Sunday, December 22, 2013

Christmas Lights at the Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk, Virginia

Norfolk Botanical Garden, Norfolk, Virginia, link here.

From Thanksgiving until December 31st, 2013, the garden holds their Dominion Garden of Lights.  It is a two-mile car drive through a million lights.  My photos don't do it justice, much better to see these pretty creations with our own eyes.














 
























31 comments:

B. Rogers, Living in Black Mountain said...

Lovely. I was going to go out and take pics of our town's Christmas lights tonight, but it's pouring rain.

TexWisGirl said...

really cute creations - and a lot of work. :)

Debbie said...

they are just gorgeous denise!! i'm sure you will be surprised by my favorite, the 2nd from the last ;)

merry christmas denise, i hope you have a wonderful holiday!!

EG CameraGirl said...

Very special! I haven't seen lights quite this spectacular here this year.

Ken said...

These lights were awesome and the night we saw them with you, Greg, Mom, and Gully the company made them even more special!

Penelope Puddlisms said...

What a cheery spectacle of lights shown wonderfully with the pitch black background. Not an easy task for any picture taker. You did a great job!

Country Gal said...

Fantastic photos ! Thanks for sharing ! Wishing you and your family a Very Merry Christmas

Elephant's Child said...

I do love Christmas lights - and know how hard they are for an amateur to capture. Thank you so much - and Happy Christmas to you and yours.

DeniseinVA said...

Thank you for all these lovely comments and I see one from my step-brother-in-law Ken. Hi Ken, yes it was a wonderful evening, and very special with the great company we had. Wishing you and David a Merry Christmas and a Very Happy New Year and please tell your Mom and Gully the same. Love you all! Denise xox

Kay said...

I love these lights!

Carole M. said...

Christmas lights cause a lot of excitement; I'm sure it was a special place to be ..

Adam said...

awesome lights, it's hard to pick a favorite

Mimsie said...

All so very beautiful and thank you for sharing. I particularly liked the humming bird and the dragon but all very special.

Gunilla Bäck said...

Beautiful photos! It looks very festive.

Linda@arichtapestry said...

Lovely images of the lights. I imagine some of them have moving parts - difficult to capture, but you've done really well. A magical experience for you and your family. A very peaceful Christmas to you, Greg and your loved ones.

Bill Nicholls said...

Great series of pictures. Have a good Christmas

Valerie said...

The pictures are great, especially the toadstools and the snowman. You did great to capture the essence of the lights on camera.

Wishing you and Greg a Happy and Peaceful Christmas.

eileeninmd said...

Denise, these are all lovely photos of the light display! You know I picked out the Hummingbird as a favorite right away. But, they are all beautiful. Wishing you and yours a very Merry Christmas!

Brian King said...

What beautiful lights! We have something similar here at the Kentucky Horse Park. Merry Christmas to you and your family!

Gail Dixon said...

All of these designs are so inventive and creative! I particularly love the hummingbird, and the three trees on the last shot. What a magical, fantastical light show!

schmidleysscribblins.com said...

Pretty photos. Dianne

Mama Zen said...

These are so lovely!

Gert Jan Hermus said...

Merry Christmas from the Netherlands Denise! ;-)
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Terri Buster said...

Thanks for sharing- these are all wonderful. Have a Merry Christmas!

Donna@Gardens Eye View said...

Denise these are so much fun...the tree is beautiful.

(Diane) Bibliophile By the Sea said...

So pretty Denise. Merry Christmas to you and yours.

Kay said...

Oh thank you, Denise! This was such a fun post to see all those pretty lights. Sigh...

Kerri Farley said...

I think these are AWESOME! It's so hard to take pics in the dark like that.

genie said...

Am resting a bit before Bud gets home and catching up on my commenting. This is going to have to be a trip Bud and I take next year. I just adore all the lights. The sunflower girl has to be my favorite. My first quilt was this girl and boy.

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Don Wood said...

Beautiful pics XXX Don