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Wrapped in Velvet #1

Posted by
Steven (Chicagoland, United States) on 17 July 2012 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

Red hibiscus flower captured on July 14, 2012.

NIKON D7000 1/60 second F/20.0 ISO 100 157 mm (35mm equiv.)

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MissT from Chicagoland, United States

Beautifully composed! Red can be tricky - nice work.

17 Jul 2012 5:43am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom


17 Jul 2012 5:48am

ks from Kanagawa, Japan

wow gorgeous colors!

17 Jul 2012 8:17am

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

It's a lovely deep crimson.

17 Jul 2012 9:02am

SalSa from Tehran, Iran

A nice deep red

17 Jul 2012 9:03am

Phil Morris from Saskatoon, Toronto, Canada

Bordering on art, the petals taking on shapes of designer silk gowns, extreme beauty,
and fresh as can be, magnificent !~

17 Jul 2012 9:04am

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Beautiful closelup.. lovely details

17 Jul 2012 9:19am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Velvet is the only way to describe it - gorgeous image!

17 Jul 2012 9:56am

Yonatan from New York, United States

Nice job filling the frame here and great sharpness throughout this macro.

17 Jul 2012 11:09am

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

Wow, marvelous details and sharpness, Steven. Fabulous image - well done!

17 Jul 2012 11:20am

Rick from Toronto, Canada

Luscious reds and detail!

17 Jul 2012 3:22pm

Sue-Ann from Quebec, Canada

very nice light and brilliant red color... great pic...

17 Jul 2012 3:44pm

franz from Baden, Austria

love the wealth of detail in this very red image!

17 Jul 2012 4:56pm

Tamara from Aarschot, Belgium

Excellent details... I love these bright red colors. so beautiful ! Have a lovely day :)

17 Jul 2012 7:04pm

tataray from france, France

Wow.... Sublime. j'adore cette couleur.)

17 Jul 2012 7:32pm

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

This is totally wrapped in velvet!! Beautiful, Steven!~

17 Jul 2012 7:39pm

RBL from Oxford, United States

Gorgeous rich red color and you have captured the detailed creases in the petals beautifully!

17 Jul 2012 7:56pm

Ted from South Wales, United Kingdom

very dramatic!

17 Jul 2012 9:23pm

Baldwin VW from Bejuma, Venezuela

Fabulous bright colors and great details !!! Really beautiful ...

17 Jul 2012 9:32pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

i love the water drops

17 Jul 2012 10:13pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Gorgeous macro. The color is fabulous!

17 Jul 2012 10:42pm

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

In intensely HOT image, Steven ... and every time I see these, I remember that those groups of pollen are actually individual golden globes. This is wonderful!

17 Jul 2012 10:56pm

Carol from Leamington ON, Canada

This flower fills the page beautifully Steven.... the color is outstanding as are the details showing all the nice creases. It's a beaut!!

18 Jul 2012 2:21am

Othersideblue from Kerman, Iran

Amazing close up! ... Wow!

18 Jul 2012 3:08pm