Lotus in Afternoon Light

© Gerri R. Jones

Lotus in Afternoon Light

Uploaded: September 12, 2021 | Entered: September 12, 2021 18:12:22

Description

Taken at the Chicago Botanic Gardens, it is the first time I have had the opportunity to ever photograph a lotus - they are such special flowers blooming for such a short time. I was lucky to see this beauty open up and have such beautiful soft bright light bathe the flower that day.

Comments

Terry Korpela level-deluxe September 12, 2021

Nicely Done Gerri! #1768790

Janet Criswell level-deluxe September 12, 2021

Beautiful light, focus and BG, Gerri! #11927119

Gerri R. Jones September 13, 2021

Thank You Terry and Janet, much appreciated! #11927227

Kevin Nugent level-classic September 19, 2021

Super sharp and perfect exposure!!! #11928695

Gerri R. Jones September 19, 2021

Thanks so much Kevin! I don't usually shoot flowers with a longer lens, but it was needed to reach this beauty in the pond. The VR helped, as I took it handheld. Much appreciated! #11928702

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