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Jacob's Ladder

Posted by
Anita (West Nottingham, Pennsylvania, United States) on 21 May 2009 in Plant & Nature.

Another spring wildflower growing in my garden a couple of weeks ago. Taken outdoors.

NIKON D300 1/125 second F/7.1 ISO 200 105 mm


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zOOm from Paris, France

Great light Anita, glowing from the entire flower !
Great movie by the way !

21 May 2009 5:24am

Dulcie from Danville, United States

Beautiful rendition of this flower, Anita. Love the way it fades from front to back!

21 May 2009 6:32am

Sergei Z from Türi, Estonia

Beautiful light and wonderful colors!

21 May 2009 8:46am

Arnd from Basel, Switzerland

I love the progression of flowers and your use of DOF. Very nice!

21 May 2009 9:30am

Marcie from United States

Love the softness...and how the flowers melt into the background.

21 May 2009 11:11am

Loretta from San Mateo, United States

Lovely picture, one of my favorites

21 May 2009 1:47pm

@Loretta: Thank you!

Susan from Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States

Beautiful shot...I'd love to have your garden!!!

21 May 2009 2:59pm

Chris from South Jersey, United States

this is fabulous - the colors have a wonderful glow to them and your DoF is (as usual) magical....

21 May 2009 3:22pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States


21 May 2009 5:02pm

DON from spokane, United States

A beautiful blossom. I like the crisp edges and wonderful color.

21 May 2009 10:19pm

Earnest from Oklahoma, United States

Extremely nice, Anita -- reminds me a lot of phacelia.

22 May 2009 12:24am

@Earnest: Jacob's Ladder is some type of polemonium. I'm glad you like it.

Paul Michko from Exton, PA, United States

Very beautiful and engaging, Anita.

22 May 2009 10:19am

Ravi from Bangalore, India

Stunning shot! Just mind blowing stuff. I loved it to the core.

22 May 2009 3:45pm

Ronnie 2¢ from London, United Kingdom

Such delicate beauty when seen like this . . wildflowers can be so precious.

22 May 2009 6:06pm

António Pires from Lisbon, Portugal

The fading effect is very nice.

22 May 2009 9:35pm

Betsy Barron from Chester Springs, PA, United States

beautiful and sharp Anita - I like the natural light..

22 May 2009 9:59pm

edvatza from Lehigh Valley, PA, United States

Beautiful, Anita. I love the way the flowers just fade into the background. Very nicely done.

23 May 2009 1:44am

Sue from United States

Not much I can add to the accolades. I'll add that I like the color contrast of the blue and green. The composition seems to give me a "ladder" feel; mirroring the name of the beautiful plant.

28 May 2009 2:33pm

Nig from United Kingdom

Hi Anita, long time no visit! I like this one alot. Simple but effective.

29 May 2009 9:21pm

1/125 second
ISO 200
105 mm