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Japanese Maple bud

Posted by
Larry Lefever (Lititz, United States) on 30 March 2010 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

Bloodgood maple with green grass background. Time to swap the snow blower for the lawn mower.

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Nazzareno from Rome, Italy

WOW! This is amazing.

30 Mar 2010 6:56am

@Nazzareno: Thanks very much.

christiansaboya from mataro, Spain

Fantastic macro, thanks for your visits

30 Mar 2010 8:13am

@christiansaboya: Thank you and likewise.

Anita from West Nottingham, United States

Lovely, simple, sping!

30 Mar 2010 10:24am

@Anita: Thanks. Doesn't feel like spring today. Cold, windy, and raining.

Ron from Saint Louis, United States

You've made a photograph, here, that speaks volumes [to me] about the potential that lies in new growth ... you've captured the essence of spring ... ron

30 Mar 2010 10:33am

@Ron: Thanks, Ron. We're entering one of my favorite times of the year. Thursday we're supposed to be close to 80 degrees and that should really push things along.

Florence from Paris, France

Simple and minimalist but how perfect. Well done also for the rendeing on colors.

30 Mar 2010 10:43am

@Florence: Thanks, Florence. It's amazing how quickly spring colors saturate.

Daniel from Kenmare, United States

awesome bokeh.

30 Mar 2010 12:05pm

@Daniel: Thanks, Daniel. 200 mm with a close-up filter and wide open will do it every time.

Thea from Leeuwarden, Netherlands

Great serenity in this shot! beautiful to watch!

30 Mar 2010 1:13pm

@Thea: Thanks, Thea. Green ... the natural tranquilizer.

☾éline from New York City, United States

Lovely !

30 Mar 2010 1:55pm

@☾éline: Thanks, Celine.

KriKridesign from Cully, Switzerland

what a clarity...! Bravo!

30 Mar 2010 3:20pm

@KriKridesign: Thanks, Christine.

ordinaryimages from Kentucky Bluegrass, United States

Prequel to the leaf blower. best...jerry

30 Mar 2010 4:00pm

@ordinaryimages: Gotta dig the lawn mower out soon.

Self-Indulgence from Chicagoland, United States

Perfect dof, the water drops are lush.. well done.

30 Mar 2010 4:20pm

@Self-Indulgence: Thanks, Kristen. We've been getting a lot of 'lush' the past few days.

Bill Brown from California, United States

Beautiful capture!

30 Mar 2010 5:11pm

@Bill Brown: Thanks, Bill.

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

A tear of happiness !!! NO sad tear here :) Stunning compo !

30 Mar 2010 6:05pm

@MARIANA: Thanks. No sad tears here. It's Spring!

Manola from Bassens, France

very beautiful.. I like very very much...;-))))

30 Mar 2010 7:24pm

Johan Dierckx from Wijnegem, Belgium

I like this type of images. Good compo, nice colours, great DOF. NICE!

30 Mar 2010 10:02pm

Shelle from Washington State, United States

Now I am motivated to shoot my japanese maple (and we need to buy another). Larry...very motivating and beautiful. It is always a pleasure to check out your daily!

31 Mar 2010 2:46am

Magda from Vancouver, Canada

Simple.... Beautiful! :)

31 Mar 2010 6:11pm

daniela scharnowski from Berlin, Germany

very sophisticated shot - double drop, complementary colours, minimalistic compo - one word: superb!

31 Mar 2010 10:08pm

Diane Chesnel from Rueil malmaison, France

Beautiful instant.

2 Apr 2010 5:28pm