Share this photo on Twitter Share this photo on Facebook

Back Yard Gold

Posted by
john4jack (Corvallis, Oregon, United States) on 18 September 2010 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

NIKON D300 1/800 second F/9.0 ISO 200 157 mm (35mm equiv.)

Phil Morris from Canada

Extremely artistic and beautiful.

18 Sep 2010 5:37am

Annie from Bordeaux, France

Perfect !

18 Sep 2010 5:44am

mseguid from Es Castell-Menorca-I Balears, Spain

It´s beautiful. I love the sharp colour and the black background

18 Sep 2010 6:04am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

Oh yes! Perfect lighting, focus, texture! One for a 20 inch print and the wall of your den!

18 Sep 2010 6:24am

Marie LC from Dauphiné, France

Marvelous light! 5*

18 Sep 2010 6:34am

Peggy M. from somewhere in, France

Comme un précieux trésor... superbe lumière. Bravo ! 5 étoiles

18 Sep 2010 7:10am

✿ Anina ✿ from Auckland, New Zealand

Oh my heck!! This is gorgeous!! I simply love the lighting and how the yellow stands out against the dark background. Superb lighting!

18 Sep 2010 7:26am

Anneka from Bray, Ireland

That's a beauty.

18 Sep 2010 7:39am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Simply wonderful !

18 Sep 2010 7:41am

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Simply splendid. 5 *. Good day.

18 Sep 2010 8:19am

kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

Unbelievably beautiful - you have created a masterpiece Jack.

18 Sep 2010 8:45am

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Delicate transparency in a black and dark! I love it! A very beautiful picture! Best regards y muchísimos besos amigo Jack! Feliz fin de semana! Adela

18 Sep 2010 8:56am

tataray from france, France

Splendide ... ))

18 Sep 2010 10:29am

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

GORGEOUS, Jack ... and personally, I like your gold border better than the 'limey' ones.

18 Sep 2010 11:58am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Breathtaking lighting ! Five stars*****

18 Sep 2010 12:51pm

Formerly Known as MontereyJohn from Waterbury, Connecticut, United States

Whoa! Everything is right with this image. Love it!

18 Sep 2010 1:06pm

peter.K from blue mountains, Australia

stunning image...

18 Sep 2010 1:09pm

kate from lincolnshire, United Kingdom


18 Sep 2010 1:30pm

Daniel from Kenmare, United States

nice light.

18 Sep 2010 1:33pm

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

SUPER ! Very pretty, like a yellow magic from the dark !

18 Sep 2010 1:50pm

JJ from Jersey City, United States

5 stars without a doubt, I was WOW when I opened this such wonderful light bringing out the colors standing out against the black

18 Sep 2010 2:27pm

Don from spokane, United States

A spectacular blossom shot against the jet black background. This flower shot achieves maximum impact!
Fabulous job of shooting.

18 Sep 2010 2:55pm

Susan from Pompano Beach, by Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States

Beautiful shots the past few days.......but i think this is my fave for now.....just striking !

18 Sep 2010 3:20pm

@Susan: From all of my flower shots, this definitely is one of my favorites.

Tracy from La Selva Beach, United States

Gorgeous lighting! I love the drama of this!

18 Sep 2010 3:24pm

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

Oh man Jack - I am really astounded at the entire image need to market this one...I would be first in line - this is a showroom piece absolutely!!!

18 Sep 2010 3:46pm

Barbara Kile from Ft. Worth, United States

Beautiful lighting!

18 Sep 2010 4:49pm

@Barbara Kile: Thank you. When backlighting works, it can be amazing.

Iknow from Chengdu, China

it`s just nice. superb for the light,color and mood here!!

18 Sep 2010 4:51pm

Thea from Leeuwarden, Netherlands

This looks really fantastic!! Great how the flower seems to grow into the gorgeous light!

18 Sep 2010 5:31pm

Dutçh from Chicagoland, United States

Hey Jack... a 5!

18 Sep 2010 6:52pm

Mathilde from Fontainebleau, France

A cup of great beauty! Congratulations!

18 Sep 2010 7:18pm

Macrobaby from Vancouver, Canada

Like the curtain opening on a dark stage and the light shines down on one piece of the scene. This is what I feel when I look at this. Beautiful Jack... simply beautiful!

18 Sep 2010 7:28pm

peggy n from woodland, United States

Hi Jack, I am Denny Jump's sister and because of his comment to you on his site, I decided to see for myself what this was. I agree. This is absolutely a perfect picture, as far as I'm concerned. Just lovely.

18 Sep 2010 7:38pm

@peggy n: Thank you very much.

Jaap from Friesland, Netherlands

Wonderful light.

18 Sep 2010 7:53pm

Tamara from Aarschot, Belgium

Absolutely stunning ! I like these kind of shots, and this one is perfectly realized... Great work :)

18 Sep 2010 8:30pm

Becky from los angeles, United States

this is really something - the color and the non color - and the composition - detail - all of it - Big-time gorgeous.

18 Sep 2010 9:45pm

69mil from Argentina, Argentina

nice work, excellent lighting

18 Sep 2010 10:31pm

DULCIE from Danville, CA, United States

BRAVO....she fills the stage with her vibrancy and glory. Hurray !!

18 Sep 2010 11:32pm

Bill Laing from Pacific Northwest, United States

One of my favorites, Jack. Bravo!

18 Sep 2010 11:52pm

@Bill Laing: Thanks, Bill; it's one of my favorites as well.

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, Canada

An absolute stunner. 5*

19 Sep 2010 1:16am

Susan from Sausalito, United States

High Art! Lovely.

19 Sep 2010 1:31am

Wild Mustang Photography from Carlisle, United States

WOW! Beautiful composition, light and color contrasts! 5*****!

19 Sep 2010 2:58am

rem_la from Villiers, France

quelle belle luminosité !

19 Sep 2010 3:43am

Sunder from Chennai, India

Lovely shot of this colourful yellow flower...
Love the lighting and the framing...
Splendid shot!

19 Sep 2010 4:14am

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Une merveilleuse composition! Très belle image de cette belle fleur jaune sur ce fond noir! Superbe lumière!

19 Sep 2010 8:34am

Shahryar from Isfahan, Iran

well done ,beautiful light :)

19 Sep 2010 3:28pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

The dark background really makes this pop. You did strike gold.

19 Sep 2010 9:54pm

LauraS from Chico, United States

Just delicious, Jack! Simple, and elegant!

20 Sep 2010 12:11am

Meysam from Montreal, Canada

Wonderful. Couldn't be better. *****

20 Sep 2010 2:58am

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

Stunning of a capture..with that black background its awesome...superb light..great yellow color

20 Sep 2010 7:13am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Very elegant and gorgeous!

20 Sep 2010 11:23pm

Barbara Kile from Ft. Worth, United States

Suspended in the light!

21 Sep 2010 1:07pm


Un seul mot!Superbe!!Bravo!
Amitiés de France:CLAIRE

22 Sep 2010 9:01am

Barbara from Florida, United States

I'm speechless! This is outstanding.

28 Sep 2010 3:34am