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Orange Cosmos 2

Posted by
Anita (West Nottingham, Pennsylvania, United States) on 8 October 2012 in Plant & Nature.

Same Cosmos as here , but from a slightly different angle. No textures applied in this version. Processed in Elements 10.

NIKON D300 1/160 second F/8.0 ISO 800 105 mm


I have been INTERVIEWED three times by photo-buddies:
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Basile Pesso from City of Aminus, Paris, France


8 Oct 2012 10:26am

@Basile Pesso: Many thanks for visiting and commenting. :-)

Aubélia from Kortrijk, Belgium

Very beautiful shot !!!

8 Oct 2012 10:44am

Michelle Billetta from Elverson, United States

This is stunningly beautiful!

8 Oct 2012 12:11pm

@Michelle Billetta: Thanks, Michelle!!

denise ippolito from United States

Beautiful Anita!

8 Oct 2012 1:31pm

Arnd from Basel, Switzerland

The abstract, painterly feel and the bokeh are wonderful!

8 Oct 2012 4:27pm

Melissa W. from Warsaw, Indiana, United States

The tones and bokeh are gorgeous!

8 Oct 2012 6:19pm

@Melissa W.: Thank you so much. I visited your site--your portraits are gorgeous.

Learning Soul from Bangalore, India

Hard to believe its a photo... looks more like a painting. Too beautiful !

8 Oct 2012 6:24pm

@Learning Soul: Thank you for your kind words, and for visiting.

Maggy from Liège, Belgium

C'est très beau avec ces couleurs inhabituelles.

8 Oct 2012 6:40pm

@Maggy: Sometimes things work out just right. Thanks.

Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ Isa from Vaucluse, France

Magnifiques couleurs !

8 Oct 2012 6:44pm

@Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ Isa: Many thanks!

Brenda from Canton, United States

The very essence of deep orange! Beautiful against the golden bokeh background.

8 Oct 2012 7:40pm

@Brenda: Thank you, Brenda.

rian from vestavia hills, United States

simple & vibrant.. very nice! :)

8 Oct 2012 9:02pm

@rian: Thank you.

Bo Mackison from United States

Anita, your florals are just more and more magical each day. Love the colors. Orange is the 'in' color for this month!

8 Oct 2012 9:43pm

@Bo Mackison: Thank you so much, Bo. I hadn't thought of the orange being right for October, but it is.

GJC from Kyoto, Japan

Tremendous harmony between the bright lights and the flowers. And what a composition!

8 Oct 2012 10:37pm

@GJC: Thanks so much! I wish I could always predict how my photos will turn out--and that they will be this good.

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

This is happier with the flower looking up ! Strange how we tend to 'personalize' flower images with human values.

9 Oct 2012 4:24am

@Ronnie 2¢: Good point!

Silvia Ganora Photography from Domodossola, Italy

Stunning colors!

9 Oct 2012 1:35pm

@Silvia Ganora Photography: Thank you for commenting and visiting!

Lokesh from Hyderabad, India

beautiful again....

11 Oct 2012 5:16am

Julie L. Brown from Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

Great color, and the specular highlights make an interesting background.

12 Oct 2012 3:44am

Marcie from Newton, United States

I think they're my favorite flower. Gorgeous color!

12 Oct 2012 12:05pm

RBL from Oxford, United States

Very beautiful bloom and the jeweled background is gorgeous!

12 Oct 2012 6:31pm

1/160 second
ISO 800
105 mm