This is a picture taken in the gardens near the Oxcart factory in Sarchi. We were walking through the park admiring the various plants and flowers and then I saw this bit of vegetation hanging from a tree. I was struck by the colors in Costa Rica and this was just reinforcement of my belief. I would guess this was about 30 centimeters long and as you can see very attractive.
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maloutim (9619) 2011-11-17 21:23
Thanks for sharing this "HELICONIA ROSTRATA".
Good close-up of the beautiful, bright flower hanging in front the blurred, lush green background.
bema (26205) 2011-11-17 22:55
Good morning Roger,
colorful plant, indeed.. and you have managed to bring us out all this fantastic colors in your truly splendid picture!
thanks for sharing, see you around, cheers Bernd
jlbrthnn (79791) 2011-11-18 3:47
The photo is sensational of exoticism. The composition is skillful. The light, the colors, the neatness are excellent. A beautiful and interesting photo. Bravo.
Have a nice day
pierrefonds (52624) 2011-11-18 4:46
The vegetation is framing well the flowers. The point of view is showing the details and colors of the flowers. The morning light is giving nice tints to the colors. Have a nice day.
vasilpro (40685) 2011-11-18 9:06
Wonderful composition, lovely light and colors, beautiful and colorful plant, very nice framework, TfS!
Have a nice weekend, Vasilis.
baddori (19153) 2011-11-19 0:02
Un fiore ...sicuramente fotogenico e degno di preziosa condivisione .
Un grazie per l'amicizia e simpatia .
danos (80336) 2011-11-19 0:26
really beautiful the colours of Costa Rica with the red cluster of vegetation as hanging from a tree, dominating the image.I like this colourful environment as the management of the light.
ikeharel (47038) 2011-11-19 1:15
Great shot on the red/brown plant, in excelent contrast to green all around.
Lovely, enjoy your weekend.
rodgerg (55767) 2011-11-19 4:39
An another very good piece in your serie of coloured shot of Costa Rica. I like especillay the well coloured FG wich give an orginal framing nad too depht to the composition.
Have a nice WE,
paololg (31448) 2011-11-19 15:24
Ciao dear Roger,
what a beautiful composition! Very curious and interesting this flower that seems a lot of parrot beaks, perhaps because the colors are pleasant as those of the parrots. Perfect photo quality especially sharpness and the good vividness of the colors. Excellent work, congratulations!
Ciao, have a nice Sunday!
emka (67365) 2011-11-19 16:57
Hi Roger, beautiful flower of Heliconia. It is fantastic to see them flowering . Nice colours and pleasant composition.
Warm regards from MAndalay
fritzi007 (235) 2011-11-30 8:20
wunderschöne Pflanze, sehr gut fotografiert-Farben und Bildschärfe optimal, gratuliere!
- Copyright: Roger Edgington (edge) (6070)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2011-03-09
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: Canon EOS 7 D, Canon 17-55mm 2.8 USM IS, 77mm Hoya Circular Polarizer
- Exposure: f/2.8, 1/200 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2011-11-17 19:24
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