final days : BW

Posted by DULCIE (Danville, CA, United States) on 27 January 2011 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

The last days of the gerbera daisy, captured in black and white...the same daisy seen in color here.

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k@ from Paris, France

I love that, her head down and a great hairtcut here too ;) Magnificent B&W with so much style ! The entangled petals are terrific to offer the emotion here.

27 Jan 2011 5:15am

Monterey John from Carmel, CA, United States

I could shave with that image it is so sharp! Beautiful!

27 Jan 2011 5:22am

Zing from Hamilton, New Zealand

Nice details, great bw!

27 Jan 2011 5:55am

Phil from Sausset les Pins, France

Wonderful B/W , a pleasant POV , Phil

27 Jan 2011 6:51am

sunstone_maria from California, United States

great light!! fantastic image!!!

27 Jan 2011 7:12am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

Such great light showing off the textures so well

27 Jan 2011 7:19am

Christine from Duns, United Kingdom

This is stunning

27 Jan 2011 7:23am

PRASHANT from Mumbai, India

Amazing...B & W gives great feel..

27 Jan 2011 7:33am

Phil David Morris from Saskatoon, Canada

Beautiful in black and white, quite sensational in color. An enigma.

27 Jan 2011 7:34am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Wow! I love the way you frame this. The petals seem to weave into each other! The textures and B&W tones are also superb.

27 Jan 2011 7:36am

marci from in, Morocco

the b&w really cause us to notice the details! great image!

27 Jan 2011 7:40am

Mimosa from Kedah, Malaysia

A unique maco shot in B&W!

27 Jan 2011 7:41am

Richard from Duns, United Kingdom

Stunning (oops I've just seen Christine's comment. . . spookily similar)

27 Jan 2011 7:50am

cristoF from montbéliard, France

excellent ,génial,somptueux..............etc tout ça pour te dire que ta photo me plait énormement.bravo

27 Jan 2011 8:06am

Sunder from Chennai, India

Awesome shot! Excellent composition, lighting and details...

27 Jan 2011 8:16am

Jean-Louis from Nîmes, France

Une petite merveile !!!
Très belle photo et très belle lumière !!

27 Jan 2011 8:27am

Florence from Paris, France

An outstanding mono picture dear ! Wow. Great composition as well, so original. I love the details on the petails, great rendering of the textures. Definitely elegant.

27 Jan 2011 9:12am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

The b&w is amazingly powerful used here . . I feel almost reverential in the presence of the daisy passing ! So strong.

27 Jan 2011 10:16am

PEGGY*aiMe*PHOTO from somewhere in, France

wow ! C'est tout simplement sublime et délicat ! Une beauté timide ! J'aime beaucoup ta présentation "tête en bas". Bises

27 Jan 2011 11:41am

Anna.C from LA ROCHELLE, France

it's a beauty, Dulcie ! love the presentation, head down, so poétic ! the B&W and the lighting are perfect !

27 Jan 2011 12:19pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Excellent choice of B&W for this shot Dulcie! It definitely enhances the details of the flower and adds another dimension to the shot! Well done! ;-)

27 Jan 2011 1:42pm

Marleen from Doesburg, Netherlands

Beautiful B&W! The daisy can relax, she will be alive here for ever (?)!

27 Jan 2011 3:32pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

absolutely stunning!!! gorgeous photograph

27 Jan 2011 4:29pm

Franz from Baden, Austria

wow, a perfect stunner and an entirely different impression from the colour version! hard to say which is "better" - if this is indeed a category here!

27 Jan 2011 4:49pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Gorgeous! The B&W is at least as beautiful as the color version. Bravo!

27 Jan 2011 4:49pm

Marilla from Turku, Finland

Excellent! The petals look very fascinating in b&w.

27 Jan 2011 4:59pm

Sonia Nansid from Barcelona Stockholm, Sweden

This is absolutely elegant. Bravo!

27 Jan 2011 10:25pm

Becky from los angeles, United States

stunning! I love this big time.

28 Jan 2011 4:21am

Bettina from Los Angeles, United States

That's fantastic. So pristine!

28 Jan 2011 4:47pm

Damon Schreiber from Toronto, Canada

Gorgeous angle and tones!

28 Jan 2011 6:26pm

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Stunning image

29 Jan 2011 9:07am

Morris Taub (momo) from Montpellier, France

taking the ordinary and making it extraordinary...bravo dulcie...and i love them both, b&w, color, excellent compositions, pp work...

29 Jan 2011 11:13am

Anita from West Nottingham, United States

This is one of those few instances in which I like the B&W of the flower better than the color--the textures of the petals show up more, as do the curls. Nice!

29 Jan 2011 12:40pm

Marie from FRESNES, France

superbe en noir et blanc.

29 Jan 2011 9:53pm

Barbara Kile from Ft. Worth, United States

Lovely contrasts!

31 Jan 2011 4:52am

Japanalia from Yokohama, Japan

This is impressive and beautiful and so well done! My compliments!

31 Jan 2011 10:19am

KriKridesign from Cully, Switzerland

a picture to print...in a big format!

1 Feb 2011 8:13pm

Nikon D90
8 seconds
F/32.0
ISO 400
157 mm (35mm equiv.)

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