Classic Magnolia

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© Donald Garrett
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UploadedMay 29, 2009
TakenApril 28, 2009
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D60
Exposure1/200 sec at f/25
FlashFlash, Auto-Mode, Return light detected
Focal Length55 mm
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This is the one and only magnolia tree left on my property. The blooms are lovely, but the mess is abominable! This specimen here is a miniature that climbs up the chimney side.

25 responses

  • david ong

    david ong gave props (29 May 2009):

    beautiful!!! i think magnolia is the state flower of Louisiana, very good shot D!

  • Ted Gorczyca

    Ted Gorczyca gave props (29 May 2009):

    fantastic capture

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (29 May 2009):

    Gorgeous capture!

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (29 May 2009):

    It's just lovely! I would love to have one in my yard, but I don't think they 'do' winter! Sorry about the mess! :~)

  • Karen K Smith

    Karen K Smith gave props (29 May 2009):

    And a photo that is now a CLASSIC..awesome pov!

  • daniele castellucchio

    daniele castellucchio gave props (29 May 2009):

    this is fantastic!

  • Warren ~Mangione~

    Warren ~Mangione~ gave props (29 May 2009):

    Awesome flower and beautiful shot! What a lovely mess. LOL

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (29 May 2009):

    beautiful flower, Don!

  • Bermi Shutter

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  • Suzanne McGeady

    Suzanne McGeady said (29 May 2009):

    Like a Japanese waterlily.....very classy.!!

  • Michael Ball

    Michael Ball gave props (29 May 2009):

    Very beautiful shot!!!

  • Klaus Girk

    Klaus Girk (Deleted) gave props (29 May 2009):

    What a gorgeous blossom.

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (29 May 2009):

    Beautiful shot...I have always thought Magnolias were pretty but I wasn't aware of the mess they make...

  • Tori Lindo

    Tori Lindo gave props (30 May 2009):

    Crystal clear focas great shot!

  • Karen Foto Fiddler

    Karen Foto Fiddler (Deleted) gave props (30 May 2009):

    I have been away from the southland to long I guess, I don't remember the mess of the Magnolias...I remember how good they smell! Lovely photo! Love the stamens fallen into the petals!

  • Rob Roy

    Rob Roy (Deleted) gave props (30 May 2009):

    STUNning, Don! Color, comp are great... and I love the "mess" collecting in the petals!

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda (Deleted) gave props (30 May 2009):


  • Takeshi Akimoto

    Takeshi Akimoto said (31 May 2009):

    So impressive white!!

  • Loree McComb

    Loree McComb   gave props (31 May 2009):

    Beautiful - clear, colorful - truly a great shot

  • Oregon Curly

    Oregon Curly (Deleted) gave props (31 May 2009):

    Wonderful macro, such a beautiful flower while still attached to the tree..but as you said, messy but beautiful. hmmm reminds me of a girl from highschool ... er, I digress..never mind. LOL Love the shot.

  • Joshua Thomas

    Joshua Thomas said (1 Jun 2009):

    Don~ This could be my magnolia's long lost twin!! Beautiful colors!

  • Al Gieryna

    Al Gieryna gave props (2 Jun 2009):

    Perfection...great work.

  • Laura C

    Laura C gave props (20 Aug 2009):


  • Roxana Brivent-Barnes

    Roxana Brivent-Barnes said (21 Aug 2012):

    Simply gorgeous!

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (22 Nov 2014):

    this is beautiful.

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