Lois Reynolds Mead

Art and a pink monkeyflower in a native plant garden…

Rodin’s Roses…

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We were extremely lucky to be in Paris on La Nuit des Musees. Museums across Europe are open free of charge for one evening each year.

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We chose to go to Musee Rodin, the house and gardens of the sculptor. We thought it opened at 6:00 but when we got there at that time we found we were an hour early and we had to stand in line for an hour in the rain.

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During that wet hour we turned to each other every ten minutes and wondered, “Why are we doing this?” It is a good thing we stayed because at 7:00 the rain stopped and we entered the magical garden. I found it breathtaking…first for the plants…

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Beautiful roses and some plants that looked like home, including ceanothus…

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By this time in the trip my iPhone had its new power pack case and it was more complicated to use my ollo clip macro lens, so I opted to try the built in ability of the iPhone to do macro shots. I got four inches away from the roses and was quite excited to find such a clarity on the raindrops.

Author: loisreynoldsmead

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2 thoughts on “Rodin’s Roses…

  1. Hi Lois
    I’m checking in more now that I know you are doing your Paris vacation photos and thoughts!! See you soon. Merci pour the printing paper to try out!!

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