Monday, November 30, 2009

Longwood Part 2 - Outside



The outdoor light display at Longwood Gardens is equally as thrilling as the flowers inside but twice as hard to take a good photo (and the photos never seem to do them justice). I actually managed to take some decent pictures. Here is a sampling...



The multi colored lights looked to me like a Seurat painting from a distance.



Not a great photo but I do love that the moon is in it.





The the backside of the fountain show. I love the huge snowflake looking lights high up in the trees.





Looking in on the house where Pierce Dupont lived.



At Longwood they always decorate some trees with natural elements for the birds. Dried fruit, pine cones covered with seed, conical shells filled with suet and cranberries, among other tasty treats for our winged friends.


12 comments:

Sycamore Moon Studios said...

Amazing Pix!

Suzie said...

Gorgeous, simply gorgeous!

You're right. Night photos of light displays are difficult to translate the beauty, but you did a terrific job!

Thanks again for sharing your visit with us1

Faerie Moon Creations said...

AMAZING photos! I tell you, Longwood has to be THE most beautiful place we've ever visited. I do thank you so very much for having suggested this magical place!!! Thanks for posting the additional photos. :) Theresa

Judy said...

Jennifer, I think your pictures were just wonderful! I LOVE your winter blog banner!

Blackfeatherfarm said...

Great photos !!! Ummm, how many times have I said that to you now,lol.

petoskystone said...

while the lights are brilliant, it's the bird's trees witch look warm & inviting...

Promise said...

Yes, I see a resemblance to Seurat also! Beautiful photos. This is my favorite time of year...the only thing missing is snow in my area!

Jennifer Rose said...

ooh shiny :) very nice pictures of the lights. never easy to capture but you did a great job making them look like they are glowing :)

Sares said...

Oh it's stunning! It puts out towns little tree lighting to shame! What fun it must be to go and see this! Have a beautiful day!

Poetic Shutterbug said...

Beautiful photos, I love the blue tree and all with the moonglow.

Rue said...

I love that they have a fountain show in the Winter! It looks very magical with the stars in the trees!

Zan Asha said...

More awesome pics! None of which make me envy where you live--NOPE! ;)

You live in a magical place, for sure!