July 24, 2012
Spencer and I have been busy lately, with me buying beautiful blossoms at the Pike Place Market, bringing them home and arranging them in a variety of suitable vases, then him photographing them in his studio/office.
He uses natural light, and positions each bouquet atop a velvet-draped stand. The dramatic black background really shows off every petal, leaf, and shimmering angle of glass.
I love the simple arrangement of Asian lilies and spiky bear grass, above, the stems angled over black pebbles just so.
And one of my prize new possessions–this happy yellow sunburst vase–spilling over with a rosy Asian lily that contrasts so perfectly.
Pink Asian lilies with a muff of greenery and languid spears of bear grass. . .
And the simple beauty of a white Phalaenopsis orchid I bought at Costco. . .a veritable steal for $15 (and that included the pretty marble-like, kelly-green pot!