A bush flower.

© John Connolly

A bush flower.

Candace M. Cleveland level-classic 12/18/2014 10:59:10 AM

Simply gorgeous John! Sounds like a wonderful place! #1600890

Tiia Vissak 12/18/2014 11:02:46 AM

a lovely floral! #11208736

Tammy M. Anderson level-classic 12/18/2014 11:35:53 AM

Sounds like a great place for a hike. Perfect capture of this beautiful flower. Excellent details and colors. #11208754

Jeff Robinson level-classic 12/18/2014 11:50:26 AM

Wonderful color and sunny capture! #11208757

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic 12/18/2014 11:51:22 AM

Beautiful details and colors John!,
Amalia #11208758

Jeff Sielski level-classic 12/18/2014 11:52:27 AM

Great capture John! #11208760

Katherine Kuhn level-classic 12/18/2014 12:30:21 PM

Beautiful floral capture, John -- almost looks like a straw flower! #11208784

Gord MacEachern level-classic 12/18/2014 12:58:16 PM

Superb, brightly detailed image John!!! #11208798

John Benway level-classic 12/18/2014 1:01:19 PM

Beautiful color, detail and light John. Excellent work. #11208801

Natasha Pliss level-classic 12/18/2014 2:33:07 PM

Gorgeous colors, great DOF, excellent composition, lovely light. Well done, John! #11208831

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 12/18/2014 2:33:16 PM

Colors, detail, focus & close up are spectacular, John. WTG.
#11208832

Nancy L. Green level-classic 12/18/2014 2:59:59 PM

What a GORGEOUS floral John, I bet we see this again!!! <>< #11208844

Lynn M. Whitt 12/18/2014 3:04:53 PM

Beautiful colors and clarity. #11208846

Monnie Ryan 12/18/2014 3:28:50 PM

Gorgeous! #11208858

Sheri Whala level-classic 12/18/2014 6:16:34 PM

Awesome shot! #11208902

Carol L. Fowler 12/18/2014 6:41:35 PM

That's a beauty! I have to go back to the archives to see flowers this time of year! #11208944

Douglas Pignet 12/19/2014 2:12:11 AM

lovely floral capture with great colors and lighting #11209083

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic 12/19/2014 6:21:18 AM

WOW! How absolutely lovely, John. #11209155

Joy Rector 12/19/2014 6:50:37 AM

gorgeous #11209202

Mary K. Robison 12/19/2014 7:31:21 AM

If the rest of the flowers are as vibrantly beautiful as this, John, that Reserve must seem like Paradise! Wonderful capture! #11209230

John Connolly 12/19/2014 11:28:24 AM

Thank you for all your kind comments, they are appreciated! #11209365

Emile Abbott level-classic 12/20/2014 2:22:25 PM

Nice details in this floral macro image, John. #11210035

John Connolly level-classic 12/21/2014 11:54:16 AM

Thank you so much Emile! #11210498

Marijana Fajgl level-classic 1/31/2015 2:20:57 PM

Big congratulations, my friend! #11235704

Tammy M. Anderson level-classic 1/31/2015 2:28:43 PM

Congrats on your beautiful finalist, John. #11235732

Heather Loewenhardt level-classic 1/31/2015 4:12:34 PM

Love the isolation John. Congrats on another finalist placement. #11235922

Martha R. Mazon level-classic 1/31/2015 4:49:10 PM

Congratulations on another beautiful finalist, John! #11236032

Carol L. Fowler 1/31/2015 5:44:02 PM

Congrats on the Finalist! #11236204

Stan J. Bendkowski level-classic 1/31/2015 7:39:44 PM

Congratulations John! Beautiful image. #11236410

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 1/31/2015 8:01:22 PM

Congrats on this amazing finalist, John.
#11236440

Ann Coates level-classic 1/31/2015 8:06:25 PM

This is beautiful John, congratulations on your finalist. #11236449

Martha R. Mazon level-classic 1/31/2015 8:31:11 PM

Big congratulations on your first place win, John! Way to go with this beauty! #11236482

Heather Loewenhardt level-classic 1/31/2015 10:04:52 PM

Congratulations on your gold medal win John. #11236556

Wm Nosal 1/31/2015 10:05:42 PM

Beautiful Capture, John!
Congratulations! #11236558

Mary K. Robison 1/31/2015 10:17:26 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on your well earned First Place Gold Winner, John! #11236564

Mariann Kovats level-classic 2/1/2015 12:10:39 AM

Huge congrats on your First Place Gold, John! #11236608

Tiia Vissak level-classic 2/1/2015 12:24:21 AM

Congrats! #11236623

MELODIE C. ROBERTS level-classic 2/1/2015 3:13:39 AM

WoW
Congratulations My Friend
This is beautiful!! #11236635

Bojan Bencic level-classic 2/1/2015 3:35:08 AM

Lovely flower, John. Congratulations! #11236653

Tammy M. Anderson level-classic 2/1/2015 4:25:15 AM

Congrats on a wonderful first place winner, John. #11236710

Candace M. Cleveland level-classic 2/1/2015 4:28:22 AM

Congratulations John!!!!! #11236715

Gail Sullivan level-classic 2/1/2015 5:18:54 AM

Congrats on your win, John! #11236772

Teresa A. Burnett level-classic 2/1/2015 5:28:29 AM

Simply beautiful, John!! Congratulations on this well deserved win!! #11236792

Monnie Ryan level-classic 2/1/2015 5:35:54 AM

Wow, John - congratulations! #11236809

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-classic 2/1/2015 5:47:16 AM

Huge congratulations on your wonderful Winner, John!! #11236832

Terry Cervi level-classic 2/1/2015 6:21:34 AM

Congrats on your beautiful win, John! #11236905

Anita Hogue 2/1/2015 7:00:36 AM

A big congratulations!! #11236973

Natasha Pliss level-classic 2/1/2015 7:47:26 AM

Congratulations on your stunning Winner, John! #11237031

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic 2/1/2015 10:15:28 AM

HUGE CONGRATULATIONS JOHN!,
Amalia #11237219

Ellen Hodges level-classic 2/1/2015 10:38:42 AM

Huge congrats on a fabulous and perfect winner, John!!! #11237258

Val Feldman level-classic 2/1/2015 10:44:31 AM

A golden beauty from the bush and a wonderful First Place Gold Winner! Congratulations, John! #11237268

Emile Abbott level-classic 2/1/2015 11:00:14 AM

Congratulation John on your first place winner #11237294

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 2/1/2015 12:08:17 PM

Yipee John! Congrats on your great First Place Winner! #11237430

Jeff Sielski level-classic 2/1/2015 12:18:41 PM

Congratulations John!!!! #11237454

Lynn M. Whitt level-classic 2/1/2015 1:03:02 PM

Congratulations on your winner. #11237501

Lynn M. Whitt level-classic 2/1/2015 1:03:39 PM

Congratulations on your winner. #11237502

Jeff Robinson level-classic 2/1/2015 1:34:57 PM

Congrats John on your Win!! #11237518

Marijana Fajgl level-classic 2/1/2015 2:04:43 PM

Huge congratulations, John! #11237576

Katherine Kuhn level-classic 2/1/2015 3:32:27 PM

Congratulations on your gorgeous winner John! #11237625

Mitch Spence level-classic 2/1/2015 5:08:17 PM

Brilliant, John. Congratulations to you. #11237703

Nadia Paul 2/1/2015 5:47:24 PM

Congrats on a beautiful winner John! #11237726

Stan Kwasniowski 2/1/2015 8:31:01 PM

John, congratulations #11237864

Barbara Mason level-classic 2/2/2015 1:56:51 AM

Congratulations John, outstanding bokeh showing off the beauty of the flower perfectly!! First Place - WTG !!! #11237923

Robert R. Goodman level-classic 2/2/2015 6:48:17 AM

Hi John,A huge Congratulation my friend! #11238009

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 2/2/2015 11:15:31 AM

Congrats on this well-deserved Winner, John. #11238230

Joannie Bertucci level-classic 2/2/2015 4:03:24 PM

She looks like Australian royalty John! Beautiful presentation! #11238456

Avril Young 2/2/2015 8:11:13 PM

huge congrats on your winner, so beautiful well done John... #11238566

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 2/2/2015 8:34:17 PM

CONGRATZ on your First Place Gold, John!!!

UB. #11238602

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic 2/3/2015 6:03:31 AM

WOW! First place winner! Huuge congratulations, John. It is so well deserved all the way. Fav'd #11238837

Michelle Alton 2/3/2015 6:43:40 AM

Beautiful big win with this sunny Aussie bloom! Great capture, and big congratulations, John. #11238889

Randy D. Dinkins level-classic 2/3/2015 8:15:28 AM

Big congrat, John. Great job, WTG!! #11238980

John Connolly level-classic 2/3/2015 12:06:49 PM

Many thanks for all your wonderful comments, they are appreciated! #11239139

Sharon Sawyer level-classic 2/3/2015 7:34:32 PM

John, HUGE congratulations on your FANTASTIC First Place Win!!! #11239373

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic 2/3/2015 10:44:46 PM

Great shot John...Congratulations on a beautiful First Place win. #11239428

Ed Lauderdale level-classic 2/4/2015 6:46:03 AM

Congratulations on your fantastic first place!!! #11239522

Lindley Johnson level-classic 2/4/2015 9:40:47 AM

Congratulations, John, on your beautiful First Place Winner. #11239597

Lydia Williams level-classic 2/5/2015 9:48:37 AM

This is a beauty, John. Congratulations on your golden win! :) #11240346

Debbie Bray level-classic 2/6/2015 10:46:09 PM

Wow John, how very very beautiful, and a First Place Winner too, you must be very proud of this lovely beauty! Big congratulations!! #11241749

John Connolly level-classic 2/7/2015 1:13:34 PM

Thanks so much Sharon, Marilyn, Ed, Lindley, Lydia and Debbie. #11242196

Anita Bower level-classic 2/8/2015 8:01:14 AM

Beautiful colors and detail. Congratulations. #11242899

Phyllis A. Houghton level-classic 2/9/2015 9:49:10 PM

Congrats! Great colors, comp and detail on this beauty! #11244219

Ed Lauderdale level-classic 2/12/2015 5:35:56 AM

Congrats, John! Well deserved!!! #11245904

Amanda J. Tanner level-classic 2/15/2015 6:24:08 AM

Congratulations John! So Beautiful. #11247645

Amanda J. Tanner level-classic 2/15/2015 6:32:39 AM

Congratulations John! So Beautiful. #11247650

Emile Abbott level-classic 3/12/2016 12:58:53 PM

CONGRATULATIONS JOHN ON DOUBLE GOLD WITH 2OTH ANNIV BP ALL TIME EP AWARD. WTG MY FRIEND. #11446373

Stan Kwasniowski level-classic 3/12/2016 2:29:19 PM

John, a BIG congratulations #11446414

Lydia Williams level-classic 3/12/2016 6:00:29 PM

Gorgeous John! Congratulations on your GOLDS! #11446460

Ed Lauderdale level-classic 3/22/2016 3:25:03 PM

Me too! Congratulations!! #11450276

John Connolly level-classic 3/23/2016 1:27:28 PM

Thanks everyone! #11450710

Mary K. Robison level-classic 3/31/2016 1:18:20 AM

Congratulations on this lovely floral macro getting an AT EP, John!
Hope it goes even higher! #11454401

Ray level-classic 6/27/2016 9:02:18 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful All-Time Finalist, John! #11489170

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Description

I found this wildflower putting on a show in the grounds of the Lake Keepit Reserve. The bush tracks in this district are a magnificent place to stroll through the Aussie bush.

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/160 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 45.00 mm, Model: E-300

Uploaded on 12/18/2014 10:50:16 AM
Entered into contest on 12/18/2014 10:50:41 AM


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