Jack Gaskin 7/19/2012 4:21:00 AM

Nice macro and a cool description of the look.

Jack #1475681

Agnes Fegan 7/19/2012 4:45:47 AM

Really nice details and light shining through! #10235963

Shirley Sicurello 7/19/2012 5:09:02 AM

Beautifully done. #10236019

Joy Rector 7/19/2012 5:30:48 AM

beautiful shot #10236043

Linda D. Lester 7/19/2012 6:00:43 AM

The wind was blowing really hard that what happens to umbrellas! LOL! Wonderful capture! #10236101

Carol L. Quina 7/19/2012 6:07:24 AM

Love it!

Dayna Cain 7/19/2012 6:53:09 AM

The color is what caught my eye immediately. Awesome! #10236159

Christopher Budny 7/20/2012 4:31:56 AM

Many thanks, folks! And thanks to Jeff J. for chiming in on my cropping before. #10237241

Lindley Johnson 7/20/2012 7:56:54 AM

It does look like an inside-out umbrella, Chris! Love the light and terrific details. #10237472

Christopher Budny 7/20/2012 8:08:53 AM

Thanks, Lindley! #10237487

Leslie McLain 7/20/2012 10:19:59 AM

Love it, Chris. Beautiful capture, color, and light. #10237687

Christopher Budny 7/20/2012 10:54:59 AM

Thank you, Leslie! #10237740

Ellen Hodges 7/20/2012 12:06:39 PM

Absolutely gorgeous color and light, Chris!! Stunning and eye catching in every way! #10237805

Christopher Budny 7/20/2012 12:44:52 PM

Thanks, Ellen! I'd forgotten all the good things to shoot in an aquatic garden! #10237821

Nick Lagos 7/23/2012 3:56:36 AM

Excellent comp and presentation Christopher #10240700

Christopher Budny 7/23/2012 4:01:47 AM

Thanks so much, Nick! #10240709

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The radial ribs on the underside of a lotus leaf, struck me like the ribs of an umbrella, blown inside-out.

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/400 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 160, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 320.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 7D

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