Flora-Florida #7

© Robert G. Stalnaker

Flora-Florida #7

Uploaded: May 15, 2008


Cephalanthus occidentalis (Buttonbush) overhanging a boardwalk that crossed over a creek near the banks of the Econlockhatchee River in the Little Big Econ State Forest, FL.

f/22, 1/50, ISO 250, shade, spot, IS=on, lens Canon EF 28-135mm, fl 135, handheld, Little Big Econ State Forest, FL, 5/15/08.

Exif: F Number: 22, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/50 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 320, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 135.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 40D


Robert G. Stalnaker May 15, 2008

Thank you for visiting my gallery.

My series on “Flora-Florida” is being done for the pure joy of being out in nature and showing photos of the flora of the state of Florida. The photos in this series are not meant to compete with indoor shots and digitally altered shots, even if I enter them into the contest. Outside, the wind blows. Detail may not be as perfect as a rose petal shot indoors, nor will the lighting. The lens may not even be a macro, if I was out to shoot birds that day with my telephoto and stumbled upon some flora to shoot. If I am able to get some “great shots”, that is a bonus. The real purpose is to get me into the wild, where I enjoy shooting both flora and fauna, and showing others some flora from the state of Florida. I find that the simple natural beauty in the real natural world rewards me.

Derek D. Dafoe May 17, 2008

Nice floral shot Robert!! Looks like a pin cushion!! #5935533

Joan Powell May 19, 2008

Very nice image , I've never seen one of these before , nice work ! #5947522

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict June 01, 2008

Wow, great capture of this amazing flower, Robert, excellent colors, clarity, DOF, and comp with the echoing flower in the background!

Debby #6006349

Raquel J. Ruiz June 04, 2008

What an amazing capture here! I just love it! Great job :o) #6016052

Janice Mezzacappa September 16, 2008

Awesome DOF capture Robert, lovely colors and details against the blurred background and other flower. Great job! #6464482

Michael Lynch September 19, 2008

Great photo and informative! #6474054

Sirsendu Gayen January 14, 2009

Wonderful floral image. #7028565

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