Teasel Top

Uploaded: September 18, 2012 05:31:38


We normally shoot teasels in late summer or autumn when the blossoms have gone and the shapely skeleton stands gracefully like a ballerina, swaying in the breeze.
For THIS teasel shot, I was standing beside a large pond at one of the stops on the Bucks County (Audubon-sponsored) Barn Tour last July. It's a view of a midsummer teasel, looking down on its blossom.

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/1000 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 65.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II


Michelle Alton September 18, 2012

A more classic look at teasels #1487036

Monnie Ryan September 18, 2012

Love teasels at any stage, and this bloom is beautiful! #10327546

Jack Gaskin September 18, 2012

Beautiful color & Detail

Jack #10327566

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe September 18, 2012

Excellent color and detail Michelle! #10327587

David Hurt September 18, 2012

Beautiful Michelle. Love the delicate detail and color. #10327699

Craig D. Minton September 18, 2012

I don't believe I've ever seen a Teasel before. We may not have them in California. Great clarity and detail, Michelle. #10327984

Alan L. Borror September 18, 2012

Beautiful image with great detail, Michelle! #10328034

Emile Abbott level-classic September 18, 2012

Exquisite detail in both Michelle with just the slightest hint of color. #10328177

John Connolly September 18, 2012

Wonderful clarity and subtle color Michelle! I don't believe we have these in Australia! #10328291

Nancy (Peaches) Harker September 18, 2012

Very pretty, I dont think I have ever seen these! #10328326

Maria Warren level-classic September 18, 2012

wow this is beautiful :) nice work #10328673

Kathy Reeves September 19, 2012

Both photos are excellent!!!! #10328906

Louisa Hancock September 19, 2012

I don't know this plant but looks great in both your images Michelle. Love the lighting and colour in this one. But I must say I really like the B/W #10329584

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict September 19, 2012

Fascinating comparison, Michelle! Love them both!

Debby #10329827

Rona L. Schwarz September 19, 2012

Striking teasel capture, Michelle! Very unique POV, looks terrific with all that wonderful detail and color. But I really like your other teasel capture as well - very classic. #10329941

Randy D. Dinkins level-classic September 20, 2012

Great comp and details. I see why you like the second one, beautiful image!!! #10330206

Neal D. Hatcher September 20, 2012

Sorry I,m late I,ll family--This is Beautiful-But if it,s Michelle,s its a given #10330551

ALLEN O. HOWARD September 23, 2012

Fantastic detail and excellent color as well Michelle! Well done! #10334612

Chris Budny level-deluxe October 01, 2012

Beautiful capture, Michelle; I like the sepals (?) that have tiny little spikey bits coming off them. #10348613

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