Early Lotus Bloom

© James R. Jackson

Early Lotus Bloom

Uploaded: July 01, 2005


This lovely bloom appears to be matured faster than its siblings, showing off early in the season. Photo taken mid-morning at the Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens in Washington, DC. ISO 100; f/S 6.7; shutter speed 1/350 sec.


Colette M. Metcalf July 01, 2005

Pretty image!! #271942

James R. Jackson July 01, 2005

Thanks, Colette! #1543552

Terry L. Ellis level-classic July 01, 2005

Quite lovely, James! Cool comp. #1543785

James R. Jackson July 01, 2005

Terry, thanks so much! Speaking of composition, I love your "Ivy and Wicker" and "Peter Pan" (among the many photos in your gallery that I like!). Keep shooting! Jay

Mary J. Costa Pearson July 10, 2005

very pretty capture Jay!! #1578485

James R. Jackson July 20, 2005

Hi, Mary,

Just returned from vacation in a very hot and humid Alabama. Thanks for the compliment! keep shooting! Jay

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