Queen Anne in the Meadow

© Michelle Alton

Queen Anne in the Meadow

Michelle Alton level-classic 8/3/2012 3:59:13 AM

And nearby, in an unBEARably sunny part of the meadow... #1478467

Jeff W. Robinson level-classic 8/3/2012 4:14:19 AM

Very nice light and capture Michelle - Great find with the Swallowtail too! #10260866

Jack Gaskin level-classic 8/3/2012 4:19:33 AM

Both are lovely and would make for a nice mix in a vase.
Guess your looking forward to today as they are talking 90's w near 100% humidity.
Just Imagine your on assignment w. Nat. Geo. & that your shooting deep in the rain forest.
OR ELSE HEAD FOR A POOL !!! My solution and salvation from heat & back pain ;o)

STAY COOL
JAck
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Karen E. Michaels level-classic 8/3/2012 4:22:40 AM

I like this study very much.
Like Jeff wrote, the light is wonderful. The stages of growth make it. Brava. #10260882

Tammy M. Anderson level-classic 8/3/2012 4:49:58 AM

Lovely light and captures. #10260927

Gord MacEachern level-classic 8/3/2012 5:59:56 AM

Really like both images Michelle, well done! #10260984

Marilyn Cornwell level-classic 8/3/2012 6:09:25 AM

What lovely light, making a beautifully subtle image. #10260992

Danny B. Head level-classic 8/3/2012 6:13:46 AM

Lovely capture! I've used Queen Anne's Lace for years in my other hobby; building dioramas. #10261001

R. J. Laudenbacher level-classic 8/3/2012 6:20:32 AM

Beautiful capture of this Queen's Anne's Lace, Michelle. #10261014

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic 8/3/2012 9:08:38 AM

The Queen's Anne's Lace is truly gorgeous, Michelle. Both images are beautiful. #10261188

Tiia Vissak level-classic 8/3/2012 10:09:09 AM

a wonderful shot! #10261238

Mike Clime 8/3/2012 10:59:08 AM

Beautiful capture and nice light, Michelle! Love Queen Anne's Lace too! #10261291

Anita Hogue level-classic 8/3/2012 11:18:16 AM

Just absolutely gorgeous, Michelle! #10261314

frank w. degenhardt level-classic 8/3/2012 2:05:04 PM

The Queen Ann always reminds me of the doilies that grandma used to make. So pretty and elegant. Its a shame sometimes that a plant has to be called a weed especially when it produces beautifully colored flowers like this that the butterflies seem to enjoy a lot. Beautiful pictures my friend. #10261428

Carol L. Fowler level-classic 8/3/2012 2:25:41 PM

These flowers seem to be everywhere! Hope the heat lessens. We have had a few days of respite from the heat. #10261469

John Connolly level-classic 8/3/2012 2:43:39 PM

Two mesmerizing impressive images Michelle! The butterflies are a real bonus! #10261506

Linda S. Smith level-classic 8/3/2012 3:15:19 PM

This is such a beautiful capture Michelle! I just love Queen Anne's lace! Well done! #10261560

Yulianto Soeroso 8/3/2012 3:26:58 PM

aha I never observation grass or something in the garden may be next time I have some idea for looking new to study #10261582

David Phalen level-classic 8/3/2012 6:09:24 PM

Terrific find and capture!! It's been waaaay too hot for this old boy.:) #10261748

Barbara Waldoch level-classic 8/3/2012 6:12:19 PM

Beautiful, Michelle! #10261757

Phillip R. Connolly level-classic 8/3/2012 6:51:18 PM

I feel we have a small connection with this one Michelle!! Carolyn's family name is shared with this Wildflower Preserve!! Her Dad's family was Bowman and her Mum's family was Hills!!! LOL Beautifully captured!

Phil #10261828

Bobby Ray Goodman level-classic 8/3/2012 7:57:53 PM

Hi Michelle,Beautiful capture my friend.That is a plant we never see here.Not to bad of a day for us,only 108!!! #10261881

Robert K. Bemus level-classic 8/3/2012 10:15:18 PM

Beautiful full-frame captures on both, Michelle!! Looks like a bee likes the Ironweed as well... #10261942

Jill Odice level-classic 8/4/2012 10:32:25 AM

Both images are beautiful Michelle! #10262450

Linda M. Walker level-classic 8/5/2012 1:57:05 PM

Nicely done! #10263867

Heather Loewenhardt level-classic 8/10/2012 9:05:13 PM

I like the delicateness in contrast to the rougher terrain. #10271100

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Description


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Near the base of an ancient tree in the Meadow at Bowmans Hill Wildflower Preserve (Washington Crossing, Pennsylvania), in OPPRESSIVE heat, my camera isolated this patch of multiple generations of Queen Anne's Lace.
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The image "grew on" me!

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Exif: F Number: 6.3, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/500 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 100.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 7D

Uploaded on 8/3/2012 3:57:52 AM

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