My potager garden is a small garden on the island of Resarö, Resarö is situated in the inner part of the archipelago outside of Stockholm. Tyra´s Garden is mostly an ornamental vegetable garden, potager. But flowers are of course an important ingredience, for beauty and pollination.
Tyra's Garden is a small garden on the island of Resarö situated in the inner part of the archipelago near the small town Vaxholm, outside Stockholm. Tyra's Garden is mostly an ornamental vegetable garden, my potager. But flowers are of course an important ingredience, for beauty and pollination. The climate in these parts is quite demanding as the northerly winds can be strong and cold. THIS BLOG 'Tyra's Garden' is not entirely a gardenblog it contains much more. About me: Enthusiastic amateur gardener and photographer from Vaxholm, Sweden. Designed and built my Greenhouse and Potager in Tyra's Garden 2003. Love the outdoor life, gardening and sailing especially. View my profile


Backlit Photographs of my Garden.

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 It is not that often we garden people take pictures with backlight in our garden but it is rather charming and perhaps we should use this photo technique a bit more frequently.

I read an article in  about the backlight technique.
" Backlight is certainly not the easiest type of light with which to work, but taming it is a lot less difficult than you think." read the whole article Backlight Busters by Russ Burden


 My greenhouse on fire

 These photos are taken in November a few years ago, I think they are pretty nice, it is a calmness in them that I like, perfact the backlight effect helped to enhance that feeling.

Herbs and Kale in a cold greenhouse

It is Blooming Friday again my friends and the theme for this week is against-the-light. And this is my contribution, if you pop over to Katarinas place Roses and stuff there you can meet more participants from all over the globe. Enjoy! I end this post with a little Dahlia. It is a Dahlia Mignon 'Firebird' with backlight of course. 

I wish you all a lovely weekend/ Tyra

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Gela said...

Vilka underbara bilder bara älskar ditt växthus. Roligt att surfa runt på blommig fredag bjuds ju på både fin musik och vackra bilder. Ditt växthus ser så drömskt ut. Hoppas du får en fin fin helg/Gela

Allers Trädgård said...

I love your greenhouse. Can imagine how nice and cosy it is inside! Your sweet dahlia against the light is also smashing!

Anonymous said...

Hi Tyra, your greenhouse-on-fire photos look lovely! So does the dahlia. That's a gorgeous colour! Thanks for the links about backlight photography. I'd love to check them out.

Have a great weekend!

Ruben said...

Thank you, Tyra, for shredding light upon this topic! And not just back light, although your pictures are stunning.
Have a nice day!
/Ruben -your favourite blogger

Ruben said...

Ooops! I mean shedding! Sorry.

sweetbay said...

Tyra your pictures are gorgeous! The one of your greenhouse "on fire" is amazing. I'll have to read that article, as I have a hard time getting good backlit shots.

Anonymous said...

Backlighting is the best, dear Tyra! Your greenhouse is the GH of my dreams, inside and out! Our hill is situated so that nearly all shots are backlit, especially in spring and fall when the sun is lower in the horizon. It is pure magic. :-)

food for thought said...

backlit, frontlit, all aroundlit, its ALL gorgeous!

Carol said...

Enchanting photos Tyra! Your greenhouse like from a fairy tale! So Lovely!! Kram Carol

Anna-Karin, Landet Krokus said...

Vilka bilder! Växthuset som "brinner" är helt underbart! Du har verkligen fångat veckans tema. :)


Charlotte said...

Sååå vackra bilder av ditt växthus i kvällsljuset! En dröm helt enkelt....

Ha det fint i helgen!
Kram Charlotte

gittan said...

Wow, det är så läckert! Ja gvill minnas ha tagit en liknande morgonbild. Nu gläds jag åt att solcellskloten som hänger i mitt växthus lyser när jag kommer hem om kvällen. Allt ljus är vackert! Ha en fin helg / gittan

Lotta 8`) said...

Vilket underbart ljus det är i bilden med det brinnande västhuset :) Jätteläckert! Tror att man skulle bara fota rätt av och se vad det blev av det, istället för att bry sig om "fotoregler", det brukar bli väldigt fina bilder när man är impulsiv :)

Så även ni har fått snö - hua mig! Vi fick storm, regn och åska mitt i stan men utanför stan, var det snöfall har jag hört. Nä, det var lite för tidigt :)

ha en himla skön helg, kram ♥

♥ Eva Linnea ♥ said...

Ditt växthus är nog det vackraste som finns!
En skön helg önskar Eva Linnea

Glädjekällan said...

Du har verkligen på alla sätt lyckats med ditt växthus. Bara sååå fint.
trevlig helg

jodi (bloomingwriter) said...

Beautiful. Tyra. Warmed me up just looking at your greenhouse, but the garden looks lovely too!Happy weekend to you.

Anonymous said...

Oh that first photo is just pure magic Tyra. I need to work on back-lighting so I'll have to check out the link. You have mastered it my friend!

Lena/isis said...

Ååå vilket härligt sken i växthuset. Du har det så fint. . Kram

Claus Dalby said...

Kære Tyra - du er en fænomenal fotograf. Hvor er det bare nogle SKØNNE drivhusbilleder. Tak, tak for kigget.

Katarina said...

Ditt upplysta växthus ser verkligen inbjudande ut, Tyra! Så läckert!
Ha en bra helg!

TYRA said...

Thank you dear friends for all the warming comments. It really means a lot to hear from you guys!

Jag blir så otroligt glad för alla vänliga kommentarer, det värmer och uppskattas enormt.

Hugs Tyra

♥ Hannele på Hisingen said...

Hösten är också mysig.

Anja said...

Så vackra bilder av ditt vackra växthus!/Anja

*Ulrike* said...

That is an absolutely gorgeous shot of your green house, and I'll have to check out that site.

Rettabug said...

What a magical play house you have, Tyra! Outstanding photos & I have your wonderful music playing in the background. Such a pleasant visit this morning!

I've got all the makings for tabbouleh except the fresh parsley which I'll have to go BUY today. Mine is all gone. :(