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Lilies from Easter

Posted by
john4jack (Corvallis, Oregon, United States) on 9 April 2010 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

On Easter Day, these were all buds.

YESTERDAY'S BACKGROUND - A number of people commented on yesterday's background. It was natural. I am terrible when it comes to creating backgrounds. I need to take lessons from Barbara Kile.

NIKON D700 1/80 second F/10.0 ISO 1600 42 mm (35mm equiv.)

Sof from Neuchâtel, Switzerland

Joli cette prise en plongée, on dirait qu'elles s'ouvrent vers nous

9 Apr 2010 5:22am

Magda from Vancouver, Canada

excellent light! great colour and detail

9 Apr 2010 6:03am

Annie Viguié from Bordeaux, France

i love this flower !

9 Apr 2010 6:16am

Yvon from Orleans, France

Gréât macro shot

9 Apr 2010 6:46am

MK from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

lovely lights u got there on the beautiful colors

9 Apr 2010 6:47am

Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Good morning Jack! The fund yesterday ... I did not see anything special ... also perhaps because I have problems with background or perhaps precisely because they were so powerful flowers or perhaps because there are tastes for everyone! I usually look at the whole impact and normally I receive total! Well we do courses with Mrs. Barbara Kile!!! Who is not but never mind! The lily is a marvel today (including the background which is excellent!) A big hug Jack! and opinions are always subjective! Happy weekend! Adela

9 Apr 2010 6:51am

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Fantastic detail and color, great compo. *****stars!

9 Apr 2010 6:59am

tataray from St Laurs, France

Belle compo... Excellent. J'adore

9 Apr 2010 7:22am

Dulcie from Danville, CA, United States

Beautifully taken, a gorgeous image...5 stars !

9 Apr 2010 7:24am

Jaap from Heerenveen, Netherlands

Again this is an excellent close up with nice colors and great detail. Beautiful shot.

9 Apr 2010 7:25am

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Simply beautiful..

9 Apr 2010 8:00am

✿ Anina ✿ from Auckland, New Zealand

So beautiful! The exposure is spot on. Great detail and comp. Again a lovely background :)

9 Apr 2010 8:15am

Zora Zoé - sichtbar fotogrativ from Berlin, Germany

The are so wonderful in your capture - I personally can't stand their smelling - but they are so lovely to view here :-) Great :-))

9 Apr 2010 8:38am

Isidro from Barcelona, Spain

fantásticos colores gran detalle, muy bonita maestro!!!

9 Apr 2010 9:26am

Mhélène from Paris, France

A superb framing with beautiful colors !

9 Apr 2010 10:56am

Luca Bobbiesi from Milano, Italy

I like the dark background, excellent still life.

9 Apr 2010 12:01pm

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

Beautiful ! Great colors and composition !

9 Apr 2010 1:56pm

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

Nicely emphasized on the dark background. Like these flowers... :-)

9 Apr 2010 1:59pm

Don from spokane, United States

A gorgeous blossom shot for its minute detail and rich color. I like being able to see the tiny spots on these flowers. Very nice close up.

9 Apr 2010 2:34pm

Laur from Clermont-Ferrand, France

Belle macro avec une belle lumière !

9 Apr 2010 3:06pm

Yvonne Simons from Tilburg, Netherlands

Beautiful ligth!!

9 Apr 2010 3:09pm

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Splendide image! Très belle composition!

9 Apr 2010 3:10pm

Diane Schuller from Hythe, Canada

Jack, these are beautiful. I adore lilies and this colour range is amazing.

9 Apr 2010 4:02pm

JJ from Jersey City, United States

Fresh bright and exquisite, another beautiful shot

9 Apr 2010 5:11pm

PAPOU from paris, France

Magnifique composition printanière.

9 Apr 2010 5:11pm

António Pires from Lisbon, Portugal

Good dof and vibrant colors. Well done.

9 Apr 2010 5:28pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States


9 Apr 2010 5:35pm

Florence from Paris, France

They will nice at home ! ;-)

9 Apr 2010 5:45pm

Judy from Brooksville, Florida, United States

What beautiful Stargazer lilies these are; you captured them wonderfully, Jack. I love this type, but many are allergic to their strong fragrance.

9 Apr 2010 6:29pm

@Judy: We had the entire family. Everyone seemed to be fine.

kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

They are beautiful lilies - the DoF is great

9 Apr 2010 8:23pm

STEED from Gueret, France

Mmmmmmmmmmmmmmm ....Nice colours..

9 Apr 2010 8:42pm

Marianne Be. from Toulouse, France

Love your background, and light on the lilies !!!
very good work à 1600 ISO..
have a nice day, John !

9 Apr 2010 11:04pm

Tracy from La Selva Beach, United States

These are so lovely! I haven't been on AM3 much, so it was a treat to see what's been happening lately! All of your flowers are exquisite!

10 Apr 2010 12:49am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

These are gorgeous!

10 Apr 2010 12:54am

LauraS from Chico, United States

Spectacular shot, Jack. Love this flower, and color and shape.

10 Apr 2010 1:33am

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

Superb lilies capture..great light and colors...i like this upper view....very beautiful...

10 Apr 2010 3:38am

amy from Nanaimo, BC, Canada

My fave.... Lovely, Jack!

10 Apr 2010 3:59am

Pavan Kaul from Mumbai, India

Stunningly beautiful light and colors...well done!

10 Apr 2010 4:58am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Nice portrait of flowers. Beautifully done.

10 Apr 2010 2:45pm

Anita from West Nottingham, United States

Lovely light. If you want to use backgrounds/textures/overlays created by others that are free, go to here. Not that I'm discouraging you from taking lessons from Barbara.

11 Apr 2010 4:35pm