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Purple Prickly Pear Cactus

Posted by
Steven (Chicagoland, United States) on 29 January 2019 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

Captured in Sedona, Arizona on May 5, 2013.

NIKON D7000 1/250 second F/8.0 ISO 160 105 mm

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Martine Girard from brest, France

Magnifique gros plan, j'aime les couleurs.

29 Jan 2019 5:34am

By Marie from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Impressive, great capture and colors.

29 Jan 2019 5:58am

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quel rouge foncé et ces petits pics quel rendu merveilleux
Belle journée

29 Jan 2019 6:26am

Ralf Kesper from Fröndenberg, Germany

Really fgood close up with fine light.

29 Jan 2019 6:48am

Claudine/canelle from Lorient, France

Magnifique prise de vue ..ne pas toucher ...

29 Jan 2019 7:13am

Pascale MD from Occitanie, France

Très belles couleurs et graphisme.
Bonne journée Steven

29 Jan 2019 7:57am

jpla from St Barthélémy, France

L'as de pique

29 Jan 2019 7:59am

Existence Artistique from Angers, France

oh génial

29 Jan 2019 8:12am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Not a good place to fall . .

29 Jan 2019 8:17am

yoshimiparis from France

these plants are very impressive and brightly colored

29 Jan 2019 8:18am

Marcel P. from Wallonie picarde, Belgium

Très belle photo !

29 Jan 2019 9:14am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

lovely shot with excellent depth of field control

29 Jan 2019 10:18am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Amazing macro shot !! I like it a lot.

29 Jan 2019 11:18am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Splendid framing !! Beautiful !

29 Jan 2019 11:42am

Devi from Chennai, India

Gosh !!! This is really prickly !! Great closeup !!!!!

29 Jan 2019 11:46am

Shaun from Massachusetts, United States

Excellent focusing Steven. Superb detail. 5*

29 Jan 2019 12:46pm

MEC from Setúbal, Portugal

Beautiful framing!!

29 Jan 2019 12:50pm

Rick from Toronto, Canada

Exquisite colour and detail impact. It also works in harmony with your Am3 colour theme !

29 Jan 2019 1:44pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

I like the light and color. Fantastic capture of the prickly texture

29 Jan 2019 2:36pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

What a beauty! I love that color.

29 Jan 2019 3:30pm

Dreams come true from Utrecht, Netherlands

Wow this is a very nice macro from the cactus, he has a special shape and a beautiful color.

29 Jan 2019 4:20pm

Marité from France

Waouh ! C'est la première fois que j'en vois de cette couleur ! Ils sont magnifiques...
Bonne journée !

29 Jan 2019 4:23pm

Don from Spokane, United States

Very prickly and very purple!

29 Jan 2019 4:30pm

willy from Belgium

un superbe gros plan aux jolies couleurs Steven

une photo qui me plait beaucoup


29 Jan 2019 5:52pm

Libouton Martine from Bousval, Belgium

Très beau

29 Jan 2019 7:23pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

such beautiful focus, DOF, colors, lights & details!
A M A Z I N G !!!!!!!!!

29 Jan 2019 8:07pm

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Magnifiques détails...

29 Jan 2019 9:32pm

Adela Fonts from Bar Grcelona, Spain

Well done the image that highlights the beauty of the cactus. Great shot! 5*****

29 Jan 2019 9:33pm

Elaine Hancock from Olney, United States

A fantastic close up image. Beautiful light, detail and color! I love cactus. There are so many varieties.

30 Jan 2019 1:26am

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

I have only seen these in green. Very cool.

30 Jan 2019 1:37am

jeanmadis from Chonburi, Thailand

Au coeur des formes et belles couleurs de cette plante rustique.
Superbe !

30 Jan 2019 3:15am

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

wonderful detail with nice fall-off of depth of field

30 Jan 2019 4:21am

Sudipto from Hyderabad, India

That looks dangerous, Steven... :D
Lovely work with the depth of field... :)

30 Jan 2019 6:17am

Remus from Portugal

Excellent level of detail and contrast of colors.

30 Jan 2019 2:32pm

yo from Ile de France, France

Piquant mais superbe !

30 Jan 2019 8:46pm

sherri from Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

wow, this is gorgeous

love, love the color palette

31 Jan 2019 4:00am

Elizabeth Buckalew from Flagstaff, United States

A beautiful image, Steven! Wish I'd known you then - we could've met up for coffee!

31 Jan 2019 4:18am