Lily of Fire

© James R. Jackson

Lily of Fire

Uploaded: August 11, 2004


Early morning light ignited the colors of this lily in the backyard of ''family'' members Peg and Mick in Arlington, Nebraska. Hand held, 1/90 sec, f/S 2.8, ISO 100


Stacey A. Bates August 11, 2004

Hi James,
Wonderful macro, very sharp at the stamens and wonderful color!! #157174

James R. Jackson August 11, 2004

Stacey, thanks so much for the compliments. Coming from someone of your caliber means high praise! Your gallery is grand, and I was especially drawn to the floral shots, and just as much to the horses. I have never had the opportunity to photograph (much less live with them!). You've made some great captures. Thanks again! Keep shooting. Jay

Stanley J. Contrades August 12, 2004

Stunning image, especially the black "slippers" and love the capture of the crossover of stamens 2 and 3 from the left! Gorgeous colors and very well done, James!
Stan #702091

James R. Jackson August 13, 2004

Stan, thanks for the compliments and analysis of my photo! You know, I hadn't noticed the stamen "slippers," but seeing them, I can see that the crossover pair must be dancing. Cool! Thanks again (and great gallery)! Jay #705120

Colette M. Metcalf September 19, 2004

Congrats to you Jay!!! #790426

James R. Jackson September 22, 2004

Thank you, Colette! #797469

Lisa Deaton December 16, 2004

Just beuatiful!!! Congrats!!! #977828

James R. Jackson December 16, 2004

Lisa, thank you so much! The pic did turn out well. I looked through your gallery, too, and I love it! I really liked the clematis (sp?). I did not recognize it with the curly edges. Great shot. Loved the shots of your children, too, especially the christmas light ones. Your son may not appreciate your photographing him now, but someday he will love you for it! Keep shooting! Jay

Susan Jane Allen level-classic September 18, 2006

This is really distinctive! Very skillful selective focus. #3325100

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