Prickly Pear Buds After Rain

© Tom Schmitt

Prickly Pear Buds After Rain

Uploaded: August 14, 2005


N65,tripod-mounted. Nikkor ED 70-300mm lens, 5T Nikkor diopter. f/8 or f/11, 1/2 second, on Velvia.


Leanne M.E. Boyd August 15, 2005

I like the colour, composition and bubbles. Excellent macro, Tom! #294555

Kevin Anderson August 15, 2005

Excellent macro,Great comp. #1718029

Kerby Pfrangle September 26, 2005

Tom congratulations on your second place win. Job well done. Kerby #1889031

Jill Flynn September 26, 2005

Congratulations on your Second Place Win Tom! This is OUTSTANDING! #1889095

KHAWLA Haddad September 27, 2005

Congratulations on your wonderful Second place winner!!!!!! #1891593

James Reininger September 27, 2005

Excellent image. It is a shame that it only got 2nd place. I think that it should be higher. #1892307

Wendy Stevenson September 27, 2005

Beautiful Tom. Such amazing clarity and detail. Congratulations on your win!! #1893319

Mary N C. Taitt October 12, 2005

WOW! Beautiful, congratulations!!!!! #1944193

Carolyn J. Connolly June 30, 2008

GORGEOUS image, Tom...and MOST deserving of its Second Place recognition!! The clarity of detail, textures, rain droplets, lighting, tones AND composition here all are EXCEPTIONAL!! :o)

The buds and flowers on this plant truly are pretty, but here in Australia Prickly Pair is considered a noxious weed!! Your image just shows, though, that there is still beauty to be found in 'weeds' - LOL!! ;o) #6123086

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