The first tulip to open May 5th

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© Andrea Petersen
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UploadedMay 5, 2018
TakenMay 5, 2018
Exposure1/800 sec at f/4
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length9 mm
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I set a gold cardboard background behind the tulip and leaned it against a small tree. Possibly by tomorrow there will be more tulips to open including the bud beside the opened tulip..

Best View in Light Box! Thank you!!!

Thank you so much Gail Haberman for the spotlight on 5/7/2018...Very appreciated!!!
Thank you also Sheila Ping for the nomination on 5/8/2018...Very appreciated!

19 responses

  • Lynn E. Harvey

    Lynn E. Harvey gave props (5 May 2018):

    OMG!!! speechless..this is exceptional on every level and well deserving of a nomination...

  • Tiia Vissak

    Tiia Vissak gave props (6 May 2018):

    very beautiful!

  • JamesHarmon McQuilkin

    JamesHarmon McQuilkin   gave props (6 May 2018):

    the background is a wonderful complement. Luscious lighting

  • Jyri Vissak

    Jyri Vissak gave props (6 May 2018):

    I agree with my daughter. Well done.

  • Gail Haberman

    Gail Haberman   gave props (7 May 2018):

    This is what they call art. Stunning composition, Andrea. Love the shadows on the background and the light on the tulip is remarkable. Well done!!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen said (7 May 2018):

    Thank you all so much for your encouraging words that are very appreciated and a special thanks to Gail Haberman for the spotlight...Please visit her site also to see her excellent work!

  • Joe Dunckel

    Joe Dunckel   gave props (7 May 2018):

    Wow, Wow, Wow, just a Wow capture. Nice going.

  • Heather Mellon

    Heather Mellon gave props (8 May 2018):

    An exquisite floral, the lighting and shadows add the perfect finishing touch! A great entry for the theme, too. Voted!

  • Lynn E. Harvey

    Lynn E. Harvey gave props (8 May 2018):

    Brilliant, voted!

  • Sheila Ping

    Sheila Ping   gave props (8 May 2018):

    OMG, this is stunning! love how you can see the tree lines behind the carboard backdrop, inventive and such awesome lighting, added to my faves and voted!

  • Michael Asaro

    Michael Asaro   gave props (8 May 2018):


  • Tiia Vissak

    Tiia Vissak gave props (8 May 2018):


  • Nelli Polk

    Nelli Polk said (9 May 2018):

    voted! Just perfect!!!

  • Jyri Vissak

    Jyri Vissak gave props (11 May 2018):

    Back to vote.

  • Ronnie Ginnever

    Ronnie Ginnever gave props (11 May 2018):

    Tulips are wonderful - voted!

  • Gail Haberman

    Gail Haberman   gave props (14 May 2018):

    One of my all time favs! Voted.

  • Patrick Westerfield

    Patrick Westerfield gave props (16 May 2018):

    got my vote

  • Ioana Caravan

    Ioana Caravan   gave props (16 May 2018):

    Voted! Beautiful work of art!

  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (2 Jun 2018):

    so nice!!

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