A bush flower.

© John Connolly

A bush flower.

Uploaded: December 18, 2014 10:50:15 | Entered: December 18, 2014 10:50:40


I found this wildflower putting on a show in the grounds of the Lake Keepit Reserve. The bush tracks in this district are a magnificent place to stroll through the Aussie bush.

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/160 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 45.00 mm, Model: E-300


Candace M. Cleveland level-classic December 18, 2014

Simply gorgeous John! Sounds like a wonderful place! #1600890

Tiia Vissak December 18, 2014

a lovely floral! #11208736

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe December 18, 2014

Sounds like a great place for a hike. Perfect capture of this beautiful flower. Excellent details and colors. #11208754

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe December 18, 2014

Wonderful color and sunny capture! #11208757

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic December 18, 2014

Beautiful details and colors John!,
Amalia #11208758

Jeff Sielski December 18, 2014

Great capture John! #11208760

Katherine Kuhn level-classic December 18, 2014

Beautiful floral capture, John -- almost looks like a straw flower! #11208784

Gord MacEachern December 18, 2014

Superb, brightly detailed image John!!! #11208798

John Benway December 18, 2014

Beautiful color, detail and light John. Excellent work. #11208801

Natasha Pliss level-deluxe December 18, 2014

Gorgeous colors, great DOF, excellent composition, lovely light. Well done, John! #11208831

Patrick Rouzes level-classic December 18, 2014

Colors, detail, focus & close up are spectacular, John. WTG.

Nancy L. Green level-classic December 18, 2014

What a GORGEOUS floral John, I bet we see this again!!! <>< #11208844

Lynn M. Whitt December 18, 2014

Beautiful colors and clarity. #11208846

Monnie Ryan December 18, 2014

Gorgeous! #11208858

Sheri Whala level-classic December 18, 2014

Awesome shot! #11208902

Carol L. Fowler December 18, 2014

That's a beauty! I have to go back to the archives to see flowers this time of year! #11208944

Douglas Pignet December 19, 2014

lovely floral capture with great colors and lighting #11209083

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic December 19, 2014

WOW! How absolutely lovely, John. #11209155

Joy Rector December 19, 2014

gorgeous #11209202

Mary K. Robison December 19, 2014

If the rest of the flowers are as vibrantly beautiful as this, John, that Reserve must seem like Paradise! Wonderful capture! #11209230

John Connolly December 19, 2014

Thank you for all your kind comments, they are appreciated! #11209365

Emile Abbott level-deluxe December 20, 2014

Nice details in this floral macro image, John. #11210035

John Connolly December 21, 2014

Thank you so much Emile! #11210498

Marijana Fajgl level-classic January 31, 2015

Big congratulations, my friend! #11235704

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe January 31, 2015

Congrats on your beautiful finalist, John. #11235732

Heather Loewenhardt level-deluxe January 31, 2015

Love the isolation John. Congrats on another finalist placement. #11235922

Martha R. Mazon level-classic January 31, 2015

Congratulations on another beautiful finalist, John! #11236032

Carol L. Fowler January 31, 2015

Congrats on the Finalist! #11236204

Stan J. Bendkowski January 31, 2015

Congratulations John! Beautiful image. #11236410

Patrick Rouzes level-classic January 31, 2015

Congrats on this amazing finalist, John.

Ann Coates level-classic January 31, 2015

This is beautiful John, congratulations on your finalist. #11236449

Martha R. Mazon level-classic January 31, 2015

Big congratulations on your first place win, John! Way to go with this beauty! #11236482

Heather Loewenhardt level-deluxe January 31, 2015

Congratulations on your gold medal win John. #11236556

Wm Nosal January 31, 2015

Beautiful Capture, John!
Congratulations! #11236558

Mary K. Robison January 31, 2015

CONGRATULATIONS on your well earned First Place Gold Winner, John! #11236564

Mariann Kovats level-classic February 01, 2015

Huge congrats on your First Place Gold, John! #11236608

Tiia Vissak February 01, 2015

Congrats! #11236623

MELODIE C. ROBERTS February 01, 2015

Congratulations My Friend
This is beautiful!! #11236635

Bojan Bencic level-classic February 01, 2015

Lovely flower, John. Congratulations! #11236653

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe February 01, 2015

Congrats on a wonderful first place winner, John. #11236710

Candace M. Cleveland level-classic February 01, 2015

Congratulations John!!!!! #11236715

Gail Sullivan level-classic February 01, 2015

Congrats on your win, John! #11236772

Teresa Burnett level-deluxe February 01, 2015

Simply beautiful, John!! Congratulations on this well deserved win!! #11236792

Monnie Ryan February 01, 2015

Wow, John - congratulations! #11236809

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-classic February 01, 2015

Huge congratulations on your wonderful Winner, John!! #11236832

Terry Cervi level-classic February 01, 2015

Congrats on your beautiful win, John! #11236905

Anita Hogue February 01, 2015

A big congratulations!! #11236973

Natasha Pliss level-deluxe February 01, 2015

Congratulations on your stunning Winner, John! #11237031

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic February 01, 2015

Amalia #11237219

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe February 01, 2015

Huge congrats on a fabulous and perfect winner, John!!! #11237258

Val Feldman level-deluxe February 01, 2015

A golden beauty from the bush and a wonderful First Place Gold Winner! Congratulations, John! #11237268

Emile Abbott level-deluxe February 01, 2015

Congratulation John on your first place winner #11237294

JO ANN CLEVELAND February 01, 2015

Yipee John! Congrats on your great First Place Winner! #11237430

Jeff Sielski February 01, 2015

Congratulations John!!!! #11237454

Lynn M. Whitt February 01, 2015

Congratulations on your winner. #11237501

Lynn M. Whitt February 01, 2015

Congratulations on your winner. #11237502

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe February 01, 2015

Congrats John on your Win!! #11237518

Marijana Fajgl level-classic February 01, 2015

Huge congratulations, John! #11237576

Katherine Kuhn level-classic February 01, 2015

Congratulations on your gorgeous winner John! #11237625

Mitch Spence level-classic February 01, 2015

Brilliant, John. Congratulations to you. #11237703

Nadia Paul February 01, 2015

Congrats on a beautiful winner John! #11237726

Stan Kwasniowski February 01, 2015

John, congratulations #11237864

Barbara Mason level-classic February 02, 2015

Congratulations John, outstanding bokeh showing off the beauty of the flower perfectly!! First Place - WTG !!! #11237923

Robert R. Goodman level-addict February 02, 2015

Hi John,A huge Congratulation my friend! #11238009

Patrick Rouzes level-classic February 02, 2015

Congrats on this well-deserved Winner, John. #11238230

Joannie Bertucci level-classic February 02, 2015

She looks like Australian royalty John! Beautiful presentation! #11238456

Avril Young February 02, 2015

huge congrats on your winner, so beautiful well done John... #11238566

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic February 02, 2015

CONGRATZ on your First Place Gold, John!!!

UB. #11238602

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic February 03, 2015

WOW! First place winner! Huuge congratulations, John. It is so well deserved all the way. Fav'd #11238837

Michelle Alton February 03, 2015

Beautiful big win with this sunny Aussie bloom! Great capture, and big congratulations, John. #11238889

Randy D. Dinkins level-deluxe February 03, 2015

Big congrat, John. Great job, WTG!! #11238980

John Connolly February 03, 2015

Many thanks for all your wonderful comments, they are appreciated! #11239139

Sharon Sawyer February 03, 2015

John, HUGE congratulations on your FANTASTIC First Place Win!!! #11239373

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic February 03, 2015

Great shot John...Congratulations on a beautiful First Place win. #11239428

Ed Lauderdale level-classic February 04, 2015

Congratulations on your fantastic first place!!! #11239522

Lindley Johnson level-classic February 04, 2015

Congratulations, John, on your beautiful First Place Winner. #11239597

Lydia Williams level-deluxe February 05, 2015

This is a beauty, John. Congratulations on your golden win! :) #11240346

Debbie Bray February 06, 2015

Wow John, how very very beautiful, and a First Place Winner too, you must be very proud of this lovely beauty! Big congratulations!! #11241749

John Connolly February 07, 2015

Thanks so much Sharon, Marilyn, Ed, Lindley, Lydia and Debbie. #11242196

Anita Bower February 08, 2015

Beautiful colors and detail. Congratulations. #11242899

Phyllis A. Houghton level-deluxe February 09, 2015

Congrats! Great colors, comp and detail on this beauty! #11244219

Ed Lauderdale level-classic February 12, 2015

Congrats, John! Well deserved!!! #11245904

Amanda J. Tanner level-classic February 15, 2015

Congratulations John! So Beautiful. #11247645

Amanda J. Tanner level-classic February 15, 2015

Congratulations John! So Beautiful. #11247650

Emile Abbott level-deluxe March 12, 2016


Stan Kwasniowski March 12, 2016

John, a BIG congratulations #11446414

Lydia Williams level-deluxe March 12, 2016

Gorgeous John! Congratulations on your GOLDS! #11446460

Ed Lauderdale level-classic March 22, 2016

Me too! Congratulations!! #11450276

John Connolly March 23, 2016

Thanks everyone! #11450710

Mary K. Robison March 31, 2016

Congratulations on this lovely floral macro getting an AT EP, John!
Hope it goes even higher! #11454401

Ray level-classic June 27, 2016

Congratulations on your beautiful All-Time Finalist, John! #11489170

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