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Cranesbill Geranium

Posted by
Anita (West Nottingham, Pennsylvania, United States) on 18 October 2008 in Plant & Nature.

Taken this week at Longwood Gardens.

KONICA MINOLTA MAXXUM 5D 1/125 second F/5.6 ISO 200 100 mm


I have been INTERVIEWED three times by photo-buddies:
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Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Just glorious!!!

18 Oct 2008 7:09am

Earnest from Oklahoma, United States

Astounding color, Anita.

18 Oct 2008 11:30am

Namaki from Bordeaux, France

this is a beautiful macro ! the colours are gorgeous and so is the light ! excellent focus too !

18 Oct 2008 12:34pm

aragem from Portugal

Uma Maravilha!!!

18 Oct 2008 1:59pm

don from spokane, United States

A gorgeous blossom with superb detail in the stamen area. Nature has created a fine pattern radiating out from the center too. Nice!

18 Oct 2008 3:47pm

Dhini from Dordrecht, Netherlands


18 Oct 2008 7:07pm

Veronelle from Lens, France


18 Oct 2008 7:23pm

Betty from New Jersey, United States

What glorious color! Gorgeous composition, Anita!

18 Oct 2008 8:33pm

MaryP from Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom

Excellent macro shot. The centre of the flower is pinsharp. Beautiful colour.

18 Oct 2008 8:51pm

Doug from Long Beach, United States

The DOF in the center really makes the stamen pop.

19 Oct 2008 12:45am

jamesy from christchurch, New Zealand

Stunning Anita I love the stamens in the centre

19 Oct 2008 12:52am

Ronnie 2¢ from London, United Kingdom

You sure know how to create a big splash with these blooms . . this has almost a science fiction look about it ! Spectacular.

19 Oct 2008 12:58am

MJ from Delaware, United States

gorgeous Anita... perfection.....

19 Oct 2008 1:55am

timothy from Tokyo, Japan

beautiful! splendid color--and i really like the head-on angle!

19 Oct 2008 2:02am

Mary from Richfield, United States

Lovely, Anita.....wonderful color...and nicely centered, which works well on this flower.

19 Oct 2008 2:04am

Kathryn from Warburton, Australia


19 Oct 2008 3:48am

Laurie from New Jersey, United States

This is really beautiful! The center of the flower just pulls you in.

19 Oct 2008 4:15am

Koushiro~光子郎 from Singapore, Singapore

Nice shot! Love the star in the middle...

19 Oct 2008 8:34am

Calusarus from St Sorlin en Valloire, France

Beautiful ! Cheers

19 Oct 2008 10:16am

susan from Belleville, United States

Perfect dof. Colors and detail simply stunning :)

19 Oct 2008 10:45pm

John Maslowski from Dallas, PA, United States

Lovely violet tones. Like the straight on shot, the DOF is perfect.

20 Oct 2008 1:31am

Paul Michko from Exton, PA, United States

Absolutely stunning, Anita.

20 Oct 2008 10:42am

Mary from Exton, United States


20 Oct 2008 12:29pm

Arash from Dubai, United Arab Emirates

it's fascinating!!

22 Oct 2008 9:27am

Double KK Photography from West Richland, United States


22 Oct 2008 8:11pm

David Ross from Bryn Mawr, PA, United States

Ronnie 2cents speaks my mind. I've kept coming back to this shot all week long. Is this back-lit, or is that just an artifact of the flower? Either way, I find it mesmerizing.

25 Oct 2008 12:44pm

1/125 second
ISO 200
100 mm