Going Gentle into that Good Night...

Uploaded: September 15, 2012 11:25:27


(with apologies to Dylan Thomas)
a Mid-summer bloom, delicately dying after sending its seed to the wind.

Exif: F Number: 6.3, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/500 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 184.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 7D


Joannie Bertucci level-classic September 15, 2012

I should know better than to post an image next to one of yours Michelle! :-)
Beautiful, delicate yet strong image! Love the lighting and I don't think DT would mind one bit! #1486553

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe September 15, 2012

Excellent light and detail Michelle! #10324232

John Connolly September 15, 2012

Wonderful soft light and excellent tones Michelle! What a brilliant find and capture! #10324293

Monnie Ryan September 15, 2012

Beautiful, Michelle! #10324403

Louisa Hancock September 15, 2012

How delicate this looks so beautiful #10324456

Nadia Paul September 15, 2012

So simple yet so beautiful Michelle! #10324458

Ann Coates level-classic September 16, 2012

Lovely colours and lighting Michelle. This image has a nice feel to it. #10324709

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer September 16, 2012

Nature's artwork! It doesn't get much better than this, Michelle. #10324739

Ken Smith level-classic September 16, 2012

You've got some great work in your gallery, Michelle....beautiful details and lighting on this one! #10324967

Tiia Vissak September 16, 2012

a wonderful macro! #10324992

Kathy Salerni level-classic September 16, 2012

Beautiful light, selective focus and colors, Michelle! #10325298

Lindley Johnson level-classic September 16, 2012

Excellent detail and light, Michelle! The background is perfect. #10325364

Emile Abbott level-classic September 16, 2012

Seeing the simplicity of beauty in nature allows us to also appreciate the fullness of its grandness. Excellent Macro Michelle. #10325474

Neal D. Hatcher September 16, 2012

Beautiful capture-Fantastic detail #10325652

Phyllis A. Houghton September 17, 2012

Beautiful detail, tones, lighting and background, Michelle. Thank you for commenting on my Bowling Ball Beach image. It is is off of Highway 1 in Northern California, 3 miles south of Pt Arena. It is unmarked but directions are online. I was scared, not in condition for the "ladder", but with husband's guidance I made it fine! I am going to see if I can find a picture of that ladder! Thanks again! #10326439

Patricia A. Casey level-deluxe September 19, 2012

As we all should....lovely Michelle.... #10329001

Mike F. Anderson September 19, 2012

The composition and title say it all, Michelle. Beautiful work! #10329879

Julianne Bradford September 20, 2012

What a beauty Michelle! #10330961

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