Cotton Blossom....

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© Betty Maxey
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UploadedAugust 25, 2010
TakenJuly 20, 2010
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D80
Exposure1/250 sec at f/5.6
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length200 mm
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A whole field of it is planted right next to our property, they have finished blooming now, and have green pods, that will turn brown and pop open in the fall.

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  • Judy and Wayne Wanamaker

    Judy and Wayne Wanamaker gave props (24 Aug 2010):

    Such a lovely bud!! Excellent capture, Betty! Beautiful color and POV!

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (25 Aug 2010):

    This is so very beautiful!! Wonderful light and color!!

  • Rich Sylvester

    Rich Sylvester said (25 Aug 2010):

    Very pretty, cotton fields must be very colorful when they bloom.

  • Linda Houghton

    Linda Houghton   gave props (25 Aug 2010):

    Lovely - great use of light

  • Richard Knight

    Richard Knight gave props (25 Aug 2010):

    I agree with my esteemed colleagues, above!

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett gave props (25 Aug 2010):

    Excellent! At first glance, I would have thought that it was going to be a hibiscus bud.

  • Maurie A

    Maurie A gave props (25 Aug 2010):

    Wow!! We have some cotton around here, but never noticed the "blossom" before....I see it after it's turned brown and pops open :~) Very nice!!!

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (25 Aug 2010):

    Such a lovely delicate capture.

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (25 Aug 2010):

    I had no idea the buds were pink!! (they don't grow much cotton in Idaho!!) Wonderful capture.

  • Bermi Shutter

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  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (25 Aug 2010):

    I never realized a cotton blossom could be so stunning...Thank you for posting this.

  • Steven Schutz

    Steven Schutz gave props (25 Aug 2010):

    Wonderful color and excellent composition.

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (29 Aug 2010):

    Hocus pocus, killer focus.

  • Juanita Vivas

    Juanita Vivas (Deleted) gave props (30 Aug 2010):

    You captured the detail so well...I Love this ! !

  • Jack

    Jack (Deleted) gave props (31 Aug 2010):

    Stunning Beauty With Soft Glows Of Amazing Color!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • leonard federico

    leonard federico said (2 Sep 2010):

    nice...delicate. I have never seen a cotton blossom.

  • Dennis Watts

    Dennis Watts gave props (22 Sep 2010):

    love this photo, great composition

  • Winky Vivas

    Winky Vivas (Deleted) said (24 Sep 2010):

    This image is absolutely beautiful, Betty. The colors, soft lighting, composition, and DOF are just wonderful. This is really well done...

  • Roxana Brivent-Barnes

    Roxana Brivent-Barnes said (15 Nov 2010):

    In the lightbox is magic!

  • Merike Mäll

    Merike Mäll gave props (8 Mar 2011):

    väga hea makrofoto

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