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Posted by
Steven (Chicagoland, United States) on 6 July 2012 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

Hosta spotted in my front yard. Many thanks to MissT for the inspiration.

Photo captured May 30, 2012.

NIKON D7000 1/80 second F/4.8 ISO 400 48 mm

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Phil Morris from Saskatoon, Toronto, Canada

Absolutely such soft and thick covering of leaves have wonderful highlights that add so
much beauty to the photo !~

6 Jul 2012 5:53am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Hostas always know how to make a celebration out of green !

6 Jul 2012 6:09am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

No slugs - you lucky person........

6 Jul 2012 6:14am

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Really well done, nicely made.

6 Jul 2012 6:19am

klausZ from Kufstein, Austria

superb green shades and textures! well spotted and framing!

6 Jul 2012 7:43am

Mariana M. from Waterloo, Canada

great full frame ;)

6 Jul 2012 10:25am

Laurette from Fourways - Johannesburg, South Africa

A beautiful capture with marvelous curves and beautiful shades of green. Excellent framing. Well done !

6 Jul 2012 11:11am

Tamara from Aarschot, Belgium

Very beautiful Steven... I love hosta's, unfortunately, I can't keep them in my backyard : too much snails ! Have a lovely day :)

6 Jul 2012 11:26am

Rick from Toronto, Canada

They look very healthy and happy. Excellent shot.

6 Jul 2012 11:35am

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Lovely shapes and color.

6 Jul 2012 11:40am

Antoine from France

A beautiful capture and superb green. I like it. Have a lovely day Steven. Amicably Antoine.

6 Jul 2012 12:09pm

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

You filled the frame beautifully here, Steven! The colors and lines throughout the frame are a pleasure to study. Excellent shooting, and I dare say this would make a good monochrome as well.

6 Jul 2012 12:27pm

@Jason Politte: I thought the same thing and may post that next week. :-)

Mhelene from Paris, France

A very beautiful framing with superb greens !

6 Jul 2012 12:50pm

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Wonderful dimension to these overlapping shapes of crisp and vibrant green!

6 Jul 2012 12:56pm

Othersideblue from Kerman, Iran

Excellent coloring light and vivacity. You have kept them in good health ..they look happy to be with you :)

6 Jul 2012 1:13pm

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

Wonderful capture of all this beautiful greenery ... your Hosta looks very healthy!

6 Jul 2012 1:19pm

Roman from Thiersee, Austria

hey, stunning greens out of the HDR-processing
unfortunately our Hosta was a victim of the last hail-storm :(

6 Jul 2012 2:42pm

Ralph Jones from Detroit, United States

Lovely light, I love hostas.

6 Jul 2012 2:50pm

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

I love Hosta and this image is marvelous, Steven!

6 Jul 2012 5:21pm

Baldwin VW from Bejuma, Venezuela

Beautiful photo of this gorgeous greenery !!!

6 Jul 2012 5:29pm

tataray from france, France

Belles tonalités de verts, jolis détails.)

6 Jul 2012 7:48pm

RBL from Oxford, United States

Gorgeous photo and frame ~ a very attractive photo!

6 Jul 2012 8:59pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

excellent. wonderful green

6 Jul 2012 9:20pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Hostas are so pretty in any garden. Nice greens.

6 Jul 2012 9:30pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Lovely shades of green.

6 Jul 2012 10:21pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Beautiful! This is so lush and green. One side of my yard is almost all shade and I have quite a few varieties of hostas. I love all the different shades of green. One group is blooming now. I look forward to it every year.

6 Jul 2012 11:47pm

Don Levesque from Saint John, Canada

What beautiful lush greens!

7 Jul 2012 1:05am

Sue-Ann from Quebec, Canada

nice patern and colors...

7 Jul 2012 1:35am

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

That is one hosta blast.

7 Jul 2012 3:16am

Michael Fresh from Chester, United Kingdom

Lush and Green, the beautiful leaves of the Hosta.

7 Jul 2012 3:49am

MissT from Chicagoland, United States

Great processing to soften the sunlight. Nicely cropped to highlight all the curvy lines! (and thank you for the compliment :)

7 Jul 2012 6:24am

Alun from cheshire, United Kingdom

Super shot, love all the tones of green

7 Jul 2012 7:36am

ks from Kanagawa, Japan

nice colors.

8 Jul 2012 8:58am

Moein from Tehran, Iran

fine texture, i offer it to other visitors

8 Jul 2012 4:33pm