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African Bride (Nigella hispanica)

Posted by
Steven (Chicagoland, United States) on 6 March 2017 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

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Photo captured May 22, 2010 at Chicago Botanic Garden.

SONY DSLR-A300 1/200 second F/13.0 ISO 100 70 mm

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Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

So eager to please !

6 Mar 2017 7:24am

Claudine/canelle from FRance, France


6 Mar 2017 7:45am

yo from Ile de France, France

Très étonnantes étamines pourpres ! Superbe !

6 Mar 2017 8:58am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

A spectacular burst of color from the center of the flower.

6 Mar 2017 9:29am

willy from Belgium

quelles jolies couleurs Steven..

une image qui me plaît beaucoup

6 Mar 2017 9:58am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Oh, this bride is so attractive !!

6 Mar 2017 10:07am

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

Wow !! Very very beautiful image of this nice flower. Great focus , composition and light. Good soft HDR too.

6 Mar 2017 11:46am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Splendid image !!

6 Mar 2017 12:58pm

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Comme Yo, je suis très surprise des couleurs. Magnifique.)

6 Mar 2017 1:59pm

Marité from France

Si délicate... avec des étamines qui tranchent sur la corolle !
Bonne journée !

6 Mar 2017 5:03pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Quite a showy blossom. Lovely image.

6 Mar 2017 6:14pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

explosive beauty!

6 Mar 2017 6:31pm

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Awesome! I love it! Great shot!

6 Mar 2017 7:27pm

London Caller from United Kingdom

It is so exotic!
Looks a bit like love-in-a-mist.

6 Mar 2017 8:12pm

franz from Baden, Austria

Wow, what a strangly beautiful flower, and what an excellent image!

6 Mar 2017 8:26pm

Lalena from Barcelona, Spain

Awesome!!! Explosive flower!!!

6 Mar 2017 8:37pm

fateme@@ from Dezful, Iran

Amazing !

6 Mar 2017 8:53pm

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

What gorgeous colour.

6 Mar 2017 10:03pm

Elaine Hancock from Olney, United States

This is a spectacular flower! I have never seen one like it before. It is gorgeous!

6 Mar 2017 10:04pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

such beautiful frame, focus, DOF, details, colors & lights!
L O V E L Y !

6 Mar 2017 10:47pm

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

creat bloom nicely balanced by the opening bud in the lower lleft

7 Mar 2017 1:00am

Urspo from Phoenix, United States

Wow! a terrific shot!

7 Mar 2017 4:01am

Sam from Chennai, India

Beautiful blossom. Amazing details and gorgeous colours. :)

7 Mar 2017 6:44am

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Awesome... beautiful

7 Mar 2017 6:44am

L'Angevine from Angers, France

bon travail

7 Mar 2017 3:05pm

Remus from Portugal

Great details and beautifully framed.
It's the first time i see one «Nigella hispanica»

7 Mar 2017 6:04pm

Francisco Romero from Leon, Spain

Vey beautiful image!

7 Mar 2017 8:40pm

Rick from Toronto, Canada

Pristine focus, colour quality, and pleasing sunlit shadows.

7 Mar 2017 9:18pm

ventiqueras from Italy

magnifico fiore a me sconoscoiuto, grazie per avermelo presentato

8 Mar 2017 8:48pm