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Posted by
Steve Rice (Olympia, United States) on 9 June 2012 in Plant & Nature.

A small Lotus interlude.

Beautiful Bali

PATRICK from miramas, France

splendid 5*****

9 Jun 2012 5:15am

yiannis krikis from thessaloniki, Greece

fantastic lines and greys quality - a wonderful image

9 Jun 2012 5:15am

Universe from Tehran, Iran

An exellent shot ! Have a lovely & colorful day !!!

9 Jun 2012 5:28am

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Wonderful work, great detail and quality of tones.

9 Jun 2012 5:39am

Lucie Pao from ~ ici ou là ~, France

N&B ! A great idea for this shot. I love it ! Beautiful angle.

9 Jun 2012 5:45am

Isidro from Barcelona, Spain

excelente y elegante imagen, muy buen detalle!!

9 Jun 2012 6:16am

Heinz from Hamm, Germany

Sehr gut in SW. Feine Tonwerte.

9 Jun 2012 7:19am

vu@granby - gilles daigneault from Granby, Québec, Canada

Bravo Steve!
BTW, thanks for your visits on our photoblog.

9 Jun 2012 7:22am

jpla from St Barthélémy d, France

belle idée ton N&B ! Je te souhaite une agréable journée

9 Jun 2012 7:23am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Wonderful frame

9 Jun 2012 7:46am

NicoleA from Aix en Provence, France

waou ! just magnificent !

9 Jun 2012 7:46am

l'Angevine from France

intéressant effet

9 Jun 2012 8:52am

Jeff from Honolulu, United States

You show great command of light and shadow in this image. Excellent range of tones too. Well done.

9 Jun 2012 9:41am

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Avec le petit insecte dans ce coeur de fleur sueprbe vue et iamge grandisoe compo.
Belle journée

9 Jun 2012 10:01am

J.R. from Urasoe City, Japan

Beautiful black and white

9 Jun 2012 12:13pm

Florence from Paris, France

This one truly deserve a round of applause dear Steve. Probably one of your best macro ever. G.O.R.G.E.O.U.S is THE word.

9 Jun 2012 12:49pm

Mariana M. from Waterloo, Canada

beautiful monochrome .

9 Jun 2012 1:31pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

The B&W draws attention to the detail of the bee. flower looks soft and has nice detail

9 Jun 2012 3:01pm

Slackwater - Don from Spokane, United States

Excellent detail and a fine black and white image. Very well processed.

9 Jun 2012 3:03pm

Bettina from Los Angeles, United States

Your tones are truly fabulous and I love the detail of the bee.

9 Jun 2012 3:56pm

Veronique from France, Switzerland

the best of the day !! I love it 5*

9 Jun 2012 3:57pm

Marie LC from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

A great and soft monochrome Steve. I like !

9 Jun 2012 4:04pm

Mhelene from Paris, France

Very beautiful and poetic photo !

9 Jun 2012 4:09pm

Sam from Chennai, India

Beautiful B &W image. Fantastic details. Love it. :)

9 Jun 2012 4:12pm

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

Just absolutely superb, Steve. Where's this plant plugged into the wall at? It iis just electric!

9 Jun 2012 4:34pm

Diana from Olympia, United States

Lovely B&W

9 Jun 2012 5:29pm

rian from Vestavia Hills, United States

this looks gorgeous in mono, nicely done! :)

9 Jun 2012 5:48pm

Mooie from Vancouver, Canada

Amazing detail and effect from the b&w.... plus I kind of have a "thing" for bees. ;-P

9 Jun 2012 6:46pm

Daryl Johnson from Worcester Park, United Kingdom

Great choice in b/w; love the delicate shades.

9 Jun 2012 7:35pm

RBL from Oxford, United States

This is beautiful...the details and position of the petals ~ fantastic b/w!

9 Jun 2012 7:53pm

Candace from Phoenix, AZ, United States

Stunning! Zen.

9 Jun 2012 9:15pm

Baldwin VW from Bejuma, Venezuela

Wonderful monochrome macro with fabulous details and light !!! Really beautiful ...

9 Jun 2012 9:17pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

exquisite. beautiful monochrome

9 Jun 2012 10:30pm

Z from Shanghai, China

Beautiful fine b&w..the bee is like a magic gift;) Superb shot Steve

9 Jun 2012 10:57pm

AMH from Buenos Aires, Argentina

a picture .....?? not a visual poem. steve is beautiful, the lotus flower with a subtle Bee that soft approaches. one of the most beautiful photo I saw!!! =). a kiss. Alejandra

9 Jun 2012 11:47pm

Harry from Apex, United States

Very nice composition and high-key B&W work.

10 Jun 2012 12:59am

Sue-Ann from Quebec, Canada

C'est original une fleur en N&B, cela sort de l'ordinaire floral...

10 Jun 2012 1:14am

Trina from Pennsylvania, United States

Beautiful black & white!

10 Jun 2012 1:37am

Michael Fresh from Chester, United Kingdom

It's beautiful and does well in B&W. It's almost scientific looking.

10 Jun 2012 2:07am

k@ from Paris, France

I love this oh-so soft mono of yours and delicious poem of the season in your composition.

10 Jun 2012 5:47am

Mathilde Collot from Fontainebleau, France

Exquisite .. A B / W so subtle .. I watch without getting bored this wonderful image ...

10 Jun 2012 6:10am

DULCIE from Danville, CA, United States

A stunning black and white image. What exquisite composition, beautiful lines and control. Bravo, Steve !! :-)

10 Jun 2012 6:11am

Wendy from Canterbury, New Zealand


10 Jun 2012 11:01am

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal


10 Jun 2012 11:10am

B.Sully from Surf City, United States

Great capture! I love how the B&W brings out so many of the details. Well done!

10 Jun 2012 12:37pm

Fahime from Thr, Iran

smart framing!

10 Jun 2012 2:34pm

franz from Baden, Austria

wonderfully soft and delicate and most successful in BW !!

10 Jun 2012 4:15pm

Francisco Romero from Carbajal de la Legua, Spain

This is magnificent, Steve!

11 Jun 2012 7:13am

Céline from New York, United States

Lovely in b&w!

25 Jun 2012 7:40am