A Kiss Before Dying...

© Michelle Alton

A Kiss Before Dying...

R. J. Laudenbacher Student 11/8/2012 3:13:00 AM

Wonderful dof and such a thought provoking title, Michelle! #1497135

Danny B. Head 11/8/2012 3:32:12 AM

I agree with Becky. I love the DOF on this. Glad to hear you survived Sandy. #10409315

Jeff W. Robinson 11/8/2012 3:39:47 AM

Great comp, light, dof and presentation! #10409329

Tammy M. Anderson 11/8/2012 3:44:05 AM

Lovely color and dof. #10409340

Bobby Ray Goodman 11/8/2012 3:44:57 AM

Hi Michelle,Beautiful capture my friend.Beautiful lighting and shallow DOF!!! #10409342

Jyri Vissak 11/8/2012 3:54:40 AM

Small is beautiful! Well seen and presented. #10409365

Carolyn M. Fletcher 11/8/2012 4:15:19 AM

Great eye, my friend! It's a keeper! #10409404

Tiia Vissak 11/8/2012 4:43:37 AM

great tones, details & dof! #10409459

Doug Pignet 11/8/2012 5:10:58 AM

great title for this image...Well seen and captured #10409492

Ken Smith 11/8/2012 5:15:33 AM

Nice story on this, Michelle. We all forget flowers lead the same life story as us. Very well done! #10409501

Jack Gaskin 11/8/2012 5:19:02 AM

VERY NICE This sure is the end of flower here.

Jack #10409505

MELODIE C. ROBERTS 11/8/2012 5:41:52 AM

A very ominous title for this very beautiful image Bonny!! ;0) #10409531

Terry T. Ruvalcaba 11/8/2012 6:49:24 AM

very sweet interpretation of the cycle of life! #10409618

Ann Coates 11/8/2012 8:39:05 AM

Lovely shot Michelle and the way you put it so eloquently, a little bit sad, even if it is just a flower. #10409740

Antonio Amen 11/8/2012 8:53:36 AM

Beautiful work #10409779

Jeffrey R. Bange 11/8/2012 8:54:55 AM

Exquisite capture and DOF Michelle, love your title and story that accompanies it. #10409782

Jill Odice 11/8/2012 9:30:26 AM

So delicate and lovely and kind of sad too ... #10409871

Monnie Ryan 11/8/2012 10:10:55 AM

There's beauty in all stages and seasons, and you've found it, Michelle! #10409948

Mike Clime 11/8/2012 11:04:45 AM

Beautiful capture and really nice dof, Michelle! #10409995

John Connolly 11/8/2012 12:34:43 PM

A wonderful capture and a thought provoking story Michelle! Our Cannas are in full bloom here at the moment! #10410060

Agnes Fegan 11/8/2012 5:16:10 PM

A beautiful capture Michelle! #10410462

Thomas E. Hinds 11/8/2012 5:18:15 PM

A beautiful reminder that all is impermanent, that only change is constant and in every moment there is wondrous beauty to behold! Fine example here, Michelle! #10410466

David Phalen 11/8/2012 5:38:53 PM

A beautiful interpretation of MT!! #10410486

Barbara Waldoch 11/8/2012 7:06:31 PM

Beautiful, Michelle! #10410618

Terry Cervi 11/8/2012 8:47:56 PM

I love your analogy of this photo to the monthly theme, I think it's beautiful, Michelle. Lovely shot too. #10410704

Renee Doyle 11/8/2012 9:28:02 PM

Cool take on the mt Michelle!! Wonderful lighting and dof! #10410734

Paul E. Earl 11/8/2012 10:26:25 PM

We are hoping for more flowers here but the weather has been so dry. A terrific capture. #10410762

Avril Mrs Young 11/9/2012 4:44:30 AM

STUNNING!!! beautiful work!! #10411193

Emile Abbott 11/10/2012 12:39:34 PM

Great delicate floral Michelle. Natural cycle of life. #10413141

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Description


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The last Canna blossom, delicate and undersized, bends to give a “good night kiss” to her offspring (seed pods) in the Autumn of her demise.
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Photographed at Sayen Gardens in Hamilton Square, New Jersey in October. I have not gone to check on the Gardens since Sandy's devastating blow.
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Entered in the MT Category: Family
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Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/100 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 200.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 7D

Uploaded on 11/8/2012 3:09:27 AM

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