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Bird of Paradise

Posted by
Steven (Chicagoland, United States) on 2 May 2011 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

The bird of paradise flower photographed on the grounds of the Edison and Ford Winter Estates in Fort Myers, Florida.

Captured on March 24, 2011.

SONY DSLR-A300 1/160 second F/13.0 ISO 100 105 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Roman from Thiersee, Austria

this is one of the most exciting flowers, I shot it several times during my Hawaiian holidays 15 years ago.
you captured it in a fantastic light. the DOF is outstanding.

2 May 2011 6:01am

Kala from United States

Gorgeous colors and light.

2 May 2011 8:05am

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Isn't that fabulous!

2 May 2011 8:36am

Dokmateo from madird, Spain

Such a beauty in display..great light!

2 May 2011 8:59am

Ralph Jones from Detroit, United States

Very nice, bird of paradise and flowering ginger are two of my favorite tropical plants.

2 May 2011 11:47am

Mhelene from Paris, France

A splendid game of ligt in tis "bird" ,great colors !

2 May 2011 12:02pm

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

super closeup ;) Colors are stunning !

2 May 2011 2:38pm

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

What an amazing flower - well captured!

2 May 2011 2:39pm

klaus from Kufstein, Austria

such a wonderful creation of nature! i like this kind of flowers a lot, cause they are so different to all the kind of plants we have in austria!

2 May 2011 2:52pm

franz from Baden, Austria

love the colours and the buildup of the frame, steven! it doesn't take much fantasy to see the bird of paradise here!

2 May 2011 3:00pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

gorgeous

2 May 2011 9:35pm

DULCIE from Danville, CA, United States

Vibrant, vivid, delicious.

2 May 2011 10:34pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A beautiful flower and fine shot.

2 May 2011 10:35pm

Wild Mustang Photography from Carlisle, Massachusetts, United States

Stunning image! Beautiful colors and perfect light! Love this! 5*****!

3 May 2011 12:17am

MadScientist from Düsseldorf, Germany

Perfect, wished I had enough light here to make them blooming!

3 May 2011 9:11pm

Laurette from South Africa

A beautiful capture Steven with marvelous colours. Indeed the Bird of Paradise. What I love most about these plants is when they flower they attract many bird species,especially the sunbirds.

26 Apr 2012 8:54am