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Yet Another Dandelion

Posted by
Cruz (exurbia, United States) on 7 July 2010 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

I could not resist this perfect pincushion.

Canon PowerShot G11 1/800 second F/4.0 ISO 160 7 mm

I blog at cruztalking.blogspot.com--just everyday pictures and prose about what's going on in my corner of the world. Since I travel a lot, that corner changes with the wind.

Bettina from Los Angeles, United States

Like a spindly forest. This one is really great. So dense and detailed.

7 Jul 2010 6:49am

@Bettina: I had not thought of a spindly forest, but you are right! thank you!

Krunal from Mumbai, India

superb details, every speck is a like a flower itself

7 Jul 2010 7:31am

@Krunal: thank you Krunal!

Christine Walsh from Astoria, NY, United States

It looks so soft and makes my nose tickle.

7 Jul 2010 10:52am

@Christine Walsh: either the softness will make your nose tickle, or the allergies??? Thank you for your comment!

Phil David Alexander Morris from Canada

It looks prickly and soft at the same time. Great macro.

7 Jul 2010 10:54am

@Phil David Alexander Morris: Sort of like sweet and sour. Thank you Phil.

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

Yes I agree with Phil -wow what a fantastic macro shot. I really like the varied background colors: Black, Green, etc. Very nice

7 Jul 2010 11:43am

@Denny Jump Photo: I liked the background too. Thank you Denny.

Kimberly from Singapore

Wow a really fantastic macro shot!!

7 Jul 2010 12:10pm

@Kimberly: thank you!

Macrobaby from Vancouver, Canada

Never just another dandelion. They are so fun to photography. Nice macro.

7 Jul 2010 4:16pm

@Macrobaby: You know, I never thought of it that way, but dandelions are a lot of fun! Thanks for opening my eyes to that fact!

vu@granby from Granby, Québec, Canada

Well done!

7 Jul 2010 5:22pm

@vu@granby: I consider this a high complement...your picture today is FANTASTIC!

Julie Brown from Indianapolis, United States

Yes, our eyes are attracted to symmetrical patterns like this. Nice close-up.

7 Jul 2010 5:22pm

@Julie Brown: symmetry is calming. Thank you Julie.

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

very cool image . great closeup .

7 Jul 2010 6:46pm

Stephen Phillips from San Francisco, United States

Wild macro, Cruz - you've taken us so far into the macro that this dandelion could be changing form - like steel wool off brass scrubbers.

7 Jul 2010 9:09pm

@Stephen Phillips: you are funny!

Cruz from exurbia, United States

Thank you for visiting Mariana.

7 Jul 2010 9:10pm

Mohsen from Tehran, Iran

NIcely focused

7 Jul 2010 11:31pm

@Mohsen: Thank you...your picture today is wonderful!

Becky from los angeles, United States

So crisp - terrific shot.

8 Jul 2010 4:56am

@Becky: thank you Becky

Canon PowerShot G11
1/800 second
F/4.0
ISO 160
7 mm

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