Purple Naturally

© Dan McConoughey

Purple Naturally

Kerby Pfrangle level-classic February 05, 2006

Dan very rich in color. Nice against the dark background brings the image to a standout. Kerby #386951

Dan McConoughey February 05, 2006

Kerby, thanks for your kind and positive input. #2382791

Pat Gamwell February 05, 2006

Awesome narrative...thanks for the vivid image, Dan! Beautifully portrayed! Many sincere thanks for the education on my pic...I don't know anything about art history, or an "old master" from a "new master"! Maybe I'd better study up so I know what I mean!! lol.lol. #2383273

Milan Banik February 06, 2006

Dan awesome flowershot .love ur composition,nice clarity. #2385244

Robert M. Nicholson February 06, 2006

Nice color, lighting and detail! #2386650

Dan McConoughey February 06, 2006

Pat, Milan, and Rob, thank you all for your kind and positive input.
Pat, I think you are one of the 'new masters' in the new medium that we are all working with in this digital age. Your effects on most of your images are great. #2387309

Amy JACKSON level-classic February 06, 2006

Beautiful image, Dan. I love the lighting and the color, it really does stand out. #2387662

Dan McConoughey February 06, 2006

Thank you so much for your input Amy. #2387677

Corinne M. Thompson February 06, 2006

Fantastic image Dan! #2387885

Deb Holmes-Hatfield February 07, 2006

Beautiful Dan, I love the way the lighting gives the purple a lovely glow. Terrific detail and excellent presentation! #2391782

Dan McConoughey February 07, 2006

Corinne and Deb, thank you both so much for your kind comments. #2392086

Linda Proctor February 07, 2006

Gorgeous Dan! Have tried to capture these last summer,you did so very well!! #2392106

Tammy Scott February 07, 2006

I loved your description on this! Great color and detail! I would love to see a bunch of them together!!! #2392238

Dan McConoughey February 07, 2006

Thank you Linda for your kind comments. #2392258

Dan McConoughey February 07, 2006

Thank you Tammy for your comments and complement. #2392278

Emile Abbott level-deluxe February 09, 2006

Just love them along the side of the road. This is a excellent macro shot, Dan. #2399291

Dan McConoughey February 10, 2006

Thanks Emile for your kind comment. #2404954

Kaye Burazin February 11, 2006

Dan, very vivid in both description and capture..stunning! #2407186

Dan McConoughey February 12, 2006

Kaye, thank you for your kindness and the comment. #2410732

Susan Jane Allen level-classic February 13, 2006

Magnificent colour and detail. You should enter it in the Monthly Theme! #2416365

Dan McConoughey February 14, 2006

Thank you Susan for your kind and positive comments. I did enter this one in the monthly contest on the 5th. Thanks for the vote of confidence. #2420107

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Description

A.P. f22, 1/125th sec., ISO 800, E.V. -.70,.
Nodding Thistle, as is from camera. These things are so cool. They get to be about 6' tall and as the flower head becomes heavy the stem bends a little so the flower is at about a 90 deg. angle to the vertical. When the wind blows it looks like they are nodding up and down. Funny when there are a lot of them in a group, looks like they are all agreeing with one another.

Exif: FNumber: 22, ExposureBiasValue: -7/10, ExposureTime: 0.008, Flash: flash did not fire, ISO: 800, WhiteBalance: manual white balance

Uploaded on February 05, 2006


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