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Up Closer (and with a texture)

Posted by
john4jack (Corvallis, Oregon, United States) on 28 September 2012 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

NIKON D700 1/400 second F/9.0 ISO 200 105 mm (35mm equiv.)

Lopamudra from Kolkata, India

wow.. beautifully composed .. bright colors

28 Sep 2012 5:33am

@Lopamudra: Thank you. I am missing more of your outstanding photographs.

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Super image

28 Sep 2012 6:44am

Learning Soul from Bangalore, India

Everything so crisp and clear !

28 Sep 2012 6:59am

Jean-Luc T. from Juignac, France

Excellente photo. La texture est très agréable.

28 Sep 2012 7:05am

P J W Miller from Chase Terrace, United Kingdom

Lovely subject, colours and textured layers

28 Sep 2012 7:28am

Arnd from Basel, Switzerland

Absolutely stunning image; color and composition are just beautiful. I'd put this on the wall.

28 Sep 2012 7:28am

Heinz from Germany

Mit der Ausschnittvergrößerung noch intensiver.

28 Sep 2012 7:48am

sido from Seville, Spain

Nice composition.

28 Sep 2012 7:50am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Oh, yes, I like this much better as an image - the tighter composition, the balance of features and the subtle use of texture.

28 Sep 2012 8:13am

PATRICK from miramas, France

excellent 5***

28 Sep 2012 8:14am

London Caller from United Kingdom

Amazing macro.

28 Sep 2012 8:24am

SalSa from Tehran, Iran

Very beautiful ... Its petals is like a fine silk .very very gooooooooood

28 Sep 2012 8:41am

Phil from Sausset les Pins, France

Really beautiful , the texture gives a smal + , Phil

28 Sep 2012 8:53am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Very beautiful !

28 Sep 2012 9:16am

João Mourão from Lisboa, Portugal

Superb. I love the look the texture gives to your photo.

28 Sep 2012 9:29am

Francisco Romero from Carbajal de la Legua, Spain

Excellent cropping of your last great image. The effect fits very well.

28 Sep 2012 11:07am

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Glorious artistic texture - beautiful square frame format as well.

28 Sep 2012 11:07am

chantal from France

On voit la transparence des élitres de la coccinelle, superbe !

28 Sep 2012 11:27am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

I think I prefer yesterday's, but still a lovely shot

28 Sep 2012 1:06pm

Mireille T. from Ribérac, France

Splendid ladybird! I love this close-up image!

28 Sep 2012 1:20pm

Judy aka [email protected] from Brooksville, FL, United States

Oh, Jack, this is magnificent ... of course I love it! *****

28 Sep 2012 1:40pm

@Judy aka [email protected]: consider these last two as especially for you

James from Quakertown,PA, United States

Very nice macro,dog and subject sharpness is spot on. The floral center, in the lower right, is a nice balance.
The texture overlay? works well for the background. Nicely done!

28 Sep 2012 1:48pm

Christine from Le Gosier, Guadeloupe, France

Vraiment magnifique ! De très belles couleurs, belle texture

28 Sep 2012 2:46pm

Don from Spokane, United States

I like this cropped version which seems more artistic in content. Well done.

28 Sep 2012 3:11pm

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Superbe avec cette texture, splendide composition. Bonne journée.

28 Sep 2012 4:34pm

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

Very beautiful, like this one also !

28 Sep 2012 5:07pm

Baldwin from Bejuma, Venezuela

This one looks almost like a painting !!! Nice job with the beautifully textured background ...

28 Sep 2012 5:32pm

Irene from L C, France

Beautiful details ! I love composition and light.

28 Sep 2012 5:36pm

Florence from Paris, France

The composition is truly fine and exquisite, the colors are so vibrant. And warmm as a sun.

28 Sep 2012 5:41pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Beautifully composed and cropped from yesterday's edition! Looks like a nice canvas print with the textures. Now you just need a wall. :-)

28 Sep 2012 5:44pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice!!!!
so beautiful colors & texture!

28 Sep 2012 6:53pm

franz from Baden, Austria

the texture adds much to an already most appealing compo!

28 Sep 2012 7:03pm

Francisco from Miami, United States

Beautiful macro!

28 Sep 2012 7:24pm

Marie from FRESNES, France

superbe macro, et bel ajout de textures.

28 Sep 2012 8:43pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

WOnderful macro of the ladybug and stunning yellow flower.

28 Sep 2012 9:23pm

LauraS from Chico, United States


28 Sep 2012 10:25pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Fly away home....
Beautiful shot.

29 Sep 2012 3:38am

SharonPleasants from Monroe, United States


29 Sep 2012 3:41am

shooter from United Kingdom

brilliant I love this

29 Sep 2012 7:24pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A gorgeous image! I love that little ladybug.

30 Sep 2012 12:25am

Frida from Sweden

I like the subtle use of textures and the magnificent colors.

30 Sep 2012 7:35am

Judy aka [email protected] from Brooksville, FL, United States

Thank you, Jack. I would love to add this to my Ladybug Collection on Webshots, but will not do it w/o your permission. You can see the album here, each image (if not my own) with credit to the photographer. You can let me know.

30 Sep 2012 9:40pm

Anita from West Nottingham, Pennsylvania, United States

Excellent composition, textures, details.

30 Sep 2012 11:45pm

António Pires from Lisbon, Portugal

Good close up, well composed.

6 Oct 2012 4:44pm

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

My fave...outstanding shot...beautifu.

7 Oct 2012 4:47pm

C. Intempor'elle from Paris • Alma Andaluza •, France

Crazy Shot !!!! Of course, how do not to adore ?!

11 Oct 2012 7:47pm

This image has been featured in 2 Remix collections.

LadyBirds by C. Intempor'elle

Ladybugs... by Judy aka [email protected]