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Posted by
Steve Rice (Olympia, United States) on 16 October 2012 in Plant & Nature.

Some sort of alien beast, I think.

Swan Island Dahlia Festival

yiannis krikis from thessaloniki, Greece

fantastic lighting and use of focus

16 Oct 2012 6:09am

Veronique from France, Switzerland

Exact title !! or sea ‚Äč‚Äčanemone

16 Oct 2012 7:03am

k@ from Paris, France

Like an underwater flower-animal waving her petals, very nice !

16 Oct 2012 8:01am

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom


16 Oct 2012 8:30am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Looks alive !! Superb !

16 Oct 2012 8:36am

J.R. from Urasoe City, Japan

I saw some hair on a guy downtown just like that:)

16 Oct 2012 8:55am

VisuElle Photography from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Very nice focus and colors

16 Oct 2012 9:33am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Tongues of flame! Lovely shot.

16 Oct 2012 9:52am

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

Ha ha - that's a perfect ST title to go with this fabulous closeup.

16 Oct 2012 10:57am

Z from Shanghai, China

a very clear image .. love the red !

16 Oct 2012 11:02am

PATRICK from miramas, France


16 Oct 2012 11:15am

Mariana Maoduš from Waterloo, Canada

pretty !

16 Oct 2012 11:44am

jpla from St Barthélémy d, France

On la croirait dans l'eau ! Je te souhaite une agréable journée

16 Oct 2012 3:32pm

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Beautiful composition and colors!

16 Oct 2012 4:04pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Gorgeous color and detail. Just beautiful!

16 Oct 2012 4:08pm

Diana from Olympia, United States

Definitely alien

16 Oct 2012 4:11pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Eye-catching profile view of this dahlia!! They indeed look like a bunch of snake tongues. Sounds like a new delicacy. :-) Beautiful colors!

16 Oct 2012 4:31pm

rian from vestavia hills, United States

such a crisp shot, nice work! :)

16 Oct 2012 4:39pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quelle amcro et iamge quelle vue et cpatage sueprbe compo fine douce et de belle couleur.

16 Oct 2012 5:20pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Beautiful point of view to showcase the shape and texture of the flower so well.

16 Oct 2012 5:28pm

Phil Morris from Saskatoon, Toronto, Canada

Snake tongues or tongues of the devil, very beautiful !~

16 Oct 2012 5:51pm

tataze from France

Very Very nice

16 Oct 2012 6:07pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Beautiful and exotic! This is wonderful Steve! ;-)

16 Oct 2012 6:11pm

Sam from Chennai, India

Beautiful frame, Wonderful composition and colours. Great. :)

16 Oct 2012 6:42pm

SalSa from Tehran, Iran

Very beautiful colors and compo

16 Oct 2012 7:45pm

Soheil from Tehran, Iran

fantastic shot !!
have a nice day

16 Oct 2012 8:24pm

Baldwin from Venezuela

Little flames ... Beautiful photo of this wonderful Dahlia !!! The colors and shape are fabulous ...

16 Oct 2012 9:36pm

Anina Botes from Auckland, New Zealand

This is a stunning macro! Superb light and composition

17 Oct 2012 3:25am

Akbar&Armaghan from gorgan, Iran

Wondreful capture

17 Oct 2012 4:11am

Francisco Romero from Carbajal de la Legua, Spain

Very nice image with a shallow depth of field.

17 Oct 2012 8:07am

Bettina from Los Angeles, United States

Love that title. And a beautiful macro!

18 Oct 2012 4:52am

Japanalia from Yokohama, Japan

This looks so much like a sea anemone! Or like flames of fire kept by some wire at the core....

21 Oct 2012 6:21am