Catching Rays

Uploaded: June 13, 2012 04:41:12


The back sides of a flock of wild columbines are radiant in the midday sun.
Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve, May 3, 2012.

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/50 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 250, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 105.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 7D


Paul E. Earl June 13, 2012

How wonderful to have wild columbines. Only ever seen the garden variety. Beautiful image. #1468848

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe June 13, 2012

The color looks beautiful in the light! #10178515

Dayna Cain level-classic June 13, 2012

Gorgeous flowers and love the contrast in colors. Beautiful! #10178540

Jack Gaskin June 13, 2012


Jack #10178545

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic June 13, 2012

Beautiful, Michelle, and I love how the branches frame these beauties. #10178589

Monnie Ryan June 13, 2012

Beautiful, Michelle! #10178602

Carol L. Fowler June 13, 2012

So very beautiful! #10179084

Thomas E. Hinds June 13, 2012

Wonderful color, light, detail, and pattern! Well seen, Michelle! #10179359

Antonio Amen June 14, 2012

Beautiful image, #10179697

Tammy Espino June 14, 2012

Beautiful capture :) #10180526

Alex T. Mizuno June 14, 2012

This certainly is an eye-catching image Michelle!! The color contrast is just beautiful. #10180862

Jorgen Jensen June 15, 2012

Very beatiful image Michelle. Great work! ! #10181476

Linda S. Smith level-classic June 16, 2012

Fantastic capture Michelle! The colors are striking and very beautiful! #10183170

Evy Johansen level-classic June 17, 2012

Beautiful colors and great clarity, Michelle!! #10184270

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