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Tulip 1

Posted by
Anita (West Nottingham, Pennsylvania, United States) on 4 May 2011 in Plant & Nature.

Those tulips that survived the voles are blooming in my garden.

NIKON D300 1/10 second F/36.0 ISO 125 105 mm

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Tomas Turecek from Czech Republic

Very nice, Anita. I like the "welcoming" petals. Have you tried also vertical composition?

4 May 2011 3:26pm

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Another wonderful work from you.

4 May 2011 3:30pm

Oleg from Podolsk, Russian Federation

This is just wonder!

4 May 2011 5:54pm

DULCIE from Danville, CA, United States

This one reminds me of an old master's drawing.
A wonderful glowing effect.

4 May 2011 6:35pm

David from Bryn Mawr, United States

A perfect texture to go with this bloom!

4 May 2011 8:33pm

JOEMULLIGAN from Muscatine, Iowa, United States

Your whole "painting" glows with gentle light within and all around the tulip which seems to lower its magnificent head at once proudly and humbly. It seems like a dying blossom fading slowly into the golden light behind and all around it. As the graceful outer petals peal away, you can see the same golden light/texture inside the blossom.

4 May 2011 9:01pm

@JOEMULLIGAN: Thank you! This tulip was waning. Your description is beautiful.

Stefan from Thiersee, Austria

Excellent, great post processing..TOP!

4 May 2011 9:46pm

karla from Omaha, United States

Grand! The color is beautifully warm, and the two front petals look positively 3-D! Nice work on the texture.

5 May 2011 12:42am

Chantal from Terheijden, Netherlands

I like the texture

5 May 2011 8:22am

Barbara Kile from Ft. Worth, United States

Lovely light, sharpness and result!

5 May 2011 2:10pm

Sergei Z from Türi, Estonia

Fantastic! 5 stars from me!

5 May 2011 2:42pm

Manuel Hompanera from La Robla, Spain

Una autentica obra de arte,me encanta.Saludos.

5 May 2011 10:00pm

Kala from United States

Beautiful, artistic image.

6 May 2011 4:22am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Edging so close to the drawn arts here . . only the perfection gives it away !

6 May 2011 5:12am

Betsy Barron from Philadelphia, PA, United States

oooh lovely! so bright!

6 May 2011 3:07pm

Marcie from Newton, United States

Gorgeous textural effects. Looks more like a painting than a photograph. Love it!

7 May 2011 11:48am

Tinx from Kuressaare, Estonia

Well done!

7 May 2011 1:45pm

Marie from FRESNES, France

beau rendu, belle image.

15 May 2011 10:23am

MARY from EXTON, United States

Love the texture here!! Great job!

20 May 2011 12:04pm

NIKON D300
1/10 second
F/36.0
ISO 125
105 mm

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