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Dahlia Festival #4

Posted by
john4jack (Corvallis, Oregon, United States) on 6 October 2011 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

NIKON D700 1/160 second F/8.0 ISO 400 150 mm (35mm equiv.)

Duck Island Guy from Off the Coast, United States

Wonderfully composed. Superb detail and texture. And of course the color is fabulous.

6 Oct 2011 5:40am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

Beautifully rich, saturated colours, and the drops really add to the shot

6 Oct 2011 5:51am

Manola from Bassens, France

a plan and a magical composition .. I love !!;-)

6 Oct 2011 6:31am

Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

wow ! excellent
the best shot of this flower

6 Oct 2011 7:12am

marci from in, Morocco

beautiful color!

6 Oct 2011 7:15am

Gérard Beullac from Paris, France

Very well framed.
The color is mmmh !

6 Oct 2011 7:15am

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom


6 Oct 2011 7:24am

Florence from Paris, France

Clever crop dear Jack. Those leaves are gorgeous, generous in shape and texture. The presence of rain or dew drops adding a lot.
Sharpness on top. Very brilliant.

6 Oct 2011 7:56am

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

A work of art Jack, the local detailing is amazing.

6 Oct 2011 8:17am

Mariana M. from Waterloo, Canada

beautiful closeup

6 Oct 2011 8:30am

Marie LC from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Great closeup, colors and frame.

6 Oct 2011 8:50am

Sylvia from Noord-Limburg, Netherlands

Great copmo, beautiful warm colors.

6 Oct 2011 9:21am

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Grandisoe macro avec la goutte d'eau superbe couleur délicatesse et finesse

6 Oct 2011 9:35am

Heinz from Hamm, Germany


6 Oct 2011 10:01am

Jules from Drayton, United Kingdom

stuuning colour in this macro - beautiful

6 Oct 2011 10:25am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Painted flowers with dew drops - in a gorgeous frame as well.

6 Oct 2011 10:38am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Somewhat sexy shot.

6 Oct 2011 11:33am

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Stunning capture Jack! Bravo! ;-)

6 Oct 2011 11:33am

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Great colors, and nice touch with the water drops.

6 Oct 2011 1:10pm

Barbara Kile from Ft. Worth, United States

Beautiful movement in the petals.

6 Oct 2011 1:22pm

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

marvelous macro shot - sharp petal edges, clear water drops!!!

6 Oct 2011 1:59pm

Sam from Chennai, India

Wow. Beautiful closeup. Wonderful colours. Love the water drops. Well done. :)

6 Oct 2011 2:29pm

Don - Slackwater from Spokane, United States

A gorgeous flower image. You capture these so well with detail and top-notch color.

6 Oct 2011 2:36pm

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

A lovely image ... Dahlia a piece of delicious ... great ... A work of art in the edition. A hug, Adela

6 Oct 2011 3:52pm

PATRICK from miramas, France


6 Oct 2011 3:54pm

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

Love the palette of reds & orange, very beautiful close-up !

6 Oct 2011 4:26pm

Olivier Paillet from toulouse, France

Simply beautiful !!! Love it ! Great catch ! Well done !

6 Oct 2011 4:47pm

klausZ from Kufstein, Austria

so sensitive one with this little drops on it! impressive again!

6 Oct 2011 5:43pm

Linda from Carmarthenshire, United Kingdom

This is beautiful , the droplets make it more so, great tones :-)

6 Oct 2011 7:12pm

Olivier from Manage, Belgium

Great composition and colors!!!!!

6 Oct 2011 7:20pm

Manuel Hompanera from La Robla, Spain

Una compo fantástica y unos tonos muy naturales.Buen trabajo,.

6 Oct 2011 7:44pm

JCJ from Troyes, France


6 Oct 2011 9:24pm

frammy from MIRAMAS, France

very nice

6 Oct 2011 9:30pm

Phil David Morris 2011 from Saskatoon, New York, Canada

Such a beautiful close up and the droplets of water almost give it a sad appearance,
like tear drops, they seem freshly weeped, crying softly for the beauty which is this
photo painting. 5*****s !!

7 Oct 2011 12:02am

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Beautiful textures captured in the petals of this dahlia close-up! Great colors as well.

7 Oct 2011 12:29am

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

beautiful macro! love the colour tones, focus and texture detail!

7 Oct 2011 2:11am

Mary from PA, United States

Wow !! this is a stunner...such lovely color and crop of the flower....5 stars

7 Oct 2011 10:35am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

An especially beautiful image. The color are gorgeous.

7 Oct 2011 4:34pm

Francesc B. from région parisienne, France

Your framing is lovely... great reds and yellows.

8 Oct 2011 4:23pm

Albert from Sweden, living in Hamburg, Germany

Just great. I love how you manage to saturate the colors to the extreme, but it still keeping things under controlled, it is absolutely not too much. Well done.

8 Oct 2011 7:03pm

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

This is absolutely breathtaking...a fine beauty...excellence..great details and colors

9 Oct 2011 2:55pm

Magda from Vancouver, Canada


13 Oct 2011 4:47am