Hollyhocks backlit in the sun

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© Andrea Petersen
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Photo Info
UploadedJuly 12, 2012
TakenJuly 11, 2012
MakeNikon Corporation
Exposure1/100 sec at f/18
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length300 mm
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Let your light so shine...St. Matthew 5: 16

I have always loved back lighting, especially when the sun touches the flowers to make them glow, which it did early last evening...Please view in the lightbox!

14 responses

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (11 Jul 2012):

    This is a gorgeous photo of the Hollyhock, but in the lightbox, it is stunning!!!

  • diana a

    diana a   gave props (11 Jul 2012):

    i agree with ann!

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (11 Jul 2012):

    this is gorgeous!

  • JanElle

    JanElle gave props (11 Jul 2012):

    I agree, the sun brings out the best in this glorious hollyhock, it is incredibly beautiful, especially in the lightbox! A wonderful capture, Andrea!

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (12 Jul 2012):

    This is so very beautiful!! The backlighting brings out the tiny details in the petals.

  • Michele Wambaugh

    Michele Wambaugh (Deleted) said (12 Jul 2012):

    Truly gorgeous!

  • Michaela K.

    Michaela K. gave props (12 Jul 2012):

    perfect light

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett   gave props (12 Jul 2012):

    Very lovely! Gives those red hollyhocks a nice glow!

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (13 Jul 2012):

    Incredible shot, Andrea! And yes, lightbox is a must!

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes   gave props (13 Jul 2012):

    Gorgeous. Incredible use of back lighting.

  • Sarah Springer

    Sarah Springer (Deleted) gave props (16 Jul 2012):

    The light and comp is spectacular!!!

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins (Deleted) gave props (16 Jul 2012):

    Awesome lighting and composition!

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (16 Jul 2012):

    love the light and the delicacy of this.

  • Ikhlef A.

    Ikhlef A. said (31 Jul 2012):


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