I’ve noticed over the past week or so that roses are blooming in Atlanta and wanting to find a lot of these beauties in one place I Googled “Rose Garden Atlanta” this morning. One of the top hits was the Fernbank Rose Garden, which features around 1300 roses and is free and open to the public.
I went around 5:00 p.m., which is a little earlier than I would have liked to have gone because the sun was still high in sky making it more difficult to photograph the roses. Nonetheless, I left having taken around 180 photos. Below are a few of my favorites.
This photo utilizes the sunlight. I love the pink tips of the petals:
This one captures the sensual curves and folds of rose petals. Coupled with the soft pink hue this photo reminds me of a vintage silk negligee:
In this photo, I wanted to capture the contrast between the delicate petals and the sharp thorns: