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Royal Velvet

Posted by
Steven (Chicagoland, United States) on 4 August 2020 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

Hibiscus potted in our backyard on August 1, 2020.

NIKON D7000 1/60 second F/8.0 ISO 280 52 mm

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Spotlight Images

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Stunning close-up

4 Aug 2020 5:12am

Martine Girard from Brest, France

Magnifique macro, quelles couleurs !

4 Aug 2020 5:54am

Gérard Flayol from Château-Gombert, Marseille, France

Excelent macro well framed.

4 Aug 2020 5:59am

By Marie from Entre By Marie et L, France

Superb red heart.

4 Aug 2020 7:05am

jpla from Anjou, France

format XXL

4 Aug 2020 7:07am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

beautifully composed and focused, with lovely colour bringing out the richness of the bloom

4 Aug 2020 8:34am

Anna Cherer from LA ROCHELLE, France

A beautiful heart and superb red color !

4 Aug 2020 9:29am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Fantastic ! Excellent details

4 Aug 2020 9:42am

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Stunning macro shot.

4 Aug 2020 9:49am

Shaun from Massachusetts, United States

A superb image with excellent color.

4 Aug 2020 10:21am

Florence from Bretagne, France


4 Aug 2020 12:25pm

Dreams come true from Utrecht, Netherlands

Magnificent the yellow on the heart of the red flower .

4 Aug 2020 12:48pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

This is beautiful. It really does look like velvet.

4 Aug 2020 1:10pm

yoshimiparis from France

the red color of this flower is absolutely sumptuous

4 Aug 2020 1:36pm

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Wonderful image. Its beautiful color and pleats are like a beautiful fabric evening dress.

4 Aug 2020 2:06pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Delicate and vibant

4 Aug 2020 3:30pm

Devi from Chennai, India

Wow !! A fantastic image of the heart of the flower !!!!

4 Aug 2020 3:35pm

Rose Swalls from United States

Oh. This is beautiful.

4 Aug 2020 3:53pm

Existence Artistique from Angers, France


4 Aug 2020 4:34pm

Ralf Kesper from Fröndenberg, Germany

Definitly "royal!

4 Aug 2020 4:47pm

Daniel from Perpignan, France

Un éclat de couleur !!!!

4 Aug 2020 4:52pm

véronique cherpantier from sauveterre de guyenne, France

magnifique macro

4 Aug 2020 5:34pm

véronique cherpantier from sauveterre de guyenne, France

magnifique macro

4 Aug 2020 5:34pm

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Au coeur de l'hibiscus, merveilleuses couleurs et détails. 5*****)

4 Aug 2020 7:00pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

such beautiful frame, colors & details!

4 Aug 2020 7:02pm

Don from Spokane, United States

An excellent super close up of this flower heart.

4 Aug 2020 7:43pm

sherri from Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

beautifully filling of the frame

4 Aug 2020 9:49pm

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

That is a gorgeous shot. Mother Nature sure knows how to put together great colour combinations.

4 Aug 2020 10:23pm

jeanmadis from Chonburi, Thailand

Jusque au coeur de la beauté, j'aime cette superbe fleur.

5 Aug 2020 1:30am

Elizabeth Buckalew from Flagstaff, United States

Just a beautiful macro image, Steven!!! Such rich color and crisp focus!

5 Aug 2020 1:44am

Elaine Hancock from Olney, United States

Absolutely beautiful. A gorgeous close up image. Stunning color and detail.

5 Aug 2020 2:29am

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

excellent close-up. fine detail and rich color

5 Aug 2020 4:34am

Ginnie Hart from Netherlands

Talk about getting to the heart of the matter, Steven!

5 Aug 2020 4:51am

Remus from Portugal

Stunning close-up.
A really beautiful detail. I love it.

5 Aug 2020 4:32pm

Sam from Chennai, India

Wow. What a beautiful view of the flower's heart. Excellent closeup and amazing details. :)

5 Aug 2020 5:26pm

The Yum List from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

I can certainly see where this flower gets its name from.

9 Aug 2020 6:54am

fateme@@ from Dezful, Iran


9 Aug 2020 9:35pm

Joëlle from France

Bonjour Steven,
Un petit coucou en passant en espérant que tout va bien
Je repars avec cette note parfumée

29 Aug 2020 12:04pm

CrashRyan from New Jersey/NYC area, United States

Cool macro. I need a better macro lens ... maybe next summer.

1 Sep 2020 2:45pm