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Fiery Bouquet

Posted by
Steve Rice (Olympia, United States) on 11 September 2013 in Plant & Nature.

As we waited for darkness to fall, some subjects presented themselves.

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PATRICK from miramas, France

splendid color

11 Sep 2013 5:03am

Mirjam from Kyiv, Ukraine

Beautiful red.

11 Sep 2013 5:28am

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Nice colors.

11 Sep 2013 5:41am

Sam from Chennai, India

Gorgeous colours. Lovely. :)

11 Sep 2013 6:20am

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Beautiful blooms

11 Sep 2013 6:33am

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Fabulous color and light!

11 Sep 2013 6:36am

Jeff from Honolulu, United States

Love the color.

11 Sep 2013 8:10am

Anita from West Nottingham, Pennsylvania, United States

Great reds. The light on that one flower makes it the center of focus. Nice.

11 Sep 2013 8:42am (Vic. Catalonia) from CAT. New European State, Poland

Nice shot !

11 Sep 2013 8:59am

Devi from Chennai, India

Gorgeous colours..Vibrant shot !! LOve this :)

11 Sep 2013 9:37am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

These flame-like blooms look spectacular!

11 Sep 2013 10:58am

J.R. from Urasoe City, Japan

Nice, pretty flowers got to get back to some flower shots

11 Sep 2013 11:47am

gerard1948 from Somewhere on earth, Spain

Very beautiful floral composition, the colors are magnificent. Excellent framing and light, I like a lot.
Have a good day.

11 Sep 2013 12:18pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Striking colour contrast in this shot Steve! Nicely captured! ;-)

11 Sep 2013 12:51pm

Nazzareno from Rome, Italy

Excellent colors and details

11 Sep 2013 1:02pm

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Splendid photo !

11 Sep 2013 1:17pm

jean pierre from paris, France

joli bouquet! amitiés

11 Sep 2013 2:00pm

Kyu from Kyoto, Japan

Wonderful capture in beautiful light. I like the beautiful color contrast: orange and white.

11 Sep 2013 2:15pm

helys from Paris, France

So wonderful
Great lighting captured in the flowers, textures, bright colors

11 Sep 2013 2:23pm

Jacques Brassard from Quebec, Canada


11 Sep 2013 2:27pm

Don from Spokane, United States

The warm sunlight high lights the flowers making them have added vividness.
Neat shot.

11 Sep 2013 2:30pm

Diana from Olympia, United States


11 Sep 2013 2:33pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

quel bouquet rouge quelles fleurs et image sueprbe vue.

11 Sep 2013 2:38pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Beautifully-rich colors captured in these flowers under the warm sunlight!! Are these the Indian Paintbrush flowers?

11 Sep 2013 2:55pm

@Steven: Yes, they are. The little white ones look to be Pearly Everlasting.

Focales from Rhône-Alpes, France

It's really beautiful and warm. I love this light

11 Sep 2013 3:28pm

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

Wonderful made even more so with your capture of this in the dappled light - I just LOVE that kind of stuff :-) Really a pretty shot, Steve...and nice depth too...We have a little jar of ash that we scooped up from along I-5 wayyy back in about '81 before they started citing people for such things...shh don't tell!

11 Sep 2013 4:25pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Excellent light and perfect title.

11 Sep 2013 4:47pm

Viewfinder from Bradenton, FL, United States

Fiery indeed. A very lively study in reds.

11 Sep 2013 5:35pm

Veronique from France-and-, Switzerland

Fine bright color and well framed with the few white touches.

11 Sep 2013 5:43pm

Patrick from Nord, France

a beautiful fairy tale, the original flowers

11 Sep 2013 5:49pm

Francisco Romero from Carbajal de la Legua, Spain

Wonderful image. The light makes a wonderful focal point in the vivid red.

11 Sep 2013 6:31pm

kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

They are magnificent, love their fiery red colour.

11 Sep 2013 8:18pm

Basile Pesso from Barcelona, Spain

Very beautiful light and good DOF.

11 Sep 2013 8:33pm

Daryl Johnson from Worcester Park, United Kingdom

Yes, wonderfully vibrant little blooms!

11 Sep 2013 11:08pm

Abena from Illinois, United States

Those are beautiful, Steve.

12 Sep 2013 3:55am

L'angevine from Angers, France

superbe ces couleurs

12 Sep 2013 1:53pm

franz from Baden, Austria

wonderful natural bouquet !!!

18 Sep 2013 5:56pm