Orange Blossoms

By taggart  
Orange Blossoms

This tree will make oranges about the size of ping pong balls--- inedible.
They are often used in potpourris and wreath decorations.

They may also be grown as living fences--- note the huge thorns!

Tags: General Flowers and plants Close-up and macro Wildlife and nature

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Comments


14 Apr 2012 2:26AM
Beautiful image great light well captured.
Allen, Smile

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gary_d 10 576 13 Wales
14 Apr 2012 2:34AM
Pin sharp in just the right place, well done again Jenn. - gary
mikesavage 15 299 2 England
14 Apr 2012 3:00AM
Nicely defocussed background too. Click!
gajewski 13 10 9 United States
14 Apr 2012 3:05AM
Beautiful image -- and interesting info. I never heard of this plant.
-=\Walter
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
14 Apr 2012 3:41AM
Beautiful floral image, Jenn.
Ronnie.
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 13 Canada
14 Apr 2012 3:58AM
Super detailed image Jenn. They probably smell awesome, especially if they use them for potpourris...........Sandy
EAS 8 1 13 Scotland
14 Apr 2012 4:47AM
Beautiful! My daughter grew an Orange tree from a seed, must have been around 30 years ago! We couldn't believe the thorns as it had never occurred to us Orange trees had thorns.

Ann
helenlinda Plus
10 356 22 United Kingdom
14 Apr 2012 7:02AM
Well composed shot Jenn with both thorns standing out so well
Splendid detail
Helen
LynneJoyce Plus
9 20 99 United Kingdom
14 Apr 2012 7:07AM
Fantastic detail in this lovely macro shot.
pascalg Plus
10 37 France
14 Apr 2012 7:28AM
tack sharp!
superb
nice sharp detail soft pastel colours.................sorry colors
andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
14 Apr 2012 7:52AM
brilliant colour and light jenn fantastic detail those thorns loook a bit sharp a cracker nice one Wink
andy
mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1813 United Kingdom
14 Apr 2012 8:26AM
Stunning. Natural, slightly anarchic beauty.
Moira
Mynett 9 142 6 United Kingdom
14 Apr 2012 8:33AM
beauty but with a sting in the tail - thorns looking so out of place against the lovely blossom

linda
annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
14 Apr 2012 8:43AM
very nice. I never guessed they were a filigree type. Well than it has been so many years since I saw one.
CaroleS Plus
7 433 3 United Kingdom
14 Apr 2012 8:43AM
Those thorns look sooo sharp - Carole
SlowSong Plus
9 7.1k 30 England
14 Apr 2012 9:05AM
How pretty these petals are.
I'll be lucky to keep any petals on my tree - the pigeons and other birds seem to like eating them. Smile
Chris
NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
14 Apr 2012 9:15AM
A very detailed composition, lovely lighting, wonderfully captured for all to admire.

TRegards Nathan
saeidNL 8 3 Netherlands
14 Apr 2012 9:22AM
Beautiful and lovely image indeed,very well taken too,
Saeid
Very well captured with stunning detail,

John
barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
14 Apr 2012 10:11AM
Must admit the first things I saw were the thorns
I have never put thorns and oranges together before
FeatherFriend Plus
10 38 217 England
14 Apr 2012 11:43AM
A beautiful flower Jenn complimented by that lovely BG,
Geoff.
Irishkate Plus
7 41 111 United Kingdom
14 Apr 2012 12:30PM
Interesting and beautiful.front petal nicely foccused.Top notch as usual.
KateGrin
Joline Plus
11 28 53 United States
14 Apr 2012 12:42PM
Is the odor as heavenly as the flower appears?
Love that diagonal composition, and the juxtaposition of the sharp and soft.
14 Apr 2012 12:59PM
Really beautiful! Lovely composition and light with a very pleasing and complementary two-tone b/g.

P.
Herge88 10 40 4 England
14 Apr 2012 1:09PM
Excellent composition, great dof and clarity another winner Jenn.

Best Matt
ChiliMan Plus
11 135 17 Singapore
14 Apr 2012 1:35PM
But the flowers are gorgeous, aren't they?? Must smell wonderful too.

Fantastic detail in the flower's centre, Jennnn, and I love the smooth background too Smile

Andrew
Leilani 13 29 3 England
14 Apr 2012 2:26PM
Love the clarity and colours of this image, fabulous! Smile
saltireblue Plus
7 7.3k 33 United Kingdom
14 Apr 2012 3:04PM
Those thorns look lethal, Jenn. Does make you wonder about Nature - why it produces a tree that has inedible fruit?

Malc
What a beautiful image Jenn, love the centre of the flower
Julie
Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
14 Apr 2012 3:53PM
You forgot to mention it will also make ''splendid'' wall photographs too Jennn
especially as good as this one is
Lillian
BarbaraR 11 17 1 England
14 Apr 2012 4:12PM
Love the delicacy of the flower alongside the
harsh thorns.
Very lovely. Great b/g to this too.

B.
pluckyfilly 11 351 33 United Kingdom
14 Apr 2012 5:13PM
beautifully taken picture with great clarity
Maiwand 11 3 73 England
14 Apr 2012 6:08PM
Beautiful image Jennn.
Ron
AnnChown Plus
8 202 1 United Kingdom
14 Apr 2012 6:28PM
Beautiful composition and focus. Just lovely (apart from those dangerous thorns!)!
Ann
LexEquine 11 19 United States
14 Apr 2012 8:05PM
'Fine Details, DOF, Color, tones, & Compo {A++++},' Jenn, on this Lovely Macro Take!'~~

Ciao~ Peter
Glostopcat 11 255 2 England
14 Apr 2012 8:41PM
Love the pure white of this beautiful blossom and way that you've caught the light on it
goso 11 2 1 Australia
14 Apr 2012 8:55PM
Fine detail Jennn ...Bill
Ridgeway 11 222 2 Ireland
24 Apr 2012 5:37PM
Beautiful shot pin sharp.

Aidan,,
brownsilent 10 7 2 United Kingdom
25 Apr 2012 10:42AM
Never seen one, thank you Jenn!
Super shot again,
Johanna

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