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Echinacea or Cone Flower

Posted by
Anita (West Nottingham, Pennsylvania, United States) on 6 October 2008 in Plant & Nature.

A few beautiful blooms of autumn. Taken outdoors.

KONICA MINOLTA MAXXUM 5D 1/60 second F/4.5 ISO 100 100 mm


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Zing from Hamilton, New Zealand

Beautiful macro, lovely details and colours!

6 Oct 2008 7:02am

Magda from Vancouver, Canada

Beautiful composition and use of DOF! Fabulous!

6 Oct 2008 7:41am

Arnd from Switzerland

Very nice macro of purple coneflowers. The subdued tones are beautiful.

6 Oct 2008 8:11am

Betty from New Jersey, United States

Beautiful composition! Gorgeous color!

6 Oct 2008 10:32am

Paul Michko from Exton, PA, United States

Very beautiful, Anita. I love the whole pastel feel of this image.

6 Oct 2008 10:47am

Philip from Joburg, South Africa

Fantastic DOF really nice photo these colours are really vibrant

6 Oct 2008 11:14am

Laurie from New Jersey, United States

Excellent composition and POV. The DOF is perfect revealing the gentle echo of the flowers beyond.

6 Oct 2008 11:32am

MaryP from Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom

A very lovely image. I love the contrast in colours . Great detail in the centre and petals. Good DoF

6 Oct 2008 11:52am

Giovanni from Milan, Italy

Beautiful close-up. Love the colours, the framing and the DOF. Very well done!

6 Oct 2008 12:00pm

Chris from South Jersey, United States

beautiful shot - I love the echoing shapes in the background and that deep green in the background.

6 Oct 2008 1:13pm

Francesc B. from région parisienne, France

Great composition on this macro... perfect ! beautiful flowers on your garden.

6 Oct 2008 1:52pm

Earnest from Oklahoma, United States

Lovely, Anita. As always.

6 Oct 2008 1:54pm

Mary from Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom

Great dof and beautiful colours

6 Oct 2008 2:28pm

Sandrine from Cincinnati, United States

Beautiful! I love these flowers... Great DOF

6 Oct 2008 2:57pm

Ron from Saint Louis, United States

Beautiful DOF and repetition, Anita ... great autumn colors!

6 Oct 2008 3:13pm

Mary from Exton, United States


6 Oct 2008 3:30pm

Craig from Vacaville, California, United States

Just gorgeous!

6 Oct 2008 5:18pm

Veronelle from Lens, France

beautifull colours, dof and compostition ! 5 stars

6 Oct 2008 9:56pm

PerikoPerikon from Sevilla, Spain

Is wonderfould, very nice colors.

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6 Oct 2008 10:40pm

John Maslowski from Dallas, PA, United States

Lovely colors and composition. Like the selective focus and the arrangement of the flowers for the background. Beautiful again Anita.

7 Oct 2008 1:36am

GJC from Kyoto, Japan

What a super composition. I'm impressed (all over again!)

7 Oct 2008 3:07am

Steve from Camdenton, United States

Good composition of the three flowers, nicely done!

7 Oct 2008 5:43am

Ronnie 2¢ from London, United Kingdom

These always seem like the rascals of the flower family, to me . . love them pushing at the frame like this!

8 Oct 2008 12:28am

mohkum from Muscat, Oman

A good demonstration of DOF!

8 Oct 2008 2:42pm

Raffi from Maryland, United States

some people will argue up and down this is a cone flower and nothing else. I took some pictures of this flower some time back and my wife was convinced that it was not Echinacea. But I agree with you on this. Nice shot!

8 Oct 2008 7:18pm

bisha from Saitama, Japan

So pretty! I just love these colours! And great DOF.

11 Oct 2008 6:07pm

susan from Belleville, United States

Absolutely stunning :)

13 Oct 2008 12:12am

Double KK Photography from West Richland, United States

nice macro good dof

22 Oct 2008 8:32pm

1/60 second
ISO 100
100 mm