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Sunny spring colour

Posted by
Curly (South Shields, United Kingdom) on 21 April 2011 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

Lots of signs of spring here in South Shields now, all of the thousands of bulbs (daffodils, crocus, and tulip) have flowered and gone, the trees are all in blossom now, and some have burst into flower.

I know next to nothing about plants, trees, and flowers, I just know that I love the colours of spring and summer.

I found this one in Cleadon Park, another of our five public parks and gardens in South Shields.

PENTAX K100D 1/90 second F/5.6 ISO 200 450 mm (35mm equiv.)

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PascalXLD from Rennes, France

Jolie fleur

Bonne journée

21 Apr 2011 5:39am

PATRICK from miramas, France


21 Apr 2011 5:56am

Sylvie49 capture image from Anjou - Maine et Loire, France

La corette est jolie, pleins de petits pompons jaunes !

21 Apr 2011 6:44am

marci from in, Morocco

ah, beautiful color and light - and the composition is wonderful with the diagonal!

21 Apr 2011 6:51am

Kenny from Eastsound, United States

Wonderfully composed, Curly.

21 Apr 2011 6:52am

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Beautiful flower and good background!

21 Apr 2011 7:09am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

Orange blossom-I think. lovely shot-so much part of Spring

21 Apr 2011 8:14am

Florence from Paris, France

Spring offers such a palette for photographers ! Really an enjoyable season. The association of colors here is really fine and perfect.

21 Apr 2011 8:29am

Roman from Thiersee, Austria

nice close up with a stunning background and a beautiful shine on the blossom.

21 Apr 2011 8:43am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

lovely colour palette

21 Apr 2011 9:07am

Melocoton from Salamanca, Spain

preciosa curly, very beautiful

21 Apr 2011 9:23am

P J W Miller from Chase Terrace, United Kingdom

Don't know what it is but it's very nice and positioned nicely in the frame

21 Apr 2011 9:25am

PRASHANT from Mumbai, India


21 Apr 2011 9:59am

ChriStineD. from Bilhères en Ossau, France

comme c'est beau ! bravo pour cette photo.

21 Apr 2011 10:03am

Siepi from Perk, Belgium

Beautiful close up. Very bright colours. A real 'spring' shot!

21 Apr 2011 10:32am

Judy aka L@dybug from Brooksville, Florida, United States

I like this singular blossom on its diagonal stem ... a lovely composition.

21 Apr 2011 11:10am

Monterey John from Hollister, CA, United States

How "un-Curly" is that!!! Nice macro.

21 Apr 2011 11:41am

Shaahin Bahremand from Tehran, Iran

wonderful flower . excellent

21 Apr 2011 12:06pm

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Lovely framing of the single blossom - and I like the diagonal line of the stem.

21 Apr 2011 12:25pm

Tomek from Poznań, Poland

Really spring colour. Very nicely framed and excellent DOV.

21 Apr 2011 12:40pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Spring is my favorite time of year. This is beautiful! I am looking forward to getting out this weekend and taking flower pictures if the weather holds up. The tulips are in bloom.

21 Apr 2011 1:08pm

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Nice spring time shot.

21 Apr 2011 1:34pm

Andy Wong from Hong Kong, China

Nice colors! Beautiful composition,

21 Apr 2011 2:36pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

A breath of fresh air and a cup of sunshine! Nicely captured Curly! ;-)

21 Apr 2011 2:38pm

Sam from Chennai, India

Beautiful flower and nice colours. Love the background :)

21 Apr 2011 4:00pm

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

It should be a wonderful walk where you walk and watch your flowers and your look ... Beautiful yellow flower ... like a chrysanthemum! A Hug, Adela

21 Apr 2011 4:15pm

The Mouse from Glasgow, United Kingdom

Lovely stuff, we're just starting here.

21 Apr 2011 4:35pm

Nilla´s photo shoots from Östergötland, Sweden

Hi friend!
It doesn´t matter, I´ve found it for you:) http://gardenerstips.co.uk/blog/flowers/growing-kerria/
Nice compo with diagonal scenery, perfect light .

21 Apr 2011 6:08pm

thami from Morocco

Une belle métaphore pour un éclatant soleil !

21 Apr 2011 7:00pm

Damien from Le Havre, France

Une jolie fleur, avec un beau jaune, couleur soleil !

21 Apr 2011 8:14pm

Oleg from Podolsk, Russian Federation

This is just a holiday of spring! I see a pair of lovers in complete harmony!

21 Apr 2011 8:41pm

Thierry Pouleur from anseremme, Belgium

belle prise,a bientot, je disparais jusqu'au 1 er mai

21 Apr 2011 9:26pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

lovely. marvelous selective focus

21 Apr 2011 10:49pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

I love this minimalistic composition with beautiful color. The shallow DoF works well here.

21 Apr 2011 10:52pm

✿ Anina ✿ from Auckland, New Zealand

This is stunning! I love the light and how the yellow stands out. Wonderful composition with the diagonal line of the branch

21 Apr 2011 11:00pm

J.R. from Ginowan, Japan

Pretty nice composition

22 Apr 2011 12:53am

Dokmateo from madird, Spain

Gorgeous shot! Well composed!

22 Apr 2011 12:58am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A beautiful sunburst!

22 Apr 2011 3:15am

AMH from Buenos Aires, Argentina

beautiful picture very delicate and full of life. a big kiss. Alejandra

22 Apr 2011 3:38am

Tinx from Kuressaare, Estonia

Beautiful indeed!

22 Apr 2011 11:00am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom


22 Apr 2011 8:38pm

Marilla from Turku, Finland

Gorgeous spring colours!

23 Apr 2011 3:38pm

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

Fantastic shot...beautifully capture...colorful,joyful,beautiful

24 Apr 2011 4:57am

MadScientist from Düsseldorf, Germany

Looks like Kerria japonica, very nice!

24 Apr 2011 11:48pm

Dutch from Neverwhere, United States

Exquisite, 5 stars!

24 Apr 2011 11:52pm

Rosana Tesone from Tres Arroyos, Argentina

gran imagen, tan simple, tan bella.

26 Apr 2011 7:23pm

Julie Brown from Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

Gorgeous color and background.

28 Apr 2011 1:35am

1/90 second
ISO 200
450 mm (35mm equiv.)