A Second Chance

Uploaded: August 05, 2012 18:16:14


After this Easter Lily had died off my wife planted it in the garden-for an experiment. This was the result a few days ago.

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 1.00, ExposureTime: 1/125 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 160, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 87.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 60D


Robert R. Goodman August 05, 2012

Hi Patrick,Beautiful capture my friend.Excellent detail and lighting.I'm waiting on some storms to blow into the valley!!! #1478890

Carol L. Fowler August 05, 2012

Sometimes plants can be revived and do well outside! We had a poinsettia that was dying after Christmas. We planted it outside in the Spring, and it thrived every year by taking it indoors for the winter and planting it outside in summer. It even bloomed every year! #10264114

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe August 05, 2012

Beautiful lily and details, Patrick. #10264126

Patrick Rouzes level-classic August 05, 2012

Thanks Bobby, Carol & Tammy!
That's cool, Carol!

Ellen Hodges August 05, 2012

Absolutely beautiful detail and color!!! Second time is the charm!!! Looks awesome, Patrick!! #10264185

Mariann Kovats level-classic August 05, 2012

Beautiful capture, Patrick! #10264238

Terry Cervi level-deluxe August 05, 2012

Fantastic macro work, Paddy! What wonderful detail! #10264292

Joannie Bertucci level-classic August 05, 2012

Patrick, your wife has an amazing green thumb and you are an amazing photog capturing this beauty! #10264354

Tiia Vissak August 06, 2012

a wonderful floral! #10264398

Reynaldo D. Reyes level-classic August 06, 2012

FAbulous close-up, fantastic work showing wonderful colors and details. Amazing resilience of this Lily, we could all learn from. #10264426

Antonio Amen August 06, 2012

Nice floral. #10264497

Mary Dimitriw level-deluxe August 06, 2012

Stunning Patrick! It was worth a second chance. #10264537

Michelle Alton August 06, 2012

I think you have another winner with THIS one, Paddy! #10264669

Carolyn J. Connolly August 06, 2012

...and what a DELIGHTFUL experiment this 'second chance' turned out to be, Patrick!! FABULOUS selective dof, pov and composition here, too!! :-) #10264826

Phyllis A. Houghton August 06, 2012

Beautiful capture of this lily. The DOF is exceptional. Great tip on planting those withering gifts. Congratulations also on your 2 finalists! I love the white flowers and details and both. #10265022

Mike Clime August 06, 2012

And what a beautiful result it is, Patrick! #10265251

John Connolly August 06, 2012

Another stunning macro Patrick! Your wifes adventure turned out really well! #10265285

Ann H. Belus level-deluxe August 06, 2012

Love that "starburst" effect, Paddy; exceptional comp, light, color and detail! Extremely well seen and captured! #10265312

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic August 06, 2012

Great close up and capture, my friend! #10265463

Nancy L. Green level-classic August 06, 2012

This is GORGEOUS Paddy, the tight focus really accentuates the texture of that beautiful gold!!! <>< #10265633

David Phalen August 06, 2012

Spectacular light, colors and details in an excellent macro!! #10265642

Kathy Salerni level-classic August 07, 2012

Another gorgeous macro from you, Paddy! Beautiful light and focus! #10267073

Tammy Espino August 08, 2012

Glad it survived for you to get this awesome capture! #10268068

Emile Abbott level-classic August 09, 2012

Beautiful presentation Patrick and glad it survived for you. Canada was beautiful but my computer got broken and my 24 to 105 favorite lens froze and both are now in repair. Can only post old non processed photos and comment occasionally on office computer. Catching up slowly. #10269202

Heather Loewenhardt level-classic August 10, 2012

The detail captured with such a wonderful DOF makes this a stunning image Patrick. #10271029

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