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© Ed Puskas
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UploadedJune 29, 2009
TakenJune 26, 2009
ModelCanon EOS 5D Mark II
Exposure1/200 sec at f/22
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length250 mm
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Taken in Balboa Park in San Diego

45 responses

  • Bruce Baker

    Bruce Baker   gave props (29 Jun 2009):

    Simply stunning. Well done.

  • Joel Mcafee

    Joel Mcafee (Deleted) gave props (29 Jun 2009):

    beautiful capture !!!

  • Mauricio Herrera

    Mauricio Herrera gave props (29 Jun 2009):

    Very nice capture.

  • Kel Casey

    Kel Casey gave props (30 Jun 2009):

    Gorgeous. How come my pix of the lilies in Balboa Park don't look like that?? Nice job!

  • chromewell cuizon

    chromewell cuizon said (1 Jul 2009):


  • Aelica

    Aelica (Deleted) gave props (2 Jul 2009):

    This is wonderful!

  • Nancy Richard

    Nancy Richard gave props (3 Jul 2009):

    Beautifully done with the black background. Like this very much!

  • Andrew Lorimer

    Andrew Lorimer (Deleted) gave props (3 Jul 2009):

    Truly Beautiful Capture !!! Lighting and color are terrific

  • Jose Acosta

    Jose Acosta (Deleted) gave props (5 Jul 2009):

    Splendid capture.

  • Hoondoon

    Hoondoon said (5 Jul 2009):

    That is an awesome photo. Love the color and the lighting.

  • Kim Pascu

    Kim Pascu gave props (6 Jul 2009):


  • Einar Egeland

    Einar Egeland gave props (7 Jul 2009):

    Great Composition

  • Maria Cox

    Maria Cox gave props (7 Jul 2009):

    Wow! Beautiful shot! I love the subdued lighting! Amazing color and reflection!

  • Laurie Search

    Laurie Search gave props (9 Jul 2009):

    This is beautiful! I love the little bit of reflection!

  • Ted Gorczyca

    Ted Gorczyca gave props (9 Jul 2009):

    beautiful capture

  • popester007

    popester007 gave props (10 Jul 2009):

    Stunning!! Awesome reflection, great flowers

  • Laura Regnier

    Laura Regnier gave props (10 Jul 2009):

    Great shot!

  • Ib Corneliussen Nielsen

    Ib Corneliussen Nielsen gave props (14 Jul 2009):

    Great. Fine light and colors

  • Michael F. OBrien

    Michael F. OBrien gave props (15 Jul 2009):

    VERY HOT!!

  • Martha Hughes

    Martha Hughes gave props (17 Jul 2009):

    Beautiful - it's almost too perfect. I love it.

  • Anne Kitzman

    Anne Kitzman gave props (25 Jul 2009):

    I love this image! It would make a wonderful fine art print and you'd probably sell dozens of prints! Absolutely beautiful.

  • Berit Vik Hansen

    Berit Vik Hansen gave props (25 Jul 2009):


  • Benjamin Arthur

    Benjamin Arthur said (26 Jul 2009):

    Brilliant and Beautiful!

  • Charles

    Charles (Deleted) gave props (28 Jul 2009):

    Stunning light and com[position. Perfect exposure. Beautiful work!

  • F.W. Redelius

    F.W. Redelius gave props (28 Jul 2009):

    great shot well done

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (29 Jul 2009):

    Beautiful blooms on the lilies and beautiful reflections!!!

  • Stuart Thomas

    Stuart Thomas gave props (31 Jul 2009):

    I love this. I sat here for 10 minutes just looking at it. Stunning

  • Mary Brown

    Mary Brown gave props (31 Jul 2009):

    Beautiful, beautiful shot, with wonderful reflections!

  • Bostjan Kosir

    Bostjan Kosir gave props (2 Aug 2009):

    Perfect! I love the reflections, they make the photo special. A Fave!

  • Jono Winnel

    Jono Winnel (Deleted) said (18 Aug 2009):

    neat colours and isolation.

  • Stephanie Smith!

    Stephanie Smith! gave props (20 Aug 2009):

    Amazing!! I love this one.

  • Rusty Katchmer

    Rusty Katchmer said (23 Aug 2009):

    Such drama! Like ballerinas performing on stage...Love it!!!

  • Michelle Rufnak

    Michelle Rufnak gave props (23 Aug 2009):

    Stunning, striking color and composition. Well done!

  • Ingz

    Ingz (Deleted) gave props (23 Aug 2009):

    extremely beautiful.

  • Rebecca Hensley

    Rebecca Hensley gave props (24 Aug 2009):

    This is absolutely gorgeous.. love the contrast of the purple bloom against the black, the reflection is great too!

  • Benjamin Sixberry

    Benjamin Sixberry gave props (25 Aug 2009):

    Beautiful, better than my lilly pad shots.

  • Camille Susak

    Camille Susak gave props (5 Sep 2009):

    Beautiful-love it!

  • Lois Martin

    Lois Martin gave props (8 Sep 2009):

    This is so beautiful,perhaps my favorite.

  • Bob Lamb

    Bob Lamb said (12 Sep 2009):

    I love the backlighting.

  • Joy McCalla

    Joy McCalla gave props (20 Sep 2009):


  • Michel Vaque

    Michel Vaque gave props (23 Sep 2009):

    beautiful !

  • Louis D'Aria

    Louis D'Aria said (26 Sep 2009):

    nice shot. i miss the bay area martinez is my home town.

  • Nancy Severance

    Nancy Severance said (28 Mar 2010):

    I love how the light hits the flowers, and the reflection! Perfect..

  • Russ Wills

    Russ Wills gave props (19 Nov 2010):

    love the lighting

  • Cindy Griff

    Cindy Griff   said (16 Mar 2011):

    Nicely composed!

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