Each fairy breath of summer, as it blows with loveliness, inspires the blushing rose

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© Amber Gregory
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UploadedDecember 19, 2008
TakenOctober 15, 2008
Exposure1/160 sec at f/1.8
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length50 mm
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A window box of flowers in San Francisco, California, in the middle of autumn--October 2008. I keep imagining being a faerie sitting on one of these leaves!

Canon 350D, 50mmf/1.8

x-processed slightly, but otherwise untouched.

In the Look Closer - Berkeley, CA photo essay.

80 responses

  • Maribeth Brown

    Maribeth Brown said (18 Dec 2008):


  • Ryan Pascall

    Ryan Pascall gave props (18 Dec 2008):

    this has a real dreamy quality about it. cheers

  • Luis mendoza

    Luis mendoza (Deleted) gave props (18 Dec 2008):

    wow very colorful and nice :)

  • Teresa

    Teresa gave props (18 Dec 2008):

    Gorgeous. GMV!

  • Natalie Hernandez

    Natalie Hernandez said (19 Dec 2008):

    i really love the tones in this! you got my vote!

  • mark yugawa

    mark yugawa   gave props (19 Dec 2008):

    great colors and i love the DoF

  • Jason Seda

    Jason Seda gave props (19 Dec 2008):

    very nice, love the tones

  • Lynn H

    Lynn H (Deleted) gave props (19 Dec 2008):

    Just beautiful! My vote

  • Alice Gao

    Alice Gao said (19 Dec 2008):

    stunning. :)

  • Alexis - Now on Flickr

    Alexis - Now on Flickr gave props (19 Dec 2008):

    My vote. Your compositions are wonderful, and you are a stunningly good colorist

  • Steven Maguire

    Steven Maguire gave props (19 Dec 2008):

    Beautiful image!!

  • Keith Wick

    Keith Wick said (19 Dec 2008):

    great bokeh. I like to post-processing on all your photos, this is no exception.

  • Amanda Baltzell

    Amanda Baltzell gave props (19 Dec 2008):

    Gorgeous saturated colors...my yes!

  • Jessica Hardin

    Jessica Hardin gave props (19 Dec 2008):

    Beautiful shot, love the focus and splendid colors, my vote!

  • Bob H

    Bob H gave props (19 Dec 2008):

    Gets my vote! Beautiful shot

  • Jake Lester

    Jake Lester said (19 Dec 2008):

    Absolutely, astonishingly good. Your originality is very refreshing.

  • Scott Derryberry

    Scott Derryberry gave props (19 Dec 2008):

    voted again!

  • Janice Mezzacappa

    Janice Mezzacappa (Deleted) gave props (19 Dec 2008):

    Gorgeous macro shot Amber, love the colors!

  • Ryan Bagley

    Ryan Bagley said (20 Dec 2008):

    excellent vibrant colors. took me a few looks to notice them all!

  • rory cobbe

    rory cobbe gave props (20 Dec 2008):

    I"m not a flower shot fan but these are exceptional and well styled

  • Andrew Manley

    Andrew Manley gave props (20 Dec 2008):

    ^same here, i am not a flower person or a cat/dog person but this one is done very well. the colors are goregous and the mood is what really gets me. A+!

  • Jacqueline Rojo (jacq77)

    Jacqueline Rojo (jacq77) (Deleted) said (20 Dec 2008):

    Such a lovely colour arrangement! Beautiful shot!

  • Zerina Phillip

    Zerina Phillip gave props (20 Dec 2008):

    Very velvety and fit into the theme. Like it.

  • sasha ormond

    sasha ormond said (20 Dec 2008):

    here too! just beautiful!

  • Rahul Nanavati

    Rahul Nanavati gave props (20 Dec 2008):

    great shot. love the colors!

  • Ros Dagos

    Ros Dagos gave props (20 Dec 2008):

    What a stupendous compo of this lovely flower and thanks for your comment & visit.

  • Rob Roy

    Rob Roy (Deleted) gave props (20 Dec 2008):

    VERY, FAIRY GOOD!! ROCKSolid entry!!

  • Ricardo Solar

    Ricardo Solar gave props (20 Dec 2008):

    I love the color in all your pictures, great work!

  • Mark Gilliland

    Mark Gilliland gave props (21 Dec 2008):

    Very beautiful! Awesome colors! Voted for!

  • Kurt Schmidt

    Kurt Schmidt gave props (21 Dec 2008):

    Beautiful color and composition.

  • Ross Lace

    Ross Lace gave props (21 Dec 2008):

    Nice depth of field and colors!

  • Tijana Cvjetićanin

    Tijana Cvjetićanin said (21 Dec 2008):

    this really looks fairy-like! voted

  • Jeffrey Halverstadt

    Jeffrey Halverstadt gave props (21 Dec 2008):

    Beautiful shot! Great depth of field!

  • Jessica

    Jessica gave props (21 Dec 2008):

    I love the creamy look of this, you can almost touch the softness of the wilting petals

  • Amy Chambless

    Amy Chambless gave props (21 Dec 2008):

    Full of wonder! I bet a fairy would sleep on those velvet petals!

  • Jason Whitman

    Jason Whitman said (21 Dec 2008):


  • Jenny Roh

    Jenny Roh said (21 Dec 2008):

    you take amazing floral shots.

  • jdesigns4u

    jdesigns4u (Deleted) gave props (21 Dec 2008):

    stunning exposure

  • Troy Sieck

    Troy Sieck (Deleted) gave props (21 Dec 2008):

    Well done great colors.

  • wentzu chang

    wentzu chang said (21 Dec 2008):

    LOVE it!!!

  • Federico Scotto

    Federico Scotto gave props (22 Dec 2008):

    definitelly a great shot! VOTED

  • Ron LaFond

    Ron LaFond said (22 Dec 2008):

    I really like this. It's got a good focal point, depth-of-field, and color. The subject is great too. It's a fave and a "Yeah!" R

  • Paige Gillenwater

    Paige Gillenwater said (22 Dec 2008):

    this is amazing love the depth of field!

  • triciamary

    triciamary gave props (22 Dec 2008):

    Excellent shot with such vivid colour and detail. A definite favourite!

  • adniloj

    adniloj gave props (22 Dec 2008):

    Another vote here! Beautiful!

  • Matt.

    Matt. (Deleted) gave props (23 Dec 2008):

    Yeah It rocks!!!

  • Bryce Driesenga

    Bryce Driesenga said (23 Dec 2008):

    This also, is fantastic!

  • Joy B

    Joy B gave props (23 Dec 2008):


  • Ken Hircock

    Ken Hircock gave props (24 Dec 2008):

    Tremedous dof and bokeh

  • Rafi

    Rafi gave props (24 Dec 2008):

    so beautiful! very dreamy effect!

  • Joerg Schlagheck

    Joerg Schlagheck gave props (24 Dec 2008):

    Beautiful capture and I can just imagine..., my vote!

  • Oksana Skiba

    Oksana Skiba gave props (26 Dec 2008):

    Fantastic colours!

  • jude mcconkey

    jude mcconkey gave props (27 Dec 2008):

    wow... this is a stunner.. the colors together are just amazing.

  • Lucy Yang

    Lucy Yang gave props (28 Dec 2008):


  • Mary Ann Reilly

    Mary Ann Reilly gave props (30 Dec 2008):

    lovely. my vote.

  • Winston Baltasar

    Winston Baltasar gave props (1 Jan 2009):

    Very nice, rich colors. Love the bokeh! Voted.

  • Shannon Tunks

    Shannon Tunks gave props (11 Jan 2009):

    Really beautiful. The dof and gorgeous color makes it a tremendous shot!

  • Mary Costa

    Mary Costa gave props (20 Jan 2009):

    Brilliant. The colors are incredible!

  • Catherine Kurvink

    Catherine Kurvink gave props (28 Jan 2009):

    Exquisite! Your florals are wonderful.

  • Ben Collins

    Ben Collins gave props (4 Feb 2009):

    Got my vote!

  • Ursha Majer

    Ursha Majer (Deleted) said (21 Feb 2009):

    such a beautiful shot!

  • Pheebe

    Pheebe (Deleted) said (23 Apr 2009):

    definetly love your work

  • Ana Matic

    Ana Matic said (25 Apr 2009):

    very nice

  • s w

    s w gave props (6 May 2009):

    wow this is so great! nicely done

  • Eric M

    Eric M said (6 May 2009):

    Awesome colors! Voted!

  • ;-D avid

    ;-D avid gave props (6 May 2009):

    An absolutely wonderful photograph, it's got my vote!

  • Jeff Haslam

    Jeff Haslam (Deleted) said (6 May 2009):

    Great shot!!!

  • Michael Diamond

    Michael Diamond said (7 May 2009):

    The colours are incredible...really like the richness of this image!

  • Judy Wanamaker

    Judy Wanamaker (Deleted) gave props (7 May 2009):

    Very beautifully artistic. It, and many of your other floral images, is just right for the theme. Voting yeah.

  • Janice Mezzacappa

    Janice Mezzacappa (Deleted) gave props (7 May 2009):

    Stunning, dreamy image, love it Amber!

  • Francesco Torrisi

    Francesco Torrisi gave props (7 May 2009):

    fine & sweet !

  • Jamie Webb

    Jamie Webb (Deleted) gave props (8 May 2009):

    amazing, you photos have a beautiful paint like quality to them and i love the color and focus!

  • Starr Smith

    Starr Smith gave props (8 May 2009):

    Beautiful color and tones

  • David Bowden

    David Bowden gave props (9 May 2009):

    I really do like your saturation in your shots. the colors are very vibrant. This shot is nicely composed.

  • Tiia Vissak

    Tiia Vissak gave props (10 May 2009):


  • ikrema al qudah

    ikrema al qudah said (14 May 2009):


  • ikrema al qudah

    ikrema al qudah said (14 May 2009):

    but i am wondering about the letters on the back ground i think there is some thing wrong in this photo

  • Nabeel Alam

    Nabeel Alam gave props (21 May 2009):

    Great but whats with the letters in the background?

  • Robert Case

    Robert Case gave props (1 Dec 2009):

    I am a HUGE fan of narrow depth of field - so is it strange that I'm a fan of this photo? Excellent!

  • Elyseo

    Elyseo gave props (5 Apr 2010):

    great series!!

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