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Redefining Stigma

Posted by
Steven (Chicagoland, United States) on 17 October 2019 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

Close-up capture of a pink cloud hibiscus' stigma with its fuzzy surface coming into clear view.

Photo captured August 17, 2019.

NIKON D7000 1/90 second F/8.0 ISO 100 45 mm

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Spotlight Images

Martine Girard from Brest, France

Joli, on dirait de la dentelle autour du rose.

17 Oct 2019 5:17am

Anne from France

Magnifiques détails

17 Oct 2019 5:23am

By Marie from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Beautiful macro and details.

17 Oct 2019 5:24am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

An amazing macro image! Brilliant work.

17 Oct 2019 5:34am

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland


17 Oct 2019 5:46am

jpla from St Barthélémy, France

Excellents détails

17 Oct 2019 6:42am

Gérard Flayol from Allauch, France

A superb abstract done with this colored focus !

17 Oct 2019 7:02am

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Beautiful macro and gorgeous colors. Just lovely.

17 Oct 2019 7:11am

Existence Artistique from Angers, France


17 Oct 2019 7:31am

yoshimiparis from France

closer to the heart of the flower
This picture is superb!

17 Oct 2019 7:42am

Pascale MD from Occitanie, France

Magnifique macro et les couleurs sont top.
Bonne journée Steven

17 Oct 2019 7:43am

Libouton Martine from Bousval, Belgium

Très beau ce coeur de fleur !

17 Oct 2019 8:05am

omar from Hamburg, Germany

Magnifiques colors and structure, I like the blurred background

17 Oct 2019 8:58am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

lovely detailed close up of the main feature on the 'chandelier' :)

17 Oct 2019 9:07am

Ralf Kesper from Fröndenberg, Germany

Crispy until the tiny details. Really good macro.

17 Oct 2019 10:05am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Fantastic macro with superb colors .

17 Oct 2019 10:32am

Shaun from Massachusetts, United States

A very nice macro Steven. Great detail.

17 Oct 2019 10:43am

Rose from United States

So very beautiful.

17 Oct 2019 10:45am

Don from Spokane, United States

An unusual composition that is very successful. Very creative

17 Oct 2019 12:18pm

Rick from Toronto, Canada

A superb image with maximum colour impact.

17 Oct 2019 12:59pm

Dreams come true from Utrecht, Netherlands

Oh I love this the details and colors.
A beautiful macro. 5 *

17 Oct 2019 2:05pm

willy from Belgium

superbe ce coeur de fleur Steven

une macro de toute beauté


17 Oct 2019 2:34pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quelle macro et image quelle couleur un autre monde cette macro
Belle soirée

17 Oct 2019 2:38pm

Devi from Chennai, India

Fabulous macro here !!! Beautiful image of the Hibiscus heart!

17 Oct 2019 2:59pm

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Good macro of hibiscus!

17 Oct 2019 3:41pm

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Quel précision pour le pistil de l'hibiscus. Merveilleux.

17 Oct 2019 8:26pm

London Caller from United Kingdom

It's interesting, right?
Like a mini hibiscus within another one.

17 Oct 2019 8:33pm

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

I definitely like the focus on the pink circle parts and the way the focus falls off on the lumpy yeloow parts, whatever they are called. Personally, the thought of my plants having sex while I am sleeping sort of creeps me out.

17 Oct 2019 11:39pm

Elaine Hancock from Olney, United States

This is amazing. The detail and focus is incredible! Gorgeous color. 5*

18 Oct 2019 1:23am

claudine/canelle from Lorient, France

Magnifique !!

18 Oct 2019 6:01am

jeanmadis from Chonburi, Thailand

Très réussi, la mise au point est plus que parfaite !

18 Oct 2019 8:57am

Marjolein from Westvoorne, Netherlands

Beautiful this heart of the hibiscus

18 Oct 2019 9:12am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

...and Congratulations on your Spotlight !

18 Oct 2019 3:39pm

Shaun from Massachusetts, United States

Congratulations on the spotlight.

18 Oct 2019 3:41pm

Gérard Flayol from Allauch, France

Congrats Steven !

18 Oct 2019 3:56pm

Remus from Portugal

A faultless photo.
Excellent and impressive macro!

18 Oct 2019 4:52pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

such beautiful focus, DOF & colors!
L O V E L Y !
& Congratulations! :)

18 Oct 2019 5:53pm

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

A marvel, congrats Steven !!!

18 Oct 2019 7:39pm

Magda A.-Coulter from Langley, Canada

So pretty! Congratulations on the color spotlight

18 Oct 2019 8:02pm

sherri from Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

oh, my, what a unique bloom

18 Oct 2019 11:36pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Congratulations on the Color Spotlight!

19 Oct 2019 12:38am

Dreams come true from Utrecht, Netherlands

Congratulations with your color spotlight.

19 Oct 2019 7:25am

rbassin from Tramelan, Switzerland

Congratulations, a beautiful composition

19 Oct 2019 8:08am

fateme@@ from Dezful, Iran

Excellent. Congratulations.

19 Oct 2019 11:59am

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

I love the colors! Beautiful details in this close up

19 Oct 2019 2:55pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

abd Congratulations on your SPOTLIGHT!

19 Oct 2019 3:13pm

Mohanakumar from Kochi (Cochin), India

Wonderful macro and Congrats!

19 Oct 2019 3:14pm

omar from Hamburg, Germany

Great macro, well seen!

20 Oct 2019 12:44pm

Olivier from Manage, Belgium

nice sweet colors

20 Oct 2019 7:21pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Dreamy pink cloud.

20 Oct 2019 11:11pm

Marjolein from Westvoorne, Netherlands

and Congratulations.

21 Oct 2019 6:38am

Elaine Hancock from Olney, United States

Congratulations on the Spotlight Steven!

21 Oct 2019 10:50pm

Elizabeth Buckalew from Flagstaff, United States

Wow, Steven! That is as fantastic a macro shot as I've ever seen!

22 Oct 2019 2:02am

yoshimiparis from France

absolutely wonderful

22 Oct 2019 6:12am

Mohanakumar from Kochi (Cochin), India

What a beautiful work! Congrats!

22 Oct 2019 8:42am

Sam from Chennai, India

Wonderful work. Love this.
Congratulations on your spotlight. :)

22 Oct 2019 4:30pm

Tomix from landerneau, France

Superbe ! félicitations !

24 Oct 2019 8:26am

The Yum List from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

These bright colours make me think of Deepavali and all those celebrating today.

27 Oct 2019 11:26pm

Dimitrios from ATHENS, Greece


28 Oct 2019 7:51am