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An Old Man of the Mountain Up Close

Posted by
Steve Rice (Olympia, United States) on 31 August 2016 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

In response to Daryl's question yesterday, I did some further research. This plant's common name seems to be western pasqueflower. I prefer what I've known it as though. ;-)

Naches Peak Loop
Mount Rainier NP

Martine from France

Jolies couleurs pour ce bouquet champêtre.

31 Aug 2016 5:15am

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

The old man and the head is already gray.

31 Aug 2016 5:33am

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Magnifiques plantes. Bokeh superbe. )

31 Aug 2016 6:09am

Nazzareno from Rome, Italy

Another superb and lightning picture .....Excellent

31 Aug 2016 6:20am

Marie Le Corre from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Lovely flowers and light

31 Aug 2016 6:34am

Michael Skorulski from Toronto, Canada

A really pretty image of these fine flowers.

31 Aug 2016 6:45am

Anna Cherer from LA ROCHELLE, France

Superb flowers, colors, DOF and bokeh !

31 Aug 2016 7:02am

jean pierre a from France

jolie compo!! amitiés

31 Aug 2016 7:33am

martine Libouton from Bousval, Belgium

Magique ta photo!

31 Aug 2016 7:36am

Luca Bobbiesi from Milano, Italy

Fantastic work!

31 Aug 2016 7:40am

jpla from St Barthélémy d, France

Chouette composition

31 Aug 2016 7:44am

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice shot
with beautiful composition, focus, colors, lights & bokeh!

31 Aug 2016 8:30am

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

Cute & unusual flower. Great play of dof.

31 Aug 2016 9:40am

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Excellent title, splendid image !!!

31 Aug 2016 9:43am

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

I feel spring breeze!

31 Aug 2016 10:25am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Lovely old man !

31 Aug 2016 11:16am

Shahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran


31 Aug 2016 12:19pm

Phil Morris from Saskatoon, Canada

Its gorgeous, I don't think I have ever seen one !

31 Aug 2016 2:11pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quelles belle plantes et finesse superbe.

31 Aug 2016 2:21pm

Kyu from Kyoto, Japan

I like the dreamy mood. Stunning capture with the excellent DOF.

31 Aug 2016 2:26pm

Don from Spokane, United States

A fine close up of this well named flower. I like it.

31 Aug 2016 2:53pm

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Beautiful flowers .

31 Aug 2016 4:29pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Yes, I prefer your name also. It has a charming texture.

31 Aug 2016 4:40pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

I, too, was wondering if Old Man was its real name. Thank you for the clarification!! I love the detail captured in this closeup and the shallow DoF.

31 Aug 2016 5:02pm

Sam from Chennai, India

Beautiful flowers and lovely details in this closeup. Excellent. :)

31 Aug 2016 6:27pm

Frances from Boston, United States

A real nice image Steve.

31 Aug 2016 7:35pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

Well done. Very nice bokeh!

31 Aug 2016 8:39pm

Daryl Johnson from Worcester Park, United Kingdom

What's in a name hey Steve?! Lovely summery image.

31 Aug 2016 9:57pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Beautiful wildflowers from a beautiful area.

1 Sep 2016 3:59am

L'Angevine from Angers, France


1 Sep 2016 6:29am

Diana from Olympia, United States


1 Sep 2016 3:32pm

Devi from Chennai, India fluffy stringed cotton candies !

2 Sep 2016 10:44am