Friday, October 30, 2009

mums2

mums3

mums reflective balls

The Mum Show at Gage Park in Hamilton has been going on for 89 years.

The top two photos are from 2009 and the bottom one is from 2008.

Weekend Reflections

29 comments:

cieldequimper said...

These are magnificent, especially the top one. As for the last one, it's magical!

awarewriter said...

Excellent photos.

Char said...

beautiful shots

James said...

These are really nice. The bottom one is outstanding!

chrome3d said...

Shiny metal balls in white flower cream cakes? Sounds funny but it really works! Lovely.

Regina said...

I love all the photos. So beautiful!
Outstanding and gorgeous reflections.
Have a great weekend.
"My Weekend Reflections"

Cezar and Léia said...

I loved the first picture, but all are outstanding!
Congratulations, great work!
Happy weekend Reflections,
Léia - Bonjour Luxembourg

hip chick said...

Oh how beautiful! I would love to visit there one day.

Martha in PA said...

Beautiful photos.
My Reflection
My SWF

Ruth said...

Those window "pictures" are gorgeous.

Carol said...

Great reflection shots...the last is so beautiful...would love to be at the mum show...

Thérèse said...

This sculpture is a great way to present flowers... These people know how to market things...
Nice.

Stine in Ontario said...

It took me a while to figure out those are really reflections and not just your camera shooting through the windows. Good ones!

Karine said...

That's absolutely gorgeous!!!

Martha (Menagerie) said...

Beautiful shots for Weekend Reflections! Happy Halloween!

dibear said...

Beautiful I need to forward your blog to my ex, he was born in Hamilton! :)

mbkatc230 said...

These are lovely. The last shot is simply gorgeous. Kathy

VioletSky said...

cieldequimper: yes, I agree, I think last year's show was more magical.

awarewriter and char: thank you.

James: that stand was my favourite part.

chrome3d: what an imagination, eh?!

VioletSky said...

Regina: thank you. I hope your area wasn't affected too badly by the last typhoon.

Cezar and Leia: thanks, it was hard keeping my reflection out of the mirrors!

hip chick: come on up - the last week in October, every year.

Martha: thank you

Ruth: mirrors are always a good use in these old windows.

Carol: thanks, the last one was a last minute inspiration to include.

VioletSky said...

Therese: very innovative decorating.

Stine: ah, so it was successful at tricking the eye?!

Karine: the mums made an amazingly gorgeous display.

Martha: thanks.

Dibear: oh, do. how great - another connection!

Kathy: thank you, I had very willing subject material.

Regular Guy said...

Great pictures, I love the fall colors.

Ebie said...

Wonderful photos! Love the last one, very creative of the sculpture holding the mums! I wish there's one right here in our area!

P.S. Love your skywatch entry too!

quilly said...

Can you hear me ooohing and awwwwing? Dazzling photos.

VioletSky said...

Regular Guy: thanks, I prefer the warm fall colours, too.

Ebie: thank you.

Quilly: yes, I did a soft buzzing sound - glad it was you!

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

O chrysanthemums,
you cheer the weary heart with
your exuberance!

My Mellow Yellow

Stephanie V said...

Aren't those mums wonderful in their varied shapes and colors. Their presentations are so beautiful, too.
Thanks for the visit.

VioletSky said...

MMT: I love this haiku - may I use it with a credit to you next time?

Stephanie: a lot of work went into this show and it always pleases.

XUP said...

GORGEOUS! And your photography skills are MAD!!

VioletSky said...

XUP: thanks. good thing I don't have a full time job, I get to keep practicing!

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