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Early Spring

Posted by
john4jack (Corvallis, Oregon, United States) on 22 February 2010 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

We are in the middle of several days of warm, sunny weather. Everything is starting to bloom.

NIKON D300 1/250 second F/6.3 ISO 400 157 mm (35mm equiv.)

Richard from Montferland, Netherlands

Beautiful colors and composition Jack.

22 Feb 2010 5:31am

Hilde Morin from Portland, Oregon, United States

Beautiful fading effect !! fabulous colors...aren't all those flowers early this year?

22 Feb 2010 5:34am

rem_la from Villiers, France

ca sent le printemps !

22 Feb 2010 5:42am

khadi from New Delhi, India

Fantastic. Such stunning colours and details. I like the white vignetting effect. It gives the photo a timeless quality.

22 Feb 2010 5:52am

tataray from St Laurs, France

C'est le printemps. Beaux détails !...

22 Feb 2010 6:00am

Calusarus from St Sorlin en Valloire, France

A nice macro, with pretty vivid colors

22 Feb 2010 6:03am

Shiloh from Los Angeles, United States

Amazing Colors!

22 Feb 2010 6:21am

Yvon from Orleans, France

terrefic macro shot

22 Feb 2010 6:30am

PATRICK from miramas, France

wow excellent macro color and light

22 Feb 2010 7:21am

PAPOU from paris, France

Une peu de lumière dans ce monde gris. Merci.

22 Feb 2010 7:31am

STEED from Gueret, France

What a light !!!!!! Amazing ..

22 Feb 2010 7:40am

Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Looking blue, white and yellow brushstrokes. Warm and bright good morning! A dynamic composition with a good macro! A blurred background makes the scene more romantic! A beautiful image! Good morning master Jack! Many kisses! Adela

22 Feb 2010 7:46am

Dulcie from Danville, CA, United States

Whooooeeeee ! SIZZLING !!

22 Feb 2010 7:52am

Nicholas from Shah Alam, Malaysia

Excellent shot :D

22 Feb 2010 7:58am

Magda from Vancouver, Canada

Gorgeous! Mine are as pretty but for some reason there is no one willing to photograph them! :( I need a kick in the b.. LOL

22 Feb 2010 8:14am

kate from lincolnshire, United Kingdom

~` beautiful colours and brightness ~` welcome sight!!~~:)

22 Feb 2010 8:47am

Manola from Bassens, France

spnedide........... I like very much!!!!;-))))

22 Feb 2010 8:50am

Manola from Bassens, France

oupsss!! SPLENDIDE!!

22 Feb 2010 8:51am

Manola from Bassens, France

oupsss!! SPLENDIDE!!

22 Feb 2010 8:51am

Mhélène from Paris, France

Very beautiful ,like a painting ! Superb color !

22 Feb 2010 9:07am

Florence from Paris, France

So delightful to see colors popping ! Exquisite little flowers !

22 Feb 2010 9:21am

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Beautiful.. lovely colours and processing..

22 Feb 2010 9:23am

Sof from Neuchâtel, Switzerland

Tout simplement magnifique

22 Feb 2010 9:47am

Lilly from La Ménitré, France

Very nice !! Beautiful colors !

22 Feb 2010 9:49am

✿ Anina ✿ from Auckland, New Zealand

Wow! This is lovely! I love the colours and light. Great detail and composition. Very well done

22 Feb 2010 10:07am

✿ Anina ✿ from Auckland, New Zealand

Wow! This is lovely! I love the colours and light. Great detail and composition. Very well done

22 Feb 2010 10:07am

✿ Anina ✿ from Auckland, New Zealand

Wow! This is lovely! I love the colours and light. Great detail and composition. Very well done

22 Feb 2010 10:08am

✿ Anina ✿ from Auckland, New Zealand

Wow! This is lovely! I love the colours and light. Great detail and composition. Very well done

22 Feb 2010 10:08am

✿ Anina ✿ from Auckland, New Zealand

Wow! This is lovely! I love the colours and light. Great detail and composition. Very well done

22 Feb 2010 10:08am

Olivier from Hainaut, Belgium

the colors of sping!

22 Feb 2010 12:07pm

daniela scharnowski from Berlin, Germany

Again so delicate colours! Crocusses are some of the loveliest spring heralds ;)

22 Feb 2010 12:22pm

MK from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Anina love it so much, she commented 5 times, LOL. Seriously Jack, Its a lovely compo n the colors r wonderful

22 Feb 2010 12:26pm

Marleen from Doesburg, Netherlands

Beautiful soft and dreamy!

22 Feb 2010 12:34pm

Laur from Clermont-Ferrand, France

Le printemps sera bientôt de retour, belle macro !

22 Feb 2010 12:45pm

MrsAmber from West Wickham, United Kingdom

What a stunner...lovely colours!

22 Feb 2010 12:57pm

sil from Italy

Stunning image! Wonderful colors!

22 Feb 2010 1:10pm

Lyl & Rol from Besançon, France

Vraiment très beau, avec des couleurs éclatantes....

22 Feb 2010 1:18pm

masoud from tehran, Iran

very beautiful

22 Feb 2010 1:37pm

SOUL AFLAME from The bosom of Mother Nature, United Kingdom

Utterly beautiful, Jack.

22 Feb 2010 1:38pm

Luca Bobbiesi from Milano, Italy

Fantastic macro!

22 Feb 2010 1:40pm

rokhsana from tehran, Iran

magical colors!

22 Feb 2010 1:50pm

B.Held from Santa Fe, United States

very fine composition . . . i like how it seems to be glowing :)

22 Feb 2010 3:01pm

Don from spokane, United States

A beautiful composition of these blossoms with the vignetting adding emphasis. Excellent image.

22 Feb 2010 3:35pm

Yvonne Simons from Tilburg, Netherlands

I love the colors, beautiful!

22 Feb 2010 3:45pm

Meysam from Montreal, Canada

Very nice! Great close-up!

22 Feb 2010 4:03pm

Jaap from Friesland, Netherlands

Nice flowers and great colors. Well catched.

22 Feb 2010 4:18pm

alex centrella from California, United States

beautiful colors again !

22 Feb 2010 4:24pm

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Very beautiful colors , I like these flowers very much!

22 Feb 2010 4:33pm

Gary from Cochise County, United States

You have done it again, Jack. Another fine image. You have me going out every morning looking for mine.
Well done.

22 Feb 2010 4:57pm

K.B.R from Switzerland

Wonderfull flowers, love colors and light,
Great shot

22 Feb 2010 5:17pm

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

Lovely colors !

22 Feb 2010 5:28pm

Patricia from Brecht, Belgium

shique (✿◠‿◠)❤

22 Feb 2010 5:32pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Intense! Love it.

22 Feb 2010 6:04pm

Bishop from Houston, United States

lovely work! :)

22 Feb 2010 6:26pm

oncho from granada, Spain

Gran procesado y trabajo

22 Feb 2010 6:46pm

kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

Beautifully focused and the colour is great too.

22 Feb 2010 7:13pm

LauraS from Chico, United States

So lovely a shot, Jack.

22 Feb 2010 7:21pm

Tricia from Southeast Missourah, United States

I sure wish spring show up here in SeMo! Lovely flower image! I would have thought we would see spring before Oregon... boy, am I wrong! heheheee

22 Feb 2010 8:00pm

kerfendal from Paris, France

the light seems to come from inside

22 Feb 2010 8:58pm

Evening Song Imagery from Springfield, WV, United States

Beautiful details in the flowers and I like the soft effect around the edges.

22 Feb 2010 9:23pm

Veronelle from Lens, France

ho nice closeup ! wunderfull crocus

22 Feb 2010 10:01pm

Lori from Michigan, United States

I'm so jealous! We just got another big dump of snow. I'm so ready for spring!!!! Keep the color coming!

22 Feb 2010 10:46pm

Susan from Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States

Just gorgeous Jack...nothing like natural beauty!!!!

22 Feb 2010 10:46pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Great framing and soft focus that really highlights the vivid colors and detail captured in the veining of the crocus' petals.

22 Feb 2010 11:04pm

hgmartins photography from Ontario, GTA, Canada

Nice macro.... especially after the snow storm we are getting, its nice to see something blooming

22 Feb 2010 11:27pm

Charles Dastodd from Chicago, United States

Wow! terrific macro! i really like the gradient at the edges. this is very nicely done, Jack. bravo!

23 Feb 2010 12:18am

marc battault from clermont ferrand, France

gorgeous shot ,jack ,wonderful colors and clarity !!
5 stars !

23 Feb 2010 12:42am

Ajay from Pune, India

Such softness... only flowers should be allowed to feel the touch of each other. Human touch should only be done through a D300. :-)

23 Feb 2010 1:57am

Judy from Brooksville, Florida, United States

So beautiful, Jack ... spring is definitely in the air in OR.

23 Feb 2010 2:01am

JJ from Jersey City, United States

the white vignette brings out the gorgeous colors of these flowers, we had some nice days but the grey and white is heading back to use

23 Feb 2010 2:22am

Self-Indulgence from Chicagoland, United States


23 Feb 2010 2:42am

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

I love the color and focus on these.

23 Feb 2010 3:56am

Stu from Scotland | Residing in Kyoto, Japan

Absolutely stunning colours and details!

23 Feb 2010 4:31am

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

Awesome colors and a stunning capture....

25 Feb 2010 6:03pm

Barbara Kile from Ft. Worth, United States

Beautiful light on these flowers. I am wondering if a black vignette would make the flowers 'pop' more? Just a thought. Composed beautifully in the frame.

26 Feb 2010 7:03pm

@Barbara Kile: Most of my vignettes are black. Every now and then, I try white for a change. I often use white with Am3 because of my dark gray background. PS - I went back into LR and applied a black vignette on a Virtual Copy. Then I did a side by side comparison. The flowers definitely pop more with the dark vignette. Thanks.

Japanalia from Yokohama, Japan

Very well captured! I think they light up everybody's eyes!

27 Feb 2010 4:03am

Marie from FRESNES, France

très belles couleurs, qui font du bien par ce jour gris.

28 Feb 2010 1:45pm