A Closer View of Petals

Posted by
Craig (Vacaville, California, United States) on 5 October 2008 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

SONY DSLR-A350 5/1 second F/32.0 ISO 100 200 mm

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal


5 Oct 2008 7:49am

Richard_Irwin from Belper, United Kingdom

Dynamic, amazing flow to the shot, like a combination of flames, or a sun-flare, or flowing silk, or a million other things, this is a masterful image.

5 Oct 2008 9:24am

Lorraine from Gatineau, Canada

We go out of our way to find beauty, and yet...it's so much closer than we think. Wonderfully composed and processed Craig :) AND WHAT RICHARD SAID lol

5 Oct 2008 9:57am

zOOm from Paris, France

Great, great crop ! Looks almost like a landscape in the thumbnail...

5 Oct 2008 11:23am

dogilicious from Millerstown, PA, United States

Fantastic Shot. Great color and depth.

5 Oct 2008 12:38pm

Jen from Alpharetta, United States

The color is absolutely fabulous but the details are excellent!!!

5 Oct 2008 12:49pm

bluechameleon from Vancouver, Canada

I do believe I have just seen my favourite photo of the day.
Thank you Craig...I love this :)

5 Oct 2008 1:57pm

Denis from Martinique, Martinique

This one is stunning ! This one is great. I am impressed ! You should frame it. I love this explosion of yellow and gold.
Really gorgeous !

5 Oct 2008 2:26pm

Kaddy from Mumbai, India

beautiful colors :)
very nice capture!!!

5 Oct 2008 2:27pm

MaryP from Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom

This is the same shot as yesterday, but just a bit closer ( cropped?). Does'nt matter which as i much prefer this one.Composition is great in this one. Lovely job.

5 Oct 2008 3:42pm

@MaryP: No, not cropped a different shot all together. Used a 1.4 times tele-converter on this one. Thanks for all your comments Mary.

alex centrella from California, United States

amazing work !

5 Oct 2008 4:20pm

yiannis krikis from thessaloniki, Greece

great colors

5 Oct 2008 4:37pm

MJ from Delaware, United States

they look so soft and delicate... and so bright

5 Oct 2008 5:14pm

leslie from norwich, United Kingdom

Great image full of color - it jumps right out at you

5 Oct 2008 6:20pm

Still from VALENCE, France

A nice macro!

5 Oct 2008 8:06pm

Mary from Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom

This leaps !! of the page fantastic shot lovely colour.

5 Oct 2008 8:07pm

Observing from West Cheshire, United Kingdom

This one fills the frame better, it's a beauty !

5 Oct 2008 10:49pm

amy from Nanaimo, BC, Canada

WOW!! Craig!! Yesterday's and today's posts are so incredible! Truly perfect framing... Outstanding!!

6 Oct 2008 2:08am

Martine Lapointe from Québec, Canada

Bravo! It's a superb composition!

6 Oct 2008 2:14am

One from Açores, Portugal

A magnificent image, exceptional !!!

6 Oct 2008 3:25am

Reza from Montreal, Canada

Beautiful indeed. Great colors.

6 Oct 2008 3:55am

Reza from Montreal, Canada

Beautiful shot. Wonderful colors.

6 Oct 2008 3:57am

Photographs by M.E. from Tustin, United States

craig, awesome, awesome, awesome shot!

6 Oct 2008 4:04am

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

An excellent composition with this detail of flower. Visual impact is very strong, well done.

6 Oct 2008 9:49am

baobab from Cambridge, United States

this starts becoming abstract... we can be lost in the beauty of the flower :)

6 Oct 2008 9:03pm

Jean-Benoît Maréchal from Dinant, Belgium

Great idea ! This is art ! ;-)

8 Oct 2008 10:56am

ocorti from Vevey, Switzerland

nice. I like the originlality of the composition.

9 Oct 2008 5:17am

Evi from Athens, Greece

Beautifully taken!

29 Jan 2009 9:14pm

5/1 second
ISO 100
200 mm