Blue Curls (Fiddleneck)

© Emile Abbott

Blue Curls (Fiddleneck)

David Phalen 6/30/2010 1:50:10 PM

Beautiful light, colors and details!! Is that a butterfly on the upper right flower? #1283691

Emile Abbott 6/30/2010 2:17:00 PM

Hi David I believe it is. #8726133

John Connolly 6/30/2010 3:33:19 PM

Really nice floral work here Emile, and thanks for all the info! The color and detail here is fantastic! #8726208

Emile Abbott 7/1/2010 6:19:48 AM

Thanks John will be in the Rodeo arena again this week-end if the storm does not blow us out. #8727383

Robert R. Goodman 7/1/2010 6:44:38 AM

Hi Emile,beautiful summer color.Outstanding capture!!! #8727481

Emile Abbott 7/1/2010 9:03:55 AM

Thanks Bobby #8727811

Patrick Rouzes 7/12/2010 6:53:33 AM

Beautiful colors, tones, detail, clarity, dof, b/g, treatment & presentation! Super work & image here, Emile! #8750364

Emile Abbott 7/12/2010 8:09:05 AM

Thanks Patrick was an interesting desert flower. #8750550

To discuss, first log in or sign up (buttons are at top center of page).


Phacelia congesta is identified by its tightly curled flower head. It grows 30" tall and the flowers are blue to lavender at the top of the plant in a tightly curled flower head that gradually unfolds as the buds bloom. Each flower has 5 petals and 5 stamens (which spread widely and have conspicuous yellow anthers. Photographed at Big Satan shelter in Val Verde Co. IS0 100, F/6.5, 1/320 handheld in RAW.

Exif: F Number: 6.3, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/320 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 105.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS-1D Mark IV

Uploaded on 6/30/2010 1:11:31 PM

Copyright for this gallery photo belongs solely to Emile Abbott. Images may not be copied, downloaded, or used in any way without the expressed, written permission of the photographer.
Contact photographer via gallery.
Log in to follow or message this photographer or report this photo.