Hollyhock In The Sun

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© Andrea Petersen
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Truly the light is sweet and a pleasant thing it is for the eyes to behold the sun.
Ecclesiastes 11:7

We still have a few hollyhocks hanging on yet.. the sun was streaming through our trees on the edge of our woods to backlight the flower from behind yesterday evening.

Focal length 230 mm/ macro
F-Number F/10
Exposure Time: 1/100 sec.
ISO Speed ISO-560
Exposure Program Manual
Date picture taken 9/28/2011
Time: 5:34 PM
Nikon D 40X

15 responses

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett gave props (29 Sep 2011):

    Lovely backlighting!

  • Judy and Wayne Wanamaker

    Judy and Wayne Wanamaker gave props (29 Sep 2011):

    Stunning backlighting, Andrea!

  • Carol Holmes

    Carol Holmes gave props (30 Sep 2011):

    spectacular....love this

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (30 Sep 2011):

    Superb shot, Andrea! The backlighting is so wonderful in this one, and the hollyhock is still lovely!

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (30 Sep 2011):

    Gorgeous Andrea!!!!

  • Patty Gross

    Patty Gross (Deleted) gave props (30 Sep 2011):

    Lovely shot of this beautiful flower, Andrea!!

  • Ronnie Ginnever

    Ronnie Ginnever gave props (30 Sep 2011):


  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (30 Sep 2011):

    Beautiful back lighting on the beautiful bloom : )

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (30 Sep 2011):

    i forgot all about hollyhawks. we need to plant them again. love this.

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes gave props (1 Oct 2011):

    Exquisite. Love the tones, details and contrasts.

  • Heather Mellon

    Heather Mellon gave props (1 Oct 2011):

    One of my favorite flowers, but they don't seem to bloom for me.. The lighting sets this off very beautifully.. love it!

  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (1 Oct 2011):

    really nice!!!

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (5 Oct 2011):

    I love the way the light brings out the detail in the beautiful petals.

  • Shirley Valencia

    Shirley Valencia   said (6 Oct 2011):


  • Steven Schutz

    Steven Schutz gave props (16 Oct 2011):

    wonderful illumination...

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