Withered Beauty

by davidstorm

Osteospermum Head, once vibrant and beautiful, now ageing with grace.

SMC Takumar 135mm f3.5, Tubes.
Uploaded01/10/2011 - 20:56
CategoryWildlife / Nature
Shutter Speed1/320
ApertureN/A
LensN/A
ISO800
Focal Length135mm
Views/Likes58/0

analogue
Posted 01/10/2011 - 23:19 Link
I like the simple and effective compo and the good use of DOF.
Tones and detail are also very pleasing.
Well done!
Opethian
Posted 02/10/2011 - 01:24 Link
Excellent framing. Superb photo. Captures the sadness (imho) of what we all will eventually go through. Thanks for sharing.
bwlchmawr
Posted 02/10/2011 - 07:02 Link
Terrific shot, David. I find this stage as beautiful as full flowering, in its own way.
Best wishes,

Andrew

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senn
Posted 02/10/2011 - 07:50 Link
well done, David, .. effective use of light, .. and the pic is noise free despite 800 ISO
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sandinista
Posted 02/10/2011 - 08:50 Link
Excellent David, very beautifully presented image
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GIULIO57
Posted 02/10/2011 - 09:58 Link
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autumnlight
Posted 02/10/2011 - 12:36 Link
Lovely shot, i think the dying flowers have lots to offer a photographer.
puma
Posted 02/10/2011 - 20:01 Link
Very nice!! Great composition,and a Very creative idea
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davidstorm
Posted 02/10/2011 - 20:13 Link
Thanks to all my friends on the PU Gallery for the great comments on this pic. I'm not a very good judge of what you will like and I'm always surprised when a picture attracts a lot of comment as this one has.

Regards
David
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szgabor
Posted 02/10/2011 - 20:18 Link
I like its simplicity and the wonderful lights. This is a well taken shot, David.
Regards,
Gábor
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Edited by szgabor: 02/10/2011 - 20:19
davidstorm
Posted 02/10/2011 - 23:56 Link
Thanks Gabor, I appreciate your kind comments.

Regards
David
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