Standing Tall ...

Posted by Larry Lefever (Lititz, United States) on 17 June 2010 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

... in a sea of blowing grass

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Macrobaby from Vancouver, Canada


17 Jun 2010 5:12am

Magda from Vancouver, Canada


17 Jun 2010 5:43am

Manola from Bassens, France

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

17 Jun 2010 6:01am

Florence from Paris, France

A beautiful mono shot, enhancing the simplicity and yet the extraordianry beauty of nature Larry.

17 Jun 2010 9:04am

danou-yepa from Nice, France

t'es le plus fort ;-) !!! somptueux , en N/B de toute beauté !!! j'adore ! 5* larry

17 Jun 2010 11:18am

Anita from West Nottingham, United States

How did you get part sharp and part moving?

17 Jun 2010 11:49am

@Anita: There was a fair amount of grass between the lens and flower. I was shooting wide open, so those grasses went very soft. Also, the stem of the flower was much more ridged than the slender grass, so the wind swayed the grass and not the flower. That said, it took a number of exposures to catch a moment where the waving grass wasn't obliterating the flower.

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

Beautiful ! Wonderful focus and DOF ! Love it in sepia !

17 Jun 2010 12:15pm

Betsy Barron from Philadelphia, PA, United States

beautiful black and white - nicely done!

17 Jun 2010 12:33pm

Farnaaz from Iran, Iran

Very beautiful and dreamy shot , Excellent color .

17 Jun 2010 1:20pm

Bettina from Los Angeles, United States

Wow, so beautiful in that black and white. I love the lone flowers you often show, the individual in the world. Always a sense of hope and perseverance.

17 Jun 2010 1:59pm

alex centrella from California, United States

fantastic catch !

17 Jun 2010 5:05pm

luna from Manila, Philippines

so simple and moody...

18 Jun 2010 3:36am

Anita from West Nottingham, United States

Thanks for your explanation. It hadn't occured to me that the blurred grass was mostly in front of the flower. Very nice effect!

18 Jun 2010 10:46am

daniela scharnowski from Berlin, Germany

vcery elegant and timeless, of course.

19 Jun 2010 9:11pm

Hilde Morin from Portland, Oregon, United States

Nice sharp vs. soft contrast, beautiful effect!

22 Jun 2010 4:48am

GJC from Kyoto (京都), Japan


22 Jun 2010 5:24am

Sandy Weston from Madison, Maine, United States

Your photos truly inspire me.....

9 Jul 2010 7:38pm


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