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© John Linton
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Photo Info
UploadedMarch 31, 2009
TakenJune 7, 2008
Exposure1/500 sec at f/5
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length63 mm
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One of my first shots with my new lens. I had deleted it (what can I say, I got tired of my flower shots) and brought it back for the bloom theme. It was originally for Jayne Logan. I hope she's still a JPGer.

Canon EOS 350D camera with a Sigma AF 18-200mm DC OS Zoom lens


66 responses

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham (Deleted) gave props (31 Mar 2009):

    Beautiful shot John!!

  • Lindsay

    Lindsay gave props (31 Mar 2009):

    This is gorgeous!

  • Judy Wanamaker

    Judy Wanamaker (Deleted) gave props (31 Mar 2009):

    Glad you brought it back, John. This is stunning! Fabulous color.


    JOE FAILK gave props (31 Mar 2009):

    Fantastic Shot!

  • petey whitelaw

    petey whitelaw gave props (31 Mar 2009):

    urggghh. its absolutely pouring down with rain here. old man winter is knocking on our door. glad that somebody is getting some love.

  • Nicole DeVita

    Nicole DeVita gave props (31 Mar 2009):

    WOW!! John this is lovely, the color is so rich!!

  • Farras Abdelnour

    Farras Abdelnour gave props (31 Mar 2009):

    how lovely, so... spring!

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (31 Mar 2009):


  • Paolo Pizzimenti

    Paolo Pizzimenti (Deleted) gave props (31 Mar 2009):

    Spring affairs... Stunning colors.

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes   gave props (1 Apr 2009):

    So...lovely, John. Great entry.

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda gave props (1 Apr 2009):

    Lovely JL

  • Gail Anderson

    Gail Anderson gave props (1 Apr 2009):

    ohhhh these are lovely! wonderful shot.. the color is killer!

  • Norman Caldwell

    Norman Caldwell (Deleted) gave props (5 Apr 2009):

    love the purple....the contrast is awesome!

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (5 Apr 2009):

    awesome entry,John. I'm glad you brought it back!

  • peggy gardner

    peggy gardner gave props (6 Apr 2009):

    laura hartley would know if she's still here. you're such a pansy.

  • Michael Ball

    Michael Ball gave props (7 Apr 2009):

    Man, how'd I miss this beautiful shot!! Excellent John!!

  • Karen Foto Fiddler

    Karen Foto Fiddler (Deleted) gave props (11 Apr 2009):

    Very pretty purple.

  • Cindy Mikulski

    Cindy Mikulski gave props (19 Dec 2009):

    Very nice

  • Anika Pilnei

    Anika Pilnei gave props (24 Jun 2011):

    love this one, would have been a shame to miss out on this purple


    JOE FAILK gave props (27 Jan 2012):


  • Kevin Kott

    Kevin Kott gave props (27 Jan 2012):

    My vote!!!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (27 Jan 2012):

    This is very pretty with the sprinkles of water droplets...Voting!

  • Massimo Bardelli

    Massimo Bardelli   gave props (28 Jan 2012):

    Yeah my vote!

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes   gave props (28 Jan 2012):


  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (28 Jan 2012):

    beautifully captured! vote

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham said (29 Jan 2012):

    Back to vote

  • P. Michael Bodigor

    P. Michael Bodigor gave props (29 Jan 2012):

    Vividly attractive. Gotta vote.

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins gave props (30 Jan 2012):

    Voted! neat spring flowers!

  • Judy and Wayne Wanamaker

    Judy and Wayne Wanamaker said (30 Jan 2012):


  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (31 Jan 2012):

    back to vote!

  • Tiia Vissak

    Tiia Vissak gave props (31 Jan 2012):

    a lovely image! voted!

  • Ron LaFond

    Ron LaFond gave props (31 Jan 2012):

    Springtime! "Yeah!" R

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (1 Feb 2012):

    I came back to vote!

  • Suzanne McGeady

    Suzanne McGeady said (1 Feb 2012):

    Like how you've captured the shy pansy. Very pretty.

  • christa masters

    christa masters gave props (2 Feb 2012):

    velvety smooth colors! i always love deep purple and green together. voted!

  • Frank Summers

    Frank Summers   gave props (2 Feb 2012):

    Blooming great shot! GMV!

  • Carlo Pagan

    Carlo Pagan gave props (3 Feb 2012):

    My vote!!

  • Niharika Sanyal

    Niharika Sanyal gave props (3 Feb 2012):

    Gorgeous! Voted!

  • ajtiM

    ajtiM (Deleted) said (5 Feb 2012):


  • Jean Pierre Vacherot

    Jean Pierre Vacherot (Deleted) gave props (5 Feb 2012):

    Beautiful colors, voted

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda gave props (6 Feb 2012):

    BTV, beautiful shot

  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (7 Feb 2012):

    ....Absolutely breathtaking photo, very nicely done!!!!

  • Robin Perkins

    Robin Perkins gave props (8 Feb 2012):

    got my vote

  • Christopher J Chalk

    Christopher J Chalk gave props (10 Feb 2012):

    Beautiful colours, lovely image John!

  • dp *

    dp * gave props (14 Feb 2012):

    Lovely purple, RAD !!

  • Farras Abdelnour

    Farras Abdelnour said (14 Feb 2012):


  • Christopher J Chalk

    Christopher J Chalk gave props (17 Feb 2012):

    Forgot to vote........LOL.

  • Brad Paro

    Brad Paro gave props (21 Feb 2012):

    Yep.....that's purple!! Voted!!

  • dL

    dL (Deleted) gave props (21 Feb 2012):

    Love this image John... Has the intensity and flow of Van Gogh's iris painting

  • Thad Zajdowicz

    Thad Zajdowicz gave props (23 Feb 2012):

    Superb -- voted!

  • Sambit Chatterjee

    Sambit Chatterjee gave props (23 Feb 2012):


  • peggy gardner

    peggy gardner gave props (29 Feb 2012):

    oh yeah again - you are one hot one in everything ever. hah !

  • Maura Wolfson-Foster

    Maura Wolfson-Foster gave props (2 Mar 2012):

    Breathtaking image ....!!! voted

  • Debbie Smartt

    Debbie Smartt   gave props (5 Mar 2012):

    Love the deep purple! Sorry I am behind buddy!

  • Chris Whitney

    Chris Whitney said (19 Mar 2012):

    Purpliciously great.

  • Roxana Brivent-Barnes

    Roxana Brivent-Barnes said (28 Mar 2012):

    Those are so pretty and difficult to photograph, voted!

  • Jerry Pittman

    Jerry Pittman gave props (30 Mar 2012):


  • Laurie Search

    Laurie Search gave props (3 Apr 2012):

    My vote! Beautiful!

  • Lanis Rossi

    Lanis Rossi gave props (3 Apr 2012):

    Yeah Rad!

  • Roxana Brivent-Barnes

    Roxana Brivent-Barnes said (3 Nov 2012):

    Simply beautiful!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (13 Jul 2015):

    Back to vote!!!

  • Jüri Vissak

    Jüri Vissak gave props (13 Jul 2015):

    Simple is beautiful! Got my vote.

  • rekha nag

    rekha nag gave props (16 Jul 2015):

    Pretty! Voted!

  • Massimo Bardelli

    Massimo Bardelli   gave props (20 Jul 2015):

    yeah my vote, I like it!

  • Lynn E. Harvey

    Lynn E. Harvey   gave props (21 Jul 2015):

    Voted, a beauty.

  • Frank Summers

    Frank Summers   gave props (25 Jul 2015):

    Bloomin Great! GMV

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