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Macro Flowers Saturday #14-White roses

Welcome to Macro Flowers Saturday!

Roses are the oldest flowers ever known to mankind, so old that
"When love first came to Earth, the Spring spread rose-beds to receive him."
~ Thomas Campbell
The rose has been a favorite flower of artists, writers and singers of all times, maybe because a rose can say so much without saying much at all. The soft looking, silky layers of rose petals evoke tenderness and remind us of the dazzling beauty of creation.
"Rose! Thou art the sweetest flower that ever drank the amber shower:
Even the Gods, who walk the sky, are amorous of thy scented sigh."
~ Thomas More

Well, my roses are not exactly white, as in the title, they have this cream center that I like so much.
White rose-macro photography
A bunch of glowing white roses are a symbol of innocence and spiritual love that resides only in the soul.
White cream roses
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Macro Flowers Saturday is a photo meme for macro photos and close-ups of flowers, garden flowers, wildflowers, blossoms, flowers with insects and butterflies (no insects without flowers), flowers with raindrops and whatever beautiful plants, plant seeds or berries you have, in close-up.

Many thanks to all participants, contributing with their beautiful photos!

Please join and share your beautiful flowers!

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Have a great weekend!

The list with past entries is at Macro Flowers Saturday archive page.

13 comments:

Naturedigital said...

Your macros stunning again maia.
Costas

Kramer said...

Incredible White Rose.

Poetic Shutterbug said...

These are gorgeous photos. There is nothing more pure and perfect than a white rose of which you have so aptly displayed.

leavesnbloom said...

Those are lovely photos Maia and that rose is so perfect with not a single blemish. I would have my nose in there trying to detect a scent. Have a lovely weekend. :) Rosie

Olga said...

Beautiful! I love white roses.

Gardening in a Sandbox said...

A beautiful rose.

Quilt Works said...

Wow, what a great close up! So sharp - such a beautiful photo! Very nice angle to show the delicate swirls of the rose!

Sara Chapman said...

How do you DO that? That light is just ravishing. Love your white roses very much.

I have a rose also, but in sunlight:

cat said...

Lovely roses! Thank you for inviting me to take part in your meme:)

JM said...

Beautiful rose shots, Maia!

Beverley Baird said...

What beautiful roses! They are just glowing!
Love your quotes as well!

Petit Eyekiss said...

Beautiful as a bride. Perfect photo!

SquirrelQueen said...

Gorgeous white roses. White flowers are always so romantic to me. Great macro shots Maia.

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