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Embracing Youth

Posted by
Larry Lefever (Lititz, United States) on 9 April 2010 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

Young, innocent hosta. Poor thing doesn't know that it's going to be about 30 degrees colder tomorrow. Take a look at a BW variation at DAILY EXTRAS

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trilliana from Germany

what a beautiful awakening. nice title, too. i like.

9 Apr 2010 5:49am

Dulcie from Danville, CA, United States

A wonderful macro. The swirling lines are lyrical, and your title is SO appropriate !

9 Apr 2010 7:17am

Nazzareno from Rome, Italy

... exquisite! I love the lighting and tones, nice capture.

9 Apr 2010 9:27am

Miti from kerman, Iran

merci! great color and light!

9 Apr 2010 9:29am

Aniya from Tehran, Iran

briliant i love it

9 Apr 2010 9:42am

Florence from Paris, France

Lovely ! And how sensual ! I love the way leaves spiral ! Lovely close-up Larry.

9 Apr 2010 10:25am

dany-yepa from Nice, France

fantastic macro , geat light an colors , i like !

9 Apr 2010 10:44am

Anita from West Nottingham, United States

Just lovely! Beautiful curves!!!!!!!!!!!! I love the lines in this image, and the simplicity of color.

9 Apr 2010 11:16am

@Anita: Thanks, Anita.

Barbara from Florida, United States

Outstanding light and color. The flow of lines and textures are beautiful. Excellent title.

9 Apr 2010 12:35pm

ordinaryimages from Kentucky Bluegrass, United States

Frosty on your toasty this morning : ] best...jerry

9 Apr 2010 1:11pm

@ordinaryimages: Didn't start out bad ... almost 50. But, then the winds came and it only warmed a bit through the day. That's Spring!

Barbara from Oakland, United States

Wow! You did a great job of maintaining DOF throughout this macro. I wonder what lens you used? The lighting is exquisite. Your project of taking daily photos is paying off for you - you are assembling a wonderful collection here.

9 Apr 2010 2:07pm

@Barbara: Thanks, Barbara. 400mm with a closeup filter.

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

Great light and compo . Great nuances of green !
Poor little baby! Hopefully it is going to survive that bad temperature .

9 Apr 2010 2:26pm

@MARIANA: Thanks, Mariana. She's snuggled into a south facing hill side.

violette from BRUXELLES, Belgium

Very nice shot !

9 Apr 2010 2:59pm

k@ from Paris, France

Wrapped delicacy ~ 

9 Apr 2010 3:21pm

Kaddy from Mumbai, India

very nice shot!!

9 Apr 2010 4:30pm

daniela scharnowski from Berlin, Germany

30° colder? hope just in Fahrenheit ;D
Hostas are fantastic (ours just digged themselves out with their lovelys pinkish claws) and this is simply wrapped green life ;)

9 Apr 2010 7:56pm

@daniela scharnowski: We love hostas. Especially in the fall when they turn golden. But, I'm so not wanting to think about fall yet.

Barbara Manners from Toronto, Canada

Tres elegant!!

9 Apr 2010 9:04pm

Shelle from Washington State, United States

Nice! But I really, really loved the black and white version!

10 Apr 2010 2:32am

@Shelle: Thanks, Shelle. I went back and forth about which I liked better. The BW has some really nice tones.

Barbara Kile from Ft. Worth, United States

Composed beautifully!

10 Apr 2010 10:29pm

Magda from Vancouver, Canada

excellent macro!

14 Apr 2010 1:07am

Self-Indulgence from Chicagoland, United States

I love the title. I took some images of hosta a few days ago, just the spikes sprouting. Your perspective on this was very creative.

15 Apr 2010 1:49am