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Upon Closer Inspection

Posted by
Steven (Chicagoland, United States) on 19 July 2012 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

Filaments, anthers, and stigma as seen in an asiatic lily.

Photo captured June 22, 2012.

NIKON D7000 1/320 second F/9.0 ISO 100 67 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

That is close. Very sharp. Nicely done, Steven.

19 Jul 2012 5:04am

Arash from Brisbane, Australia

So sharp and colourful closeup. Lovely frame. :)

19 Jul 2012 5:31am

Vert Pomme from Montreuil Sous Bois, France

Jolie macro.

19 Jul 2012 6:42am

Phil Morris from Saskatoon, Toronto, Canada

Love the colour gradation, that is so beautiful in itself and amazing to se this photo
as it points out the complexities of flowers and how they can always find ways to
amaze us and help in the understanding of life !~

19 Jul 2012 7:43am

Chantal from Vitry le François, France

Superbe netteté sur les étamines. Belle composition.

19 Jul 2012 9:21am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Like an exquisite sculpture seen this way . .

19 Jul 2012 11:04am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Fascinating look at nature's sculpture garden!

19 Jul 2012 11:13am

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

Superb look inside the flower, Steven! The details and colors are wonderful. Well done!

19 Jul 2012 11:24am

Rick from Toronto, Canada

Wonderful detail and color all wrapped in that high key glow.

19 Jul 2012 11:58am

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

WOW! Fabulous macro!

19 Jul 2012 11:59am

Christine from Le Gosier, Guadeloupe, France

Belle macro !

19 Jul 2012 12:51pm

tataray from france, France

Au coeur des détails... superbe.)

19 Jul 2012 1:05pm

Sue-Ann from Quebec, Canada

une très belle prise de vue pour cette fleur, superbe...

19 Jul 2012 2:43pm

l'Angevine from France

au coeur d'un lys

19 Jul 2012 2:55pm

Baldwin VW from Bejuma, Venezuela

Right in the heart ... Amazing details and textures on this beautiful macro shot !!!

19 Jul 2012 8:29pm

RBL from Oxford, United States

Beautiful details and light ~ excellent photo!

19 Jul 2012 8:39pm

Carol from Leamington ON, Canada

Beautiful color and detail.... the shadow on the petal is cool too... a delight to view Steven, I love this!

19 Jul 2012 10:41pm

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

There is such a wonderful world in the middle of flowers and you've captured this inner 'world' so well. Bravo!

19 Jul 2012 10:56pm

Michael Fresh from Chester, United Kingdom

An excellent macro study with stunning details.

19 Jul 2012 11:38pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Fantastic close-up of the lily. Wonderful detail. All the parts of the flower are so clear. Beautiful!

20 Jul 2012 2:43am

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

What detail!

20 Jul 2012 3:33am

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States


20 Jul 2012 3:57am

Don Levesque from Saint John, Canada


22 Jul 2012 2:16pm

franz from Baden, Austria

stunning details ... and a very apt title !!

25 Jul 2012 7:59pm

Francisco Romero from Carbajal de la Legua, Spain


5 Aug 2012 7:42pm

Loner from Wörgl, Austria

So ein fantastisches Blumenbild mit großartigen Details !

7 Feb 2013 9:57pm

This image has been featured in 2 Remix collections.

Eye Candy by Carol

Au plus profond des fleurs by Chantal B.