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Posted by
john4jack (Corvallis, Oregon, United States) on 11 September 2010 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

Another one from our back yard.

NIKON D300 1/200 second F/4.0 ISO 400 157 mm (35mm equiv.)

kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

Beautiful colours and excellent focus:)

11 Sep 2010 5:17am

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

Beautiful light and colors...

11 Sep 2010 5:33am

@StarCosmosBleu: thank you for all of your recent comments

Zora Zoé from Germany

Wow, wonderful warm autumn colours - terrific!

11 Sep 2010 5:43am

Gary from Cochise County, United States

Beautiful light and great DOF.

11 Sep 2010 5:45am

Sunder from Chennai, India

Great shot ..Like the curves and colours..

11 Sep 2010 6:30am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

Bang! Love the orange against the green!

11 Sep 2010 6:33am

DULCIE from Danville, CA, United States

Wooooeeee...knocks my socks off !!

11 Sep 2010 6:51am

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Exquisite gift for the eyes! I love the burst of color on the green. A work of art my friend! Have a nice day! Best regards Jack! Muchos besos, Adela

11 Sep 2010 6:55am

✿ Anina ✿ from Auckland, New Zealand

Gorgeous! The detail and clarity are simply fantastic. I like the warm tones and lighting a lot.

11 Sep 2010 8:52am

Marie LC from Dauphiné, France

As a flame rising towards the sky!

11 Sep 2010 9:18am

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

The flamboyant colors and brilliant light. Superb shot. Good day.

11 Sep 2010 10:01am

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Beautiful flower

11 Sep 2010 11:07am

Anita from West Nottingham, United States

I like how the light is on the main flowers, accenting them. One of the joys of where you live is the long gardening season!

11 Sep 2010 11:12am

STEED from Somewhere, France

Perfect as a painting,Jack.....

11 Sep 2010 11:59am

Judy aka L@dybug from Brooksville, Florida, United States

Beautiful ... and I sense another coming along. ;D

11 Sep 2010 12:12pm

mhel from Puerto Princessa, Philippines

Wonderful shoot love the soft DOF.

11 Sep 2010 12:51pm

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

Beautiful colors . such a vivid orange and red ;)

11 Sep 2010 1:32pm

Mathilde from Fontainebleau, France

An arabesque of fire! Beautiful tones! Good weekend to you!!

11 Sep 2010 1:35pm

B.Held from Santa Fe, United States

Completely incredible.

11 Sep 2010 1:54pm

Bettina from Los Angeles, United States

Wow, the colors are so deep, so fantastic, and such a beautiful dof!

11 Sep 2010 2:29pm

marc battault from clermont ferrand, France

so beautiful flower ,nice depth of field !!
friendships !

11 Sep 2010 2:48pm

Don from spokane, United States

A beautifully arranged blossom picture. Excellent detail and color. The shot is very appealing.

11 Sep 2010 3:14pm

Jaap from Friesland, Netherlands

Nice compo, great lines and colors.

11 Sep 2010 3:21pm

Diane from hythe, Canada

I like the detail on that bent curve of the buds -- and the lovely shallow dof

11 Sep 2010 3:33pm

JJ from Jersey City, United States

WOWSER what amazing colors this is so beautiful

11 Sep 2010 4:55pm

Dutçh from Chicagoland, United States

Very pretty fiery colors!

11 Sep 2010 6:38pm

Thea from Leeuwarden, Netherlands

This is really a beauty! Great colors,and gorgeous light on the blossoms!

11 Sep 2010 7:28pm

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

The word "stunning" is so QVC, but I have to use it because it is the only word I can think of to describe this image. Stunning, man!!...Great piece here Jack - as always.

11 Sep 2010 7:43pm

Marie from Visé, Belgium

Wahouu which beautiful colors... A very successful photo...


11 Sep 2010 8:14pm

Leena from Joensuu, Finland

Your gladiolus is in fire , John!
Thank you for your visit my site, now I have chanced my photo, I hope it is now a little better :)

11 Sep 2010 8:45pm

Becky from los angeles, United States

amazing colors - love the dof - and the comp!

11 Sep 2010 8:50pm

Cosmin from Bucharest, Romania

u have beautiful flowers in your garden

11 Sep 2010 10:02pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A very beautiful composition. Hot colors.

12 Sep 2010 12:47am

Isidro from Barcelona, Spain

excelente composición y color, muy bonita!

12 Sep 2010 12:55am

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, Canada

The light is really hitting at a beautiful angle. What lovely colour. I like the way the flower gets isolated.

12 Sep 2010 2:40am

daniela scharnowski from Berlin, Germany

also lovely, but I do like the processed version a lot more!

12 Sep 2010 9:07am

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

I vote for this one, but both are right on!

12 Sep 2010 7:10pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Congratulations on the Color Spotlight!

13 Sep 2010 3:33am

@Steve Rice: Thank you.

Magda from Vancouver, Canada

Congratulations on the Colour Spotlight! :)

13 Sep 2010 5:46am

LauraS from Chico, United States

Perfection! Love your DOF.

13 Sep 2010 3:26pm

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Congratulations on the spotlight color.

14 Sep 2010 5:09am

@Tede: thank you

Monique from Koh Samui, Thailand

I prefer my flowers natural ;) Love this one ... the bright colors are gorgeous and I like the framing with the little one next to it!

14 Sep 2010 5:20am

✿ Anina ✿ from Auckland, New Zealand

Congratulations on the color spotlight

14 Sep 2010 9:47am