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Red Poppy Bud

Posted by
Anita (West Nottingham, Pennsylvania, United States) on 7 May 2015 in Plant & Nature.

Taken at Longwood Gardens.
Textures by Shadowhouse Creations.

NIKON D300 1/200 second F/4.0 ISO 200 105 mm


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Lulette from Languedoc-Roussillon, France

Aaaah, really well done, bravo !

7 May 2015 4:28pm

@Lulette: Thanks. I'm glad you like it.

kerrfoa from Rennes, France

La naissance d'un coquelicot c'est splendide !

7 May 2015 9:25pm

@kerrfoa: It is born beautifully.

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

superb focus and detail in this little beauty!

8 May 2015 3:05am

@DarkElf: Thanks! I notice on your blog that you are starting to use your macro lens more. It can open up a whole new world.

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Really catches the power and potential !

8 May 2015 7:34am

@Ronnie 2¢: Thanks! Power and potential is what new life is all about.

L'Angevine from Angers, France


8 May 2015 7:39am

@L'Angevine: Thanks.

Jane from NSW, Australia

Hello Anita. I found your blog via your comment over at Marcie Scudder's. This photo is magnificent, the detail and then the soft beautiful coloured background. Glorious! I'm so glad I came for a visit.

8 May 2015 11:49am

Brenda from Canton, United States

Wow! You can feel the "ready-to-burst" moment that is coming. I love the way the tightly squeezed red petals are peeking out from its green casing. You have captured the magic of spring .

8 May 2015 12:41pm

Baldwin Vandewalle from Bejuma, Venezuela

Wonderful close-up ... the details and the colors are fabulous !!!
Congratulations on the C. Spotlight ...

8 May 2015 6:54pm

@Baldwin Vandewalle: Thanks. The colors and details are what attracted me to this bud.

Steve from Camdenton, United States

Nice capture of these petals! Congrats!

9 May 2015 4:50am

@Steve: Thanks. Wish I'd gotten even closer.

Anne from France

Beautiful frame subject and background!

9 May 2015 6:32am

@Anne: Thanks. I, too, liked the blue in the bg.

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Great work, congrats !!!

9 May 2015 6:34am

@Tede: Thank you.

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Wow...Wonderful photo !!

9 May 2015 8:12am

@Mhelene: Thanks. I'm glad you like it.

Dimitrios from ATHENS, Greece

GREAT macro!

9 May 2015 9:05am

@Dimitrios: Thanks. Glad you like it.

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

. . and a Color Spotlight, too ! Well done.

9 May 2015 11:13am

@Ronnie 2¢: Double thanks.

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Congratulations on your SPOTLIGHT!

9 May 2015 6:53pm

@Ruthiebear: Thank you.

Linda from United States

Congratulations on your spotlight.:))

10 May 2015 4:33am

Sonja from Wörgl, Austria

Excellent ! Congratulations to the Spotlight !

10 May 2015 11:32am

@Sonja: Glad you like it.

shooter from lincoln, United Kingdom

stunningly beautiful

10 May 2015 1:43pm

@shooter: Thanks!


VERY GOOD.........

10 May 2015 3:20pm

@AMIR BABA: Thank you.

RBL from Oxford, United States

Stunning details and congratulations on the spotlight! And Happy Mother's Day too!

11 May 2015 12:41am

@RBL: Thank you, Ruthie. :-) Happy mother's day to you and your doggy mom.

♡ Isa from Vaucluse, France

Très jolie prise de vue !

11 May 2015 11:27am

@♡ Isa: Thank you! I cropped this from a slightly larger image.

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Congratulations on the Color Spotlight.

11 May 2015 8:03pm

Judy aka L@dybug from Brooksville, FL, United States

What a BEAUTY ... happy it showed up in the Spotlight!

11 May 2015 8:11pm

@Judy aka L@dybug: Thanks! Glad you like it.

Julie L. Brown, Photobirder from Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

Exquisite detail! It is opening to reveal a beautiful gift of nature.

13 May 2015 10:44am

JCJ from Troyes, France

beautiful :)

14 May 2015 12:56am

@JCJ: Thank you!

Ian Bramham from Manchester, United Kingdom


15 May 2015 12:03pm

~~~Ann~~~ from Nelson, New Zealand

a very artistic and original image of the iconic poppy

15 May 2015 1:11pm

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1/200 second
ISO 200
105 mm