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Posted by
john4jack (Corvallis, Oregon, United States) on 4 September 2011 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

There were some gorgeous sunflowers in the garden where we were shooting.

NIKON D300 1/400 second F/7.1 ISO 200 157 mm (35mm equiv.)

DULCIE from Danville, CA, United States

A lovely in-your-face macro shot of this sunflower. I particularly like the delicate hairs and multiple greens of the leaves.

4 Sep 2011 6:27am

PATRICK from miramas, France


4 Sep 2011 7:28am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

Beautiful, translucent, light

4 Sep 2011 7:56am

@Look from Nivelles, Belgium

Shapes of a fire and the warm light also !
Kind regards

4 Sep 2011 8:11am

ursulakatariina from Greenock, United Kingdom

Beautiful shot.

4 Sep 2011 8:32am

Frida from Sweden

Unusual view but so good. I love the vibrant colors.

4 Sep 2011 8:39am

Vert Pomme from Montreuil Sous Bois, France

Lumineux en ce jour de grisaille chez nous. Cadrage original et jolie transparence.

4 Sep 2011 8:42am

Manuel Hompanera from La Robla, Spain

Una aproximación fantástica con un contraste de colores muy interesante.Buen trabajo.

4 Sep 2011 8:44am

Maggy from Liège, Belgium

Point de vue original, super beau!

4 Sep 2011 9:09am

Marie LC from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

As a fire which would go out of ground

4 Sep 2011 9:11am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Nice original view point !

4 Sep 2011 9:27am

kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

I really love the light shining through those giant petals.

4 Sep 2011 10:15am

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Fantastic colors and approach!

4 Sep 2011 10:29am

Florence from Paris, France

you've outpassed yourself here Jack. My kind of shot and crop. Colors are bright and awesome, as usual.

4 Sep 2011 10:51am

Mariana M. from Waterloo, Canada

beautiful angle and frame !

4 Sep 2011 11:13am

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Beautiful backlight to create this glorious macro Jack! ;-)

4 Sep 2011 12:18pm

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Gorgeous illumination right at the heart of this sun Jack.

4 Sep 2011 12:34pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Fantastiqeu captage et macro de ce tourne-sil superbe quelle finessse et couleur

4 Sep 2011 12:48pm

Nitin from Shanghai, China

Superb tones and framing. Cheers!

4 Sep 2011 1:59pm

Sam from Chennai, India

Great angle and wonderful light. Beautiful closeup. Excellent. :)

4 Sep 2011 2:05pm

Photographs by M.E. from San Francisco, United States

this is mesmerizing! rich in colors and details. the lighting is wonderful, really awesome.

4 Sep 2011 2:26pm

Heinz from Hamm, Germany

Sehr gut im Licht und in der Schärfe.

4 Sep 2011 2:56pm

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Very beautiful blacklight! Superb colors!

4 Sep 2011 4:57pm

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


4 Sep 2011 5:49pm

Victoria - Foto from Sweden

Beautiful picture!

4 Sep 2011 5:54pm

franz from Baden, Austria

awesome closeup, gorgeous colors and shapes - like living flames!

4 Sep 2011 6:04pm

violette from BRUXELLES, Belgium

Beautiful ... like a bonfire !

4 Sep 2011 9:20pm

Jackie from Montréal, Canada

Splendid macro. Vibrant colors. It looks like a campfire.

4 Sep 2011 10:29pm

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

A sunflower with a fabulous view! Magnificent transparencies and textures

5 Sep 2011 10:56am

Becky from los angeles, United States

LOVE it!

6 Sep 2011 1:49am

Doug Hickok from Charleston, South Carolina, United States

Wow, stunning color and graphic composition!

6 Sep 2011 10:59am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Amazing color!

7 Sep 2011 1:05am

martim from Galesburg,Illinois, United States


7 Sep 2011 9:17pm

@martim: I'm still posting photographs taken during the Tony Sweet Workshop. The workshop posts will continue for another 2 weeks.

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

Unique kind of capture..beautifully done...

8 Sep 2011 3:33am

Betsy Barron from Philadelphia, PA, United States


9 Sep 2011 2:38am