Uploaded: September 11, 2007 00:15:19


ISO 100, f/7.1, 1/60, 180mm lens
I have seen these for sale here at all the flower shops for the past few years here (at the end of summer) in Japan and I have no idea what they are. Anybody know?

Exif: F Number: 7.1, Exposure Bias Value: +0, Exposure Time: 1/60, Flash: flash did not fire, ISO: 125, White Balance: auto white balance, Focal Length: 180mm, Camera Model: Canon EOS 30D


Nadya Johnson September 11, 2007

This is really striking, Anna! Outstanding capture of these little "lanterns!" #735472

Barbara Waldoch level-classic September 11, 2007

Simple and elegant, Anna! #4775494

Angela Azzinnaro September 11, 2007

GREAT image & title Anna!!! I ALWAYS LOVE your dof choice & your colors!!!!! #4775515

Anna Diederich September 11, 2007

Thank you Nadya, Barbara, and Angela. #4775537

Su Sana E. P level-classic September 11, 2007

Beautiful composition with excellent clarity and colors, Anna!! #4775546

Stefania Barbier level-addict September 11, 2007

what a beauty Anna!!! great great colors and color-contrast, beautiful clarity, dof, and gorgeous comp!!! #4775549

Paul E. Earl September 11, 2007

What a wonderful image, Anna! Love the composition, colour and dof!! #4775654

Pat Gamwell September 11, 2007

Don't know what they are, but you captured them beautifully, Anna! Looks like little pumpkin lanterns! Wonderful shot! #4775662

Paul Michko September 11, 2007

Wonderful composition, Anna. #4775684

Donald K. Cherry level-classic September 11, 2007

Love the colors and vertical comp, Anna! #4775811

Aimee S. McMaster September 11, 2007

...hi Anna,what an awesome row of them ,they are the Chinese Lantern Plant or Strawberry Ground Cherry
Physalis alkekengi....I have them growing in my garden for the first time this year,lovely color and clarity...Aimee #4775831

Anna Diederich September 11, 2007

Thank you so much Susana, Stefanina, Paul, Pat, Paul, Don, and Aimee!

Thank you so much!! Now I can plant some of these when I move back to the U.S. I've always wondered what they were!! #4775924

Jennifer L. Alder September 11, 2007

How unique and beautiful, Anna
GREAT capture
:) #4776052

Vikram Jamwal September 11, 2007


The colors are superb, the composition so pleasing and the details excellent! Wonderfully done Anna!

Did you find out what they are? #4777870

Anna Diederich September 11, 2007

thank you Jennifer and Vikram!! #4778813

Sam Britt September 11, 2007

Great compositon, color & clarity, Anna. #4779168

Evy Johansen level-classic September 11, 2007

Beautiful clarity, colors and details, Anna!! Wonderful composition!! #4779914

Anna Diederich September 12, 2007

Thank you Sam and Evy!!

Vikram....yes! I Aimee told me that they are Chinese Lantern Plant... #4780740

Erica Murphy level-deluxe September 12, 2007

Anna, your comp, color and focus is just superb!!


Anna Diederich September 12, 2007

thanks Erica! #4782977

Chastity Abbott September 13, 2007

WOW!!!!!!! brilliant color contrasts, focus and capture!! I think we may see this one again! #4785863

Anna Diederich September 14, 2007

Thanks Chastity! #4788650

Melissa G. Meiselman September 14, 2007

Exquisite image with a brilliant well-defined little lanterns contrasting beautifully against the green background, Anna! #4790451

Anna Diederich September 15, 2007

Thanks Melissa! #4792865

Susan Fox September 19, 2007

Love the diagonal composition! Great detail shot :-) #4813400

Anna Diederich September 30, 2007

Thanks Susan! #4866178

Erica Murphy level-deluxe October 24, 2007

Congratulations Anna!!!

Erica #4974209

Renee Doyle level-classic October 24, 2007

Congratulations Anna!!!!

Meg Campbell-Back October 24, 2007

Anna congrats! what wonderful colours #4974538

Laurence Saliba level-classic October 24, 2007

Another beautiful finalist Anna!!! Congrats!!!!!!! #4974654

Jennifer L. Alder October 24, 2007

Terrific finalist, Anna!!! Congrats!
:) #4974885

Terry L. McKaig October 24, 2007

Congratulations Anna!!! I love the colors!! #4975250

Angela Azzinnaro October 24, 2007

CONGRATS Anna!!!!!!! :) #4975679

Su Sana E. P level-classic October 24, 2007

Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist, Anna!! #4975908

Anna Diederich October 24, 2007

Thank you so much Erica, Renee, Meg, Laurence, Jennifer, Terry, Angela, and Susana! #4976079

Barbara Waldoch level-classic October 25, 2007

WTG, Anna! #4977392

Anna Diederich October 25, 2007

Thanks Barbara! #4977580

Erin Appelbaum October 25, 2007

Another big congrats, Anna. Peter #4978242

Cheryl E. Molennor October 25, 2007

Congratulations! #4978366

Alison Krylowski October 25, 2007

Congratulations!! #4979177

Terry L. Ellis level-classic October 25, 2007

A charming and beautiful finalist, Anna! Congrats again! #4979846

Heidi Brand October 25, 2007

You could have just asked me Anna. They are Chinese Lanterns. You see them in the fall.

Congrats on being a finalist. #4980619

Sam Britt October 25, 2007

Congratulations on another terrific finalist, Anna! #4980637

Anna Diederich October 25, 2007

Thank you Peter, Cheryl, Alison, Terry, Heidi, and Sam! #4981257

Carol Teal October 25, 2007

I have no idea what they are, but I love the gorgeus red against the green BG! Congrats on your finalist! #4981380

Stefania Barbier level-addict October 25, 2007

beautiful Anna, congrats!!!!!!!! #4981602

Susan Fox October 25, 2007

Congratulations Anna! #4981983

Anna Diederich October 25, 2007

Thank you Carol, Stef, and Susan! #4982445

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-classic October 25, 2007

Big congratulations,Anna on yet another wonderful finalist!! #4983314

Anna Diederich October 28, 2007

Thank you Ujjwal! #4997124

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