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Dahlia Festival #2

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

NIKON D700 1/400 second F/4.0 ISO 200 150 mm (35mm equiv.)

Mathilde Collot from Fontainebleau, France

A look in the tears of the dew! The nearest! A breathtaking! I like the angle of view chosen ...

4 Oct 2011 5:18am

Monique from Koh Samui, Thailand

Fantastic colors and sharpness, beautiful!

4 Oct 2011 5:58am

chakrapani from Hyderabad, India

This is a fantastic closeup ! jus WOW. The Bokeh is fabulous. What lens have you used for this shot ?

4 Oct 2011 6:10am

@chakrapani: Thank you. I used a Sigma 150mm f/2.8 macro. It is an excellent lens.

STEED from D, France

As it opened slowly before our eyes.............Nice !!!!

4 Oct 2011 6:26am

Gérard Beullac from Paris, France

Gorgeous colors and excellent framing.

4 Oct 2011 7:07am

Vert Pomme from Montreuil Sous Bois, France

Superbe .....

4 Oct 2011 7:13am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Simple like this is so often best with such a lovely flower. Improvement is not necessary !

4 Oct 2011 8:16am

Aubélia from Kortrijk, Belgium

Beautiful image. Fantastic colors and sharpness.

4 Oct 2011 8:26am

masoud from tehran, Iran

very beautiful , excellent !

4 Oct 2011 9:10am

dan from Paris, France

Flowers are always a present and the nature is so pleasant of delicacy.

4 Oct 2011 9:37am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

Absolutely beautifully done

4 Oct 2011 9:48am

Frida from Sweden

Simply perfect!

4 Oct 2011 10:24am

Jules from Drayton, United Kingdom

stunning colours and shape and love the drops of water

4 Oct 2011 10:30am

Anita from West Nottingham, Pennsylvania, United States

As someone wrote on my blog--Dahlias are blooming on blogs. :-)

4 Oct 2011 10:43am

Marie LC from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Nice frame and colors. Nice flower also

4 Oct 2011 10:57am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Exquisite focus and lovely smooth bokeh as well.

4 Oct 2011 11:05am

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Perfect in every way Jack! ;-)

4 Oct 2011 11:51am

Trina from Pennsylvania, United States

Great details! Such a pretty flower!

4 Oct 2011 12:25pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Fantastique macro quelle délicatesse et couleur, super

4 Oct 2011 1:53pm

Don - Slackwater from Spokane, United States


4 Oct 2011 2:57pm

Heinz from Hamm, Germany

Farben, Schärfe und das Format gefallen mir sehr gut.

4 Oct 2011 3:31pm

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Magnificient picture friend ... a dahlia excellent with stunning perfection ... beautiful ... Best regards friend Jack y besos, Adela

4 Oct 2011 3:42pm

Tracy from La Selva Beach, United States

What a beauty! I love the water drops, and the gorgeous soft light! I guess Fall is really here....

4 Oct 2011 3:52pm

PATRICK from miramas, France


4 Oct 2011 4:54pm

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

So clear and sharo and vivid,...I love this Jack ;-)

4 Oct 2011 6:31pm

Victoria from Sweden

Beautiful picture and very nice colors.

4 Oct 2011 6:41pm

Sergei Z from Türi, Estonia

Very beautiful colors you have here!

4 Oct 2011 7:03pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Beautifully captured with incredibly rich color!

4 Oct 2011 7:58pm

Jackie from Montréal, Canada

Beautiful bright colors! I love the water drops on the flower. Beautiful macro.

4 Oct 2011 8:23pm

franz from Baden, Austria

the fun and joy of dahlias continues with an outstanding capture! love the selective dof and the intriguing detail!

4 Oct 2011 8:55pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States


4 Oct 2011 9:17pm

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

Wonderful focal control, Jack.

4 Oct 2011 9:40pm

Magda from Vancouver, Canada

I like the framing! Beautiful tones

4 Oct 2011 10:39pm

Arnd from Basel, Switzerland

You staged this beautiful dahlia really well. Love your artistic use of light and color.

4 Oct 2011 10:42pm

LauraS from Chico, United States

What a stunning color.

4 Oct 2011 10:45pm

Mary from PA, United States

Looks so the angle you chose...very attractive.

4 Oct 2011 10:49pm

Sam from Chennai, India

Beautiful. Fantastic closeup. Love it. :)

5 Oct 2011 2:03am

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

alluring color tones and focus!

5 Oct 2011 4:11am

Gary from Cochise County, United States

You have a winner here, Jack. Absolutely brilliant.

5 Oct 2011 4:36am

Francesc B. from région parisienne, France

Your framing and the delicate tones are lovely.

5 Oct 2011 10:16am

Barbara Kile from Ft. Worth, United States

Love this comp! Beautiful!

5 Oct 2011 2:08pm

Andrea from Regina, Canada

Love the angle on this.

5 Oct 2011 4:36pm

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

What a beauty...very lovely..i like that angle too

9 Oct 2011 2:57pm

Marie from FRESNES, France

magnifique !

9 Oct 2011 8:34pm