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Blowing One's Own Trumpet

Posted by
Steven (Chicagoland, United States) on 30 August 2018 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

A profile view of a Devil's Trumpet flower (not to be confused with an Angel's Trumpet flower which hang downward) spotted in the backyard. Here you can see where the flower got its name.

Photo captured August 19, 2018.

NIKON D7000 1/125 second F/8.0 ISO 100 62 mm

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By Marie from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Great pov and beautiful trumpet

30 Aug 2018 5:04am

Martine from France

Très jolie.

30 Aug 2018 5:15am

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Fantastique compo doit elle se présente à nous ce vert et blanc superbe.

30 Aug 2018 5:26am

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Excellent. Titre admirable aussi ! ....:)

30 Aug 2018 5:28am

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

pretty trumpet

30 Aug 2018 5:33am

Michael Skorulski from Toronto, Canada

It really is a stand out image of this proud flower.

30 Aug 2018 5:47am

Pascale MD from Occitanie, France

Magnifique ce blanc dans cet environnement bien vert.
Bonne journée Steven

30 Aug 2018 5:58am

jpla from St Barthélémy d, France

Comme un instrument de musique

30 Aug 2018 6:18am

yoshimiparis from France

erectile trumpet!

30 Aug 2018 7:17am

omid from mashhad, Iran

L O V E L Y !

30 Aug 2018 8:07am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Beautiful crisp and elegant trumpet profile

30 Aug 2018 9:34am

Martine Libouton from Bousval, Belgium

Une magnifique macro !

30 Aug 2018 9:45am

Shaun from Massachusetts, United States

A superb capture. Excellent look at this interesting flower.

30 Aug 2018 10:05am

Maria-Lina from Brownsburg Chatham, Canada

Bonjour Steven, superbe, quelle belle prise, j'aime beaucoup ces trompettes! Bise, bon jeudi tout doux!

30 Aug 2018 10:45am

Marité from France

Superbe contraste !!!
Bonne journée !

30 Aug 2018 10:48am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

nice capture of the little trumpet !

30 Aug 2018 11:57am

Rick from Toronto, Canada

A very special kind of music is shown here in glorious sunlight.

30 Aug 2018 12:10pm

Luca Bobbiesi from Milano, Italy

wow great shot my friend!

30 Aug 2018 12:55pm

Devi from Chennai, India

Beautiful capture ...Here it is believed that the seed creates madness in people !!! May be that is why it is called the devil's trumpet :)

30 Aug 2018 1:37pm

@Devi: Interesting information you've shared!

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Gorgeous point of view. AMazing how it stand so upright

30 Aug 2018 1:45pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A beautiful blossom. I would like the see the critter that drinks nectar from this one.

30 Aug 2018 3:03pm

Don from Spokane, United States

A fine title snd excellent capture of the great looking blossom.

30 Aug 2018 3:05pm

sherri from Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

your title is too cute

love, love the image

30 Aug 2018 4:15pm

Phil Morris from Saskatoon, Toronto, NYC, Canada

Beautiful lighting and super sharp, you are unrivaled !~

30 Aug 2018 4:37pm

Existence Artistique from Angers, France

bien ce cadrage

30 Aug 2018 6:07pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

I never knew the difference. Good to know. Beautiful flower shot in spite of the name.

30 Aug 2018 8:06pm

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

That is a stunning shot. I love it.

31 Aug 2018 1:25am

Elaine Hancock from Olney, United States

I have never seen this flower before. I have only seen the hanging variety. A magnificent image! Such a gorgeous flower!

31 Aug 2018 1:43am

Sam from Chennai, India

Beautiful image of this lovely flower. Excellent. :)

31 Aug 2018 4:46am

Denny Jump from Bellevue, WA, United States

Straight to the sky!! Love this one ;-)

31 Aug 2018 5:00am

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Magnifique ce datura.

31 Aug 2018 5:49am

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Such great detail! Love the lighting! Love the colors.

31 Aug 2018 8:55am

pascale from Brussels, Belgium

great poV

31 Aug 2018 10:47am

willy from Belgium

comme un bel instrument de musique

belle fin de semaine Steven

31 Aug 2018 12:42pm

Remus from Portugal

I thought they were all the same. Both those that point up, as those that point down.
Another beautiful picture of flowers. The focus point is perfect.

31 Aug 2018 1:35pm

Marjolein from Westvoorne, Netherlands

What is he really beautiful and proud upright !

31 Aug 2018 3:03pm

Claudine/canelle from Lorient, France

Superbe prise de vue ..

1 Sep 2018 7:02am

Joëlle from France

Une petite halte amicale par ici et te souhaiter un bon dimanche Steven

2 Sep 2018 6:49am

The Yum List from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

What a lovely flower. Elegant it's stance and open to the world.

2 Sep 2018 7:13am

London Caller from United Kingdom

Re: Angle's tumpets:
They're usually creamy yellow here, so I guess it's easy to tell them apart?

3 Sep 2018 8:10pm