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Orange Blossoms

This tree will make oranges about the size of ping pong balls--- inedible.
They are often used in potpourris and wreath decorations.

They may also be grown as living fences--- note the huge thorns!

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D300 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:AF-S VR Micro-NIKKOR 105mm f/2.8G IF-ED Check out Nikon Nation!
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:13 Apr 2012 - 5:29 PM
Focal Length:105mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/3.2
Aperture:f/13.0
Shutter Speed:1/250sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:320
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
Title:Orange Blossoms
Username:taggart taggart
Uploaded:14 Apr 2012 - 2:17 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Flowers & plants, General, Wildlife / nature
Votes:69

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lesliea
lesliea e2 Member 5lesliea vcard Australia
14 Apr 2012 - 2:26 AM

Beautiful image great light well captured.
Allen, Smile

gary_d
gary_d e2 Member 7576 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales13 Constructive Critique Points
14 Apr 2012 - 2:34 AM

Pin sharp in just the right place, well done again Jenn. - gary

mikesavage
mikesavage e2 Member 12260 forum postsmikesavage vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
14 Apr 2012 - 3:00 AM

Nicely defocussed background too. Click!

gajewski
gajewski e2 Member 10gajewski vcard United States9 Constructive Critique Points
14 Apr 2012 - 3:05 AM

Beautiful image -- and interesting info. I never heard of this plant.
-=\Walter

RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 5143 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
14 Apr 2012 - 3:41 AM

Beautiful floral image, Jenn.
Ronnie.

Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
14 Apr 2012 - 3:58 AM

Super detailed image Jenn. They probably smell awesome, especially if they use them for potpourris...........Sandy

EAS
EAS e2 Member 5EAS vcard Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
14 Apr 2012 - 4:47 AM

Beautiful! My daughter grew an Orange tree from a seed, must have been around 30 years ago! We couldn't believe the thorns as it had never occurred to us Orange trees had thorns.

Ann

helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7338 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
14 Apr 2012 - 7:02 AM

Well composed shot Jenn with both thorns standing out so well
Splendid detail
Helen

LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
14 Apr 2012 - 7:07 AM

Fantastic detail in this lovely macro shot.

pascalg
pascalg e2 Member 737 forum postspascalg vcard France
14 Apr 2012 - 7:28 AM

tack sharp!
superb

reflectionsinlight
reflectionsinlight e2 Member 2reflectionsinlight vcard England
14 Apr 2012 - 7:48 AM

nice sharp detail soft pastel colours.................sorry colors

andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Apr 2012 - 7:52 AM

brilliant colour and light jenn fantastic detail those thorns loook a bit sharp a cracker nice one Wink
andy

mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8530 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1094 Constructive Critique Points
14 Apr 2012 - 8:26 AM

Stunning. Natural, slightly anarchic beauty.
Moira

Mynett
Mynett e2 Member 6142 forum postsMynett vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
14 Apr 2012 - 8:33 AM

beauty but with a sting in the tail - thorns looking so out of place against the lovely blossom

linda

annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3188 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
14 Apr 2012 - 8:43 AM

very nice. I never guessed they were a filigree type. Well than it has been so many years since I saw one.

CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 441 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
14 Apr 2012 - 8:43 AM

Those thorns look sooo sharp - Carole

SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 64840 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
14 Apr 2012 - 9:05 AM

How pretty these petals are.
I'll be lucky to keep any petals on my tree - the pigeons and other birds seem to like eating them. Smile
Chris

NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43684 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom107 Constructive Critique Points
14 Apr 2012 - 9:15 AM

A very detailed composition, lovely lighting, wonderfully captured for all to admire.

TRegards Nathan

saeidNL
saeidNL e2 Member 5saeidNL vcard Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
14 Apr 2012 - 9:22 AM

Beautiful and lovely image indeed,very well taken too,
Saeid

JohnChambersPhotography

Very well captured with stunning detail,

John

barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
14 Apr 2012 - 10:11 AM

Must admit the first things I saw were the thorns
I have never put thorns and oranges together before

FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend e2 Member 733 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England217 Constructive Critique Points
14 Apr 2012 - 11:43 AM

A beautiful flower Jenn complimented by that lovely BG,
Geoff.

Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 431 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom76 Constructive Critique Points
14 Apr 2012 - 12:30 PM

Interesting and beautiful.front petal nicely foccused.Top notch as usual.
KateGrin

Joline
Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States52 Constructive Critique Points
14 Apr 2012 - 12:42 PM

Is the odor as heavenly as the flower appears?
Love that diagonal composition, and the juxtaposition of the sharp and soft.

Philip_H
Philip_H e2 Member 2Philip_H vcard United Kingdom
14 Apr 2012 - 12:59 PM

Really beautiful! Lovely composition and light with a very pleasing and complementary two-tone b/g.

P.

Herge88
Herge88 e2 Member 740 forum postsHerge88 vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
14 Apr 2012 - 1:09 PM

Excellent composition, great dof and clarity another winner Jenn.

Best Matt

ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
14 Apr 2012 - 1:35 PM

But the flowers are gorgeous, aren't they?? Must smell wonderful too.

Fantastic detail in the flower's centre, Jennnn, and I love the smooth background too Smile

Andrew

Leilani
Leilani  1029 forum posts England3 Constructive Critique Points
14 Apr 2012 - 2:26 PM

Love the clarity and colours of this image, fabulous! Smile

saltireblue
saltireblue Site Moderator 44302 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway26 Constructive Critique Points
14 Apr 2012 - 3:04 PM

Those thorns look lethal, Jenn. Does make you wonder about Nature - why it produces a tree that has inedible fruit?

Malc

jujupops
jujupops e2 Member 4jujupops vcard England
14 Apr 2012 - 3:37 PM

What a beautiful image Jenn, love the centre of the flower
Julie

Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
14 Apr 2012 - 3:53 PM

You forgot to mention it will also make ''splendid'' wall photographs too Jennn
especially as good as this one is
Lillian

BarbaraR
BarbaraR e2 Member 8BarbaraR vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Apr 2012 - 4:12 PM

Love the delicacy of the flower alongside the
harsh thorns.
Very lovely. Great b/g to this too.

B.

pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8319 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
14 Apr 2012 - 5:13 PM

beautifully taken picture with great clarity

Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 8Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
14 Apr 2012 - 6:08 PM

Beautiful image Jennn.
Ron

AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 5192 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Apr 2012 - 6:28 PM

Beautiful composition and focus. Just lovely (apart from those dangerous thorns!)!
Ann

LexEquine
LexEquine e2 Member 8LexEquine vcard United States19 Constructive Critique Points
14 Apr 2012 - 8:05 PM

'Fine Details, DOF, Color, tones, & Compo {A++++},' Jenn, on this Lovely Macro Take!'~~

Ciao~ Peter

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8247 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
14 Apr 2012 - 8:41 PM

Love the pure white of this beautiful blossom and way that you've caught the light on it

goso
goso e2 Member 8goso vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Apr 2012 - 8:55 PM

Fine detail Jennn ...Bill

Ridgeway
Ridgeway  8222 forum posts Ireland2 Constructive Critique Points
24 Apr 2012 - 5:37 PM

Beautiful shot pin sharp.

Aidan,,

brownsilent
brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
25 Apr 2012 - 10:42 AM

Never seen one, thank you Jenn!
Super shot again,
Johanna

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