Ride the Green Wave

© Tess L. Yee

Ride the Green Wave

Uploaded: November 05, 2009


Always on the lookout for water droplets! These were somewhat hidden, so I had to partially lay down in the (soaking wet) flower bed. Not the best conditions for shooting handheld, but I should be getting used to it!

The 'rainbow' in the BG is from the same plant as my old 'Spots & Stripes' image.

Exif: Model: NIKON D80


Carolyn M. Fletcher level-classic November 05, 2009

Good for you! This is super! I never seem to get any good water drops. #1200965

Nikki McDonald level-classic November 05, 2009

This is just lovely, Tess. The droplets are razor sharp and crystal clear, the leaf's curve is graceful, and the "rainbow" background takes it over the top.
Hope you were at least lying down on a garbage bag -- I carry one in my camera bag for such occasions :) #8105417

Tiia Vissak November 05, 2009

a fantastic close-up! #8105435

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe November 05, 2009

Beautiful details and macro, Tess. Excellent capture. #8105438

Claudia Kuhn level-classic November 05, 2009

Beautiful macro Tess, love those drops and the curve of the leaf. #8105446

MELODIE C. ROBERTS November 05, 2009

Gorgeous Tess!!! #8105455

Anita Hogue November 05, 2009

Well, looks like you found a winner Tess! #8105473

Michele Wetzel November 05, 2009


Excellent in every way!

Shelly #8105482

Maria A. Gonzalez November 05, 2009

Just beautiful,Tess..Excellent capture with beautiful colors and focus on those incredible water droplets and bg..Awesome image..

Renata Gusciora November 05, 2009

Awesome details and I like the colors in the backgorund!Another super macro,Tess! #8105502

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe November 05, 2009

Another Fantastic macro Tess! Jeff #8105547

Val Feldman level-classic November 05, 2009

Couldn't be more beautiful - excellent, excellent work, Tess! #8105583

Robert R. Goodman November 05, 2009

Beautiful clarity on those dew drops.Outstanding capture,Tess!!!!! #8105601

Linda D. Lester level-classic November 05, 2009

Very pretty.....great detail and colors! #8105625

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe November 05, 2009

Sounds like you need a rain slicker...but this was worth getting wet for! Beautiful! #8105645

Marilyn Cornwell November 05, 2009

Gorgeous image and fabulous rainbow! #8105669

Rony Sagy November 05, 2009

Beautiful detail, composition, clarity and color, Tess. #8105748

Howard B. Cheek November 05, 2009

Not your standard water-drop image Tess, that diagonal OOF band of color adds interest and transforms the comp :)
Well done. #8105811

Courtenay Vanderbilt November 05, 2009

Absolutely beautiful, Tess! Wonderful details and lovely bg! (somehow I've missed your last couple of posts...these new galleries still have me stumped!) #8105877

Carolyn Morgan November 05, 2009

Very well done! #8105892

David Phalen November 05, 2009

VERY much worth the effort!! Awesome clarity and comp!! #8105929

Patricia Seidler November 05, 2009

Simply beautiful Tess. Terrific detail and clarity not using a tripod! #8105954

Kathleen Brennan November 05, 2009

You always find such beautiful images! congratulations on another beauty! #8106001

Tess L. Yee November 05, 2009

I really do appreciate every single fabulous comment you guys & gals leave behind!

Mitch, I would love to say I'm prepared when I toss on the Nikon, but shooting is the one thing in my life that I just 'let happen'!

Patricia, of the 100+ images currently in my BP gallery, I think I've used a tripod on 5 (at most, 6). I'm lazy about that. Criminally lazy! #8106142

Mark Dodge November 05, 2009

This is really excellent, Tess. Love the refractions in the water drops. Beautiful background. Wonderfully creative. #8106307

Gord MacEachern November 05, 2009

A pleasure to view Tess! #8106321

Mike Clime November 05, 2009

Beautiful macro and really cool background! #8106456

John Connolly November 05, 2009

Remarkable color and clarity here Tess! A fabulous close up with excellent composition! You did yourself proud with this one! #8106467

Kaye Burazin November 05, 2009

A++++++ for effort and capture. Awesome Tess #8106493

Kathleen Rinker November 05, 2009

Wonderful capture Tess, love the rainbow and diagonal comp, excellent work!! #8106513

Hal Bambrick November 05, 2009

Super NICE Work Tess!!!!!!!!!!!!!. #8106560

Summer A. Kozisek November 05, 2009

Another beautiful macro Tess, great details and I love the rainbow background formed by the plant! #8106654

Sheila D. Robertson November 05, 2009

Love the composition and delicacy of this one Tess. Nice work. #8106678

Janet Daniel November 05, 2009

A terrific job you've accomplished with these cool droplets, Tess! Outstanding background, too! #8106711

Marcel J. Fernandez November 05, 2009

A WOW shot! #8106897

Wendy Stevenson November 05, 2009

Gorgeous drop shot and I love the rainbow! Beautiful image! #8106905

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna November 05, 2009

Very beautiful with incredible details, Tess!!! :-) k #8107171

Lynn M. Whitt November 05, 2009

a gorgeous macro, well done... #8107238

Patrick Rouzes level-classic November 05, 2009

WOW, exceptional clarity, colors, focus, b/g,detail,& presentation here, tess! Ultra skillful & exceptional work! A fave for me! #8107256

Sam Britt November 05, 2009

Terrific macro, Tess. #8107261

Teresa Burnett level-classic November 05, 2009

Hmmmm, I think I see a WINNER here, Tess!! Gorgeous, simple, perfect!! Well done!! Have you taken to wearing plastic clothes yet??? #8107494

Tania Bounader level-classic November 05, 2009

Very nice! #8107532

Barbara Waldoch November 05, 2009

Beautifully captured, Tess! #8107628

Evy Johansen level-classic November 05, 2009

Wow, wow, wow.. This is so beautiful, Tess!! Winner in my book!!! #8107674

Brenda Sides level-classic November 05, 2009

Beautiful macro, Tess:) #8107677

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer November 06, 2009

Fantastic composition and clarity in the drops, Tess. #8107787

Alan L. Borror November 06, 2009

A fantastic macro, Tess! Beautiful work! #8108567

Tess L. Yee November 06, 2009

Wow, thank you all so much for the super enthusiastic comments!! #8109502

a2o akmal aini othman level-classic November 06, 2009

gorgeous! beautiful macro shot, Tess! great detail & wonderful presentation. love it! #8109803

Wanda B. Anderson November 06, 2009

Super macro image, Tess! #8109982

Arlene Krassner November 07, 2009

What a great shot Tess. Gotta love those drops. #8110993

Margaret R. Barry November 07, 2009

Beautiful colors, composition and clarity, Tess! #8111572

Debra P. Chenault November 07, 2009

Fantastic shot! #8112177

Karen Engelbreth November 08, 2009

Fantastic capture, Tess - love it... #8113276

R. J. Laudenbacher level-classic November 08, 2009

This is an amazing shot Tess. With oustanding clarity, colors and composition. #8113335

Erica Murphy level-classic November 08, 2009

This is beautiful! Love the focus and color Tess. #8113686

Tess L. Yee November 09, 2009

Many, many thanks for all of the wonderful comments! They're always appreciated! #8116967

Rod Partington January 26, 2010

Gorgeous shot Tess! Especially for hand held.Well done! #8332052

Tess L. Yee February 01, 2010

Belated thanks for the really kind comment, Rod! #8346275

JO ANN CLEVELAND July 03, 2010

Totally gorgeous Tess! You excell in the water drops...

jo ann c. #8732698

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