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Rudbeckia Seedhead in Ice

Posted by Anita (West Nottingham, Pennsylvania, United States) on 25 January 2012 in Plant & Nature.

We got our second snow of the season last week, with icy rain.
Two textures by Kim Klassen and one of my own.

NIKON D300 1/100 second F/16.0 ISO 400 105 mm

rudbeckia | ice | winter | brown | seedhead


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Chantal from Netherlands

what an odd flower, never seen it before

25 Jan 2012 10:39am

Marcie from Newton, United States

Exquisite!!! Love the withered..textured effect. A wonderful winter image!

25 Jan 2012 12:19pm

Lokesh from Hyderabad, India

you are really good at creating effects.... amazing...

25 Jan 2012 2:47pm

rian from vestavia hills, United States

looks like splashes of water! great shot! :)

25 Jan 2012 2:56pm

Barbara Kile from Ft. Worth, United States

Expert repetition and the brown tones are perfect!

25 Jan 2012 4:06pm

Elora from Genoa, Italy

it almost looks like a second flower growing out of it :)

25 Jan 2012 4:39pm

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Superb image, love the texture in the processing

25 Jan 2012 5:40pm

Shahriar choobin from Mashhad, Iran


25 Jan 2012 6:36pm

RBL from Oxford, United States

This is very beautiful, I love the natural color, textures and the ice formation is amazing!

25 Jan 2012 7:32pm

Arnd from Basel, Switzerland

Another great shot with expert and artistic texture work.

25 Jan 2012 8:45pm

Bo Mackison from Madison, Wisconsin, United States

Beautiful, like a finely crafted textile on burlap. I think it is lovely, all those details for the eye to study.

25 Jan 2012 8:53pm

Jim from Fort Worth, United States

Very delicate ice and the texture works very well with the image.

25 Jan 2012 10:27pm

Mirjam from Kyiv, Ukraine

Lovely texture and the picture.

26 Jan 2012 6:09am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

The whole process - natural and otherwise ! - creates so much added character.

26 Jan 2012 6:43am

Tomas Turecek from Czech Republic

There's nothing to dislike here, Anita. Great composition and use of repetition, beautiful details and tone, excellent use of texture - simply great photo.

27 Jan 2012 7:21am

denise ippolito from United States

Anita, Very organic looking. I like this a lot!

27 Jan 2012 2:51pm

janina from Melbourne, Australia

I like this! That ice has helped to create an impressive 'glass artifact', if you understand what I mean, I hope. :OD

29 Jan 2012 12:47am

John Maslowski from Dallas, PA, United States

Interesting textures and tones, Anita. A beautiful creation!

29 Jan 2012 5:05am

Jim Wilson from Malvern, Pennsylvania, United States

Love the treatment, Anita. It's a keeper.

31 Jan 2012 3:11pm

Maggy from Liège, Belgium

Joli!!!! belle texture et belle photo

31 Jan 2012 3:27pm