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Sneezeweed (Helenium autumnale)

Posted by
Anita (West Nottingham, Pennsylvania, United States) on 21 September 2011 in Plant & Nature.

I try to mix natives with exotics in my flower beds. This is a native.

NIKON D300 1/640 second F/1.8 50 mm


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Arnd from Basel, Switzerland

Gorgeous painterly feel! Love the muted tones and the autumnal brown hues.

21 Sep 2011 6:55am

Frida from Sweden

I like the muted colors here, it feels autumnal Anita.

21 Sep 2011 7:27am

Sergei Z from Türi, Estonia

Nice processing - like old painting.

21 Sep 2011 11:46am

ken bello from United States

this is gorgeous!!!

21 Sep 2011 9:10pm

Julie L. Brown from Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

I like the way you held back the intensity of the yellow flower with the texture overlay.

22 Sep 2011 1:16am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Again, the textures help bring out that universal oneness that is always there but seldom seen.

22 Sep 2011 6:03am

GJC from Kyoto (京都), Japan

As always, beautifully composed.

22 Sep 2011 7:49am

Bo Mackison from Madison, United States

Love the double flower, composition is spot on.

22 Sep 2011 1:01pm

Olivier from Manage, Belgium

superb realisation, congratulations!

22 Sep 2011 6:30pm

rian from vestavia hills, United States

lovely processing.. the warmth really makes this interesting.. well done..

22 Sep 2011 6:57pm

Kala from United States

Lovely composition, selective focus, and of course, treatment.

23 Sep 2011 7:48am

Marcie from Newton, United States

This one's like a dream. Something about the sensual richness of the color. Love it!!!

23 Sep 2011 12:04pm

DULCIE from Danville, CA, United States

Beautiful processing...love the grunge textures. These dancing flowers almost look like a mirror image.
So beautiful.

24 Sep 2011 5:29am

Maggy from Liège, Belgium

Superbe , j'aime beaucoup

25 Sep 2011 7:52am

Marie from FRESNES, France

beau post traitement, belle image.

25 Sep 2011 2:36pm

karla from Omaha, United States

Gorgeous, Anita! The processing here is exquisite. I have been looking backward at what I have missed and find all your work simply lovely.

10 Oct 2011 2:50pm

BlindPoet from Whangarei, New Zealand

love the mood and treatment. well done

14 Oct 2011 10:39pm

@BlindPoet: Glad you like it. I enjoy playing around with textures.

1/640 second
50 mm