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Botanical Gardens

Posted by
john4jack (Corvallis, Oregon, United States) on 31 August 2009 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

There is a lovely botanical gardens at Shore Acres near Cape Arago.

NIKON D300 1/2000 second F/5.0 ISO 200 157 mm (35mm equiv.)

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

That's gorgeous.

31 Aug 2009 5:19am

@Steve Rice: Thanks, Steve.

jamesy from christchurch, New Zealand


31 Aug 2009 6:12am

@jamesy: Thanks, Debbie.

masoud from tehran, Iran

nice shot

31 Aug 2009 6:52am

Anina from Auckland, New Zealand

Beautiful shot
I love the colours and lighting
Great detail

31 Aug 2009 7:09am

@Anina: Many thanks.

Dulcie from Danville, CA, United States

Truly a gem. The colors are jewel tones; the textural details stretch out as if pulled into liquid shapes.

31 Aug 2009 7:11am

@Dulcie: Wow! Thank you.

Pavan Kaul from Mumbai, India

This is so sublime and beautiful the light, color, detail and composition!

31 Aug 2009 7:14am

@Pavan Kaul: Thank you.

Linerberry from Sumner, Christchurch, New Zealand

Incredible!!! Beautiful colours and great compo!!! I love how that little flies wings look red and I bet its the pink background making that happen?? Or does he have red wings?? That is the question!!
Fantastic shot!

31 Aug 2009 7:48am

@Linerberry: Thanks. I checked back on a number of shots and there was a slight red tinge.

Mhélène from Paris, France

A superb close-up with beautiful colors and details !

31 Aug 2009 7:53am

@Mhélène: Merci.

Sriram from Chennai, India

Beautiful shot!

31 Aug 2009 9:28am

Vitor Martins from Lisboa, Portugal

Very nice macro, and nice composition. I love the color.

31 Aug 2009 9:45am

@Vitor Martins: Thank you.

MrsAmber from West Wickham, United Kingdom

Beautiful colours...what a capture.

31 Aug 2009 10:13am

@MrsAmber: Thanks, Kate.

MJ from Delaware, United States

beautiful colors and I love the ribbon effect on the flower petals.... and of course the bee....

31 Aug 2009 11:46am

@MJ: Thank you.

Susan from Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States

Nice catch Jack...., and I especially like the "off-kilter" composition of this one!!! Colors are just luscious too!!

31 Aug 2009 11:50am

@Susan: Many thanks.

Yvonne Simons from Tilburg, Netherlands

Nice shot!!

31 Aug 2009 11:59am

Lorraine from Gatineau, Canada

beautifully taken....

31 Aug 2009 1:57pm

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

BEautiful colors . Great compo !

31 Aug 2009 1:59pm

@MARIANA: Thank you.

Tracy from La Selva Beach, United States

Wonderful detail, and beautiful color!

31 Aug 2009 2:09pm

@Tracy: Thanks, Tracy.

Luca Bobbiesi from Milano, Italy

great macro, I love the colors

31 Aug 2009 2:30pm

@Luca Bobbiesi: Thank you.

Barbara from Florida, United States

Excellent! Incredible light and color.

31 Aug 2009 2:53pm

@Barbara: Thanks, Barb.

Don from spokane, United States

I like the composition you created with the flowers near this main subject. Lovely color and detail which gives the shot its special appeal with that visitor to the flower. Very well done.

31 Aug 2009 3:08pm

@Don: Thanks, Don.

[email protected] from Paris, France

Colors are Happiness !

31 Aug 2009 3:15pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Stunning shot, Jack. Great color, comp. and and subject.

31 Aug 2009 4:12pm

@B. Thomas: Thanks, Barb.

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

Without the bee, the colours are fabulous. The bee is icing on the cake.

31 Aug 2009 4:39pm

@Michael Rawluk: Thanks, Michael.

Ajay from Pune, India

This looks so beautiful with superb light and amazing sharp colours.

31 Aug 2009 5:11pm

@Ajay: Thanks, Ajay.

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

Wonderful light and colors....

31 Aug 2009 5:21pm

@StarCosmosBleu: Many thanks.

dj.tigersprout from New York City, United States

SUPERB composition and color!!! very beautiful!

31 Aug 2009 6:07pm

@dj.tigersprout: Thanks, dj.

Judy from Brooksville, Florida, United States

Ditto, ditto, ditto ... they've all 'stolen' my thoughts! BRAVO! 5 *****

31 Aug 2009 6:15pm

@Judy: Thanks, Judy. The gardens is an orgy of flowers.

marc battault from clermont ferrand, France

a very beautiful composition, jack, invigorating colors! superb!

31 Aug 2009 6:55pm

@marc battault: Merci.

Yvon from Orleans, France

what a wonderful macro; fantastic shot

31 Aug 2009 7:30pm

@Yvon: Merci

baobab from Cambridge, United States

great control of sharpness and dof.

31 Aug 2009 9:39pm

@baobab: Thank you. The Nikon 105mm macro is a dynamite lens.

jeff (aka dogilicious) from Millerstown, PA, United States

Great capture. Tack sharp.

31 Aug 2009 9:46pm

@jeff (aka dogilicious): Thanks, Jeff.

LauraS from Chico, United States

Nicely shot. Love the bee...

31 Aug 2009 11:43pm

akarui from Kagoshima, Japan

Beautiful shot of those cosmos flowers and their visitor.

1 Sep 2009 12:01am

@akarui: Thank you.

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Beautiful capture of color here. The deep ridges of the petals do a great job casting shadows from the bright sunlight giving the flower that much more detail. The bee looks like he is enjoying a feast.

1 Sep 2009 12:51am

@Steven: Many thanks, Steven.

Nadia Olisa from Canberra, Australia

oh wow beautiful capture..those colours are amazing! :))

1 Sep 2009 2:47am

@Nadia Olisa: Thank you.

Lee from Fort Frances Ontario, Canada

Botanical gardens with Beeautiful flowers. Very colorful. I like the details in the petals and the shadows.

1 Sep 2009 3:07am

@Lee: Thanks, Lee.

Monique from Koh Samui, Thailand

Beautiful photo ... the lovely bright color of the flowers and those almost glass wings of the bee is a great combination.

1 Sep 2009 3:58am

@Monique: Thank you.

shallowregret from Kongsberg, Norway

perfect result

8 Sep 2009 7:29pm

@shallowregret: Thank you.