Lily and Spiky Leaf

By SlowSong
I could hardly get near the lily pond at Kew Gardens today for children and buggies. It was a glorious day and the place was packed. But I got this shot of a floating lily - sorry, no idea of the make - but I liked the colours and reflections surrounding it. The brown twiggy thing floating in the b/g is a huge leaf and the spikes on it were about an inch long.

Thanks for dropping by.
Chris Smile

Tags: London General Lily Flowers and plants Kew Wildlife and nature

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Comments


mrswoolybill Plus
9 841 1373 United Kingdom
18 Nov 2012 6:25PM
And one of the most beautiful captures of surface tension that I have ever seen...
Moira

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SlowSong Plus
7 5.8k 29 England
18 Nov 2012 6:29PM
Thank you Moira. What a lovely thing to say.Smile
frz67 6 10 32 Italy
18 Nov 2012 6:30PM
agree with Moira, and I also like the brightness of the picture

francesco
nonur Plus
7 15 9 Turkey
18 Nov 2012 6:32PM
Wonderful light and colours, great compo!
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.5k 148 England
18 Nov 2012 6:55PM
Perfectly placed in the composition, Chris.

Dave
marktc Plus
5 85 14 United Kingdom
18 Nov 2012 7:05PM
Beautifully done Chris.
franken Plus
13 3.8k 4 Wales
18 Nov 2012 7:43PM
Beautiful image Chris.

Ken
gary_d Plus
8 576 13 Wales
18 Nov 2012 8:51PM
Composed/exposed and processed perfectly. - gary
RockArea Plus
9 18 3 United Kingdom
18 Nov 2012 9:02PM
That's lovely! Lots of spiky things around the beautiful flower.

David
taggart Plus
11 46 12 United States
19 Nov 2012 12:45AM
beauty here, so glad you did not fall in!
Lillian Plus
6 21 16 United Kingdom
19 Nov 2012 7:37AM
Agree here Chris, this is such a wonderful image
Lillian
19 Nov 2012 1:21PM
A very beautiful capture, Chris, and some lovely reflections, too Wink
Trev Smile
AnneWorner Plus
8 620 43 United States
19 Nov 2012 7:24PM

Quote:And one of the most beautiful captures of surface tension that I have ever seen...
Moira



Ditto, and ditto - fab capture Chris.

Anne
Chinga Plus
5 1 1 United Kingdom
21 Nov 2012 1:16AM
So very lovely!
The thorns behind that delicate lilly and then the reflections in the water... Wow...
IB

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