40/52: the colour of irises

As I took these pictures, I was very aware that the irises were coming out a lot bluer than they were appearing to my eye. Not being very au fait with editing pictures, please just imagine all these to be a lot more purple than they seem.

the first iris of the season

and so it opens

different shades

 

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2 thoughts on “40/52: the colour of irises

  1. https://www.google.ca/search?q=purple+japanese+iris&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=T4FMUsDREIbsrQGn7YCYDA&sqi=2&ved=0CCoQsAQ&biw=1525&bih=630&dpr=0.9

    I have these in my garden also… transplanted many years ago, and over the course of three houses from my Mothers Garden to Mine. Where they still flourish. Love blooms eternally ! But, tis the Season. Just gave them a good haircut, and put to bed til next Spring. And, your pics turned out lovely.

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