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Star Magnolia (Magnolia stellata)

By teocali
A Star Magnolia (Magnolia stellata) taken in the garden the other day. The background colour is provided by a large, potted heather plant and the photo is composed in-camera and is full frame with no cropping.
Many thanks for your C&Cs on yesterday's Hellebores orientalis Smile

Tags: Garden Magnolia Flowers and plants Star Shrub Stellata Close -up and macro

Voters: rpba18205, CarolG, Shellio and 32 more

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CarolG Plus
11 199 20 Greece
5 Apr 2011 1:10PM
Beautiful composition, Sylvia, and my favourite magnolia. Carol

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Shellio 6 2 United Kingdom
5 Apr 2011 1:21PM
A lovely piece of work, well done!
LynneJoyce Plus
9 20 99 United Kingdom
5 Apr 2011 1:37PM
One look at the thumbnail and I knew this was yours. Superb as usual.
Rock Plus
15 10 2 England
5 Apr 2011 3:08PM

Maiwand 11 3 73 England
5 Apr 2011 3:29PM
As lovely as ever Sylvia. A superb piece of closeup 'togging.
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
5 Apr 2011 3:36PM
Very well composed and exposed image, Sylvia, with the whites of the blooms so well recorded: the heather provides an excellent b/g tone to set the blooms against.
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 13 Canada
5 Apr 2011 3:47PM
Lovely image..................Sandy
Shroomer 10 14 167 England
5 Apr 2011 4:49PM
Like the composure of this Sylvia and very well presented utilising the colours for bg and border. Works well, also given me an idea, never thought of that lens for flowers.
andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
5 Apr 2011 5:25PM
wonderful comp and colours sylvia a beautiful capture Wink
5 Apr 2011 5:49PM
very nice,loverly colours and background,
Greyheron 15 282 7 England
5 Apr 2011 6:19PM
An outstanding image Sylvia, set off beautifully by those background hues - one of my favourite Magnolias.

FeatherFriend Plus
10 38 217 England
5 Apr 2011 8:11PM
Great shot Sylvia, detail is superb and just where it's needed,
5 Apr 2011 9:14PM
Lovely composed shot Sylvia, we have a Magnolia tree in our garden they are such a beautiful sight.
pluckyfilly 11 351 33 United Kingdom
5 Apr 2011 9:24PM
I have one of these in my garden but the b/g is not as sympathetic as yours which is a superb shot btw - parts of our garden is left wildish for the night-time visitors and the birds of course
helenlinda Plus
10 356 22 United Kingdom
5 Apr 2011 10:00PM
Beautifully captured Sylvia
Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
6 Apr 2011 2:51PM
Lovely capture Sylvia, with the background really showing off the blooms so well
ianrobinson Plus
8 1.2k 8 United Kingdom
6 Apr 2011 6:49PM
a stunning image and the dof is superb.
brownsilent 10 7 2 United Kingdom
7 Apr 2011 7:58AM
Wow! Not only a beautiful magnolia, but also such a great image! Superbly composed,
Glostopcat 11 255 2 England
13 Apr 2011 7:04PM
A beautiful image of spring, the purple background works a treat

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