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Posted by
Anita (West Nottingham, Pennsylvania, United States) on 19 June 2008 in Plant & Nature.

A big thank you to all who viewed my last photo!

Taken a week ago at Longwood Gardens, Pennsylvania, USA.

KONICA MINOLTA MAXXUM 5D 1/160 second F/2.8 ISO 200 100 mm


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Steve from United Kingdom

Nice shot, interesting flower

19 Jun 2008 11:11am

@Steve: Thank you. It is a Zinnia bud that is only partly open.

Ekaputra Tupamahu from Malang, Indonesia

fantastic macro!

19 Jun 2008 11:28am

Paul Michko from United States

Wonderful colors and detail, Anita.

19 Jun 2008 2:42pm

Marcie from United States

Mmmmmm....beautiful colors. It jumps right out at me.

19 Jun 2008 3:58pm

dj.tigersprout from San Bruno, United States

hmm... a wonderful macro! love the turquoise color!

19 Jun 2008 6:57pm

@dj.tigersprout: Thank you!

John Maslowski from Dallas, PA, United States

Great shot, Anita. I love the star burst effect. Beautiful flower, like the colors especially the center area.

20 Jun 2008 1:22am

Observing from Chester, United Kingdom

Great macro and lovely effect of the dof.

20 Jun 2008 1:48am

Betty from New Jersey, United States

Excellent macro, Anita! Beautiful background color to compliment the bud! Well done.

20 Jun 2008 9:55am

Earnest from Oklahoma, United States

Lovely, Anita... your photos are getting closer and closer... I'm anticipating microscopy soon.. :)

20 Jun 2008 2:03pm

@Earnest: :-) I'll have to add a close up lens to my macro lens! Thanks for your comment!

Lorie from United States

Anita - this is beautiful! Your macros and flowers pictures are incredible.


21 Jun 2008 4:06am

David from Birmingham, United Kingdom

This sent me back to your June 15 Zinnia. Contrasting the two helped me see in this shot the explosion soon to come

22 Jun 2008 5:05am

GJC from Kyoto, Japan

Gosh, this is just so good because, again, the intriguing part is color. These are becoming more abstract in a very interesting way.

24 Jun 2008 9:01am

Anita from West Nottingham, United States

Thanks so much. I think it is time for me to go look at some good abstract paintings!

24 Jun 2008 9:14am

1/160 second
ISO 200
100 mm