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Balloon Flower/Chinese Bellflower, #2 of 2

Posted by
Steven (Chicagoland, United States) on 1 August 2017 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

The second of two photos of a balloon flower after it opoened.
The first one, which illustrates where it got its name from, can be found here.

Photo captured July 18, 2017.

NIKON D7000 1/125 second F/5.3 ISO 1000 66 mm

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Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Lovely blue

1 Aug 2017 5:11am

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Charmante et belle. )

1 Aug 2017 5:28am

Gérard from Allauch, France

This blue is fantastic !

1 Aug 2017 8:27am

Martine Libouton from Bousval, Belgium

Magnifique avec cette très belle lumière

1 Aug 2017 8:30am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Beautifully captured !

1 Aug 2017 9:46am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

a marvellous transformation

1 Aug 2017 10:13am

Shaun from Thorton, United States

The color is just perfect. A magnificent image. 5*

1 Aug 2017 10:52am

BiLL from Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Lovely vivid colour, Steven.

1 Aug 2017 12:00pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Wow, that balloon really popped in a beautiful way.

1 Aug 2017 1:04pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

5 stars from me. The rich color and details are stunning

1 Aug 2017 2:25pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A lovely surprise when it opens. I enjoy the blue color and the veining.

1 Aug 2017 2:25pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quelle fleur bleue quelle finesse sueprbe compo
amitié

1 Aug 2017 2:41pm

Devi from Chennai, India

Lovely !!!!

1 Aug 2017 3:16pm

Don from Spokane, United States

An excellent close up of this pretty flower. Nice detail and I like the color.

1 Aug 2017 4:05pm

Sudipto from Hyderabad, India

Well, the bulb finally opened... :)
Nice one Steven... :)

1 Aug 2017 4:36pm

Marité from France

Ah, c'est magique ! Elle est très belle !
Bonne journée.

1 Aug 2017 7:36pm

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Splendid image !!

1 Aug 2017 8:00pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

such beautiful focus, colors, lights & details!
Lovely!

1 Aug 2017 8:26pm

London Caller from United Kingdom

He he... You must love blue flowers a lot!

1 Aug 2017 9:01pm

Elaine Hancock from Olney, United States

This is just spectacular. It is absolutely beautiful. I love the color! 5*****

1 Aug 2017 9:47pm

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

gorgeous color and fully open

2 Aug 2017 2:07am

Darkelf Photography from Perth, Australia

Gorgeous flower! Wonderful colour and fantastic detail too.

2 Aug 2017 2:14am

Sam from Chennai, India

Beautiful closeup of this lovely Blue flower. :)

2 Aug 2017 2:14am

Remus from Portugal

Lovely!
Elegant, simple and gorgeous.
Well done!

2 Aug 2017 4:26pm

Nandan from Mayapur, India

Beautiful star...thanks for sharing

12 Aug 2019 3:27am