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Wide Open

Posted by
Steve Rice (Olympia, United States) on 8 June 2012 in Plant & Nature.

A small Lotus interlude.

Beautiful Bali

Tataze from Bourgogne, France


8 Jun 2012 5:17am

LauraS from Chico, United States

How beautiful this is!

8 Jun 2012 5:47am

PATRICK from miramas, France

top the top 5******

8 Jun 2012 5:52am

Aubélia from Kortrijk, Belgium

So beautiful! Have a nice day.

8 Jun 2012 6:41am

Bill Brown from California, United States


8 Jun 2012 6:43am

Veronique from France, Switzerland

my favorite flowers :-))

8 Jun 2012 7:03am

Francisco Romero from Carbajal de la Legua, Spain

Wonderful colors! Great work!

8 Jun 2012 7:20am

Mhelene from Paris, France

A beauty !! Wonderful photo !

8 Jun 2012 8:07am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Sometimes, an image just stops me in my tracks and I reach for the Five Stars. Beautiful beyond words.

8 Jun 2012 8:54am

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Superbe fleur douce et fines quel rose quelle forme sueprbe.
Belle journée

8 Jun 2012 9:35am

J.R. from Urasoe City, Japan

niiiiiice interlude

8 Jun 2012 10:27am

Marie LC from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Wonferful !

8 Jun 2012 10:33am

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Great and delicate image, fantastic colors!

8 Jun 2012 11:15am

Siepi from Perk, Belgium

Very nice shot of this flower. Delicate colour, lightbalance is fantastic.

8 Jun 2012 11:17am

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

Wow, such lovely tones and details . . . well done!

8 Jun 2012 11:29am

Mariana M. from Waterloo, Canada

gorgeous , so delicate closeup

8 Jun 2012 12:41pm

Daryl Johnson from Worcester Park, United Kingdom

I love how you capture these pastel shades.

8 Jun 2012 1:09pm

rian from vestavia hills, United States

i just love the sof contrast & colors you captured here.. excellent shot.. :)

8 Jun 2012 2:09pm

Z from Shanghai, China

I like the green in the's very special and eastern taste

8 Jun 2012 2:12pm

B.Sully from Surf City, United States

Just beautiful! I love the movement of the petals!

8 Jun 2012 3:02pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Glorious light in this shot Steve! Bravo! ;-)

8 Jun 2012 3:09pm

Diana from Olympia, United States

You captured it's essence!

8 Jun 2012 3:16pm

Lewis from Ljouwert, Netherlands


8 Jun 2012 3:48pm

L'Angevine from France


8 Jun 2012 4:23pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

WOnderful perspective - you caught the lovely shapes and curves beautifully.

8 Jun 2012 5:03pm

Tamara from Aarschot, Belgium

Wow ! So beautiful and delicate... The colors are exquisite ! Have a lovely weekend :)

8 Jun 2012 5:40pm

RBL from Oxford, United States

Exquisite ... fantastic photo!

8 Jun 2012 6:50pm

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Wonderful colors! Beautiful image! I like lotus!

8 Jun 2012 7:03pm

franz from Baden, Austria

another stunning lotus photo! i love your way of looking at and presenting this wonderful flower ...

8 Jun 2012 7:06pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice & so beautiful!

8 Jun 2012 7:14pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Beautiful colors and highlights! What an unusual formation for this flower and how its petals have unfolded.

8 Jun 2012 7:41pm

Ellebelle from Medemblik, Netherlands

Wonderful focus and colors!!
So fragile .......

8 Jun 2012 8:11pm

Phil Morris from Saskatoon, Toronto, Canada

The lightness is appreciated, just floating, drifting slowly, this moment is so very beautiful !!~
Superb !~

8 Jun 2012 10:09pm

vu@granby from Granby, Québec, Canada

Incredibly delicate, great job Steve!

8 Jun 2012 11:29pm

Lougris from Toulouse, France

magnifique Lotus !! une couleur douceur et un coeur somptueux !!:)

8 Jun 2012 11:46pm

Sue-Ann from Quebec, Canada

magnifique fleur dans toute sa douceur...

9 Jun 2012 12:07am

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

drop dead gorgeous. bravo! bravo!

9 Jun 2012 12:34am

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

You are an artist!

What can I say!

9 Jun 2012 1:08am

Jeff from Honolulu, United States

Wonderful detail and color. A really delicate feel about this image. Well done.

9 Jun 2012 2:02am

hugo poon from hong kong, Hong Kong

Wide open... yet it's just as elegant! Such beautiful find and delicate portraiture! Cheers!

9 Jun 2012 3:19am

Liang Ge from San Francisco, United States

woot! beautiful closeup and rich quality of the pink! :)

9 Jun 2012 4:47am

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Really delicate shades. A beautiful flower, a photo will bring up just fine.

9 Jun 2012 4:53am

NicoleA from Aix en Provence, France

seems to be a painting !

9 Jun 2012 7:47am

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

beautiful! love the attention to detail in this photo! wonderful work!

9 Jun 2012 2:22pm

Bettina from Los Angeles, United States

Sublime flower!

9 Jun 2012 3:56pm

Sam from Chennai, India

So beautiful and delicate. Wonderful colours. Great image. Love it. :)

9 Jun 2012 4:10pm

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

Compeltely gorgeous, Steve! Really nicely done>

9 Jun 2012 4:34pm

Candace from Phoenix, AZ, United States

The colors are so pure.

9 Jun 2012 9:16pm

k@ from Paris, France

A girl, obviously, dancing in her delicate pink dress - love the sensation of curling pink.

10 Jun 2012 5:47am

Wendy from Canterbury, New Zealand

This is very beautiful. I love the subtle colours and elegant form. Superb capture Steve!

10 Jun 2012 11:02am

agnes from besançon, France


11 Jun 2012 4:47pm

Stefanie from Paris, France

Wow. Fantastic.

11 Jun 2012 8:54pm

Mavemicka from Dumaguete City, Philippines

lovely details....

19 Jun 2012 12:17pm