Got Flowers? VOLUME 3

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aja2
aja2 Veteran Member • Posts: 3,657
Got Flowers? VOLUME 3

I'm going to go out on a limb (or is that 'petal'?) & start the next volume of Rich Z's "Got Flowers?" thread since he maxxed Volume 2 out with a treasure-trove of roses with no ability to comment on them.

Links to Volume 1Volume 2

Anybody wants to post their flower pix into this thread, please do!

Gopal42986 Contributing Member • Posts: 891
Re: passion flower from south India

70-300 mm with monopod

Thanks for viewing

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mariomirabile
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Getting in close

My favorite way to shoot flowers is to get in close with my 50mm macro. Here's a few recent ones.

Mario

Rose

Hibiscus

Chrysanthemum

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Re: Getting in close

Fantastic captures! Love all of them!!

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BabuRick
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Re: passion flower from south India

That's a very well camouflaged spider as well - nice one!

BabuRick
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Re: Getting in close

Agree - apart from artistic merit, macros and close-ups often give new insights into the complexity and variety of flowers. Those are 3 excellent shots.

mariomirabile
mariomirabile Senior Member • Posts: 1,320
Re: passion flower from south India

Great capture Gopal. The spider is well hidden and comes as a reals surprise when you notice him.

Mario

mariomirabile
mariomirabile Senior Member • Posts: 1,320
Gopal and BabuRick...

Thanks for you kind comments.

Mario

BabuRick
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Re: Got Flowers? VOLUME 3

Somewhat in the same vein as Mario's, but taken with e-520 and 35mm a few years ago - a forget-me-not and a strawberry (strawflower?), and a freesia.

daddyo Forum Pro • Posts: 11,281
From a Mothers' Day bouquet...

One of my wife's Mothers' Day roses. Done with my ZD 35mm on my E-M5.

God Bless,

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WhyNot
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More than one

Occasionally I have to step back and see the flower bed so here are a few from a recent trip to the Botanical Garden... Taken with the E-30 and the Sigma 105mm Macro lens

Simon Zeev
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Some of my yard

Passiflora

Passiflora


Magnolia

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Palin0_0
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A few more from the Highlands of Guatemala

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CollBaxter
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Some Stuff.

I shot these in Namibia last month.

E-30 12-60

Cosmos

This flower flowers on a torn tree in about 40C temp.

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Re: passion flower from south India

Interesting looking flower.

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Re: Getting in close

Lovley colour and great detail.

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Re: Got Flowers? VOLUME 3

I like the forgetmenots . Interesting strawberry flower.

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Re: From a Mothers' Day bouquet...

Great tones to this. Very nice Greg.

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Re: Getting in close

great pics....love them

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Re: Some of my yard

Strange Flower the Pasiflora.....Ive never seen it......like the composition

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