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Sunny Spines

Posted by
Steve Rice (Olympia, United States) on 26 November 2011 in Plant & Nature.

Saguaro National Park

Vaido from Võrumaa, Estonia

Very nice frame with all these patterns in good light.

26 Nov 2011 5:09am

Phil David Morris 2011 from Saskatoon,, Canada

This one is superb, you can really feel the closeness here, like we are face
to face with this anomaly. Magnificent view, perfection !~

26 Nov 2011 5:37am

DULCIE from Danville, CA, United States

A terrific close-up of these prickly spines when seen against the distant hills. Lovely feeling of texture and depth.

26 Nov 2011 5:56am

Magda from Vancouver, Canada


26 Nov 2011 6:30am

Francisco Romer from Carbajal de la Legua, Spain

Very good framing. The spines and the fold make for a beautiful composition. Charming warm light.

26 Nov 2011 6:36am

Marie LC from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Terrific !

26 Nov 2011 6:37am

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Fantastique détial et vue sur ces épines du cactus, cela est doux mais ça pique, splendide.

Bravo et bellej journée

26 Nov 2011 7:17am

morgan from canyon Country, United States

Love the color and texture you have captured.

26 Nov 2011 8:37am

Othersideblue from Kerman, Iran

charming close up telling us to avoid close embrace

Superb macro and light

26 Nov 2011 9:01am

Heinz from Hamm, Germany

sehr gute Detailaufnahme und wunder im Licht.

26 Nov 2011 9:16am

PATRICK from miramas, France

splendid 5***

26 Nov 2011 9:35am

jpla from St Barthélémy d, France

j'aurais pu mettre le même commentaire qu'hier ! Jolis détails ! Je te souhaite une agréable journée

26 Nov 2011 9:38am

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Absolutely beautiful, love the lighting.

26 Nov 2011 9:41am

L'Angevine from Angers, France

je t'imagine avoir le nez gonflé ensuite avec ces épines!!!lol

26 Nov 2011 9:57am

Mhelene from Paris, France

Magnifique !! Very beautiful !

26 Nov 2011 10:02am

J.R. from Urasoe City, Japan

Again very beautiful! WoW! Those things could hurt you:(

26 Nov 2011 11:04am

Mully from Carmarthenshire, Wales., United Kingdom

Lovely combitaion of colour and detail...Well done.

26 Nov 2011 11:16am

Mariana M. from Waterloo, Canada

great closeup with super texture

26 Nov 2011 12:39pm

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Marvelous lines and patterns to your composition - a lovely frame!

26 Nov 2011 1:23pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Beautiful warm light on this closeup shot Steve! Wonderful details! Well done! ;-)

26 Nov 2011 1:32pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

Terrific close-up. Fine light

26 Nov 2011 3:23pm

Z from Shanghai, China

Great details! The cactus is one of the most interesting plants on the earth!

26 Nov 2011 3:25pm

Don from Spokane, United States

A warm, highly detailed close up… makes an impressive image.

26 Nov 2011 3:46pm

omid from mashhad, Iran


26 Nov 2011 4:55pm

Calusarus from St Sorlin en Valloire, France

Very nice details here

26 Nov 2011 5:07pm

Philou04 from Manosque, France

Great colours, detailsn and combination between light and shadows.

26 Nov 2011 5:44pm

Gérard Beullac from Paris, France

I love the graphic close-up, here, full of prickly details. The light is a great plus, also.

26 Nov 2011 6:26pm

Lorraine from Gatineau, Canada

wh says softness wins on beauty, gracious, scratch me, how unusual and beautiful

26 Nov 2011 6:32pm

Stefan from Thiersee, Austria

Wow, cool image!

26 Nov 2011 6:42pm

AMH from Buenos Aires, Argentina

that a good picture and good lighting. a hug. Alejandra

26 Nov 2011 11:18pm

Bill Brown from California, United States

Awesome capture Steve!

26 Nov 2011 11:44pm

Sam from Chennai, India

Amazing. Lovely capture. Beautiful light, and detail. :)

27 Nov 2011 12:54am

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

Fantastic closeup with marvelous light here Steve - beautiful shot!

27 Nov 2011 2:38am

Kala from United States

Magnificent tones and fantastic close-up details of those spines!

27 Nov 2011 3:57am

Diana from United States

Another golden catch!

27 Nov 2011 3:59am

Daryl Johnson from Worcester Park, United Kingdom

Mesmerising patterns...

27 Nov 2011 9:22am

António Pires from Lisbon, Portugal

Very good close up.

27 Nov 2011 6:34pm

franz from Baden, Austria

brilliant ... sharp and clear, with lots of details to discover!

27 Nov 2011 8:44pm

Diane from Parksville,, Canada

oh gosh, I hadn't thought of this shot when I was there. This is frame-worthy. Love the light, the shadows, the details, and Mother Nature's architecture. Very well executed Steve.

28 Nov 2011 2:11am

Riccardo from Rome, Italy

Like the postpro!!

28 Nov 2011 6:48am

Veronique from Suisse/France, France

wonderful close-up

28 Nov 2011 8:04am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

An excellent character study !

28 Nov 2011 9:24am