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Streets Sep 26, 2014 11:09 AM

Flame Acanthus
 
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This Texas native bush blooms profusely from early Summer until November. The flowers are about 40mm in length and attract all nectar lovers. I used my Minolta 50mm Macro and Sony A57 for this shot.

Ozzie_Traveller Sep 26, 2014 5:07 PM

G'day mate

I very much like the vibrant colours of this image - it looks similar to one of our Aussie flowers, the Kangaroo Paw, which comes in any of 1/2-dozen colours too

I like the sharpness, DoF, and the exposure separation between the flower & its background ... well done :)

Phil

blkms Sep 26, 2014 7:25 PM

I'll second what Phil said, it does remind me of the Kangaroo Paw.

Mike

1/8000 Sep 26, 2014 7:30 PM

Nice.

Streets Sep 27, 2014 10:37 AM

My thanks to my two mates down under and my fellow Texan.

WCKSer Oct 13, 2014 12:44 PM

Beautiful blossoms!


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