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Love in a mist......................

By morpheus1955  
If memory serves this is 'love in a mist' and I know I have taken a photo of this before, but I do find it quite fascinating, if it wasn't for the blue flower I can imagine this is what a triffid would look like, only a lot larger lol. Those snaking tendrils reaching out for what?

Thank you as always for all your C&C's very much appreciated.

Thanks for taking the time to look.

Hugh

Tags: Flowers and plants Love in a mist

Voters: digital_boi, Porthos, RonnieAG and 37 more

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Comments


18 May 2011 10:43AM
this is a cracker so full of detail colour and the dof is exceptional its official its a cracker GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinWink

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RonnieAG Plus
7 153 116 Scotland
18 May 2011 12:05PM
Good morning, Hugh: sorry, it's 12.05, so good afternoon: lovely shot of the Love in a Mist......beautifully handled and presented.
Ronnie.
JustDucky 5 8 Canada
18 May 2011 12:08PM
excellent detail, beautiful capture
Tammy
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
18 May 2011 12:16PM
reaching out for hugs! I love the blue!
Jennnnn
Richsr 9 91 223 England
18 May 2011 12:24PM
Like the good details and colours in this.
Regards Richard
SteveH1978 7 2 3 England
18 May 2011 12:28PM
Cracking macro image, love the vibrancy of the colours and the level of detail is just fab. Nice one!

Steve
andylea 8 37 1 United Kingdom
18 May 2011 1:37PM
brilliant detail and colour hugh wonderful light a stunner nice one Wink
andy
mikbee 9 3 8 Scotland
18 May 2011 1:56PM
Super ''spikey'' detail Hugh.
Good colour too.
Excellent shot.
Mick.
18 May 2011 2:10PM
A very attractive flower and captured well Hugh.

Len
Daisymaye Plus
8 23 10 Canada
18 May 2011 3:00PM
A lovely capture Hugh, wonderful colour...........Sandy
iancrowson Plus
6 211 142 United Kingdom
18 May 2011 3:17PM
Nice shot, I would have called this flower a Nigella.
woolybill1 Plus
10 22 68 United Kingdom
18 May 2011 3:33PM
Some superb detail and colour in this, Hugh. I love the tendrils defocusing as they reach into the background, with one or two ghost on the right Wink
Bill
gary_d 8 576 13 Wales
18 May 2011 4:11PM
Just can't beat a blue flower and this is a great example. - gary
AnnChown Plus
7 199 1 United Kingdom
18 May 2011 4:55PM
Super sharp - and a lovely image.
Ann
baclark 7 3.7k 24 United Kingdom
18 May 2011 5:53PM
Yep, Love in a Mist or I think Nigella is another name for it? Love the spikiness, colour and the great detail. We usd to have swathes of these in the garden. Keep an eye out for the pods after flowering, they are very photogenic too. Hope your wife is ok?
Barbara
gajewski Plus
12 10 9 United States
18 May 2011 6:02PM
Fantastic close up shot.
pamelajean Plus
10 969 1846 United Kingdom
18 May 2011 7:26PM
You have the name right, Hugh. These fascinate me, too, and they aren't easy to photograph with all of those bits and pieces. Perhaps they are reaching out for love......in the mist? (The common name for nigella comes from the flower being nestled in a ring of lacy bracts).
AshTree 7 1.7k 6 England
18 May 2011 9:56PM
These are so beautiful en masse, like a cloud of blue fluffiness! Lovely capture, Hugh, excellent detail.
Theresa
Peagreen 6 1 1 England
18 May 2011 11:00PM
Lovely close up image, Hugh. Wonderful colour and brilliant detail . Beautiful capture and presentation.
Take care, hope all is well Smile
Pauline
ChrisStyles 8 387 United Kingdom
18 May 2011 11:04PM
Beautiful capture,
Chris.
franfoto 9 2 32 England
19 May 2011 12:13AM
Impressive close up work.

Fran
PhillipMinnis 6 94 4 Australia
19 May 2011 8:11AM
A lovely floral image! Great details, colours and composition!


Cheers

Phil
LexEquine 10 19 United States
19 May 2011 4:27PM
'Superlative{A++} & very lovely image rendering,' Hugh. 'Trying to catch up on my photographers' images.' Very busy lately. Smile

Ciao...Peter Wink
JPatrickM 9 2 United Kingdom
20 May 2011 12:30AM
Lovely shot Hugh. One of my favourites also, and very well captured.
Patrick
NeilWigan Plus
6 13 15 England
20 May 2011 9:50AM
a lovely shot of this lovely awkward flower ,well done .

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