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Beautiful, Yet Painful

Posted by
Steven (Chicagoland, United States) on 8 March 2016 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

Close-up of a cactus captured February 25, 2016.

NIKON D7000 1/60 second F/5.6 ISO 560 157 mm (35mm equiv.)

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claudine/canelle from France

J'aime beaucoup !!!

8 Mar 2016 7:21am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Ah, a clever 'take' on something so familiar - I like the effect !

8 Mar 2016 9:24am

MEC from Setúbal, Portugal

Very pretty composition.

8 Mar 2016 9:44am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

fabulous plant pattern. Well seen

8 Mar 2016 10:20am

Libouton Martine from Bousval, Belgium


8 Mar 2016 10:52am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

You mean a woman around you ? Very nice shot !

8 Mar 2016 10:56am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Very beautiful ! Much more attractiv than mine ...Happy Silly Tuesday !

8 Mar 2016 11:00am

Tomek from PoznaƄ, Poland

Beautful, multi-symmetrical composition.:-)

8 Mar 2016 11:13am

franz from Baden, Austria

once again, nature proves to be a superb artist!!!!
(as they say - no risk, no fun; or there's no rose without thorns ... ;-)

8 Mar 2016 11:15am

beach from Oshawa, Ontario, Canada

Wonderful macro

8 Mar 2016 11:57am

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

Good framing, superb graphics and repetition of patterns, well seen !

8 Mar 2016 12:04pm

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Ohhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh... Excellent.)

8 Mar 2016 12:58pm

Carol from Leamington, Canada

That is a superb close-up.... I love it! And I love cactus plants.... don't have to worry about watering them so often. A fine photo, I like!!

8 Mar 2016 2:50pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quel tapis de fleur quelle forme superbe vue.

8 Mar 2016 2:54pm

Alun from Elton, United Kingdom

I'm loving this, so uniform. Great idea

8 Mar 2016 3:18pm

maximage from Mase, Switzerland

A stunning shot here! Excellent idea and well done.

8 Mar 2016 3:42pm

Don from Spokane, United Kingdom

A fine graphic image that's very good as a picture. Well done.

8 Mar 2016 4:16pm

Robert D. Burr from Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Great pattern....almost like a battalion of spiders.

8 Mar 2016 4:39pm

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

Excellent macro. Nice natural patterns. Very well seen and done.

8 Mar 2016 4:59pm

Baldwin VW from Bejuma, Venezuela

This makes a wonderful graphic abstract ... the details are fabulous !!!

8 Mar 2016 5:24pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice shot!
such beautiful frame, colors, details & graphics!
A M A Z I N G !

8 Mar 2016 5:28pm

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

But it is superb! A wonderful cactus!

8 Mar 2016 5:59pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Gorgeous repeating patterns. An outstanding image.

8 Mar 2016 5:59pm

Francisco Romero from Leon, Spain

Great visual achieved in this closeup. Excellent.

8 Mar 2016 7:35pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Stunning close up! Love the patterns

8 Mar 2016 7:35pm

Moridi from Tehran, Iran

Very nice macro shot.

8 Mar 2016 10:40pm

James from Central Florida, United States

It is amazing what we find when we take the time to look closer ... in this case, the geometric pattern is outstanding.

9 Mar 2016 1:30am

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

Mother nature imitates Escher (or do I have that backwards). Excellent job keeping everything in perspective and tack sharp.

9 Mar 2016 1:34am

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

A spectacular close up. Amazing how nature creates this gorgeous pattern. I love it!

9 Mar 2016 1:52am

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

Very nicely shot. That makes a great abstract.

9 Mar 2016 3:23am

outsidersworld from Everywhere, Germany

very nice ... I love cacti ... especially when they bloom ... in my apartment, there are cacti ...

9 Mar 2016 4:35am

fateme@@ from Dezful, Iran


9 Mar 2016 7:37am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Amazing pattern repetition and superb macro shot.

9 Mar 2016 10:36am

fereshteh. from Iran


9 Mar 2016 1:02pm

yo from Ile de France, France

Magnifique cactus !

9 Mar 2016 8:28pm

Josep from Barcelona, Spain

Great pattern !

15 Mar 2016 10:51pm

Daniel from Kenmare, United States

great pattern

26 Jun 2016 3:52pm

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graphics 2016 by omid

Textures by Adela Fonts