Shrinking Violet

By CaroleS
This macro was taken on the coastal footpath several weeks ago. I think it is probably one of the Dog-violets by its shape. Tiny and easy to overlook and that is why I called this one 'Shrinking Violet'.

Best wishes - Carole

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

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jdinne 14 16 England
17 Jul 2012 9:10AM
Stunning and beautifully presented.


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17 Jul 2012 9:12AM
fine macro

Graham GrinGrinGrin
17 Jul 2012 9:13AM
Beautiful colour & detail!
Jasper87 Plus
7 1.8k 150 England
17 Jul 2012 9:20AM
Delicate beauty and a nice angle of capture, Carole.

17 Jul 2012 9:32AM
Beautiful image great colours well captured.
Allen, Smile
annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
17 Jul 2012 9:34AM
lovely delicate detail ... don't know the species, sorry.
Fefe Plus
5 23 31 United Kingdom
17 Jul 2012 9:44AM
Lovely image, great shot!
RonnieAG Plus
7 154 117 Scotland
17 Jul 2012 10:00AM
Beautiful capture of this delicate and diminutive flower, Carole.
achieverswales 7 8 101 Wales
17 Jul 2012 10:07AM
Excellent light exposure and composition Carole, I believe it is the common Dog Violet!


17 Jul 2012 10:49AM
Fantastic capture Carole
NDODS 6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
17 Jul 2012 11:08AM
A really beautiful example of close-up/macro photography, superb detail, clarity and colour throughout.

Regards Nathan
17 Jul 2012 11:19AM
Well spotted and taken Carole, lovely.

John Smile
17 Jul 2012 11:40AM
A beautiful macro Carole of this delicate flower..Lin
Joline Plus
11 28 53 United States
17 Jul 2012 1:00PM
So simple and beautiful....just as violets should be.
17 Jul 2012 1:28PM
A lovely capture Carole, it does look like a dog violet but could not tell you which one Smile Nice colour and detailed shot

ChiliMan Plus
11 135 17 Singapore
17 Jul 2012 2:08PM
What a fantastic shot. The detail and colour are wonderful, Carole Smile

tomcat 11 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
17 Jul 2012 2:25PM
Colours and detail spot on Carole
A sure winner

TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 11 England
17 Jul 2012 3:05PM
A very delicate looking and pretty flower, Carole, stunning colour and beautifully captured Smile
Trev Smile
CarolG Plus
10 199 20 Greece
17 Jul 2012 3:20PM
A beautiful image, Carole. Carol
17 Jul 2012 3:39PM
A good piece of macro work.
Stunning Carole
SUE118 Plus
9 8 1 United Kingdom
17 Jul 2012 4:51PM
A real beauty.
andylea 8 37 1 United Kingdom
17 Jul 2012 5:01PM
great comp carole wonderful detail super colour and tones a cracker nice one Wink
AnnChown Plus
7 202 1 United Kingdom
17 Jul 2012 5:32PM
Love the title Carole - and a beautiful capture of this tiny flower!
taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
17 Jul 2012 5:41PM
This is exquisite!

Excellent focus and composition and some interesting commentary has earned my User award for today!
moiral 7 12 Scotland
17 Jul 2012 6:08PM
Beautifully captured Carole. Moira
pdcche 6 4 United Kingdom
17 Jul 2012 8:37PM
Beautiful colours and detail Carole, Peter..
Irishkate Plus
6 41 110 United Kingdom
17 Jul 2012 10:20PM
Lovely image of beautiful little flower.
Well captured with b/g defocussed.
EAS 8 1 13 Scotland
17 Jul 2012 10:31PM
Excellent details and beautifully captured.

17 Jul 2012 10:35PM
Well seen and beautifully captured. Jamie
NeilWigan 7 16 16 England
18 Jul 2012 9:58AM
A fine macro Carol,great sharp fine detail.
LexEquine 11 19 United States
24 Jul 2012 9:04PM
'WoW,...Superb & very Lovely macro Floral,' Carole!

Ciao~ Peter Smile
helenlinda Plus
10 344 22 United Kingdom
26 Jul 2012 9:05PM
Lovely detailed capture SmileSmile

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