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Circle Trail Magenta

Posted by
john4jack (Corvallis, Oregon, United States) on 3 August 2009 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

You never know what little beauties you will see while walking along Circle Trail. This is why I always have at least my G10 with me.

SILLY TUESDAY is tomorrow. Hopefully Caroline will be home and back in charge.

They came first for the Communists, and I didn't
speak up because I wasn't
a Communist.
Then they came for the Jews, and I didn't speak up because
I wasn't a Jew...
Then they came for the Catholics, and I didn't speak up because I was a Protestant.
Then they came for me,
and by that time no one was left to speak up.

- Martin Niemöller,
German theologian and pastor (1892-1984)

Canon PowerShot G10 1/250 second F/3.2 ISO 80 7 mm

Tracy from La Selva Beach, United States

Wow! This is fabulous! The sharpness and clarity are excellent! Amazing that this was made by such a small camera! The selective focus is beautiful!

3 Aug 2009 5:05am

@Tracy: Thanks, Tracy; the G10 is a very fine P&S.

Dulcie from Danville, United States

Oh, those ARE beauties. And look at the dusting of pollen you've captured. Lovely!

3 Aug 2009 5:18am

@Dulcie: Thank you.

rem_la from Villiers, France

j'aime ces couleurs mauves !

3 Aug 2009 5:49am

PATRICK from miramas, France

very nice colors

3 Aug 2009 6:13am

lydia from Paris, France

Very nice colors for this wild flower I imagine ? Have a nice day Jack !

3 Aug 2009 6:14am

masoud from tehran, Iran

very nice macro , good color and sharpness

3 Aug 2009 6:15am

Yellowbear from Droitwich, United Kingdom

You have posted some lovely flower pictures lately Jack

3 Aug 2009 7:08am

@Yellowbear: Thanks, Bill.

LESLIE from norwich, United Kingdom

Lovely shot - the colors seem to jump right out , great use of DOF

3 Aug 2009 7:48am

@LESLIE: Thank you, Leslie.

Veronelle from Lens, France

beautifull composition and flower colours

3 Aug 2009 8:52am

LM from France

Very nice composition these flowers are superb

3 Aug 2009 8:53am

@LM: Merci.

Elena Kotrotsou from Drossia, Greece

Lovely picture and nice focus

3 Aug 2009 9:25am

P J W Miller from Chase Terrace, United Kingdom

Picked a good day and got a great shot

3 Aug 2009 9:38am

Vitor Martins from Lisboa, Portugal

Nice composition. Lovely colors and light.

3 Aug 2009 10:17am

Lorraine from Gatineau, Canada

A lovely well shaped dance of colours, beautiful!

3 Aug 2009 11:09am

Barbara from Florida, United States

A delightful bouqet of color to start the day. Beautiful shades of pink. Very nice composition.

3 Aug 2009 11:27am

@Barbara: Thanks, Barb.

Marie-Hélène Ammor from Casablanca/Paris, Morocco

Such a beautiful photo ! Colors and composition are great !

3 Aug 2009 11:56am

@Marie-Hélène Ammor: Merci, Marie.

Laurie from New Jersey, United States

Very pretty and delicate. I love how they seem to be reaching out.

3 Aug 2009 1:00pm

Luca Bobbiesi from Milano, Italy

beautiful colors

3 Aug 2009 1:07pm

Hamid Rafiee from Iran

the focus is great.

3 Aug 2009 1:39pm

Don from spokane, United States

A lovely flower shot. I especially like the composition you created with flowers fully bloomed and those yet to bloom. Fine shot.

3 Aug 2009 2:25pm

@Don: Thanks, Don.

Manel from Girona, Spain

Congrat for the last flower macros. Color and focus ar perfect.

3 Aug 2009 2:51pm

Sarah from Suisse, Switzerland

Beautiful macro - I lvoe the pollen dusting on the petals!

3 Aug 2009 2:53pm

@Sarah: Thank you, Sarah.

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

Beautiful ! Lovely composition and great vivid colors !

3 Aug 2009 2:56pm

@MARIANA: Thank you.

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

The colours are beautifully vibrant. This is so beautiful.

3 Aug 2009 3:11pm

@Michael Rawluk: Thank you, Michael.

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

These are beautiful.

3 Aug 2009 3:12pm

cindy brown from United States

This is beautiful! I just can not manage to pull off flower photos and I think they are some of the most beautiful!! Good job:)

3 Aug 2009 4:06pm

marc battault from clermont ferrand, France

fabulous purple tones ,jack !
friendships !

3 Aug 2009 4:23pm

khadi from New Delhi, India

Amazing! The details are brilliant.

3 Aug 2009 4:26pm

ordinaryimages from Kentucky Bluegrass, United States

Pleasant pattern. best...jerry

3 Aug 2009 4:40pm

Alivia from Saint-Etienne, France

Small pink flowers as the stars of happiness, a fresh image to see life in pink.

3 Aug 2009 6:19pm

Anna.C from LA ROCHELLE, France

yellow for yesterday, pink/purple for today, and tomorrow which colour ? great painter's palette !

3 Aug 2009 6:20pm

@Anna.C: Tomorrow is Silly Tuesday; so be ready for a surprise.

Vanilla Wine from United States

nice macro

3 Aug 2009 6:40pm

zOOm from Paris, France

Thanks Jack for these lovely flowers. It's been a while I didn't receive flowers you see. Yours are splendid.

3 Aug 2009 6:51pm

@zOOm: Dear Florence, you should receive flowers every day.

Viewfinder from Bradenton, FL, United States

Delicate, pretty; sharp clarity, too. Nice macro.

3 Aug 2009 7:50pm

@Viewfinder: Thank you. And thanks for keeping us posted on Tammy.

Ajay from Pune, India

Beauty stops at your blog, dear friend.

3 Aug 2009 7:52pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

I love your composition with the flowers in various stages of "reveal." And a good choice for DoF with a "lush" background. Well done!

3 Aug 2009 8:18pm

@Steven: Thank you. As I mentioned, I always have at least my G10 with me; as we were walking along, there it was. The really added bonus (that I actually didn't notice) was the pollen on the petals.

Judy from Brooksville, Florida, United States

Very pretty, Jack ... a treasure in the wild.

3 Aug 2009 8:21pm

@Judy: Thanks, Judy.

Kiki from Ambert, Puy de Dôme, France

Merci pour ce joli bouquet et aussi de ton passage chez moi.

3 Aug 2009 9:23pm

@Kiki: Merci, Kiki.

Richard Irwin from Belper, United Kingdom

Very pretty flowers, such a lovely find on the trail.

3 Aug 2009 10:41pm

Isidro from Barcelona, Spain

excelente macro!

3 Aug 2009 10:47pm

Susan from Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States

Wonderful shot Jack !! I think all human bodies ought to come with a camera attached!!!

4 Aug 2009 12:11am

@Susan: Agreed.

Ninni from Sweden

This is so beautiful!

4 Aug 2009 1:03am

@Ninni: Thank you.

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Very nice - color, focus, composition, all of it.

4 Aug 2009 2:34am

@B. Thomas: Thanks, Barb.

Anina from Auckland, New Zealand

I love the colours and the clarity is perfect!
Well done

4 Aug 2009 2:47am

@Anina: Thank you.

Lesley from Lincoln, United States

So pretty and delicate. Very lovely.

5 Aug 2009 2:14am

@Lesley: Thanks, Les.

Anita from West Nottingham, United States

Little beauties. Good for you for taking a camera everywhere. I do not do that.

5 Aug 2009 3:04pm