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Posted by
john4jack (Corvallis, Oregon, United States) on 16 September 2009 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

Back to the Jackson Creek Trail hike. I have no idea what this is.

NEW MEMBER - My friend, Bill Laing, just joined Am3. I commend his work to each of you. He is a fine photographer.

NIKON D700 1/1250 second F/5.0 ISO 200 70 mm (35mm equiv.)

PATRICK from miramas, France

just superb

16 Sep 2009 5:38am

Dulcie from Danville, CA, United States

Wonderful textures and details in this plant...made more beautiful by the repeating shape in the background.

16 Sep 2009 5:47am

@Dulcie: Thank you.

Nicholas from Shah Alam, Malaysia

No idea as well but love the colours and details here. Nicely nicely done.

16 Sep 2009 5:57am

@Nicholas: Thank you.

Elena Kotrotsou from Drossia, Greece

Amazing warm colors and great subject!

16 Sep 2009 6:38am

@Elena Kotrotsou: Thank you.

Pavan Kaul from Mumbai, India

This is so very beautiful Jack! I love the color and textured detail!

16 Sep 2009 7:13am

@Pavan Kaul: Thank you.

Peggy M. from somewhere in, France

A can see a sun in your pages ! Fantastic colors. Kisses

16 Sep 2009 7:48am

@Peggy M.: Merci.

Mhélène from Paris, France

A superb photo ! Dof and colors are wonderful !

16 Sep 2009 8:50am

@Mhélène: Merci.

MrsAmber from West Wickham, United Kingdom

Glorious close up. You say you don't know what it is...well I can tell you. It's a flower obviously!! ;o)

16 Sep 2009 9:25am

@MrsAmber: Oh, Kate, thank you. I just knew that you could help me out!!

Foto-aksent from Binkom, Belgium

Very well done, Jack! Lovely for- and background! Love it!

16 Sep 2009 9:52am

@Foto-aksent: Thank you.

Anthony Morgan Lambert from Bielefeld(Old West Wales boy), Germany

WOW !! Bang on DoF,good shot.

16 Sep 2009 9:54am

@Anthony Morgan Lambert: Thank you.

Anina from Auckland, New Zealand

WOW!!! GREAT shot! I love the tones. Superb dof and detail. Well done :)

16 Sep 2009 10:31am

@Anina: Many thanks.

Sarah from Suisse, Switzerland

Autumn arrives! Lovely shot Jack - perfect clarity.

16 Sep 2009 10:32am

@Sarah: Merci

daniela scharnowski from Berlin, Germany

a golden eye! good captured =)
I think it´s a thistle with seeds.

16 Sep 2009 11:08am

@daniela scharnowski: Thank you.

Vachel from Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

fantastic close up with great DOF

16 Sep 2009 11:15am

@Vachel: Thank you.

Judy from Brooksville, Florida, United States

I don't either, but it is golden!

16 Sep 2009 11:27am

@Judy: Many thanks.

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

It's like golden rays of sunshine.

16 Sep 2009 11:49am

@B. Thomas: Many thanks.

dj.tigersprout from New York City, United States

ooh -- a wonderful golden glow -- and faaabulous detailed macro too! excellent shot!!

16 Sep 2009 12:21pm

@dj.tigersprout: Many thanks.

Lorraine from Gatineau, Canada

That is is, I love foreground and background equally....gorgeous Jack, bravo!

16 Sep 2009 12:32pm

@Lorraine: Many thanks.

Luca Bobbiesi from Milano, Italy

wonderful bokeh and colors

16 Sep 2009 12:45pm

@Luca Bobbiesi: Thank you.

Onlymehdi from Wayne, United States


16 Sep 2009 1:59pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Great detail and color in this macro! A good choice in DoF where you can somewhat decipher that another similar item is in the background, giving the illusion that there must be a glen full of these.

16 Sep 2009 2:54pm

@Steven: Many thanks.

don from spokane, United States

I like the nature of this item regardless what it really is. Fine close up with nice detail and color. Well done.

16 Sep 2009 2:57pm

@don: Many thanks.

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

I like the golden and green colours mixing together to make a fine warm shot.

16 Sep 2009 3:12pm

@Michael Rawluk: Thank you.

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

Beautiful , warm colors !

16 Sep 2009 3:14pm

Barbara from Florida, United States

Stunning textures in gold.

16 Sep 2009 3:19pm

@Barbara: Many thanks.

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

Wow !! This is the ray of sun of my day !! Magnificent light and great sharpness.

16 Sep 2009 3:52pm

@Evelyne Dubos: Merci.

Mathilde Collot from Fontainebleau, France

Already an air of autumn with this beautiful flower! Superb shades of yellow.

16 Sep 2009 3:52pm

@Mathilde Collot: Merci.

marc battault from clermont ferrand, France

a nice "golden" jewel ,jack !
friendships !

16 Sep 2009 4:29pm

@marc battault: Merci.

Yvonne Simons from Tilburg, Netherlands

Pure gold! Wonderful!

16 Sep 2009 5:24pm

@Yvonne Simons: Merci.

Yvon from Orleans, France

very nice macro shot

16 Sep 2009 5:59pm

@Yvon: Merci.

k@ from Paris, France

Is this a web dancing over that sunny beauty ? Love the happy tones and the delicacy of the Lady, half stingy, half sweetie (her heart seems so sweet)

16 Sep 2009 5:59pm

@k@: Merci.

LauraS from Chico, United States

Really nicely shot, Jack. Love the blurred one in the background juxtaposed to the front one.

16 Sep 2009 6:17pm

@LauraS: Many thanks.

Manel from Girona, Spain

Exellent shot, very well done, good light control. Look at this pleased

16 Sep 2009 6:36pm

@Manel: Gracias.

bluechameleon from Vancouver, Canada

This is a cool shot Jack! It reminds me of one of those colourful windmills that you see kids playing with...the wind catching this and making it spin that golden colours.

16 Sep 2009 8:24pm

Isidro from Barcelona, Spain

excelente macro!

16 Sep 2009 9:11pm

@Isidro: Gracias.

Veronelle from Lens, France

great tones, great colours, great composition

16 Sep 2009 10:24pm

@Veronelle: Merci.

Magda from Vancouver, Canada

Wow! Exceptional detail and superb light! The tones are wonderful

16 Sep 2009 10:33pm

@Magda: Thank you.

akarui from Kagoshima, Japan

I could suggest a name in French but I have no idea in English. Autumn colors are coming isn't it and they are beautiful as is your picture.

16 Sep 2009 11:27pm

@akarui: Thank you.

Susan from Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States

Awesome shot Jack.....Whatever it is, it looks like it's on it's last legs.....but you caught it beautifully...the tones of color are super, and love the background too!!

17 Sep 2009 12:16am

@Susan: Thanks, Susan.

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

Very neat looking flower. Nicely macroed?!?!

17 Sep 2009 1:08am

Lee from Fort Frances Ontario, Canada

Great close up. Lovely golden tones and hues. Is it a type of burdock, or thistle.

17 Sep 2009 4:04am

SCOTT F. SCHILLING from San Martin, United States

Jack, very warm tones in this and I like the center of this thing with its appearing to turn circles into its center! Nice close up!

17 Sep 2009 4:17am

Monique from Koh Samui, Thailand

Even at the last stage a great flower to see ... beautiful golden tones and lovely DOF!

17 Sep 2009 4:49am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

It's an interesting plant and a good shot.

17 Sep 2009 5:07pm

Brian Chen from Seattle, Venezuela

This image really draws me in, the warm tones here are very inviting!

19 Sep 2009 7:28pm

@Brian Chen: Thank you.

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

Golden it is...lovely shot..lovely light

21 Sep 2009 4:25pm

Anita from West Nottingham, United States

Lovely shapes and colors.

24 Sep 2009 6:14pm