Red Dahlia

Uploaded: August 15, 2012 06:49:02


Usually I shy away from photographing all-red flowers, but the spread-out petals on this dahlia from Mill Creek Park just called out to me. Happy Hump Day, everyone!

Exif: F Number: 4, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/200 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, FocalLength: 100.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi


Robert R. Goodman August 15, 2012

Hi Monnie,Beautiful floral capture my friend.I'm going through my friles yo see if I have anything to post!!!! #1480528

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe August 15, 2012

Wonderful color and clarity!! #10276738

Nikki McDonald level-classic August 15, 2012

The reds look great here, Monnie. The detail is spot on and the depth of field excellent. Beautiful opening act :) #10276893

Nancy L. Green level-classic August 15, 2012

Well, you did a WONDERFUL job on this one Monnie, the color, lighting and textures are FANTASTIC!!! <>< #10276919

Jack Gaskin August 15, 2012

BLOOD RED a wonderful isolation w/DOF & great detail in the flower.
HAS BEEN A HUMP THIS WEEK looking for it to get SMOOTHER !!!

Happy Shooting
Jack #10276955

Mike Clime August 15, 2012

Beautiful macro and it really pops against the green background, Monnie! #10276979

David Phalen August 15, 2012

I perfectly understand your issue with red flowers. I've have sooo many lousy red flower shots.:(

This is spectacular Monnie!! The colors, clarity and DOF are superb!! #10277018

Mitch Spence level-classic August 15, 2012

Glad you gave in to red this time, Monnie. Tough they can be, but you did a great job with this one. #10277072

John Connolly August 15, 2012

A beautiful flower and capture Monnie! My success rate with red flower images is minimal! #10277153

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe August 15, 2012

Gorgeous colors and details, Monnie. #10277323

Michele Peterson level-classic August 15, 2012

Of course, I love the color, and the crisp sharpness against the soft bg is just perfect! HTD! #10277364

Carol L. Fowler August 15, 2012

I am glad you heeded the call! Gorgeous red- which is my favorite color! #10277475

Ann H. Belus level-deluxe August 15, 2012

This is absolutely beautiful, Monnie; I love the color and the detail of the petals is sooo sharp! #10277609

Sherran Andersen level-classic August 15, 2012

Very pretty Monnie. I don't shoot very many red flowers either. #10277635

Joy Rector August 16, 2012

exceptional! well done #10278162

Carol Quina level-classic August 16, 2012

Beautiful! Lovely color & nice DOF. HTD! #10278362

Terry A. Stoa August 16, 2012

I like this image a lot, Monnie. The vivid red color is striking and the details are oh so very tack sharp. HTD! #10278380

Julianne Bradford August 16, 2012

Wonderful Monnie! #10278421

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic August 16, 2012

Lovely detail! #10279137

Carolyn J. Connolly August 20, 2012

GORGEOUS red, Monnie...and a FANTASTIC capture!! :-) #10282993

Chris Ebben August 26, 2012

Beautiful colourful image, just as well you changed your mind on red flowers, you did well on this one=^..^= #10290543

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