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Bartlett Pear Tree Blossoms

Posted by
Steven (Chicagoland, United States) on 8 March 2012 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

Yearning for Spring to arrive.

Photo captured May 10, 2011.

SONY DSLR-A300 1/200 second F/13.0 ISO 100 105 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Karen Politte from Conway, United States

beautiful!! These are drooping from all the pear trees down here too!! Wonderful exposure here.

8 Mar 2012 5:14am

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

Gorgeous. Only a couple of months until May 10 gets here again. Yikes! Two months!

8 Mar 2012 6:04am

MissT from Chicagoland, United States

Beautiful close-up!

8 Mar 2012 6:11am

l'Angevine from Angers, France

je vois que chez toi,les arbres fleurissent où j'adore cette couleur blanche jaunie...

8 Mar 2012 6:55am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Not long to wait, now . . Spring is awakening !

8 Mar 2012 7:07am

ursulakatariina from Leixlip, Ireland


8 Mar 2012 7:23am

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Really nice subtle colouring in great light.

8 Mar 2012 8:25am

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

What a beautiful shot.. love it

8 Mar 2012 9:01am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Super frame

8 Mar 2012 9:03am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Gorgeous way to fill the frame and love the soft light.

8 Mar 2012 11:07am

Rick from Toronto, Canada

Beautiful light and delicate shadows on the petals.

8 Mar 2012 11:23am

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

Bartlett Pear . . . I imagine these are much like the Bradford Pears we have down here? Beautiful shot, Steven - the light and tones are gorgeous!

8 Mar 2012 12:13pm

@Jason Politte: OOPS! Thanks for the correction, Jason!

tataray from france, France

Wow... le printemps superbe !.... ))

8 Mar 2012 12:45pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A stunning image!

8 Mar 2012 2:40pm

Mhelene from Paris, France

Very beautiful ! I like this light and tones !

8 Mar 2012 2:46pm

Baldwin VW from Bejuma, Venezuela

Amazing close-up from these beautiful flowers!!! I like how the red pistils and the stamens stand out against the white petals.

8 Mar 2012 5:53pm

Trina from Pennsylvania, United States

Great light! Nice framing!

8 Mar 2012 7:12pm

Roman from Thiersee, Austria

beautiful blossoms - well done

8 Mar 2012 7:16pm

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

I love the 5 petal perfection of these blossoms, Steven. And the colours and markings are superb, all backed up by that awesome blue sky - beautiful look, here!

8 Mar 2012 7:38pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice & beautiful!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

8 Mar 2012 7:45pm

RBL from Oxford, United States

Very beautiful sunlight on these blossoms...great capture!

8 Mar 2012 7:46pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Just beautiful. I love the color and the detail. Beautiful light and shadow!

8 Mar 2012 9:21pm

franz from Baden, Austria

i thought you were way ahead of time ... till i saw the date ;-))
very pretty nevertheless, with fine colors and great details! i guess you're longing for spring, too ...

8 Mar 2012 9:43pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Our Bradford Pear trees bloomed but today most of the blooms are blowing away in the strong winds.

8 Mar 2012 10:27pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

exquisite. outstanding lighting

8 Mar 2012 10:50pm

Michael Fresh from Chester, United Kingdom

What a lovely display of blossoms, nice color also.

8 Mar 2012 11:17pm

Barbara Kile from Ft. Worth, United States


8 Mar 2012 11:17pm

Phil David Morris, 2012 from Saskatoon, New York, Canada

Not a tree akin to our climate, beautiful photo, gorgeous blossoms.

9 Mar 2012 6:23pm

Wendy from Canterbury, New Zealand

This is lovely Steven, excellent!

10 Mar 2012 7:14pm

Laurette from Johannesburg - Fourways, South Africa

Indeed a very beautiful tree. The blossoms are gorgeous !

8 Nov 2013 9:43am