Macro Wright Fishhook cactus

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Macro Wright Fishhook cactus

Robert R. Goodman level-addict 9/8/2010 8:24:25 AM

Hi Emile,wonderful capture.I like the halo when the sun is setting.We have a lot of fishhook in the valley.Beautiful color and lighting!!! #1306086

David Phalen level-addict 9/8/2010 9:00:39 AM

Bet it doesn't feel like grass if you step on it! Terrific light, colors and details here Emile!! #8888828

Jeff Robinson level-addict 9/8/2010 9:26:40 AM

Excellent detail and capture Emile! Jeff #8888866

Emile Abbott level-addict 9/8/2010 10:50:11 AM

Thanks Bobby, David and Jeff #8888990

John Connolly level-addict 9/8/2010 2:34:34 PM

Excellent detail here Emile, I don't think I would like to brush up against this one, that's for sure! #8889193

Carol Eade level-addict 9/8/2010 5:28:59 PM

Terrific details, Emile, I've never seen a cactus like that! #8889583

Emile Abbott level-addict 9/9/2010 6:58:11 AM

Thanks John and Carol. #8890667

Stan Kwasniowski level-addict 10/19/2010 8:51:30 AM

Emile, yikes, I would not want to tangle with these #8983224

Emile Abbott level-addict 10/19/2010 9:31:56 AM

They really hurt if they get in you. #8983299

Anthony G. Comella level-addict 6/17/2012 8:34:02 AM

Superb macro - eye appealing and beautiful!!! #10183784

Emile Abbott level-addict 6/18/2012 7:56:47 AM

Thanks Tony. #10185082

Nancy L. Green level-addict 12/27/2012 1:24:49 PM

WONDERFUL macro work my friend, GREAT clarity and lighting!! I hope you found Sweet-ums or at least find out she is safe. <>< #10480975

Emile Abbott level-addict 12/27/2012 1:27:07 PM

Thanks Nancy. #10480980

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The Wright fishhook cactus (Glandulicacttus uncinatus var. wrightii) have spines that are up to 4 inches long and strongly hooked. When viewed from a distance they can give this cactus the appearance of a clump of grass.

Exif: F Number: 13, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/160 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 98.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS-1D Mark IV

Uploaded on 9/8/2010 8:04:21 AM Editor's Pick

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