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Dropping In.......

Posted by
Barbara Kile (Ft. Worth, United States) on 8 October 2009 in Art & Design and Portfolio.

Selective focus of water droplets on an extreme close up of a 'wild' iris against a background of yellow flowers.

NIKON D200 5/2 seconds F/8.0 ISO 100 157 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Tomas Turecek from Czech Republic

Hmmm, delicious! :) Great composition, excellent colours and lightning and amazing dropplets. Superb! May I ask if you shot it indoors against a background or was it natural scene?

8 Oct 2009 6:11am

@Tomas Turecek: Set up indoors at a photo workshop in Montana - the yellow flower, the iris and the macro gear... Thanks, Tomas!

Ina Graf from Reutlingen, Germany

wow! Fantastic Foto! I love the dropplets and the colours!
LG ina

8 Oct 2009 6:29am

Bill Laing from Corvallis, OR, United States

A fascinating and beautiful abstraction.

8 Oct 2009 6:37am

Ivy from Hong Kong

A stunner - Beautifully abstracted!

8 Oct 2009 6:42am

GJC from Kyoto (京都), Japan

Absolutely spectacular. Love the rich color.

8 Oct 2009 8:34am

Theys from Charleroi, Belgium

Sorry for the small Barbara error

8 Oct 2009 8:43am

Elora from Genoa, Italy

My God! They are like pearls on a petal. Beautifully done! I like the sharpness of the drops and the bold purple contrasting with the yellow. 5 stars!!!

8 Oct 2009 9:05am

Jean-Louis from Nîmes, France

Très belle réalisation !!!!
Les couleurs sont magnifiques !
Bonne journée .

8 Oct 2009 9:37am

Thea from Leeuwarden, Netherlands

Wonderful,bright shot!

8 Oct 2009 10:49am

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

Striking colors. The drops really pop; incredible detail.

8 Oct 2009 2:31pm

Ralph Jones from Detroit, United States

Wow, this is so beautiful. You are a master of this.

8 Oct 2009 2:49pm

Bishop from Houston, United States

I love how perfectly symmetrical some of these drops are! :)

8 Oct 2009 2:51pm

Eldiablo from over the rainbow, Monaco

fabuleux ! une des plus belles réalisations ! bravo

8 Oct 2009 3:18pm

Dulcie from Danville, CA, United States

A gorgeous abstract...the droplets are like fabulous beads and the color is stunning!

8 Oct 2009 6:49pm

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

Oh !! i love this harmonious duo of colors. And what a perfect use of DOF and perfect sharpness on droplets. Bravo Barbara.

8 Oct 2009 8:34pm

susan from United States

It's the Dew Drop Inn !!!! Beautiful shot !!

8 Oct 2009 10:21pm

Tracy from La Selva Beach, United States

What a beautiful abstract! the water drops are fabulous!

9 Oct 2009 12:44am

Scott F. Schilling from San Martin, United States

Wonderful work on this - I like the reflections within the droplets! Fantastic colors!

9 Oct 2009 1:20am

LCImagery from Oregon, United States

Superbly well done with excellent sharpness, focus and light.

9 Oct 2009 2:43am

Maria i Sennan from Sennan, Sweden

The day I can make something like this..........
Perfect..just love it
Maria

9 Oct 2009 11:30am

Dawn from Maryland, United States

This took my breath away!! This is beautiful! Love the colors. Everything is perfect. : )

9 Oct 2009 8:04pm

Bob Towery from Granite Bay, United States

Wonderful! It's like nature's zipper. Three different tones, and three's are always good. Bravo!

9 Oct 2009 10:04pm

Zing from Hamilton, New Zealand

Fantastic shot, love those water drops!!

10 Oct 2009 7:02am

Fusao from Tokyo, Japan

fantastic ! really nice color. I love it.

10 Oct 2009 2:34pm

Barbara from Florida, United States

Outstanding colors and clarity. Excellent droplets.

10 Oct 2009 3:20pm

Anita from West Nottingham, United States

Love all those water drops catching the light, the curving lines, the great use of dof.

10 Oct 2009 5:18pm

Polydactyle from Montreal, Canada

Stunning one. Excellent!!

11 Oct 2009 11:42am

Florence from Paris, France

Just... fantastic : colors harmoniously fit and mix together, crop is excellent along with a short focus giving depth to the overall picture. Very well done Barbara !

11 Oct 2009 1:28pm

Veronelle from Lens, France

ho yes very very good work !

11 Oct 2009 4:48pm

Barbara Kile from Ft. Worth, United States

Hey, thanks to all who 'dropped in!' I appreciate the nice comments.

12 Oct 2009 4:11am

shoti from Everywhere in the, Philippines

this is easily one of the most beautiful images I've seen here in Aminus3. the stark contrast of yellow against blue is immense.

13 Oct 2009 12:32pm

@shoti: Thanks so much, Shoti!

dabbler from Minneapolis, United States

magnificent colors & sharpness! superbe!

13 Oct 2009 4:56pm

@dabbler: Thanks, Dabbler!

Marie from FRESNES, France

magnifique !

14 Oct 2009 7:37pm

@Marie: Thanks, Marie for stopping by and commenting!

Linda from Riga/Sigulda, Latvia

simply magical. the droplets are so round

15 Oct 2009 7:04pm

@Linda: Thank you for stopping by, Linda!

Cathy Ross from Grosse Pointe, Michigan, United States

This is absolutely gorgeous!! I love the depth of the colors, and the beads of water give a lovely dimension.

27 Jan 2010 2:26am

@Cathy Ross: Thank you, Cathy. I love irises!

NIKON D200
5/2 seconds
F/8.0
ISO 100
157 mm (35mm equiv.)

flower
macro
nature
iris
abstract
purple
yellow