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Hosta 1

Hostas are now showing their autumnal colors. Part 1 of an irregular series.


Sending a huge thank you to HelenLinda for her User Award presented to "Two Moons."

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D800 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Tamron SP AF 180mm f/3.5 Di Model (B01) Check out Totally Tamron!
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:4 Oct 2013 - 2:00 AM
Focal Length:180mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/3.6
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/1000sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:1000
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:Hosta 1
Username:taggart taggart
Uploaded:7 Nov 2013 - 3:10 PM
Tags:Autumn colors, Close-up / macro, Flowers & plants, General, Hosta, Specialist / abstract, Wildlife / nature
Votes:66

Comments

JohnChambersPhotography

Very good detail and that splash of colour is just what's needed today. Good POV well presented

mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7391 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom957 Constructive Critique Points
7 Nov 2013 - 3:18 PM

They make amazing abstracts. I like the way you have gone in close, I think I might have cropped off a bit at the bottom - the detail bottom right and dark triangle of background on the left drag the eye away from the lines.
Moira

mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
7 Nov 2013 - 3:19 PM

Fills the frame well Jenn.
Good colours.
Good shot.
Mick.

Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
7 Nov 2013 - 3:27 PM

Beautiful Jenn,
Fred.

Mollycat
Mollycat e2 Member Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
7 Nov 2013 - 3:33 PM

Beautiful colours and lines. Peter.

achieverswales

Stunning abstract Jenn and I live the colour.

Regards

Trev.

barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
7 Nov 2013 - 3:59 PM

love it as is .....

annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
7 Nov 2013 - 4:06 PM

it is a wonderful frame filler, gorgeous colours.. But my first thought was like Moira's did you try with the slice in the bottom?
apart from that it is perfect.

ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2155 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
7 Nov 2013 - 4:08 PM

Wonderful colours and lines...well captured Jenn

psu68
psu68  1 United States2 Constructive Critique Points
7 Nov 2013 - 4:18 PM

This is the perfect definition of a photographic abstract----

Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
7 Nov 2013 - 4:23 PM

Excellent close-up. Love the colours.

morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 7morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
7 Nov 2013 - 4:25 PM

Wonderful image, fabulous colours and excellent detail

Hugh

AnneWorner
AnneWorner e2 Member 6602 forum postsAnneWorner vcard United States41 Constructive Critique Points
7 Nov 2013 - 4:27 PM

Hostas are wonderful plants this time of year - their color and texture of the leaves are exceptional as in this image.
I lean with Moira about the dark area bottom left.

Anne

fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
7 Nov 2013 - 4:31 PM

Well composed with great detail and vibrant colours.

Albert

AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4183 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
7 Nov 2013 - 4:49 PM

Hostas are even more beautiful in the autumn - you've captured some wonderful autumnal colour Jenn. Love the pattern of the ribbed leaves too.

Chant57
Chant57 e2 Member 8371 forum postsChant57 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
7 Nov 2013 - 4:57 PM

Fully agree with Moiras comment re a little cropping from the bottom.
Beautiful patter, colour and texture.

helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
7 Nov 2013 - 5:03 PM

Looks like this has been painted in oils - beautiful thick oils at that SmileSmile
Excellent abstract Jenn SmileSmile
Helen

NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 32816 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom98 Constructive Critique Points
7 Nov 2013 - 5:17 PM

The depth of colour and the wonderful texture makes for an incredibly beautiful abstract Jenn

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

RysiekJan
RysiekJan e2 Member 8146 forum postsRysiekJan vcard United Kingdom
7 Nov 2013 - 6:45 PM

Lovely close in image of colours and textures.

Richard

Philip_H
Philip_H  2 United Kingdom
7 Nov 2013 - 7:20 PM

Great natural abstract with lovely colours, Jenn.

P.

MalcolmS
MalcolmS e2 Member 81061 forum postsMalcolmS vcard England13 Constructive Critique Points
7 Nov 2013 - 7:20 PM

A great use of limited colours Jenn

Malcolm

pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8748 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1575 Constructive Critique Points
7 Nov 2013 - 7:54 PM

In-your-face autumnal colours, beautiful curves and a real frame-filler.

marktc
marktc e2 Member 342 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
7 Nov 2013 - 8:06 PM

Different and interesting... Great texture and colour Jenn.

handlerstudio
handlerstudio e2 Member 2handlerstudio vcard United States5 Constructive Critique Points
7 Nov 2013 - 8:10 PM

My hostas look just like that, too, Jenn, except that you saw to make a photo just like this. Crackling great shot.

Peter

jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1080 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
7 Nov 2013 - 8:19 PM

My hostas do not look like this at the moment, lol. SO great with the graded toens and pattern

Peter

vickyf
vickyf e2 Member 8vickyf vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
7 Nov 2013 - 8:30 PM

Great abstract. I like the dark triangle on the left but find the curled tip on the right a little distracting as it's the only part of the image blurred. Fabulous series - look forward to seeing some more images.

Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 3Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
7 Nov 2013 - 9:45 PM


Quote: Stunning abstract Jenn and I live the colour.

Regards

Trev.

I assume Trevor meant 'love' but there again - I too love yellow
and once made an Audio Visual called 'Yellow' which had images that were predominately tha tcolour!
The thumnail has intriqued me every time I opened up My Connections.
I knew I'd love it !
KateGrinGrinGrinGrin

EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
7 Nov 2013 - 10:04 PM

Hosta abstract and so perfect.
Joan.

richmowil
richmowil e2 Member 5240 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
7 Nov 2013 - 10:33 PM

Wonderful detail and colour in this fine image!!

viscostatic
7 Nov 2013 - 10:42 PM

Really beautiful colours Jenn.

Phil.

Potra
Potra e2 Member 1Potra vcard Venezuela
8 Nov 2013 - 2:39 AM

Great macro work, you know I love this stuff!!!!!!!
M

nonur
nonur e2 Member 5nonur vcard Turkey8 Constructive Critique Points
8 Nov 2013 - 3:15 PM

Different framing and it works well, lovely colors and lines, Jenn.

GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis e2 Member 1GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Nov 2013 - 4:20 PM

Beautiful and interesting abstract, Jenn!
George

gajewski
gajewski e2 Member 9gajewski vcard United States9 Constructive Critique Points
9 Nov 2013 - 12:17 AM

A beautiful frame-filler, Jennnnn.
-\=Walter

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8231 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
15 Nov 2013 - 11:19 PM

I'm not surprised this marvellous macro has received a whole hosta votesSmile

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