The ant and the flower

By ColleenA
Good morning everyone...thank you for all your c&c's yesterday....
Some thing a bit different from me today
Have a great Tuesday...OMG....sorry CarolBlushBlushBlushBlushBlush it is Wednesday after all lol...from 27 deg yesterday to an overcast day of 23...Sad

Tags: Flowers and plants

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Nice capture of the stamens with an unusual bug.
Well done Colleen. WesternRed,

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S_Psharma 5 1 India
22 May 2013 6:02AM
ANOTHER beautiful flower study nice compositoin.
Hermanus 5 4 South Africa
22 May 2013 6:09AM
Morning Colleen !! Very unusual weather here for May !! was warm and humid yesterday Smile Rain last night too.
I really like this photo a lot !! It is excellent and the colours are superb Smile
22 May 2013 6:22AM
Thanks a lot for your c and v Colleen,they are very much appreciated !!!!! ---- You have the ability to surprise almost every time ! It is so refreshing and excitng time and time again.GrinGrinGrinGrin Superb. ----- Jukka.SmileGrinSmileGrin
Caziwinkles 5 3 1 United Kingdom
22 May 2013 7:09AM
Beautiful Colleen - such lovely contrasting colours - and the ant is the icing on the cake. Smile

Erm Colleen - tis WEDNESDAY,! Although I am confused too cos thought it was Wednesday yesterday!! Wink

SUE118 Plus
9 8 1 United Kingdom
22 May 2013 7:19AM
This is so lovely and the ant adds to it.Smile
22 May 2013 7:46AM
Very nice macro image Colleen well captured.
Allen, Smile
Tish1 Plus
5 16 4 United Kingdom
22 May 2013 8:38AM
Sharp and vibrant, lovely image Colleen.

Nikonuser1 Plus
5 151 16 United Kingdom
22 May 2013 8:41AM
A super image Colleen, great colour, love the ant, well capturedSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile

richmowil Plus
9 334 2 England
22 May 2013 8:54AM
Excellent image with super presentation!! Like it a lot!!
boov 5 2 United Kingdom
22 May 2013 9:01AM
super macro
morpheus1955 11 3 2 United Kingdom
22 May 2013 9:02AM
Superb shot Colleen, fantastic colour and the added bonus of the Ant.

Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
22 May 2013 9:02AM
Great shot Colleen, and well done leaving the 'critter on'
he has a real glow to him
jackyp 6 United Kingdom
22 May 2013 9:02AM
Great timing Colleen, superb detail on the little insect and stamens, beautiful image Smile
22 May 2013 9:04AM
A superb macro image. Smile
Jasper87 Plus
8 1.9k 150 England
22 May 2013 9:06AM
Many would have cropped in on the sharp flower and bug but the soft flower shapes in the background make a lovely composition.

22 May 2013 9:17AM
This is a real stunner, Colleen!
I love the presence of the 'wildlife'!

22 May 2013 9:49AM
Well composed image, the insect is a bonus in this shallow DOF image
Regards Brian
22 May 2013 10:05AM
Do U have the ID of this beauty ? Never seen before.
helenlinda Plus
10 360 22 United Kingdom
22 May 2013 10:07AM
How gorgeous SmileSmile
TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 12 England
22 May 2013 12:30PM
A super close-up, Colleen, with the ant really adding that bit extra to the shot. Perfectly focussed and captured, deserves my UA Wink
Trev Smile
jaktis 14 84 Sweden
22 May 2013 12:48PM
Great dof
taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
22 May 2013 12:54PM
The ant knows where the good stuff is! Nice image!
Irishkate Plus
7 41 113 United Kingdom
22 May 2013 1:05PM
Yet another lovely image - this flower looks like a ballet slipper in the thumbnail.
cracking macro image colleen,well done.ray
Ray12 Plus
5 134 1 United Kingdom
22 May 2013 2:32PM
Great image Colleen...looks a little lost

Mrsbass 5 2 1 United Kingdom
22 May 2013 2:34PM
Stunning shot Colleen - great composition with super background. Your little ant is a star!
capto Plus
5 5.0k 8 United Kingdom
22 May 2013 3:01PM
Without the ant it would have been a lovely image....................With the ant it is even better.Smile

22 May 2013 3:34PM
Brilliant capture !
myrab 11 United Kingdom
22 May 2013 4:18PM
Another lovely image Colleen,
Take care, Myra
saeidNL 8 3 Netherlands
22 May 2013 4:27PM
What beautiful and lovely image,very well done,
moiral 7 12 Scotland
22 May 2013 4:37PM
Beautifully captured Colleen. Moira
CHRISB911 12 54 1
22 May 2013 4:38PM
so sharp great capture
22 May 2013 5:25PM
Super composition Colleen
netta1234 6 382 2 Wales
22 May 2013 6:37PM
A Beautiful imageSmile
widtink 5 406 2 Scotland
22 May 2013 7:37PM
Fantastic composition Colleen sharp as a tac and the OOF bits are beautiful Smile

1881 6 India
22 May 2013 8:23PM
Nice capture ,,,,

22 May 2013 8:37PM
A beautiful image and presentation Carol..Lin
ali63 Plus
6 775 1 United Kingdom
22 May 2013 9:19PM
Another stunner,

Ali Grin
xwang 8 56 8
22 May 2013 9:48PM
Superbly captured image.. how amazing.Smile
22 May 2013 9:53PM
Colleen that is smashing. Cathy
nonur Plus
9 17 13 Turkey
23 May 2013 6:49AM
Great compo and DOF, super!
23 May 2013 10:48AM

gajewski Plus
13 10 9 United States
23 May 2013 9:12PM
Great composition, light and detail.
Chinga Plus
7 3 1 United Kingdom
24 May 2013 9:31PM
annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
24 May 2013 10:14PM
great use of selective focus!
well composed,too.
15 Jun 2013 5:55PM
Your flower shots ar fantastic I like the sharp focus on the ant,very well done ,Andrew

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