definitely looks like a magnolia to me. I love the way you have photographed it. It looks so vibrant and alive.


  8. Su Leslie says:

    This is a gorgeous shot; so vibrant!


  9. OMG Angeline you’ve done it again! Absolutely beautiful.


  10. Wonderful! My sister went to grad school in Minnesota and really enjoyed her time there.


  11. I like the almost underneath perspective, Angeline. The sky is such a lovely blue that it really sets off the flower.



  12. arlene says:

    This is just so lovely 🙂


  13. thirdeyemom says:

    Ps if you ever come the way again you and your partner are welcome to stay at our house!!! Would love to meet you!


  14. thirdeyemom says:

    Beautiful Angeline! So glad you enjoyed my neck of th woods! I don’t know what kind of flower that is either but everything is in bloom now! Glad you enjoyed your visit!


  15. Wonderful pic .. love the colours. I’m with you, I think it might be a magnolia. 🙂


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  17. What a beauty: I’m not sure that it is a magnolia. The ones in the Northeast range in the pinks to whites. But maybe it’s a variety found in the states that you visited. It certainly is unfurling like a magnolia and resembles its leaf shape. Happy Photo Challenge.


    • Angeline M says:

      Ah, you have a good eye for the leaves; I googled magnolia flowers and didn’t notice the leaves. This tree caught my attention. Thanks, Sally. Have a great week.


  18. Amy says:

    You have posted some beautiful photos of the Midwest, Angeline! Great image of this flower.


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