Star of Spring

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© Ron LaFond
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Photo Info
UploadedMarch 26, 2009
TakenMarch 25, 2009
ModelCanon EOS 40D
Exposure3.2 sec at f/11
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length100 mm
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Ipheion uniflorum
Spring Star Flower

Canon 40D
EF100mm macro
ISO 100
3.2 sec.

44 responses

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham (Deleted) gave props (25 Mar 2009):


  • Judy Wanamaker

    Judy Wanamaker (Deleted) gave props (25 Mar 2009):

    Simply beautiful. It seems to actually glow like a star.

  • Aubrey's Oma

    Aubrey's Oma (Deleted) gave props (25 Mar 2009):

    Nicely done!

  • Nick Allen

    Nick Allen gave props (25 Mar 2009):

    love the glow effect it has...well done!


    JOE FAILK gave props (25 Mar 2009):

    Excellent capture!

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (25 Mar 2009):

    I've never seen one's beautiful and you captured it perfectly.

  • Andrew Lorimer

    Andrew Lorimer (Deleted) gave props (25 Mar 2009):

    Beautiful Capture !!! Well Done

  • Sherry Stone

    Sherry Stone gave props (26 Mar 2009):

    Great capture!! Love the color of this flower. Did you grow this?

  • Jyri Vissak

    Jyri Vissak gave props (27 Mar 2009):

    Nice floral image here!

  • Rob Roy

    Rob Roy (Deleted) gave props (27 Mar 2009):

    ANYone would be proud to claim this beauty, Ron. This is absolutely AAA+++ PROfessional... and truly GORGEOUS!! What a background!!!

  • Joy B

    Joy B gave props (30 Mar 2009):

    Love the softness - just gorgeous!

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda (Deleted) gave props (31 Mar 2009):

    This is a wonderful detailed and crisp shot...

  • Christopher J Chalk

    Christopher J Chalk gave props (31 Mar 2009):

    So delicate, great use of macro!

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (1 Apr 2009):

    Cool entry!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (1 Apr 2009):

    Beautiful capture!

  • Sherry

    Sherry gave props (2 Apr 2009):

    This is amazingly beautiful!

  • Mayette Ignacio

    Mayette Ignacio gave props (4 Apr 2009):


  • Ron LaFond

    Ron LaFond gave props (5 Apr 2009):

    Thanks! Thanks all for helping this one go HOT! R

  • Warren ~Mangione~

    Warren ~Mangione~ gave props (8 Apr 2009):

    Super shot! Amazing brokeh!

  • Gail Anderson

    Gail Anderson gave props (9 Apr 2009):

    beautiful shot! awesome brokeh!

  • Al Gieryna

    Al Gieryna gave props (9 Apr 2009):

    Delicate image, very nicely done.

  • david ong

    david ong gave props (10 Apr 2009):

    amazing!! awesome background, so beautiful!

  • Matt Granz

    Matt Granz gave props (11 Apr 2009):

    I dig the subtlety of the colors in this shot... it has a soft as a feather feeling. Very well done!

  • Tori Lindo

    Tori Lindo gave props (14 Apr 2009):

    Awesome photo!

  • Karen Foto Fiddler

    Karen Foto Fiddler (Deleted) gave props (16 Apr 2009):

    Stunning flower shot!

  • Lindsey Key

    Lindsey Key gave props (17 Apr 2009):

    beautiful! love it :]

  • Maurie A

    Maurie A gave props (18 Apr 2009):

    This is such a beautiful image...... Frame worthy!!!

  • Oregon Curly

    Oregon Curly (Deleted) gave props (18 Apr 2009):

    Ron, love all your recent flower shots, perfectly presented, wonderful DOF and colors on all of them...they should all be 'hot'.

  • Alexis - Now on Flickr

    Alexis - Now on Flickr gave props (19 Apr 2009):

    Perfection at every level

  • Aaron Mythen

    Aaron Mythen gave props (22 Apr 2009):

    Excellent execution of this!!

  • Laura Pelkey

    Laura Pelkey said (7 May 2009):

    I love the delicate colors.

  • Dorothy Burwell

    Dorothy Burwell   gave props (13 May 2009):


  • Amber Gregory

    Amber Gregory gave props (13 May 2009):

    beautiful :D

  • Ted Zahn

    Ted Zahn gave props (13 May 2009):

    I could not have said it better than Oregon Curly -- superb, Ron!

  • Tom Piorkowski

    Tom Piorkowski (Deleted) gave props (20 Aug 2009):

    Beautiful picture

  • Tom Piorkowski

    Tom Piorkowski (Deleted) gave props (16 Dec 2010):

    Beautiful, this is a great picture, I hope you framed this one

  • Robert R. Gaines

    Robert R. Gaines gave props (9 Feb 2011):

    Lovely macro. Good work. I took you suggestion on my "sunset" picture. Thanks.

  • Andrew Murdock

    Andrew Murdock said (7 Jun 2011):

    Stunning beautiful, love the serenity of the image

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (28 Jan 2012):

    Oh YEAH! Rad!

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham said (1 Feb 2012):


  • Jim Wilton

    Jim Wilton gave props (5 Feb 2012):


  • Rachelle Crockett

    Rachelle Crockett gave props (11 Feb 2012):

    This almost looks like a painting ~ I love it!

  • Winky Vivas

    Winky Vivas (Deleted) said (13 Feb 2012):

    This is just beautiful! I love the colors, light, and DOF here. First class work all the way. Got my vote!

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