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Posted by
Anita (West Nottingham, Pennsylvania, United States) on 9 March 2013 in Plant & Nature.

I've been looking at older photos as part of a project and found this colorful Zinnia that never got posted.
I'm still catching up from my trip.
I have articles in the last 3 editions of Creative Photography eMiniMagazine .

NIKON D300 8 seconds F/40.0 ISO 200 105 mm


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Lougris from Toulouse, France

c'est une très belle image avec un traitement très bien vu .

9 Mar 2013 12:13pm

Marie-Line from Lille, France


9 Mar 2013 1:09pm

Aubélia from Kortrijk, Belgium

Beautiful light

9 Mar 2013 2:38pm

denise ippolito from United States

Love the cheerful look to this!

9 Mar 2013 5:06pm

Mandar from Kudal, India


9 Mar 2013 7:44pm

Vert Pomme from Montreuil Sous Bois, France

Elle nous tend les bras.

9 Mar 2013 8:06pm

Arnd from Basel, Switzerland

Very nice work, Anita! Your image looks like an artistic illustration from an old botany field guide.

9 Mar 2013 9:02pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

I am always in love with your images. This is no exception. So artfully presented.

9 Mar 2013 9:04pm

Marcie from Newton, United States

Such a gorgeous burst of color. Love it!

9 Mar 2013 10:29pm

Ellebelle from Mosquito Town, Netherlands

Gorgeous bright colors and great treatment!!

9 Mar 2013 10:32pm

RBL from Oxford, United States

Beautiful and bright ~ this warms the soul! Fantastic work Anita!

10 Mar 2013 2:59am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

She looks to be smiling - I guess it is every flower's dream to appear on here !

10 Mar 2013 9:01am

Brenda from Canton, United States

Well, I'm glad you found and shared this cheerful zinnia. One of my favorite color combinations - fuschia, orange and gold - a sunset exploding. I like your choice of leaving negative space on the right and the dynamic diagonal of the composition.

10 Mar 2013 2:54pm

jean pierre from paris, France

très jolies couleurs et lumière!!! amitié

10 Mar 2013 7:14pm

Jeremy from Ridgedale, United States

Wow! Very much like painting. I love how the stamen seem to reach out of the photo.

11 Mar 2013 3:13am

Julie L. Brown from Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

Every petal seems to be softly, yet distinctly etched in this lovely composition.

11 Mar 2013 10:08am

Marie from FRESNES, France

beau travail de post traitement.

11 Mar 2013 10:28am

rian from vestavia hills, United States

it's got a personality to it.. like a singer belting out a tune.. :)

12 Mar 2013 8:51pm

Diane Varner from United States

The lighting on this is just so luminous... truly glows.

28 Mar 2013 2:04pm

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8 seconds
ISO 200
105 mm