Weekly photo challenge: Lines and patterns

This month in Canberra we have the flower festival, Floriade.  And this week Floriade carries on into the night, beginning tonight.  I’ve just come home from a fun evening watching circus performers and crazy light shows.  Problem is, at night the flowers are coloured by swinging beams of red and blue and green and purple light, so I have no idea what colour these tulips really are.

But I thought it was all ideal for a ‘lines and patterns’ theme:  the gardens are planted with flowers of different heights to form geometric patterns, and the ferris wheel behind them makes a great show of light lines glowing on and off as it turns.  Slowly.  Very slowly.

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4 thoughts on “Weekly photo challenge: Lines and patterns

  1. Love the use of colour in these shots, even if the tulips appear to be faking it.
    Many years since we visited Floriade – last was when our daughter was at UC 1997-9. Must be due to do it again soon.

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    • Thanks. You probably haven’t seen the Nightfest edition of Floriade. Last night was the first time I’d been at night, and I’m not sure I’d recommend it. The colours are a bit weird and I was longing for normal lights to show me their natural glory. But it’s pretty good during the day.

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