...this perishing world.

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© Roy M. Gunnels
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UploadedMarch 9, 2012
TakenMarch 10, 2012
ModelCanon EOS 7D
Exposure1/250 sec at f/4
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length160 mm
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With dewdrops dripping, I wish somehow I could wash this perishing world. *Haiku by Matsuo Basho*

47 responses

  • Tom Harvey

    Tom Harvey   gave props (9 Mar 2012):

    Beautiful work - simple and elegant - and I love the haiku, which fits perfectly with your image. Lovely work. My vote is yours!

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (9 Mar 2012):

    I love the tones, light and shadow. Beautiful shot. My vote.

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (9 Mar 2012):

    Beautiful work and I share the same wish! I voted!

  • Saroj Swain

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  • rekha nag

    rekha nag gave props (9 Mar 2012):

    voted!! brilliant!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (9 Mar 2012):

    I like how the flower in the center appears to be floating in the air, heavy laden with dew drops while the smaller flower is trying to reach out to stop the ultimate fall of the other flower:) . . Beautiful lighting and entry...You have my vote!

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (9 Mar 2012):

    wonderful! love the contrast.

  • Carlos Aviles

    Carlos Aviles gave props (10 Mar 2012):

    Beautiful. My vote

  • Susan B. Griffith

    Susan B. Griffith   said (10 Mar 2012):

    Awesome. Voted.

  • Cheryl Andrews

    Cheryl Andrews   gave props (10 Mar 2012):

    Wow, Matt ... is there anything you can't photograph with such exquisite style! Voted!

  • Kristina Krause

    Kristina Krause   gave props (10 Mar 2012):

    This is so beautiful....fantastic light, color, detail......

  • carmen rugel

    carmen rugel (Deleted) gave props (11 Mar 2012):

    beautiful! got my vote.

  • JamesHarmon McQuilkin

    JamesHarmon McQuilkin   gave props (11 Mar 2012):

    Deeply symbolic, and emotionally charged--balanced so well

  • Tricia Louvar

    Tricia Louvar said (11 Mar 2012):

    the life form, the stem, is absent. you've given us the spirit flower instead.

  • Natalia Laurenzo

    Natalia Laurenzo gave props (12 Mar 2012):


  • ajtiM

    ajtiM (Deleted) said (13 Mar 2012):

    wonderful! my vote.

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins (Deleted) gave props (13 Mar 2012):

    Voted! Delicate blossoms and i love the dew drops.

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (13 Mar 2012):

    Oh YEAH! Rad!

  • tania medina

    tania medina gave props (14 Mar 2012):

    Really nice!

  • Yaz Hawkins

    Yaz Hawkins said (16 Mar 2012):

    Love it, love it! Voted!

  • Richard Knight

    Richard Knight gave props (16 Mar 2012):

    Extraordinary art. Voted.

  • Stefania Mela

    Stefania Mela said (16 Mar 2012):


  • Sambit Chatterjee

    Sambit Chatterjee gave props (16 Mar 2012):


  • Carol Arntsen Masiak

    Carol Arntsen Masiak gave props (17 Mar 2012):

    a beauty - voted!

  • sandra d'souza

    sandra d'souza gave props (18 Mar 2012):


  • Ester van Dam

    Ester van Dam said (20 Mar 2012):

    Love it and the Haiku is perfect! definetely voted

  • elle

    elle said (21 Mar 2012):

    My vote ... fantastic

  • Kayla Goldstein

    Kayla Goldstein gave props (22 Mar 2012):

    So elegant!

  • Sarah Springer

    Sarah Springer (Deleted) gave props (22 Mar 2012):

    A most excellent rad vote! So poetic and peaceful

  • Soto Paul

    Soto Paul gave props (25 Mar 2012):

    Triggers many of the same deep emotions that your conflict photography does...Could this be considered personification? "And like the flowers beside them chill and shiver, Will like the flowers beside them soon be gone" - Robert Frost

  • Nadeem Shafi

    Nadeem Shafi gave props (26 Mar 2012):

    Magnificent comp, lighting and positioning in frame!

  • Michael F. OBrien

    Michael F. OBrien gave props (26 Mar 2012):


  • Davide Simone

    Davide Simone (Deleted) gave props (27 Mar 2012):

    my vote

  • Greg Huff

    Greg Huff gave props (2 Apr 2012):

    you are the new Charles Aubry

  • Roy M. Gunnels

    Roy M. Gunnels said (2 Apr 2012):

    Thank you Greg, Charles Aubry was an extraordinarily gifted photoghrapher, who certainly had his own vision, and a master of sepia, one of my favorites is "Groupe sur fond tulle ". I am honored by the comparison. Roy

  • Julianna O'Brien

    Julianna O'Brien said (13 Apr 2012):

    the texture is amazing!

  • Al Gieryna

    Al Gieryna gave props (23 Apr 2012):

    Cool and creative shot

  • miguel ramos

    miguel ramos gave props (27 Apr 2012):


  • MindTheStep

    MindTheStep gave props (11 Jun 2012):

    Simply wonderful!

  • vonAsh

    vonAsh gave props (17 Jun 2012):

    Basho is brilliant; your photograph is lovely; a beautiful pair.

  • Nicolette de Joncaire

    Nicolette de Joncaire   gave props (19 Jun 2012):

    Very beautiful indeed

  • Léa Bastien

    Léa Bastien (Deleted) gave props (2 Jul 2012):

    Une ambiance que j'apprécie

  • Camille Susak

    Camille Susak gave props (19 Jul 2012):

    Gorgeous!Love it!

  • Lynn E. Harvey

    Lynn E. Harvey gave props (25 Jul 2012):

    Your photography is brilliant.

  • Kim Heckmann

    Kim Heckmann gave props (6 Sep 2012):


  • rekha nag

    rekha nag gave props (5 Dec 2012):

    wonderful indeed!!

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