torch light ....

Posted by
DULCIE (Danville, CA, United States) on 8 August 2010 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

Danville, CA ~ A Torch Lily (Kniphofia uvaria)

NIKON D90 1/1250 second F/6.3 ISO 800 157 mm (35mm equiv.)

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kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

Wow - this colour is beautiful and your focus superb

8 Aug 2010 7:15am

Thea from Leeuwarden, Netherlands

A beautiful flower,never seen it< but what I most like of this picture is the
dynamic bokeh!

8 Aug 2010 8:28am

Tamara from Aarschot, Belgium

Brilliant colors and composition, well seen :)

8 Aug 2010 9:34am

Richard from Duns, United Kingdom

Magnificent colours and light.

8 Aug 2010 11:49am

Skyriani from Nelson, New Zealand

Looks like we share a passion for these. I invite you to view this one.
The contrasting blue background contributes to a beautiful image

8 Aug 2010 11:55am

Bettina from Los Angeles, United States

Wow, that is really unique and amazing. I just love your treatment of the background, while this unusual yellow flower hovers. Great composition, too, with the angle and the two small grasses coming up.

8 Aug 2010 1:41pm

Christine from Duns, United Kingdom

I love the blue background, really makes the flower stand out

8 Aug 2010 1:50pm

kate from lincolnshire, United Kingdom

totally stunning!:)

8 Aug 2010 2:17pm

Susan from Pompano Beach, by Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States

Beautiful shot...that wide aperture worked wonderfully !

8 Aug 2010 2:41pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

I love the colors.

8 Aug 2010 2:45pm

marc battault from clermont ferrand, France

nice and very creative macro shot ,this background is wonderful !
five stars !
kiss !

8 Aug 2010 3:13pm

JOEMULLIGAN from burnsville, nc, United States

Is that a flower, Dulcie? Amazing! But what I love is the purple background (and its complimentary yellow). Shocking and lovelyl

8 Aug 2010 3:26pm

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

brilliant image. colors are killers !!!!!!!

8 Aug 2010 3:37pm

Mohsen from Tehran, Iran

Coool subject

8 Aug 2010 3:39pm

Yvon from Orleans, France

great and beautiful shot

8 Aug 2010 5:02pm

Alun from cheshire, United Kingdom

Stunning image, great DOF

8 Aug 2010 6:08pm

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

A weird flower, like the contrast of color with the wonderful blue bokeh.

8 Aug 2010 6:36pm from Wemmel, Belgium

Superb capture .. wonderfull contrasting colors

8 Aug 2010 7:17pm

Susan from Sausalito, United States

One can imagine it as a banana tree!!! Such vivid colors behind...I like everything about this.

8 Aug 2010 9:04pm

sohrab from CHANDLER, United States

awesome colors

8 Aug 2010 10:20pm

Wild Mustang Photography from Carlisle, United States

Just stunning!!!! Beautiful color and details! WOW! 5*****!

9 Aug 2010 2:08am

larans from Lund, Sweden

Interesting flower. Well done with intensive colors and the bokeh of the background.

9 Aug 2010 5:08am

larans from Lund, Sweden

Interesting flower. Well done with intensive colors and the bokeh of the background.

9 Aug 2010 5:08am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

Yep, lovely shot

9 Aug 2010 6:24am

Véro from Savoie, France

excellent contrast in colors !

9 Aug 2010 7:29am

Marilyn Cornwell from Toronto, Canada

What gorgeous bokeh and colours! A stunning image!

9 Aug 2010 11:05am

Anita from West Nottingham, United States

The yellow-gold against the blue is lovely.

9 Aug 2010 2:57pm

Véronique from Here & Now, France

Très belle photo, une belle harmonie des couleurs et un cadrage qui met le tout en valeur. Bravo

10 Aug 2010 6:23am

M@ndy from London, United Kingdom

blue and yellow is the perfect photographer's friend

10 Aug 2010 2:51pm

Sarah from Suisse, Switzerland

I thought they were bananas at first! Super photograph - the colours are amazing.

10 Aug 2010 3:32pm

Marilla from Turku, Finland

Interesting flower, I've never seen anything like that. Great bokeh too!

11 Aug 2010 5:06pm

Suji from Iran

nice macro shot! It looks like a banana tree! ;-)
the colors are also interesting! :-)

14 Aug 2010 1:23pm

Marie from PARIS, (Fresnes), France

magnifiques, ces couleurs, j'adore !

15 Aug 2010 7:58pm

1/1250 second
ISO 800
157 mm (35mm equiv.)