Backlit Crocuses

© Dolores Neilson

Backlit Crocuses

Uploaded: June 01, 2004 19:41:16


I deliberately selected a shallow dof because they have a translucence I like when doing so. I also wanted to highlight the centers as the yellow contrasts so well with the purple translucent colors. 1-1000th/sec, f:3.3, -1 EV, handheld but on a beanbag


Debra Booth June 01, 2004

Gorgeous shot! Love the translucent look and the beautiful purple flowers! #133864

William C. Raco level-classic June 01, 2004

Beautiful color and glow.
Nicely composed with the flowers running on the diagonal.
The dark background sets this off quite nicely.
Very pretty, Dolores!

bill #572047

Pu Chen June 01, 2004

It all worked out great. The color and and the translucent look are beautiful. Nicely done, Dolores! #572073

Colette M. Metcalf June 01, 2004

Gorgoues!!! #572074

Carol Engstrom level-addict June 01, 2004

Beautiful shot, Dolores. #572156

Kelly Abernathy level-classic June 01, 2004

Stunning lighting and color - just a beautiful photo Dolores! -K #572248

Carolina K. Smith June 02, 2004

This is wonderful. I like everything about it :) #572301

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe June 02, 2004

Really pretty, Dolores! #572316

Kristen McKain June 02, 2004

wow-beautiful! #572372

Kathleen Clemons June 02, 2004

Beautiful shot, Dolores. Love the light. #572450

Claudia Kuhn level-classic June 02, 2004

Totally wonderful Dolores! THe colors and glow that the petals have is so cool. #572538

Dolores Neilson June 02, 2004

Thank you Debra!! I just love purple flowers period..but crocuses are very special. I appreciate your post immensely!

I appreciate that you've taken time to view and comment so favorably on this work, bill. I appreciate it immensely. BTW, love your self portrait at!! THank you for making my day!

Thank you so much, Pu!! How nice that you've stopped by to view! I appreciate the effort!

Colette, you are as generous as ever! THank you!

Hi Carol!! Thank you for complimenting my work!

Hi K!! You're very kind to comment. I appreciate that you deem it worthy of your compliments.

Hi Carolina! THank you for making me smile today! I appreciate your post immensely!

Hey there Carolyn! How's it goin?? I missed you, girlfriend! Thanks for viewing and commenting! You're just as generous as ever!1

Many thanks, Kristen. I appreciate it.

Hi Kathleen! Thanks for taking time to comment on my work. You know I appreciate you!

Greetings, Claudia! Thank you so much ma deah!! I appreciate your complimentary post very much! Have a great day! #572664

Darren K. Fisher level-classic June 02, 2004

WOW you done this beautifully. Love the colors and how the flowers seem to glow. #572836

Dolores Neilson June 02, 2004

Thank you so much, Darren! So nice to hear from you again. Appreciate your kindness! #573042

Donna J. Taff June 02, 2004

WOW, WOW, WOW!!!!! #573112

Dolores Neilson June 02, 2004

Hi Donna! Thank you...thank you...thank you!! #573298

Mette Vendelboe Allison level-classic June 30, 2004

Stunning lighting, good selective focus and composition, Dolores! #624989

Dolores Neilson June 30, 2004

THank you, dear Mette! How nice of you! You are just as sweet as ever! THanks for your kind post! #625003

Kelly Heaton July 15, 2004

Just Breath Taking! #649758

Dolores Neilson July 15, 2004

Hi Kelly! THank you so much for taking time to comment today! How nice!! #649803

Diane Dupuis July 17, 2004

Congrats Dolores! Great shot! Beautiful! #652319

Debra Booth July 17, 2004

Congratulations, Dolores!! #652450

Dolores Neilson July 17, 2004

Thank you, Diane and Debra! I feel honored to be included! And I appreciate your kind responses immensely!! #652550

Darren K. Fisher level-classic July 17, 2004

I am still loving this one as well. This is so very well deserved. Congrats!!! #652587

Paula Showen July 17, 2004

Beautiful image, Dolores! Congratulations. #652633

Dolores Neilson July 17, 2004

Thanks so much, Darren! I appreciate that you've posted twice on this! ANd congrats to you too!

HI Paula! THank you!! ANd congrats on your finalist also! #652669

Marie Fields level-classic July 17, 2004

Congratulations, Dolores! #653480

Kathleen Clemons July 17, 2004

Congrats again, Dolores! #653641

Murry Grigsby July 17, 2004

Congrats again Dolores :0) #653886

Karen Engelbreth July 17, 2004

Congratulations, Dolores! #654160

Susan T. Parady July 17, 2004

Congratulations, Dolores!!! #654614

Carol Engstrom level-addict July 17, 2004

Congrats Dolores! #654796

Dolores Neilson July 17, 2004

Big thanks to Marie, Murry, Kathleen, Karen, Susan and Carol! I am in such good company here. I appreciate all of you! #654952

Leonard Pierce July 17, 2004

Congratulations Dolores!!! #655009

Deborah Sandidge July 17, 2004

Beautiful Dolores, congratulations!! #655041

Ellen L. Zaslaw July 17, 2004

Glowing beauties ! #655083

Michael Brown July 17, 2004

Beautiful Dolores, ............... and congrats! #655245

Evy Johansen level-classic July 17, 2004

Many congratulations, Dolores! Wonderful light and color! #655346

Colette M. Metcalf July 18, 2004

Congratulations again Dolores!!! #655374

Dolores Neilson July 18, 2004

Many thanks Len! I appreciate your congrats!

THank you, Deborah! I appreciate you!

HI Ellen! Thanks again!

THankyou so much, Michael!

Hi Evy...Thanks very much for taking the time!

THanks again, colette! #655973

Paul C. Gazzanigo July 19, 2004

Excellent, Dolores! Congratulations! #658717

Dolores Neilson July 19, 2004

THank you, Paul!! I appreciate it! #658816

Monika Sapek level-classic July 19, 2004

Beautiful color and lighting here, Dolores! Many congratulations!

Dolores Neilson July 20, 2004

Hi Monika...

Thanks so much!! #659784

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic February 01, 2006

Wow....BEAUTIFUL! Love that purple, my favorite color!!!! #2363893

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