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Purple Cone Flower

Posted by
Steven (Chicagoland, United States) on 12 July 2012 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

Photo captured July 1, 2012.

NIKON D7000 1/320 second F/5.6 ISO 100 157 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Lovely crisp image

12 Jul 2012 7:17am

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Have to echo Nigel, it is perfectly sharp.

12 Jul 2012 7:43am

Mhelene from Paris, France

Magnifique ! With superb colors !

12 Jul 2012 8:14am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Always seems to be something happening in the Cone Patch . . so many different phases !

12 Jul 2012 8:21am

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

Oh, I do love these flowers, and you've photographed this perfectly, Steven. It's tack sharp and perfectly composed. Superb!

12 Jul 2012 11:18am

Rick from Toronto, Canada

Top notch!

12 Jul 2012 11:31am

Othersideblue from Kerman, Iran


12 Jul 2012 11:35am

Don Levesque from Saint John, Canada

Simply beautiful!

12 Jul 2012 1:05pm

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Clarity and colour are quite stunning!

12 Jul 2012 1:19pm

klausZ from Kufstein, Austria

great this contrast again! you´ve allways found such special flowers! great close-up!

12 Jul 2012 2:35pm

Phil Morris from Saskatoon, Toronto, Canada

That is perfect camera work, somehow I never felt one enough with nature to get
along so well with a flower, beautiful work !~

12 Jul 2012 3:39pm

Sue-Ann from Quebec, Canada

very nice flower and the light is stunning...

12 Jul 2012 3:50pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

I love to photograph these flowers. You have captured it from a perfect angle! ALl of that lovely cone detail is shown so well.

12 Jul 2012 6:31pm

tataray from france, France

j'en ai dans mon jardin. :))

12 Jul 2012 7:11pm

Roman from Thiersee, Austria

really great!

12 Jul 2012 7:31pm

Alun from cheshire, United Kingdom

Super flower, I love the colours

12 Jul 2012 8:27pm

RBL from Oxford, United States

Beautifully captured at it's peakness!

12 Jul 2012 8:30pm

Carol from Leamington ON, Canada

My coneflowers are at the same stage as this one.... butterflies love them. Your bokeh is a perfect setting for this lovely. Vibrant color and great detail, very nice!!

12 Jul 2012 10:10pm

Baldwin VW from Bejuma, Venezuela

STUNNING !!! Super crisp photo with fabulous details and gorgeous colors ....

12 Jul 2012 10:49pm

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

This is beautiful, Steven ... headed right into my remix for color!

13 Jul 2012 12:36am

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Absolutely beautiful! Gorgeous image! The color and detail is superb.

13 Jul 2012 12:47am

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

absolutely exquisite

13 Jul 2012 2:25am

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

They are beautiful subjects for photography. Very nicely shot.

13 Jul 2012 4:29am

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

What a gorgeous specimen this is, and a delightful capture too!

13 Jul 2012 11:40am

franz from Baden, Austria


16 Jul 2012 6:12pm