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Himalayan Blue Poppy Bud

Posted by
Anita (West Nottingham, Pennsylvania, United States) on 16 March 2012 in Plant & Nature.

Thanks to Yindabelle for texture.

NIKON D300 1/400 second F/2.2 ISO 640 50 mm


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Vert Pomme from Montreuil Sous Bois, France

Une très belle série sur ce joyau bleu.

16 Mar 2012 10:42am

@Vert Pomme: Thank you!

Brenda from Canton, United States

Another lesson in color saturation. That amazing shock of blue, so vivid, against those lovely greens. Wonderful!

16 Mar 2012 2:27pm

Barbara Kile from Ft. Worth, United States

Awesome blue - so vivid!

16 Mar 2012 2:51pm

janina from Melbourne, Australia

Wow! Stunning. Simple. Effective. Still, never seen a blue poppy; they're extraordinary. ;oD

16 Mar 2012 3:06pm

Marcie from Newton, United States

The color in this is simply stunning. The blues and greens are gorgeous together!

16 Mar 2012 6:40pm

Sergei Z from Türi, Estonia

Beautiful capture!

16 Mar 2012 7:10pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

so beautiful!!!!!!!!!!

16 Mar 2012 7:48pm

RBL from Oxford, United States

Very beautiful Anita, the colors are gorgeous! Have a nice weekend!

16 Mar 2012 8:15pm

Baldwin VW from Bejuma, Venezuela

Impressive how this beautiful blue flower stands out against the green background. Fabulous image !!!

16 Mar 2012 8:49pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States


16 Mar 2012 11:15pm

Frida from Sweden

Just gorgeous!!!

16 Mar 2012 11:20pm

Chantal from Terheijden, Netherlands


17 Mar 2012 7:39am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Blue always feels such a peaceful color . . another of your lovely visual statements.

17 Mar 2012 10:13am

Arnd from Basel, Switzerland

Glorious tones in this picture and truly remarkable post-processing.

17 Mar 2012 7:44pm

rian from vestavia hills, United States

the blue pops out really well here.. nice work.. :)

17 Mar 2012 8:46pm

David from Bryn Mawr, PA, United States

Following the last two posts featuring the spectacle of full blooms, this capture tickled me as an image of bashful humility.

17 Mar 2012 9:23pm

Julie L. Brown from Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

Wow, where did you find this?

19 Mar 2012 11:55pm

Julie L. Brown from Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

Sorry, I know where you shot this. The blue is amazing.

19 Mar 2012 11:59pm

Lokesh from Hyderabad, India

again.... this flower looks like coming out of the frame.... love it ...

25 Mar 2012 5:43pm

1/400 second
ISO 640
50 mm