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Winter Pieris

Posted by
Anita (West Nottingham, Pennsylvania, United States) on 18 January 2013 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

The stems and buds of this shrub add color to my winter garden.
Thank you to Dyrk.Wist for free texture.

NIKON D300 1/250 second F/3.5 ISO 200 185 mm


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Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Looks ready to take flight !

18 Jan 2013 8:02am

Lougris from Toulouse, France

Une très belle vision, très créative.
le résultat est un petit bout de rêve 5* pour ma journée..Merci.

18 Jan 2013 8:07am

@Lougris: Thank you so much!

Aubélia from Kortrijk, Belgium

Beautiful composition and colors. Have a nice day.

18 Jan 2013 8:41am

Hossein Saharnaz from Ahvaz, Iran

nice work....superbe colour

18 Jan 2013 9:13am

@Hossein Saharnaz: Thank you!

Arnd from Basel, Switzerland

Absolutely beautiful! Love the framing and the creative texture work!

18 Jan 2013 9:25am

Julie L. Brown from Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

Very pleasant and cheerful colors. This would make a lovely note card.

18 Jan 2013 10:51am

Marie-Line from Lille, France


18 Jan 2013 11:03am

Christine from Le Gosier, Guadeloupe, France

C'est magnifique avec la texture

18 Jan 2013 1:14pm

Elora from Vancouver/Genoa, Italy

OH Anita so beautiful as always! Have you ever thought of selling your work? I for one would buy some :)

18 Jan 2013 2:03pm

Brenda from Canton, United States

Such a lovely composition - with the curving stems leading us into all the wonderful negative space. But negative space made so very interesting because of that rich color and texture. Simple and elegant.

18 Jan 2013 2:33pm

Mariana Maoduš from Waterloo, Canada

pure art !

18 Jan 2013 3:53pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice!
so beautiful composition, colors & texture!

18 Jan 2013 7:55pm

RBL from Oxford, United States

This is gorgeous and warms the soul for a January day ~ have a great weekend!

18 Jan 2013 9:28pm

Barbara from Reading, United States

It brings a smile to my face.

18 Jan 2013 11:00pm

L'Angevine from Angers, France


19 Jan 2013 11:10am

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Beautifully composed. The background is perfect to show off the branch.

19 Jan 2013 7:42pm

outsidersworld from everywhere, Germany

It is brilliant. The background to it, I like it too.

19 Jan 2013 8:35pm

janina from Australia

It is a pretty plant! Good composition and colour/texture.

20 Jan 2013 5:47am

Marcie from Newton, United States

Love this! Such gorgeous color!

20 Jan 2013 7:51pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States


21 Jan 2013 12:13am

rian from vestavia hills, United States

this is simply gorgeous. wonderful work!

22 Jan 2013 12:49am

bernie kasper from Madison, United States

Love this Anita the texture is perfect for your subject, well done !!

22 Jan 2013 3:09pm

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Great framing and very cool post-processing for colors and contrast.

23 Jan 2013 1:13am

Basile Pesso from Paris, France

Excellent processing and framing.

1 Feb 2013 6:42pm

@Basile Pesso: Thank you. This is a case where the texture adds a lot to the final image.

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1/250 second
ISO 200
185 mm