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Posted by
Steven (Chicagoland, United States) on 27 May 2013 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

Spring has finally sprung in our cooler weather here in Chicagoland. This year the tulips achieved greater height than previous years.

Photo captured May 13, 2013.

NIKON D7000 1/250 second F/8.0 ISO 100 157 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Such rich colour

27 May 2013 7:07am

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Big and bold as brass!
Very nicely done.

27 May 2013 9:52am

tataray from france, France

Wooooooooooooooooooo... Tonique !... )

27 May 2013 12:14pm

Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

nice details

27 May 2013 12:37pm

Mariana Maoduš from Waterloo, Canada

wonderful closeup

27 May 2013 2:25pm

franz from Baden, Austria

a wonderful photo painting !!!

27 May 2013 5:30pm

Francisco Romero from Carbajal de la Legua, Spain

Wow! It really is magnificent!

27 May 2013 5:53pm

Bruce from Tacoma, United States

Great lighting on the tulip. Lovely photo.

27 May 2013 6:10pm

Carol from Leamington, Canada

That is a hot tomale tulip Steven.... the colors are so fantastically vivid! A pretty bokeh too! The petals look like they have paint strokes on them. A superb macro, I love it!!

27 May 2013 6:19pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

It looks like it was well worth the wait! This tulip is just beautiful. I love the color. Wonderful image!

27 May 2013 7:27pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

She is such a show off in her yellow and red dress. ;-) Cool shot.

27 May 2013 7:30pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

WOW! Stunning close up of this vibrant tulip.

27 May 2013 8:14pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Such a colorful beauty. They must be happy to have that foul weather behind them, if it really is.

27 May 2013 9:00pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

wonderful. painterly!

27 May 2013 9:15pm

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

Amazing color and nice frame-filling composition.

28 May 2013 12:05am

Baldwin Vandewalle from Bejuma, Venezuela

Wonderful close up ... the colors and light are really fascinating !!!

28 May 2013 12:10am

L'angevine from Angers, France

intéressante couleurs

28 May 2013 7:39am