Monday, November 28, 2011

Gratitude is…

 

Golden Delicious with textures

In this part of the world we take for granted the ability to go into our favourite supermarket or green grocer and pick out the juiciest and freshest fruits and vegetables.  This juicy Golden Delicious is one of my favourites in the fall as it is so crisp and has that just tart taste that wakes up my taste buds.  I give gratitude to the farmer who grew this thing of beauty.  What do you give gratitude for today.

Joining Lisa Gordon our host for The Creative Exchange and to Kim Klassen who hosts Texture Tuesday.   I have used two textures for my photo.  I used a texture by French Kiss called “deep lemon fresco” and Kim Klassen’s “and then some”.

Valerie

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24 comments:

lisa said...

What a beautiful image this is! I love all of the golden light. Today, I am as always, grateful for my family.

Thank you so much for sharing today at The Creative Exchange.

Have a wonderful evening!

lisa.

EG Wow said...

Well, this photo certainly makes me want to take a BIG bite! :)

Ellie said...

Love this picture of your apple - the tones and colours are really good, and the apple looks very tasty.

Pamela Gordon said...

Beautifully done. One of my favorite apples after the Cortland.

Kate/High Altitude Gardening said...

VERY pretty. And, I love that thoughtful quote. :)

Kathy said...

Visiting from both "Creative Exchange" AND "TT". Love your photo AND your choices of texture/application. I don't think I've ever eating a Golden Delicious...I always hone in on the Red Delicious and Granny Smiths.

Kathy

Ruth said...

yum, beautiful yellows and texture, perfect words too :)

Kristy said...

love it all! I keep a gratitude and this is going in it!

Jann Olson said...

Love the texture. Your apple looks good enough to eat. hee-hee! Yes, we take so much for granted. I feel so blessed. I try and make it a point to thank God every day for all of my many blessings. My sweet mother taught all of her children to be grateful. I'm grateful for that!

Pondside said...

Beautiful photo and beautiful theme.
I'm thankful for work that is fulfilling and pays the bills!

WildeLifePhotography said...

Beautiful work.

Kathryn Dyche Dechairo said...

Great image and I love the quote.

Linda Trine said...

Yummy looking apple and beautiful processing!

Pat Mark said...

Love the golden color on this. Lovely quote too. Nicely done.

AJ said...

Beautiful quote and great processing,
love the vintage feeling!

Rosie said...

Gorgeous! Both the apple and the edits... =)

Linda Makiej said...

Beautiful photos here!!

Amarie said...

Very beautiful & bright!

kareninkenai, artist said...

beautiful colors and wonderful processing; enjoy the quotation. thank you {texture tuesdays}

fotogran said...

Love the whole golden theme of this image, so warm and sunny. I love those apples too!

bailey-road.com said...

Your beautiful photo warmed me up on a chilly morning!

Connie Smiley said...

Just lovely, photo and quote. I'd like to take a bite!

Denise said...

Lovely presentation of a lovely piece of prose! Kudos!

Marydon said...

Love & gratitude ... beautiful!

TY for your sweet note & wishes.

Have a lovely weekend ~
TTFN ~
Marydon