Hindmarsh Island, South Australia Island magic

PhotoHunt theme for the week beginning 15th September 2012 is ‘Hairy’

There are many hairy flowers and foliage in nature. Some soft, some spiky and some not so soft.

Thistle flower
Hairy and fluffy thistles

Banksia cone

Hairy Banksia cones

Flower buds
These newly forming flower buds and leaves are very hairy

Eucalypt flowers

These Eucalypt (Gum) flowers are shaggy hair looking

The hair on this cactus can be very painful if you touch it

Thistle flower

This thistle flower is a ball of hairy seeds

Please leave a hair-raising comment and your PhotoHunt link

To see the full size image click on the image to be taken to my flickr page

About the PhotoHunt

The Saturday PhotoHunt is a photography blog “meme” that was started in March 2006

To play, you simply post a photo on your own blog that represents the theme. These are snapshots that you might have taken on a trip, with your family, or in your home. It is important to use only your own photos.

We are not professional photographers . . . although some are. We are bloggers who are having fun with different themes and sharing our photography. You can see more PhotoHunt entries at Whistlestop PhotoHunt and on Facebook

Aussie gal who lives on Hindmarsh Island in South Australia.

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12 Responses

  1. YTSL   Lovely photo and a creative take on this week's Escape theme. :)
    September 22nd, 2012 at 1:31 pm   #  

  2. Jerry   What a wonderful collection of pictures - you took the theme for the week in a different direction! Have a great week.
    September 17th, 2012 at 5:52 am   #  

  3. Lyndsey@TheTinySkillet   You have some great "hairy" shots here!
    September 17th, 2012 at 4:33 am   #  

  4. sandi @the whistlestop cafe   Great PhotoHunt!
    September 16th, 2012 at 4:40 am   #  

  5. eastcoastlife   The Eucalypt flowers are so pretty! Wonder if they have a pleasant smell. Love the hairy stuff!
    September 16th, 2012 at 3:14 am   #  

  6. Twisted Cinderella   Wow those are great pics for the theme! http://tc-twistedfairytale.blogspot.ca/2012/09/technorati-photohunters-and-photohunter.html
    September 15th, 2012 at 9:38 pm   #  

  7. Sreisaat Adventures   Wow, beautiful hairy stuff. Sreisaat Adventures
    September 15th, 2012 at 5:53 pm   #  

  8. IndulgedFurries   Those are fantastic close-up photos. One of the favorite plants is my yard is Lambs Ear. I couldn't get a close-up photo of the hairy leaves. Our hairy Eddie Bear was a perfect subject for this week's theme.
    September 15th, 2012 at 3:05 pm   #  

  9. YTSL   Great spots and shots for this week's Photo Hunt theme! :)
    September 15th, 2012 at 12:29 pm   #  

  10. Smalltown Me   I like your take on hairy!
    September 15th, 2012 at 9:27 am   #  

  11. Ewok   Oh man, what beautiful hairy items you found. Love the post. And thanks for visiting my posts. Some days I'm too busy to make a return visit. Mea culpa.
    September 15th, 2012 at 9:00 am   #  

  12. Sue St Clair   Nature always provides the best photo ops :)
    September 15th, 2012 at 8:41 am   #  

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