Afternoon Delight

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© Donald Garrett
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UploadedNovember 7, 2009
TakenOctober 12, 2009
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D60
Exposure1/160 sec at f/9
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length300 mm
ISO200
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I am always enthralled at the way the late afternoon sunlight backlights these maidengrass plumes. From certain angles in the yard, it looks downright lit-up.

39 responses

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (7 Nov 2009):

    Looks like fireworks, Don! Fantastic capture.

  • Patty Gross

    Patty Gross (Deleted) gave props (7 Nov 2009):

    That is gorgeous, Don!!! For a minute I thought it was a sequined cocktail gown. But I see now what it is, and I love it!!!

  • Dawn Duffield

    Dawn Duffield (Deleted) gave props (7 Nov 2009):

    Soft, beautiful and warm

  • Suzanne McGeady

    Suzanne McGeady said (7 Nov 2009):

    Brilliant backlit Don. sunlight just perfect for this shot!

  • david ong

    david ong gave props (7 Nov 2009):

    this is beautiful, you have great eye, love this!

  • daniele castellucchio

    daniele castellucchio gave props (7 Nov 2009):

    fantastic capture!!!!

  • Judy Wanamaker

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

    Wow!! What a gorgeous abstract. I love the patterns and lighting. Fabulous.

  • Michael Ball

    Michael Ball gave props (7 Nov 2009):

    Gorgeous Don! I agree w/David, you have a great eye!

  • Betty Maxey

    Betty Maxey   gave props (7 Nov 2009):

    Just beautiful!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (7 Nov 2009):

    That does have a glittering effect...Beautiful lighting and I like how you converted this into b&w.

  • Oregon Curly

    Oregon Curly (Deleted) gave props (7 Nov 2009):

    Very interesting shot! It truly does look like fireworks.

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (7 Nov 2009):

    Excellent capture of the light!!!!

  • Mary Brown

    Mary Brown gave props (7 Nov 2009):

    You captured this beautifully, Don! I love it!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (8 Nov 2009):

    I don't know which I like more, the title or the shot.

  • herman vandecauter

    herman vandecauter (Deleted) gave props (8 Nov 2009):

    well done! 'like this one!

  • Jyri Vissak

    Jyri Vissak gave props (8 Nov 2009):

    Very original! Well done.

  • Billy Houckham

    Billy Houckham said (8 Nov 2009):

    Lovely image

  • Latrenia Bryant

    Latrenia Bryant gave props (8 Nov 2009):

    A++++++

  • Eivor Kuchta

    Eivor Kuchta (Deleted) gave props (8 Nov 2009):

    Gorgeous, Don!

  • Andrew Lorimer

    Andrew Lorimer (Deleted) gave props (8 Nov 2009):

    Great use of nature's lighting love this well done Donald

  • Richard Knight

    Richard Knight (Deleted) gave props (8 Nov 2009):

    Well done, Don! I have never seen anything like it!

  • Al Gieryna

    Al Gieryna gave props (8 Nov 2009):

    Excellent use of light, great shot

  • Maurie A

    Maurie A gave props (9 Nov 2009):

    Wow... That light IS amazing.... Beautiful shot!

  • dp *

    dp * gave props (9 Nov 2009):

    Lovely light and comp. dp

  • Karen Foto Fiddler

    Karen Foto Fiddler (Deleted) gave props (9 Nov 2009):

    WOW! Absolutley magical!

  • Kevin Kabuki

    Kevin Kabuki gave props (9 Nov 2009):

    yup, time of year for them. A neighbor has a row of these things, and in the right light, as you said, they just light up.

  • maria moss-smith

    maria moss-smith (Deleted) gave props (10 Nov 2009):

    very cool!

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham (Deleted) gave props (10 Nov 2009):

    This is beautiful Donald. I love how the light makes each strand glow.

  • eithne mythen

    eithne mythen gave props (11 Nov 2009):

    And it is delightful, and utterly amazing...

  • Loree McComb

    Loree McComb   gave props (11 Nov 2009):

    truly delightful - I've tried many times to do this unsuccessfully - Bravo

  • Charles

    Charles (Deleted) gave props (12 Nov 2009):

    Wonderful light and texture Don. The highlights and the warm earthy tones are spectacular.

  • Nicole DeVita

    Nicole DeVita gave props (12 Nov 2009):

    Stunning use of light and shadow!!

  • George Papachristou

    George Papachristou said (13 Nov 2009):

    Great capture!

  • Al Stiegman

    Al Stiegman   gave props (14 Nov 2009):

    This si just exquisite Don, a perfect abstraction from nature.

  • Christopher Harland

    Christopher Harland gave props (19 Nov 2009):

    Beautiful. Love it.

  • Leanne Silva

    Leanne Silva gave props (23 Nov 2009):

    Glorious!

  • Alexis - Now on Flickr

    Alexis - Now on Flickr gave props (22 Dec 2009):

    Makes a wonderful abstract

  • Agueda Sanfiz

    Agueda Sanfiz gave props (2 Jan 2010):

    Love the composition and the light! great pic!

  • Charles Conti

    Charles Conti gave props (27 Jan 2010):

    I love this kind of work....great image!

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