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Pink mushroom cloud

Posted by
Curly (South Shields, United Kingdom) on 4 June 2010 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

Flower found in the North Marine Park, South Shields.

Held up against a dark background, photographed and cropped, no further post processing!

KONICA MINOLTA DiMAGE Z3 1/320 second F/4.0 ISO 100 62 mm (35mm equiv.)

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MK from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

This is exceptional, i like

4 Jun 2010 5:16am

PascalXLD from Rennes, France

Une très jolie fleur

Bonne journée

4 Jun 2010 5:34am

Chris Pereira from San Jose, CA, United States

fantastic colors!

4 Jun 2010 5:39am

Cruz from exurbia, United States

It looks like a candy flower...great color

4 Jun 2010 6:40am

Jacques from Nantes, France

Very nice. I like this background with the flower rose color.

4 Jun 2010 6:43am

Albert Manso from barcelona, Spain

Beautiful capture!

4 Jun 2010 6:45am

Florence from Paris, France

It's a pure wonder ! Exquisite flower AND photograph.

4 Jun 2010 7:27am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Simple and effective !

4 Jun 2010 8:08am

PRASHANT from Mumbai, India


4 Jun 2010 8:39am

Sylvie49 capture image from Vallée de la Loire, France

Simple and beautiful.

4 Jun 2010 8:56am

❀ Yvonne Simons ❀ from Tilburg, Netherlands

A beautiful flower, nice colors!

4 Jun 2010 9:12am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

Excellent view point Curly

4 Jun 2010 9:38am

Skyriani from Nelson, New Zealand

really enjoying your recent birds and flowers! The versatility is inspiring.

4 Jun 2010 9:38am

@Skyriani: Well, you have to mix it up from time to time!

Sonia Nansid from Stockholm, Sweden

A subtle and delicate image!

4 Jun 2010 10:20am

Zora Zoé - sichtbar fotogrativ from Berlin, Germany


4 Jun 2010 10:48am

Anthony Morgan Lambert from Bielefeld(old west wales boy), Germany

"No further processing" ?? Everything alright with you Curly mate !! :-) Just kidding,a nice macro with good DOF:

4 Jun 2010 11:09am

@Anthony Morgan Lambert: Yeah, some shots just look right straight out of the box! You will notice that this was taken on my little Konica Minolta in almost point and shoot mode.

Charles B. from Mably, France

Belle prise de vue d'un végétal méconnu...

4 Jun 2010 11:27am

POBSB from Tilburg, Netherlands

good shot, I like the composition

4 Jun 2010 11:35am

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

A nice step outside the box Curly! Well done! ;-)

4 Jun 2010 11:45am

@Eric Cousineau: Different camera Eric too.

Amanda from Jersey City, United States

This looks so good I could eat it! :)

4 Jun 2010 1:00pm

Shahryar from Isfahan, Iran

great shot ,well done :)

4 Jun 2010 1:09pm

Steve from Atlanta, United States


4 Jun 2010 3:40pm

Larry Elkins from Bisbee, United States


4 Jun 2010 3:41pm

Chris from South Jersey, United States

stunning colors - really nice shot....

4 Jun 2010 5:24pm

Photome from Uden, Netherlands

Lovely shot!!

4 Jun 2010 5:30pm

k@ from Paris, France

Curly, this is just FAB !

4 Jun 2010 5:52pm

Viewfinder from Bradenton, FL, United States

Wonderful photo Curly. Great detail and use of DOF to great advantage.

4 Jun 2010 6:12pm

Thea from Leeuwarden, Netherlands

Simple,but with stunning colors that make this a beauty!

4 Jun 2010 6:44pm

mirela from brighton, United States

Oh, this is just amazing! I picture it framed on the wall, superb!

4 Jun 2010 9:06pm

flyingwind风飞扬 from Bridgetown, Barbados

Wonderful macro! Very sharp!

4 Jun 2010 9:23pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Quite a natural beauty in the flower's design and color. Great capture!

4 Jun 2010 10:21pm

Bettina from Los Angeles, United States

Haha. Excellent. At least it's not as lethal. Just pink.

4 Jun 2010 10:31pm

Fred from Manila, Philippines

Beautiful. Photos like this deserve no more human touch. Good job with the set up!

4 Jun 2010 10:44pm

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

No need to process ! Beautiful as it is !

5 Jun 2010 12:11am

prarthana from singapore, Singapore

thanks for visiting my picture. this is an excellent picture.

5 Jun 2010 12:23am

Paul from summerside, Canada

Nice one Curly

5 Jun 2010 1:09am

Julie Brown from Indianapolis, United States

Good title for this one. Nice texture and color.

5 Jun 2010 2:52am

CherishedKeepsakePhotography from Chapmanville, United States

beautiful presentation of this flower..love the color

5 Jun 2010 3:07am

Majo from Mumbai, India

beautiful flower.nice closeup

5 Jun 2010 4:50am

Magda from Vancouver, Canada

how pretty! nice POV and colour

5 Jun 2010 5:22am

Marianne from Toulouse, France

Une très belle macro !

5 Jun 2010 5:37pm

Nur Hisyam from Singapore, Singapore

Magnificient, a radiant flower amidst a dirty world.

6 Jun 2010 3:17pm

pixator from Kerman, Iran

Very beautiful !

6 Jun 2010 7:43pm

Aritza from Basque Country is not, Spain

nice capture! Perfect setting and color. congratulations!

6 Jun 2010 11:36pm

LoulouPix from New York, United States

So delicate and beautiful. Nice pic curly

7 Jun 2010 1:55am

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

A very lovely capture...wonderful color and light

7 Jun 2010 3:56pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

This is gorgeous!

7 Jun 2010 4:40pm

Pascale from Nevers, France

Great colors and details! il like a lot

8 Jun 2010 5:40pm

Lori from Michigan, United States

really gorgeous.

9 Jun 2010 10:13pm

Hilde Morin from Portland, Oregon, United States

Nice & simple!

15 Jun 2010 4:41pm

Rupesh from India


11 Sep 2011 1:16pm

1/320 second
ISO 100
62 mm (35mm equiv.)