Wild passionflower

© Debbie Bray

Wild passionflower

Jeff W. Robinson level-deluxe 3/21/2012 12:25:41 PM

A very impressive macro Debbie! #1451083

Mike Clime 3/21/2012 12:53:16 PM

Really beautiful and unique capture, Debbie! Looks like a little Martian. #10048186

John Connolly level-deluxe 3/21/2012 1:00:07 PM

I love the delicate tones and great detail in this fine macro, Debbie! Your lighting is absolutely brilliant! #10048193

Debbie Bray level-deluxe 3/21/2012 1:08:17 PM

Thanks guys, I too thought it looked like something had just landed, and had opened it's door, poking up 3 eyes to look around. Nature sure is different sometimes. And what a shame you need to use a macro lens to capture it! #10048206

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe 3/21/2012 3:37:47 PM

Beautiful flower macro, Debbie. Love the waterdrops. #10048429

Louisa Hancock level-deluxe 3/21/2012 3:51:59 PM

Wonderful macro Debbie, detail lighting all spot on #10048457

Alan L. Borror level-deluxe 3/21/2012 4:01:12 PM

Great macro work, Debbie! Beautiful detail and color! #10048475

Karen Celella level-deluxe 3/21/2012 4:31:50 PM

Fabulous, Debbie! #10048515

Randy D. Dinkins level-deluxe 3/21/2012 5:43:17 PM

Great close up shot!! Wonderful details, comp and color! You are right; wonderful thing that macro lens, you get to see the world from a completely different perspective. #10048652

Anthony G. Comella level-deluxe 3/21/2012 6:54:25 PM

Super macro Debbie! #10048726

R. J. Laudenbacher level-deluxe 3/21/2012 7:02:29 PM

Oh my Deb....what a fabulous macro shot. This is razor sharp. Fantastic work! #10048737

Marilyn Cornwell level-deluxe 3/22/2012 3:14:16 AM

A wonderful composition on this difficult to capture flower! #10048975

Stephen Zacker level-deluxe 3/22/2012 3:26:27 AM

Far-Out looking plant. It does look like an alien :-) Great job of photographing it #10048990

Amanda J. Tanner level-deluxe 3/22/2012 3:30:23 AM


Beautiful macro work Debbie. I like the the rain drops with the flower showing inside the drops and the great detail and color you captured. #10048993

Julie Burnett level-deluxe 3/22/2012 3:35:26 AM

I can't get the song Wild Thing out of my mind looking at this! Amazing details and composition, I also love the petals reflecting in the drops. Fantastic macro, Debbie!! #10048997

Heather Loewenhardt level-deluxe 3/23/2012 7:26:48 PM

Wow what an unusual plant structure. Love the wild colouring. Great detail. #10051359

Terry Cervi level-deluxe 5/1/2012 8:21:03 PM

Congrats on your fantastic finalist, Debbie! #10116946

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe 5/1/2012 8:36:48 PM

Huge congrats on a gorgeous finalist, Deb! Very best luck!!!! #10117075

Mary K. Robison level-deluxe 5/2/2012 1:57:47 AM

Debbie, this macro is stunning in so many ways! Love the colors, shapes, and reflections in the drops. The lighting and composition are first-rate.
Congratulations on your superb capture making Finalist! Fingers crossed for you next level up with this floral gem.
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Inge Linden level-deluxe 5/2/2012 2:04:33 AM

Congratulations on your fantastic finalist! #10117523

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe 5/2/2012 4:21:04 AM

Congrats, Debbie. #10117799

John Rivera level-deluxe 5/2/2012 5:54:00 AM

Congrats on this beautiful finalist! #10118125

Heather Loewenhardt level-deluxe 5/2/2012 6:09:18 AM

Congratulations on this gorgeous finalist Debbie. Good luck. #10118206

Stefania Barbier level-deluxe 5/2/2012 7:30:41 AM

great macro... congratulations! #10118521

Emile Abbott level-deluxe 5/2/2012 9:02:14 AM

Congratulations again on another wonderful finalist, Debbie. I missed this one before. #10118890

Laura E. Swan level-deluxe 5/2/2012 10:15:43 AM

I will say in Martian now.

Beep, de-deep, OH! , de-beep, beep! Ardu-beeper per chure!

In English: This is fantastic! Oh! I agree. And what a stylish martian it is. I'd love that hat! And that high collared yellow blouse is to die for!

:D

Here's to you, Debbie! I agree with you. Some of the most beautiful things live in the tiny world of Macroland! Sad but lucky for us you have a camera... :) !!!!

-Laura :D #10119010

Debbie Bray level-deluxe 5/2/2012 12:13:17 PM

Thanks everybody! Laura, you sure did make my day - you gave me a little giggle, and your rose is truly beautiful! Thank you! #10119249

Peggy J. Pfister level-deluxe 5/2/2012 3:17:00 PM

Congrats on a fantastic macro and finalist, Debbie! #10119545

Carol L. Fowler level-deluxe 5/2/2012 4:48:10 PM

It's a beauty! Congrats! #10119667

Carol Eade level-deluxe 5/2/2012 5:54:52 PM

Gorgeous macro, Debbie, congratulations on your finalist! #10119848

Mary Dimitriw level-deluxe 5/2/2012 6:38:02 PM

How did I miss these? Gorgeous Finalist Debbie! #10119926

Patrick Rouzes level-deluxe 5/2/2012 6:46:22 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on this incredible Finalist, Debbie! WTG, my friend! #10119949

Val Feldman level-deluxe 5/2/2012 9:01:34 PM

Nothing like a macro to open up a whole new absolutely amazing world that our poor feeble eyes miss entirely. I'm always amazed at what lies beyond our vision - let's hear it for macro lenses!!! Yaaaaayyy! :) Superbly executed, Debbie - it doesn't get better than this! Congratulations - hope when we see it next, it's wearing deserved GOLD! #10120207

Laura E. Swan level-deluxe 5/2/2012 10:11:41 PM

Yaaaaayyy! ;) #10120249

Stephen Zacker level-deluxe 5/3/2012 3:25:01 AM

This is really cool. Congratulations #10120448

Avril Young level-deluxe 5/3/2012 6:45:25 PM

congrats on this outstanding finalist Deb...best of luck for gold! #10121703

Laura E. Swan level-deluxe 5/3/2012 9:50:46 PM

;)
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Usman M. Bajwa level-deluxe 5/4/2012 12:22:26 AM

Beautiful, Debbie. CONGRATZ and Good luck up next!

UB. #10121932

Marilyn Cornwell level-deluxe 5/4/2012 3:47:19 AM

What a beautiful composition on this difficult flower to photograph! Congratulations, Debbie on this beautiful finalist! #10122065

R. J. Laudenbacher level-deluxe 5/4/2012 7:40:33 PM

WOW Deb...what a fabulous Finalist. It has gold written all over it! #10123381

Rita Hill level-deluxe 5/5/2012 7:13:24 AM

And congrats on your wonderful Finalist also Debbie. Love this, way to go girl :)
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Karen Celella level-deluxe 5/5/2012 10:46:48 AM

Congratulations on your fabulous finalist, Debbie! #10124839

Wm Nosal level-deluxe 5/5/2012 1:27:28 PM

Beautiful Image, Debbie!
Congratulations! #10125010

Amanda J. Tanner level-deluxe 5/6/2012 1:59:42 PM

Congratulations Debbie on this wonderful finalist! #10126469

Stan J. Bendkowski level-deluxe 5/8/2012 12:05:29 AM

Excellent macro. Congratulations on your fabulous finalist, Debbie! #10128628

Merna L. Nobile level-deluxe 5/9/2012 9:20:21 PM

Well here we are, through thick and thin. It is a joy to be able to be supportive and to congratulate each other for another month of magnificent photographs during May, 2012. I send all of you my very best, Merna Nobile #10131542

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Exif: F Number: 16, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/20 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 500, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 100.00 mm, Model: DSLR-A850

Uploaded on 3/21/2012 12:15:22 PM

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Camera: Sony A850

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