magnolia season : 3

Posted by
DULCIE (Danville, CA, United States) on 10 July 2011 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

NIKON D90 1/200 second F/4.0 ISO 200 157 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Chris Pereira from San Jose, CA, United States

I love the subtle colors and soft lighting

10 Jul 2011 5:50am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom


10 Jul 2011 5:54am

Richard from Duns, United Kingdom

Beautifully processed Dulcie, a gem!

10 Jul 2011 6:01am

Christine from Duns, United Kingdom

Beautiful soft colours

10 Jul 2011 6:17am

Chantal from Terheijden, Netherlands

beautiful image

10 Jul 2011 6:28am

Aubélia from Kortrijk, Belgium

Beautiful composition and colors.

10 Jul 2011 7:41am

Tinx from Kuressaare, Estonia

Beautiful indeed!

10 Jul 2011 8:15am

Anita from West Nottingham, Pennsylvania, United States

My eye goes straight to that sharp and interesting center of the flower.

10 Jul 2011 9:57am

mseguid from Es Castell-Menorca-I Balears, Spain

So beautiful. I love it

10 Jul 2011 9:58am

daniela scharnowski from Berlin, Germany

superb tones and light!!! excellently done Dulcie!

10 Jul 2011 10:10am

Sam from Chennai, India

Beautiful composition and pleasing soft colours. Well done. Love it :)

10 Jul 2011 10:37am

Frida from Sweden

Excellent presentation of my favorite flower.

10 Jul 2011 12:51pm

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

beautiful ! great tones !

10 Jul 2011 1:30pm

marci from in, Morocco

beautiful! love the pufrple center! did you use processing on this? it's so soft!

10 Jul 2011 2:32pm

@marci: Thanks, Marci. Yes, I used Nik Efex filters to selectively bring out or enhance certain aspects of the flower so that it more closely matched what my eyes and my heart saw !! :-)

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

Gorgeous. Beautifully done

10 Jul 2011 3:42pm

danou-yepa from Nice, France

superb !!!!! compo , détails excellents !!!!

10 Jul 2011 4:37pm

Irene from San Francisco, United States

Good picture.

10 Jul 2011 5:30pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

It's gorgeous in color, also. Great work.

10 Jul 2011 7:33pm

mimicy from Bordeaux, France

Magnifique de netteté et un très beau coloris .... compliments

10 Jul 2011 9:47pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

I love the soft colors! Beautiful composition!

10 Jul 2011 10:02pm

Viewfinder from Bradenton, FL, United States

Beautiful Dulcie!

10 Jul 2011 11:55pm

Michelle Holland from Pomona Park, United States


11 Jul 2011 3:14am

Harry from Apex, United States

Gorgeous detail and nice muted colors.

11 Jul 2011 4:57am

bluechameleon from Vancouver, Canada

Love the detail and the soft colours. Wonderful shot!

11 Jul 2011 5:17am

Mathilde Collot from Fontainebleau, France

Oh! Breathtaking! A macro incredibly beautiful with its elaborate PDC! Superb!

11 Jul 2011 6:05am

Phil from Sausset les Pins, France

Tones are fantastics ! Lovely shot ! Phil

11 Jul 2011 7:21am

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

Very beautiful ! Love the softness and the tones are exquisite.

11 Jul 2011 9:23am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

I note you were using both eyes and heart on this ! The tone-shifts have somehow added to the reality in making the flower seem part of the real world and not just a display item.

11 Jul 2011 9:27am

tataray from france, France

Belle Lumière et détails.)

11 Jul 2011 11:38am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Exquisite light and colours. The painterly feel creates a lovely image.

11 Jul 2011 12:43pm

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

Very nicely done indeed

11 Jul 2011 1:51pm

myky from London, Canada

A lovely image with exquisite light.

11 Jul 2011 3:17pm

Calusarus from St Sorlin en Valloire, France

Really beautiful with this lighting

11 Jul 2011 3:53pm

Mhelene from Paris, France

So beautiful ! Just like a painting !

11 Jul 2011 3:55pm

❀ Yvonne Simons ❀ from Tilburg, Netherlands

In color this flower is even better, the light is stunning.

11 Jul 2011 6:16pm

JOEMULLIGAN from Muscatine, Iowa, United States

wow!!! you sure caught my attention here, dulcie. this is exquisite and the amazing assembly in the center is full of excitement and mystery. i think you are the master of the flower's Georgia O'Keefe!!!~

11 Jul 2011 7:47pm

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

Dulcie this is totally magnificent! Beautiful light and shading and just a wonderful perspective....this is a prize winner for sure!

11 Jul 2011 9:02pm

Theys Colors from Charleroi, Belgium

Superb tones and light, very good photo.

11 Jul 2011 9:56pm

Riccardo from Rome, Italy

Nice postproduction! And great shot!

12 Jul 2011 5:49am

Marie from FRESNES, France

superbe !

12 Jul 2011 9:12pm

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Great detail

13 Jul 2011 9:41pm

Maria Draper from California, United States

this is really pretty

21 Jul 2011 6:06am

Cecile Langelier from United States

I adore this.... the colors, the texture, the lighting.... I find it magical and mesmerizing

9 Aug 2011 3:32am

1/200 second
ISO 200
157 mm (35mm equiv.)