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Oxeye Daisy

Posted by
Steve Rice (Olympia, United States) on 17 October 2013 in Plant & Nature.

Today we begin an exploration of Silver Star Mountain in the South Cascade Range of Washington State, U.S.A. The hike is a fairly easy 5 mile (8 kilometer) round trip. It was mid-July and the wild flowers were abundant.

A Feast of Flowers
Silver Star Mountain

PATRICK from miramas, France

splendid capture

17 Oct 2013 5:04am

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

We call them "Päivänkakkara"

17 Oct 2013 5:28am

Nazzareno from Rome, Italy

Excellent shot, great focus and frame

17 Oct 2013 6:14am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

What a sweet statement these make - why make life complicated ?!

17 Oct 2013 6:45am

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Beautiful bloom Steve

17 Oct 2013 6:52am

jpla from St Barthélémy d, France

Jolie prise, une fleur que j'adore ! Bonne journée
JP

17 Oct 2013 8:13am

jean pierre from paris, France

tres jolie prise!! amitiés

17 Oct 2013 8:32am

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

Lovely framing and play with dof.

17 Oct 2013 9:54am

Lougris from Toulouse, France

Simple, délicat et beau.

17 Oct 2013 10:36am

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

Excellent composition here, Steve - the DOF is wonderful!

17 Oct 2013 10:55am

J.R. from Urasoe City, Japan

Lovely, and you stay in shape to boot

17 Oct 2013 11:25am

Veronique from Tarbes, France

A spring note....

17 Oct 2013 11:51am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Very beautiful framing .

17 Oct 2013 1:16pm

Vaido from Võrumaa, Estonia

Excellent frame with these two blossoms!

17 Oct 2013 1:25pm

Kyu from Kyoto, Japan

Wonderful framing. The bokeh in green is beautiful and making the white flowers more impressive. Superb shot.

17 Oct 2013 1:56pm

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

Fairly easy is our kind of hike I have to admit...the old knees just cant take big steps but distances we can do all day long (well, almost). This is a wonderful shot, Steve, I love this kind of image - Beautiful!! Cloudy dismal day here in Vermont today...probably will not get that full moon (One night before official full) shot coming up this evening but oh well, it has been fun.

17 Oct 2013 3:28pm

julie from Aregno, France

J'adore la simplicité de cette magnifique fleur, une de mes préférées avec le coquelicot. Très belle photo, merci Steve pour le partage. Bonne soirée.

17 Oct 2013 3:49pm

julie from Aregno, France

... et bonne exploration ;)

17 Oct 2013 3:50pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Superbes fleurs et iamge quel blanc et jaune quelle finesse
amitié

17 Oct 2013 4:17pm

Shiva from Berwick, Canada

Superb composition of those Daisies - great bokeh.
Kind regards Steve and a nice afternoon Monika

17 Oct 2013 4:41pm

Frances from Massachusetts, United States

Beautiful shot Steve! Delicate and colorful come to mind. The clarity is pefect.

17 Oct 2013 5:07pm

franz from Baden, Austria

beautiful ... like stars in the night sky !!!

17 Oct 2013 6:19pm

MRG*Photographics from Tehran, Iran

beautiful shot

17 Oct 2013 6:29pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Beautiful standouts of color against the background!!

17 Oct 2013 6:33pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Almost like a reflection seeing one in focus and one not.

17 Oct 2013 6:42pm

Don from Spokane, United States

Pretty flowers well emphasized by limited the background. Well done.

17 Oct 2013 6:56pm

Francisco Romero from Carbajal de la Legua, Spain

Beautiful flower that looks great against this background.

17 Oct 2013 8:50pm

Etsu from Kyoto, Japan

This is a wonderful image that cute flower is beautifully caputured in nice colors. Excellent DOF. Hiking around there sounds nice. Have a nice day. :)

17 Oct 2013 11:17pm

Diana from Olympia, United States

A lovely view

18 Oct 2013 4:31am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Superb composition with these lovely twin daisies.

18 Oct 2013 9:34am

Longroute from Cagliari, Italy

I like the way you have framed these two daisies and the use of selective focus. Very good light and a very fit dark background.

18 Oct 2013 11:24am

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Very beautiful composition, colors and light!

18 Oct 2013 2:13pm

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

I love daisies.

18 Oct 2013 2:49pm

Sam from Chennai, India

So beautiful. Excellent composition. Love it. :)

18 Oct 2013 5:58pm

RBL from Oxford, United States

Beautiful light and blooms!

18 Oct 2013 7:37pm

Julie L. Brown from Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

That must have been a beautiful hike. Where there are wildflowers, there are butterflies.

22 Oct 2013 1:22am

Kiki from Ambert, Auvergne, France

Love this beautiful duet !

22 Oct 2013 6:13pm