Aconite

By taggart  
Aconite

aka Wolfsbane due to its poisonous attributes, and Monkshood due to its hooded shape

blooming now in my garden--- but not for long it seems

We have spent the day with guests--tomorrow looks the same, I am hoping to be able to comment, etc come Monday---

A huge THANK YOU is due to Joline--- for her UA for the Fungus Abstract

Tags: Photo journalism General Specialist and abstract Flowers and plants Close-up and macro Aconite Monkshood Wildlife and nature Portraits and people

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Comments


ali63 Plus
5 775 1 United Kingdom
2 Nov 2013 9:43PM
Great image,

Ali

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Mollycat Plus
4 11 2 United Kingdom
2 Nov 2013 9:48PM
Gorgeous colour. Peter.
2 Nov 2013 9:54PM
Excellent capture with great details and beautiful background M
George
tomcat 12 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
2 Nov 2013 9:55PM
Hi Jenn

Tuned into your country at the moment
Watching the Breeder's Cup from Santa AnitaSmile

Re the upload - a flower/plant we are familiar with here too

Adrian
mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1793 United Kingdom
2 Nov 2013 9:56PM
It has a sinister solemnity. It knows its power. This is superb.
Moira
Irishkate Plus
7 41 111 United Kingdom
2 Nov 2013 10:00PM
A welcome visitor in these darker days.
Stunning colour and lovley soft background.
I'll overlook it's sinister side!
KateGrinGrinGrin
2 Nov 2013 11:24PM
Great detail, superb colour and lovely b/g.
Effrossini
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 13 Canada
2 Nov 2013 11:43PM
Beautiful delicacy in the petals, as well as colour. And super detail in their centres. Stunning shot.
gajewski Plus
13 10 9 United States
2 Nov 2013 11:54PM
A beautiful flower -- perfectly captured here, Jenn. Classic thirds composition with just the perfect DOF to create an very engaging image.
-=\Walter
achieverswales 7 8 101 Wales
3 Nov 2013 12:10AM
Wonderful clarity Jenn.

Regards

Trev.
mikbee 10 3 8 Scotland
3 Nov 2013 12:34AM
Like the shade of blue Jenn.
A fine shot.
Mick.
LynneJoyce Plus
9 20 99 United Kingdom
3 Nov 2013 6:23AM
Beautifully composed and captured.
Nigeve1 Plus
4 1.4k 101 United Kingdom
3 Nov 2013 7:21AM
Beautiful delicate image which belies this plants toxic nature. October Stormhatt in Scandinavia, the toxin is an alkaloid causing severe nausea and progressive bradicardia which can slow the heart so much to cause death. Accidental poisoning is unlikely as it tastes very unpleasant apparently, but the toxin can be absorbed through broken skin; florists, gardeners etc.
Interesting plant and great image.
Nigel
fentiger 16 916 24 England
3 Nov 2013 7:39AM
The detail in the petals is superb and the colour is delightful.

Albert
3 Nov 2013 8:17AM
Lovely isolation and composition, set off by that wonderful b/g Grin

P.
EMJAYCEE Plus
8 10 10 England
3 Nov 2013 9:51AM
Superb image Jenn.
Joan.
pluckyfilly 11 351 33 United Kingdom
3 Nov 2013 10:13AM
Gorgeous colour Jenn
nonur Plus
8 17 12 Turkey
3 Nov 2013 10:51AM
Wonderfully taken image, Jenn. I like it a lot.
paulb20 Plus
11 12 United Kingdom
3 Nov 2013 11:01AM
Beautiful coloured flower, Jenn.
Paul
bricurtis Plus
12 2.2k 49 England
3 Nov 2013 11:13AM
Beautiful !!
ColleenA Plus
5 348 5 Australia
3 Nov 2013 11:27AM
Something so beautiful can be so deadly....amazing....beautifully captured with great use of dof
saltireblue Plus
7 7.3k 33 Norway
3 Nov 2013 2:16PM
The bokeh is perfect to set off this innocent looking bloom, Jenn. Its looks deceive!
Having said that, my ex mother-in-law was a good looking woman, but as poisonous as hell!Wink

Malc
Rende 10 38 4 Netherlands
3 Nov 2013 5:10PM
Wonderfully crisp against that lovely background.
Rende
jasonrwl Plus
7 1.1k 10 United Kingdom
3 Nov 2013 5:33PM
Really beautiful Jenn - lovely detail and colours
Jason
Maiwand 10 3 73 England
3 Nov 2013 6:35PM
Stunning shot Jennn.GrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron
viscostatic 11 35 5 United Kingdom
3 Nov 2013 8:04PM
A beautiful flower image Jenn with the out of focus background adding so much.

Phil.
3 Nov 2013 11:38PM
Lovely shot Jenn. What a lovely colour. Cathy
Joline Plus
11 28 53 United States
4 Nov 2013 12:07AM
I am amazed it is still blossoming, mine is done for the season.
Such a wonderful blue.
barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
4 Nov 2013 1:35PM
just lovely
and what a brilliant colour
4 Nov 2013 1:51PM
Excellent capture, Jennn! I love this macro image a lot!Smile
Regards Valery
Glostopcat 11 255 2 England
4 Nov 2013 8:55PM
A real class act Jenn, your botanical images are always a real pleasure to view
5 Nov 2013 8:26AM
Absolutely beautiful. A
Chinga Plus
7 3 1 United Kingdom
6 Nov 2013 5:34AM
That colour is almost luminous! Just lovely to look at! Grin
IB
Potra 4 Venezuela
8 Nov 2013 2:33AM
Magnificent image of great clarity and beauty.
M

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