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Peppered Anthers??

Posted by
Steven (Chicagoland, United States) on 11 June 2015 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

Blossoms spotted on a tree at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle, Illinois.

Photo captured May 2, 2015.

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

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Japanalia from Yokohama, Japan

Might be...apple blossoms? or pear blossoms? Anyway, NOT cherry blossoms! I like the "whiskers" or ANTHERS as you call them...

11 Jun 2015 5:38am

@Japanalia: The anthers are the round "nodes" on the ends of the "whiskers". :-)

Jean-Louis Guianvarc'h from Valence d'Albigeois, France

Un feu d'artifice d'étamines! Superbe image.
A fire stamens fireworks! Superb image.

11 Jun 2015 7:09am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

They look so happy !

11 Jun 2015 7:36am

Martine Libouton from bousval, Belgium

Blle macro avec une très belle lumière j'aime

11 Jun 2015 8:07am

Lougris from Toulouse, France

Une blancheur rafraichissante !!

11 Jun 2015 9:29am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

You capture a beautiful pattern and design.

11 Jun 2015 9:46am

Patrick M. from Lille, France

A super brightness -

11 Jun 2015 9:59am

Phil Morris from Saskatoon, Toronto, NYC, Canada

Peppered is a wonderful title, gorgeous !

11 Jun 2015 11:40am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

what a wonderful floral pattern

11 Jun 2015 11:53am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

beautifully captured

11 Jun 2015 12:21pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Pepper for sure! What an interesting set of blossoms you found.

11 Jun 2015 1:20pm

Carol from Leamington, Canada

I think you found a little treasure.... they sure are photogenic, the anthers really make this a fun view.... excellent!!

11 Jun 2015 1:28pm

Don - Slackwater from Spokane, United States

This exposure gives the image a different and strong attention getting quality. Well done.

11 Jun 2015 3:04pm

Tomek from PoznaƄ, Poland

What a beautiful white flowers.:-)

11 Jun 2015 3:13pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

This is delightful - very cheery looking

11 Jun 2015 4:54pm

Sam from Chennai, India

Beautiful flowers. Amazing details and lovely light. :)

11 Jun 2015 6:15pm

Roléro-T from Gerpinnes, Belgium

Perfect photo!

11 Jun 2015 6:57pm

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

À nice close up!

11 Jun 2015 8:49pm

Baldwin VW from Bejuma, Venezuela

The anthers stand out beautifully against the white petals ... Beautiful close-up and excellent title !!!

11 Jun 2015 10:27pm

RBL from Oxford, United States

Beautiful blooms and the perfect title!

11 Jun 2015 11:59pm

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

Nice. The petals make a great bed of white.

12 Jun 2015 1:22am

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Merveilleuses fleurs.
Belle luminosité, couleurs et charmants détails.
Cadre bien rempli. )

12 Jun 2015 5:22am

Moridi from Tehran, Iran

Very beautiful. Superb.

12 Jun 2015 5:50am

Graciel·la (Vic. Catalonia) from CAT. New European State, Poland

An explosion of stamens

12 Jun 2015 6:59am

L'Angevine from Angers, France

génial le rendu

12 Jun 2015 7:27am

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quel tavleau de fleur blanches et ce petits points noirs sueprbe

12 Jun 2015 12:11pm

Francisco Romero from Leon, Spain

The anthers break the white in a visually splendid tight framing.

12 Jun 2015 6:42pm

yo from Ile de France, France

So beautiful !
Pepper on ice cream ! :)

12 Jun 2015 7:25pm

Urspo from United States

This one is one of my favorites.

13 Jun 2015 4:08am

Wayra from Roma, Italy

Not easy, with a white flower. But really nice pic.

13 Jun 2015 6:50am

Bruce from Tacoma, United States

Beautiful photo of the flowers.

14 Jun 2015 6:52am