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Lily--Lombardia Oriental

Posted by
Anita (West Nottingham, Pennsylvania, United States) on 13 July 2008 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

I'm relatively new to growing oriental/asiatic lilies, and I'm finding them to be enchanting! I wish I could share their perfume also.

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Marie Le Corre from Voiron, France

Marvelous lily

13 Jul 2008 7:03am

António Pires from Lisbon, Portugal

Excellent. With your photos I know many more flowers than I did and how detailed.

13 Jul 2008 8:47am

Khorshid.~ from Tehran, Iran


13 Jul 2008 9:18am

@Khorshid.~: Thank you for your comment and for visiting. :-)

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Beautiful - the way the flower stands out from the background is excellent.

13 Jul 2008 10:39am

@Ana Lúcia: Thank you for visiting and commenting!

Veronelle from Lens, France

it's a very nice lily photo, good effet

13 Jul 2008 10:47am

@Veronelle: Thank you for visiting and commenting.

Eleftheria! from Greece

Beautiful, soft color and details.

13 Jul 2008 10:54am

mosleh from kurdestan_baneh, Iran

beautiful and magnificent shot :)

13 Jul 2008 11:22am

@mosleh: Thank you. I'm glad you like it.

Betty from New Jersey, United States

The color of this lily is just incredible... fantastic light, beautiful image!

13 Jul 2008 11:51am

@Betty: Thank you, Betty. I'm enchanted by these lilies I planted this year.

Chris from South Jersey, United States

beautiful capture - the contrasting color and black background work well together....

13 Jul 2008 12:35pm

Francesc B. from région parisienne, France

Fantastic "portrait" of this pink lily... good contrast with this dark background and marvelous details.

13 Jul 2008 12:43pm

@Francesc B.: Thank you so much for visiting and commenting.

Jane Smith from United Kingdom

I really like the textures here and it works well on the black background Jane

13 Jul 2008 2:00pm

Pep Mir from Spain

I like the light, textures, black background...all is really beautiful.

13 Jul 2008 2:07pm

@Pep Mir: Thank you!

Ed Heaton from United States

Nicely done Anita!

13 Jul 2008 2:12pm

Marcie from United States

Love the black background. It really makes the colors pop!

13 Jul 2008 2:15pm

don from spokane, United States

A gorgeous blossom. I always like the fine detail so we can see all the tiny parts. Beautiful color... altogether a lovely image.

13 Jul 2008 3:21pm

Will from Gainesville, United States

beautiful capture of details...love the color and composition too:)

13 Jul 2008 6:56pm

@Will: Thank you for visiting and commenting. :-)

Observing from West Cheshire, United Kingdom

Excellent study of this exquisite Lily. The negative space background really sets this off.

13 Jul 2008 7:13pm

akarui from Kagoshima, Japan

Beautiful lily on a black background.

13 Jul 2008 11:41pm

Paul Michko from United States

Simply gorgeous, Anita.

14 Jul 2008 10:23am

shahab from Qazvin, Iran

Brilliant capture!!!

14 Jul 2008 11:27am

David from Bryn Mawr, United States

You choice in the way you have the light falling on the flower is terrific. I would think even the orchid fanciers would be attracted to these lillies.

14 Jul 2008 12:23pm

Mary from Exton, United States


15 Jul 2008 12:12pm

Mandy Provan from Johannesburg, South Africa

A stunningly crisp image Anita - the black background brings out the lilies beauty wonderfully

18 Jul 2008 5:49pm

Anita from West Nottingham, United States


18 Jul 2008 7:34pm

Namaki from Bordeaux, France

this is beautiful ... no clear and focused ! the colours, the light ... perfect !

17 Aug 2008 12:15am

1/3 second
ISO 100
100 mm