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This enchating little pelargonium is called Bali Sunrise and I hope it brings a little sunshine to all of you who are suffering with rain, rain and more rain throughout this appalling summer. We are lucky here in Crete, having had no rain for over four months now, but the garden is beginning to suffer, and would welcome a day or so of rain to freshen everything up.

Camera:Olympus FE-210
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:pelargonium 'bali sunrise'
Username:CarolG CarolG
Uploaded:22 Aug 2008 - 6:39 AM
Tags:Close-up, Close-up / macro, Flower, Flowers & plants, Garden, General, Geranium, Pelargonium, Plant
Votes:71

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sunshot
sunshot  9 United Kingdom
22 Aug 2008 - 6:47 AM

this is a blast of sunshine Carol, beautiful just beautiful

marc

VIKI
VIKI  8 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Aug 2008 - 7:00 AM

Gorgeous Carol.

JudeC
JudeC  7 England3 Constructive Critique Points
22 Aug 2008 - 7:21 AM

This is lovely Carol - a beauty - Jude.

BERTRAM
BERTRAM  6 United Kingdom
22 Aug 2008 - 7:44 AM

What a super image.
Dave

cjl47
cjl47  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
22 Aug 2008 - 7:46 AM

"would welcome a day or so of rain to freshen everything up."
You can have some of ours with pleasure. Wettest August on record.
A lovely flower, excellent close up to. Didnt realise you were in Crete, lucky you.
chris

viscostatic
22 Aug 2008 - 8:00 AM

I like the play of sunshine on those beautiful petals.

Phil.

MandsH
MandsH  7 England
22 Aug 2008 - 8:16 AM

Such a beautiful flower, like the lighting on this
mandy

lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 761 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
22 Aug 2008 - 8:19 AM

Excellent shot

Crashingocean
22 Aug 2008 - 8:23 AM

Wonerful light and colour. Lovely shot.

RuthyJ
RuthyJ  8 England
22 Aug 2008 - 8:28 AM

This is a little beauty Carol. Fantastic light, I will keep my eyes open for one of these.
Ruth.

Shroomer
Shroomer  7 England167 Constructive Critique Points
22 Aug 2008 - 8:55 AM

Very delicate and like the framing Carol
Richard

goso
goso e2 Member 8goso vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Aug 2008 - 8:56 AM

Lovely light and great pic Carol.....Bill

Sylviwhalley
Sylviwhalley e2 Member 798 forum postsSylviwhalley vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
22 Aug 2008 - 9:04 AM

Lovely colours and light, Love the presentation.
Sylvia

whiteswan01
22 Aug 2008 - 9:14 AM

beautiful love the lighting
Dawn

MickyMc
MickyMc  7 United Kingdom
22 Aug 2008 - 9:40 AM

Absolutely lovely I can not image the sun hot on my face this year, I am missing our yearly hol in Greece.
Mavis

Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
22 Aug 2008 - 9:47 AM

Beautiful image Carol,
Fred.

roverrat
roverrat e2 Member 6roverrat vcard Germany5 Constructive Critique Points
22 Aug 2008 - 10:22 AM

The light is superb Carol, fantastic capture.
Alex

fatherpie
fatherpie  6 England12 Constructive Critique Points
22 Aug 2008 - 11:21 AM

I could send you some rain clothes full of it! Been on holiday for two weeks and been washed out 12 out of 14 days so far!
Regards
Dave

Cormy
Cormy  7 England
22 Aug 2008 - 11:33 AM

Beautifully lit Carol and the detail is awesome.
Cheers
Alan

GalleryGirl
22 Aug 2008 - 12:36 PM

Super capture and what a lovely exotic name.
Marilyn x

Scaramanga
22 Aug 2008 - 1:05 PM

Wonderful colours and details. Great light on the stem.

Stace
Stace e2 Member 6Stace vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
22 Aug 2008 - 1:30 PM

Lovely bright and cheerful image here Carol
Stace

halena2
halena2  7 United Kingdom
22 Aug 2008 - 1:50 PM

A beautiful flower,and very well presented.
Terry

taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
22 Aug 2008 - 1:59 PM

Looks just like a wonderful sunrise!

delightful!

jennnnn

ChristineD
ChristineD e2 Member 8ChristineD vcard England
22 Aug 2008 - 2:24 PM

Great capture and light.
Christine

ChristineL
22 Aug 2008 - 2:28 PM

what a beautiful flower and very pretty light,
Chris.

pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8799 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1613 Constructive Critique Points
22 Aug 2008 - 2:42 PM

An exciting and vibrant bloom, it has a lot of "energy".

pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8283 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
22 Aug 2008 - 3:06 PM

lovely presentation looks a really nice flower

Silverzone
22 Aug 2008 - 3:06 PM

Excellent shot, love the colour. Sylvia

dianah
dianah  824474 forum posts United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
22 Aug 2008 - 3:06 PM

Fabulous Carol and I love the way the sun is just catching the petals.
Di

exposure
exposure e2 Member 101562 forum postsexposure vcard England
22 Aug 2008 - 3:13 PM

Beautiful Carol lovely light and tones and a beautiful composition.
Pauline.

Bob_V
Bob_V  7 United States2 Constructive Critique Points
22 Aug 2008 - 3:14 PM

Such lovely light and color in this beauty Carol, such great work.
Bob

Rock
Rock e2 Member 12Rock vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
22 Aug 2008 - 3:33 PM

A very pleasant capture.

Rock

mialewis
mialewis  6 United Kingdom
22 Aug 2008 - 4:43 PM

You can have some rain from Dorset!!! Lovely capture, colours & lighting.
Mia

betts
betts  6 England
22 Aug 2008 - 5:28 PM

Beautiful shot, lovely colours.
betts

RachelMB
RachelMB  842 forum posts England10 Constructive Critique Points
22 Aug 2008 - 6:02 PM

Lovely lighting and colours. Very beautiful shot. Smile

dawnmichelle
dawnmichelle e2 Member 7dawnmichelle vcard United States
22 Aug 2008 - 6:15 PM

fantastic in everyway.... congrats on the award too Smile

nickyv32
nickyv32 e2 Member 7135 forum postsnickyv32 vcard England
22 Aug 2008 - 6:36 PM

Beautiful firework flower, super shot.

Nicky

ringyneck
ringyneck  7308 forum posts United Kingdom18 Constructive Critique Points
22 Aug 2008 - 7:04 PM

Like the light through the petals.

keith

greatdog
greatdog  6 England
22 Aug 2008 - 7:10 PM

Great shot,love the light on this one,today the sun shone and it was quite warm!!Going for a nice country walk tommorow,Dane

bayleaf
bayleaf  7 United Kingdom
22 Aug 2008 - 8:13 PM

Wow.

Delightful Carol.

John.

chilternsdavid
22 Aug 2008 - 8:50 PM

There was me thinking it an Allium,Unusual and as always very well presented,David

Hebe
Hebe  7 United Kingdom
22 Aug 2008 - 9:40 PM

An unusual but beautiful flower captured brillilantly.

casson
casson  8 United Kingdom
22 Aug 2008 - 9:42 PM

Simply superb
john

derekv
derekv  7 England
22 Aug 2008 - 10:34 PM

Gorgeous detail, beautiful colour, and fantastic presentation, Carol. Love it !
Derek

IFIMAGE
IFIMAGE  6143 forum posts Wales
24 Aug 2008 - 2:56 PM

WoW!
Ian..

gillykins
gillykins  6 England1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Aug 2008 - 9:40 PM

Like this very much!
Gill

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8235 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
25 Aug 2008 - 12:26 PM

A gorgeous image Carol, you are more than welcome to have some of our rain! lol

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