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Posted by
Anina Botes (Auckland, New Zealand) on 17 March 2011 in Plant & Nature.

I love the combination of colors here.

Canon EOS 550D 1/400 second F/4.0 ISO 400 50 mm

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Chris Pereira from San Jose, CA, United States

i love the colors here (I also love how you find a creative way/place to put your watermark for every picture) love the bokeh

17 Mar 2011 5:09am

Suzanne from Melbourne, Australia

lovely tones and softly lit

17 Mar 2011 6:28am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

So soft, so lovely

17 Mar 2011 7:26am

Phil from Sausset les Pins, France

Lovely shot , softness and colors are great ! Phil

17 Mar 2011 7:29am

Roman from Thiersee, Austria

fantastic close up! great DOF and a beautiful bokeh.
I'm with you - the colours are marvellous.

17 Mar 2011 7:33am

Christine from Duns, United Kingdom

I agree love the colours, super shot and great bokeh

17 Mar 2011 8:05am

kitty from Seoul, South Korea

Me too and the sharpness and detail in this is excellent ^^

17 Mar 2011 8:20am

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

coming from the left with all the force ... vibrant beauty ... blue on green ... ; Wonderful view yours when found out. Anina! Best regards, Adela

17 Mar 2011 9:03am

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

Lovely tones and beautiful focus

17 Mar 2011 9:08am

Marilla from Turku, Finland

I agree, the colours are fabulous - and the flower too!

17 Mar 2011 9:11am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Nature has a way of successfully combining colors that we might hesitate over.

17 Mar 2011 9:30am

Jochen from Wildschönau, Austria

a beautiful bokeh and a great macro
i like the colour blue on green

17 Mar 2011 9:46am

Marie LC from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

amazing shot

17 Mar 2011 11:17am

Sam from Chennai, India

Very delicate, soft colours. Amazing shot. Love it, Anina! :)

17 Mar 2011 12:26pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

exquisite. wonderful selective focus

17 Mar 2011 4:14pm

marc battault from clermont ferrand, France

wonderful sharpness ,anina !
kiss !

17 Mar 2011 4:15pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A fabulous macro! the colors are stunning.

17 Mar 2011 5:21pm

Andrea from Regina, Canada

I love the colours, too, as they remind me of summer! Beautiful bokeh.

17 Mar 2011 5:44pm

Johaina GS. from Toronto, Canada

Oh my ...this is an amazing shot. Really lovely!

17 Mar 2011 6:05pm

klauSZ from Kufstein, Austria

you´ve just a very sensitive feeling for capturing flowers! unbelievable!
i like them really!

17 Mar 2011 7:29pm

Sunder from Chennai, India

Superb shot! Nice composition, colours and lighting...

17 Mar 2011 8:10pm

Thea from Leeuwarden, Netherlands

Everything looks beautifully fresh and sparkling!

17 Mar 2011 8:44pm

Michael from Chester, United Kingdom

Amazing, wonderful colours and very nice bokeh.

17 Mar 2011 9:30pm

mimicy from Bordeaux, France

Beaucoup de netteté et de belles couleurs pour une photo magnifique .... compliments

17 Mar 2011 9:59pm

Don Levesque from Saint John, Canada

Beautiful colours! I love the bokeh used here.

17 Mar 2011 10:08pm

BBM from Sussex, United Kingdom

Beautiful color and composition !!

17 Mar 2011 11:40pm

crash from Weehawken,NJ and NYC, United States

the petals almost look like they're chatting with each other ... !

18 Mar 2011 1:29am

Satvik from Far far away, United States

Beautiful image, love the soft colors !

18 Mar 2011 2:29am

Becky from los angeles, United States

beauty beauty beauty - so wonderful!

18 Mar 2011 3:56am

Bill Brown from California, United States

Beautiful capture Anina!

18 Mar 2011 4:21am

Bob from New Jersey, United States


18 Mar 2011 4:35am

MissT from Chicagoland, United States

There is such a beautiful glow in the part that's in focus - and the colors are gorgeous! And I love the curve.

18 Mar 2011 5:46am

Pierre from Cape Town, South Africa

WOW Stunning shot. dit is baie mooi en die stuifmeel is baie mooi skerp. baie goed gedoen

18 Mar 2011 6:37am

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

Love the colors too... and framing... and lovely bokeh... :-)

18 Mar 2011 7:01am

LoulouPix from New York, United States

Beautiful bokeh and great colors for this delicate flower. Well done

19 Mar 2011 2:40pm

GIPSY ELENA from Basauri, Spain

..beautiful..very beautiful..

20 Mar 2011 10:33am

Canon EOS 550D
1/400 second
ISO 400
50 mm