Login or Join Now

Upload your photos, chat, win prizes and much more

Username:
Password:
Remember Me

Can't Access your Account?

New to ePHOTOzine? Join ePHOTOzine for free!

A bit of sunshine

Join Now

Join ePHOTOzine, the friendliest photography community.

Upload photos, chat with photographers, win prizes and much more for free!

Add Comment

Good morning from another day of wet weather in Cape Town
I have been missing the sunshine and also my flower photography so have decided to give my wildlife a rest for a few days.
This flower image was captured in Helsinki a few weeks ago. Could someone ID it for me please.
Have a great Friday.........GrinGrinGrin

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D5100 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:40mm f/2.8 G
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:30 Jul 2013 - 11:04 AM
Focal Length:40mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/3.1
Aperture:f/3.2
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Auto
Title:A bit of sunshine
Username:ColleenA ColleenA
Uploaded:30 Aug 2013 - 6:48 AM
Tags:Flowers & plants
VS Mode Rating 99 (20% won)
These stats show the percentage of wins and the rating score that your photo has achieved. You can go to the VS Mode by clicking on this icon.

Signup to Plus

Become a plus member to see which photo this has won or lost against in the vs mode
Votes:65
Voters:CarolG · Hermanus · S_Psharma · Lillian · kuvailija · jovanovic · andylea · SUE118 · User_Removed · Bzox · gwynn56 · RobertTurley · ugly · Badgerfred · Philip_H · Nigeve1 · netta1234 · GeorgePlatis · NaturesHaven · Caziwinkles · DicksPics · digital_boi · morpheus1955 · richmowil · CaroleS · Nikonuser1 · jdinne · widtink · WhiteRose1 · SammyRatFan · Irishkate · mikbee · AnnJ · Stephen_B · AlexAppleby · Lynniesefforts · EMJAYCEE · TrevBatWCC · Tish1 · TyChee · graceland · ali63 · Niknut · Quoise · Silverzone · capto · Jenny-D · NDODS · anglingandyq · myrab · saltireblue · marshfam19 · pollisher · taggart · johnlw · Mike_Smith · 213hardy · Alan_Baseley · Holmewood · Potra · BIGRY1 · mommablue · Chinga · annettep38 · Glostopcat ·
Views:177
Unique Views:77

Comments

CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8184 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
30 Aug 2013 - 6:57 AM

Looks like a helenium, Colleen, and what a beautiful capture and presentation. Carol

Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
30 Aug 2013 - 7:04 AM

Good morning from a freezing Swellendam Colleen !! This flower has elements of a sunflower in it Smile A really lovely image and well needed today !!

S_Psharma
S_Psharma  2 India1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Aug 2013 - 7:09 AM

Great macro shot.

Lillian
Lillian Plus Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
30 Aug 2013 - 7:22 AM

A lovely bright and well cropped flower Colleen
sharp where it needs to be.
Lillian

kuvailija
kuvailija Plus Member 3kuvailija vcard Finland
30 Aug 2013 - 7:24 AM

Good morning Colleen !- I asked my wife about the flower,she is quite good in that, and she said it is " vuorenkilpi ", we have the same flowers growing in our yard. I tried to find the English word,but several dictionarys didnt know anything about it. Anyway a beautiful image with high Colleen standards. GrinGrinGrin ---- Jukka

andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Aug 2013 - 7:30 AM

wonderful comp colleen super colours and detail a beauty nice one Wink
andy

SUE118
SUE118 Plus Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Aug 2013 - 7:33 AM

It's a yellow flower, sorry in a silly mood trying to keep sane. Lovely bright and cheerful.SmileSmile

ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 2270 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
30 Aug 2013 - 7:36 AM

Thanks Jukka, very kind of you to go to all that trouble to ID itGrinGrinGrin

ugly
ugly Plus Member 7ugly vcard United Kingdom56 Constructive Critique Points
30 Aug 2013 - 7:55 AM

Grin Grin Grin Grin Grin Smile Smile Smile Smile Smile

Nigeve1
Nigeve1 Plus Member 21058 forum postsNigeve1 vcard United Kingdom101 Constructive Critique Points
30 Aug 2013 - 8:19 AM

Very effective use of DOF.
Nigel

netta1234
netta1234 Plus Member 3232 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Aug 2013 - 8:22 AM

Bright and beautiful with lovely detail ,bg and presentationSmile
NettaSmile

GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis Plus Member 2GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Aug 2013 - 8:29 AM

Beautiful image, Colleen!
George

Caziwinkles
30 Aug 2013 - 8:36 AM

A yellow beauty here Colleen - taken from a great lowdown angle too. Smile

Carol

DicksPics
DicksPics Plus Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
30 Aug 2013 - 8:39 AM

A beautiful frame filler, Colleen!

Richard

digital_boi
30 Aug 2013 - 8:45 AM

colour dof and detail very fine Colleen

Graham

richmowil
richmowil Plus Member 6305 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Aug 2013 - 8:59 AM

Nice frame filler Colleen. Suits the format!! Nice Image!! I like it a lot!!

CaroleS
CaroleS Plus Member 467 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
30 Aug 2013 - 9:19 AM

A real eye catcher Colleen!

Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 Plus Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
30 Aug 2013 - 9:28 AM

A excellent frame filled image ColleenSmile


Cliff

jdinne
jdinne  11 England
30 Aug 2013 - 9:30 AM

Frame filling beauty here Colleen.

John

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51258 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England142 Constructive Critique Points
30 Aug 2013 - 10:21 AM

Possibly a Black Eyed Susan (google seems to show vuorenkilpi as a bergenia). A sunny disposition whichever GrinGrin

Dave

Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom79 Constructive Critique Points
30 Aug 2013 - 11:24 AM

"But several dictionarys don't know anything about it" - isn't that charming and so lovely that
Jukka went to all that trouble to try to ID it in English.
Lovely image Colleen - we all love our sunshine yellows.
KateGrinGrinGrin

mikbee
mikbee Plus Member 8mikbee vcard Scotland8 Constructive Critique Points
30 Aug 2013 - 12:23 PM

A fine mellow yellow Colleen.
A pleasing frame filler.
Good shot.
Mick.

Stephen_B
Stephen_B Plus Member 9Stephen_B vcard United Kingdom
30 Aug 2013 - 1:05 PM

Its a great macro Colleen.

Steve

AlexAppleby
30 Aug 2013 - 1:31 PM

Lovely shot.

EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE Plus Member 6EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
30 Aug 2013 - 1:33 PM

This image says "good morning sunshine" Smile
Joan.

Lynniesefforts
Lynniesefforts Plus Member 3Lynniesefforts vcard Australia
30 Aug 2013 - 1:35 PM


Quote: a beautiful image with high Colleen standards. GrinGrinGrin ---- Jukka

I second Jukka...just wonderful Colleen GrinGrin

Lynette GrinGrin

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC Plus Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
30 Aug 2013 - 2:11 PM

Well, I know nowt about flowers, but can confirm it's a yellow one! Grin And it's been beautifully captured and presented here, Colleen Smile
Trev Smile

Tish1
Tish1 Plus Member 2Tish1 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Aug 2013 - 2:15 PM

Beautiful vibrant colour Colleen; it's cooling don in the UK so should be heating up in South Africa


Tish

TyChee
TyChee Plus Member 10254 forum postsTyChee vcard United States1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Aug 2013 - 3:03 PM

Wonderful color.
Ty

ali63
ali63 Plus Member 3658 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Aug 2013 - 3:24 PM

A beautiful sunny image, bright warm sunshine here this afternoon Smile I hope it lasts a bit longer,

Ali

capto
capto Plus Member 32180 forum postscapto vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
30 Aug 2013 - 4:21 PM

A lovely cheerful flower.Smile

ivor

Jenny-D
Jenny-D Plus Member 5Jenny-D vcard United Kingdom
30 Aug 2013 - 4:55 PM

Lovely image Colleen.

Jenny Smile

NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 43897 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom108 Constructive Critique Points
30 Aug 2013 - 6:27 PM

There is a beautifully softness to this floral composition which makes me go all wobbly like.....

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

anglingandyq
anglingandyq Plus Member 2anglingandyq vcard England
30 Aug 2013 - 6:31 PM

What eber it is itisas beauty and very well captured and presented Colleen

kathrynlouise
kathrynlouise Plus Member 3421 forum postskathrynlouise vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Aug 2013 - 6:56 PM

A beautiful macro Colleen. Gorgeous colour love how you've presented it GrinGrinGrin

Kathryn

johnlw
johnlw  8 United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
30 Aug 2013 - 8:50 PM

Great colour saturation and lovely DOF and point of view a lovely image.
Regards John.

Mike_Smith
Mike_Smith Plus Member 7222 forum postsMike_Smith vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Aug 2013 - 9:16 PM

Dont know the type of flower, but its a stunning colour Colleen

Holmewood
Holmewood Plus Member 2Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
30 Aug 2013 - 11:40 PM

Lovely shot Colleen. Cathy

BIGRY1
BIGRY1 Plus Member 3BIGRY1 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
31 Aug 2013 - 4:24 AM

I haven't a clue what it is but those colours are very eye catching. A lovely flower picGrin
Ryan

Chinga
Chinga Plus Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
2 Sep 2013 - 5:43 AM

So elegant! Grin
Lovely image... IB

- Original Poster Comments
- Your Posts

Add a Comment

You must be a member to leave a comment

Username:
Password:
Remember me:
Un-tick this box if you want to login each time you visit.