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Purple Cone Flower #2

Posted by
Steven (Chicagoland, United States) on 9 November 2011 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

Photo captured July 24, 2011.

NIKON D7000 1/200 second F/7.1 ISO 200 157 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

That is extraordinarily beautiful.

9 Nov 2011 5:08am

Roman from Thiersee, Austria

what a fantastic close-up!
very well done!

9 Nov 2011 6:49am

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Smashing picture with immediate big impact coming from the vibrant colours and detail.

9 Nov 2011 8:14am

Florence from Paris, France

Wonderful and corlful macro Steven. Wind blows her hair. ;-)

9 Nov 2011 9:02am

Mhelene from Paris, France

Wow...Very beautiful !

9 Nov 2011 9:32am

Ralf Kesper from Attendorn, Germany

Excellent macro photography!

9 Nov 2011 9:43am

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

So beautiful - the bokeh is magnificent Steven!

9 Nov 2011 12:17pm

Victoria from Sweden

Beautiful picture! Lovely colors!

9 Nov 2011 12:53pm

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

This is just so spectacular and tack sharp...please don't tell me you hand held this shot! If you did I am going to burn my camera and chop off my hands!

9 Nov 2011 1:22pm

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Wow - some transformation! The crown-like centre remains beautiful.

9 Nov 2011 1:26pm

Dokmateo from Madrid, Spain

Excellent macro and a beautiful photo..that's all I can say.

9 Nov 2011 1:32pm

Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

wow ! I like this picture because it has high percent of quality

9 Nov 2011 2:16pm

Rick from Toronto, Canada

Fantastic image quality and macro detail.

9 Nov 2011 3:09pm

Othersideblue from Kerman, Iran

excellent macro with amazing details, so beautiful

9 Nov 2011 4:10pm

Steve from Camdenton, United States

Nice focus and great soft dof. Nice shot.

9 Nov 2011 5:12pm

franz from Baden, Austria

how very adapted to the season of the year - this pretty flower has resigned itself to its fate ...
excellent closeup, intriguing details, beautiful autumnal colors!

9 Nov 2011 6:08pm

Phil David Morris 2011 from Saskatoon,, Canada

Its gorgeous, with all that added beauty its like the flower petals are an
afterthought. Beautiful photo.

9 Nov 2011 9:24pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

This is gorgeous! Absolutely beautiful macro!

9 Nov 2011 9:40pm

mimicy from Bordeaux, France

Superbe ... une jolie photo ...compliments

9 Nov 2011 10:09pm

Iris from Assen, Netherlands

great macro!!

9 Nov 2011 10:54pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

exquisite

10 Nov 2011 2:02am

Mirjam from Kyiv, Ukraine

Very, very beautiful

10 Nov 2011 3:59am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Colorful even as it fades.

18 Nov 2011 5:41am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Love how these flowers go thru all those different phases - always something happening in the cone flower world !

25 Nov 2011 10:35am