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Posted by
Steven (Chicagoland, United States) on 31 May 2012 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

An unfurling fern spotted and captured in my perennial garden on May 2, 2012.

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

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Roman from Thiersee, Austria

wow, excellent close-up shot with stunning colors and fine DOF

31 May 2012 5:52am

Nazzareno from Rome, Italy

Great focus. I absolutely love this image!

31 May 2012 7:00am

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Now isn't this an amazing thing to see.

31 May 2012 7:55am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

The perfected complexity is almost unbelievable . . wonderful to see !

31 May 2012 8:30am

fereshteh from Iran

Amazing ,great close-up

31 May 2012 10:07am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Super frame

31 May 2012 10:11am

Yonatan from New York, United States

Very interesting. I must admit that I've never seen a fern at this stage of development. Thank you for sharing.

31 May 2012 10:59am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

The beauty and elegance of nature!

31 May 2012 11:30am

Othersideblue from Kerman, Iran

Wonderful !

31 May 2012 11:41am

Rick from Toronto, Canada

Beautiful fractal detail in this shot.

31 May 2012 11:46am

Florence from Paris, France

They are definitely incredible. You've caught here a nice posture, if I may say.

31 May 2012 12:11pm

tataray from france, France

Original ..
Beaux détails)

31 May 2012 12:23pm

Heinz from Hamm, Germany

Ausgezeichnete Aufnahme.

31 May 2012 12:36pm

Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

wow ! very beauty

31 May 2012 1:14pm

Mhelene from Paris, France

Superb framing and beautiful green!

31 May 2012 2:10pm

Alun from cheshire, United Kingdom

Really lovely, shot, great colours

31 May 2012 4:21pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

We have a lot of these beauties in our yard. I love the way they unfurl. You have captured it in all of its interesting beauty.

31 May 2012 4:56pm

franz from Baden, Austria

fantastic closeup look at this unfurling fern!!! nature is indeed the greatest artist ... and your capture is great art as well !!!

31 May 2012 7:04pm

RBL from Oxford, United States

Lovely and fresh capture ~ beautiful new growth!

31 May 2012 7:24pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Wow! The color and detail is gorgeous!

31 May 2012 8:30pm

CrashRyan from Weehawken, NJ & NYC, United States

wow! so unnatural looking!

31 May 2012 8:48pm

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

Wonderful unfurling ... a great capture.

31 May 2012 9:11pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

This is so beautiful! The details are astounding.

31 May 2012 9:17pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice & wonderful!

31 May 2012 9:35pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

excellent. i especially like the background

1 Jun 2012 12:06am

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Beautiful detail shot.

1 Jun 2012 12:22am

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

Oh, that's fantastic! I've always found it amazing how ferns unfurl themselves. Lovely shot!

1 Jun 2012 2:18am

LauraS from Chico, United States

Isn't it fascinating how the ferns unfurl as they do? I think they are sensuous and beautiful. Love their color of green.

1 Jun 2012 2:42am

Francisco Romero from Carbajal de la Legua, Spain

Fantastic closeup!

1 Jun 2012 6:39am