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Fawn Lily

Posted by
john4jack (Corvallis, Oregon, United States) on 25 April 2010 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

One of the early wildflowers is the Fawn Lily. I was down in the dirt to get this one.

NIKON D700 1/400 second F/4.5 ISO 800 150 mm (35mm equiv.)

Leena from Joensuu, Finland

And you got it brilliantly!
Thank you for your words, John! I will rest for a while, before I am again needed for a reason or other :)
Happy Sunday to you !

25 Apr 2010 5:43am

Pavan Kaul from Mumbai, India

A beautiful image Jack!

25 Apr 2010 5:47am

Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Excellent forest fairy lantern! An elegant and gentle slope. The light show is fabulous! A good morning for me, my friend Jack! Thank you very much and many kisses Adela.

25 Apr 2010 6:32am

Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Wonderful and worthy. Facing each other. A picture perfect and very effective B / N. Meeting of cats ... meetings that reminds me human!

25 Apr 2010 6:35am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Pretty and delicate. It is worth getting down in the dirt.

25 Apr 2010 6:37am

Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Sorry Jack ... Computer a mess! Only kisses once more!

25 Apr 2010 6:39am

Yvon from Orleans, France

terrefic capture with nice colors

25 Apr 2010 6:40am

kate from lincolnshire, United Kingdom

just stunning,looks like it has bounced right up there and twirled around!!:)

25 Apr 2010 6:44am

✿ Anina ✿ from Auckland, New Zealand

Getting "dirty" was worth it. :) This is very beautiful. The colours are exquisite. Very well done

25 Apr 2010 7:18am

kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

Stunning - everything about this beautiful and delicate flower is perfect. 5*****

25 Apr 2010 7:52am

Mhélène from Paris, France

Wondreful framing ! A very beautiful photo !

25 Apr 2010 8:07am

Anneka from Bray, Ireland

Really nice. Did you use 2 shots in this one also as the stem seems almost painted?

25 Apr 2010 8:43am

@Anneka: Thank you. No, it was a single shot.

MrsAmber from West Wickham, United Kingdom

Soft and delicate and very special.

25 Apr 2010 8:51am

Elena Kotrotsou from Drossia, Greece

wow! Stunning beauty!

25 Apr 2010 9:31am

daniela scharnowski from Berlin, Germany

OH beautiful! Found the same flowers the other day ina park and didn´t know what kind it was - thanks for posting this beauty!

25 Apr 2010 9:33am

behrouz from Tehran, Iran

beautiful shot

25 Apr 2010 9:33am

Jaap from Friesland, Netherlands

Very beautiful and subtile image.

25 Apr 2010 10:13am

*MЯG* from Tehran, Iran

lovely & beautiful

25 Apr 2010 10:43am

MK from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

simple but very attractive, i like this compo

25 Apr 2010 11:16am

Lorraine from Gatineau, Canada

ahhh she's dancing ballet, how graceful :)

25 Apr 2010 11:33am

Judy from Brooksville, Florida, United States

How beautiful; I've never heard of this little beauty. You captured her well.

25 Apr 2010 12:00pm

oncho from granada, Spain

Beautiful shot, terrefic capture

25 Apr 2010 12:17pm

Phil David Alexander Morris from Saskatoon, Canada

Beautiful, seems to be giving a bow after a great performance.

25 Apr 2010 2:14pm

tataray from St Laurs, France

Quoi de plus magnifique !...

25 Apr 2010 2:52pm

Don from spokane, United States

Your low viewpoint gave us a superb close up of this beautiful flower. Well done....dust yourself off and pat yourself on the back! ;-)

25 Apr 2010 2:56pm

Barbara from Florida, United States

You've captured it's elegance. Down and dirty gets the best results sometimes.

25 Apr 2010 3:32pm

STEED from Somewhere, France

Artist's Job...................................I like.....

25 Apr 2010 3:57pm

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

Beautiful , very artistic look of this flower . Great work done here, Jack !

25 Apr 2010 4:07pm

LauraS from Chico, United States

Special shot, Jack. Love your DOF, always as delightful to see the background as the subject. This one surely holds true to that. Happy Sunday.

25 Apr 2010 4:21pm

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

That is wonderful use of DoF. Very very nice nice soothing shot for my tired eyes.

25 Apr 2010 5:27pm

kate from lincolnshire, United Kingdom


25 Apr 2010 5:38pm

Laur from Clermont-Ferrand, France

Elle est toute en délicatesse cette petite fleur !

25 Apr 2010 5:41pm

JJ from Jersey City, United States

Was worth getting down in the dirt to get this shot such a cool perspective, wonderful light and DOF selection, so beautiful

25 Apr 2010 5:47pm

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

A very artistic approach. Like the bokeh.

25 Apr 2010 5:51pm

marc battault from clermont ferrand, France

you are choice a nice angle of view ,beautiful death of field !
friendships !

25 Apr 2010 6:03pm

Gary from Cochise County, United States

Beautiful. Great colors, Jack. Is that the same color brown as the dirt stains on your clothes from crawling on the ground?

25 Apr 2010 7:53pm

@Gary: Yes; the good news is that the dirt did wash out.

Dulcie from Danville, CA, United States

Simplicity and calm, softness and contrast. Excellent !!

25 Apr 2010 7:56pm

Susan from Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States

worth getting down in the dirt for!!!!

25 Apr 2010 10:34pm

Hilde Morin from Portland, Oregon, United States

VERY beautiful. I find the frame a bit distracting :)

26 Apr 2010 1:37am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

So elegant! Love it.

26 Apr 2010 2:58am

Diane Schuller from Hythe, Canada

I imagine you must have been ... I've never seen one because of where I live but I believe they are also very tiny. I love its name and your delightful presentation ... that warm woodsy background feels so good.

26 Apr 2010 3:32am

Bettina from United States

What wonderful sloping of those petals and the downward cast of the flower, like a bell, or a past, defeated blossom. Contemplative and celebratory, both.

26 Apr 2010 3:36am

rem_la from Villiers, France

superbe !

26 Apr 2010 4:10am

amy from Nanaimo, BC, Canada

Fawn lilies! So wonderful and soooo difficult to photograph LOL!! Excellent, Jack! Well worth the belly scramble!

I won't be posting this week... am having to fly home to Rocky as my Dad is in hospital with heart issues and my Mom is home alone after knee surgery.

26 Apr 2010 4:32am

@amy: So sorry to hear about your parents. Be safe.

Scott F. Schilling from San Martin, United States

Great point of view for this Jack! I like the warm dark background and depth of field also!

26 Apr 2010 4:37am

Annie Viguié from Bordeaux, France

So beautiful !!!!!

26 Apr 2010 5:12am

Monique from Koh Samui, Thailand

The dark background makes this beautiful flower stand out in a perfect way!

26 Apr 2010 5:32am

Marie LC from Dauphiné, France


26 Apr 2010 4:31pm

ℳarleen from Doesburg, Netherlands

Lovely soft shot of this dog tooth! To see it's beauty you often have to get down on your knees...;-)))
Have a great holiday!

26 Apr 2010 7:00pm

@ℳarleen: Thank you. Not only down on your knees, but you have to do a little groveling in the dirt :))

Jacqueline MARTIN from Montréal, Canada

So lovely !
Nice contrasts between back ground and the flower. Love it .

27 Apr 2010 1:46am

Magda from Vancouver, Canada

one word - GORGEOUS!

27 Apr 2010 4:13am

Isidro from Barcelona, Spain

esquisito color y contraste!!

27 Apr 2010 2:42pm