Black Forest is full of small streams, lakes, water ponds and many small or larger wetlands, a buttercup paradise. Yellow buttercup flowers in such wet areas are the first announcers of coming spring.
They are beautiful, but may be dangerous because they are often poisonous. If eaten they have a sour taste, which makes animals less likely to eat them; this defense mechanism improves their survival rate.
There are usually five petals, especially in yellow species. Buttercups usually flower in the spring and early summer.
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jadesgran (5423) 2014-05-21 22:15
A beautiful buttercup expertly portrayed.Good clarity and P.O.V. I have buttercups under an apple tree but not quite as yellow as yours.
COSTANTINO (63687) 2014-05-21 22:22
Good morning my dear friend
delicate and sweet flowers capture
they are very beautiful but as I
red they may be dangerous
because tehy are often poisonous
very strange indeed a beautiful
and delicate flower like this one
to have poison
I liked very much indeed
have a nice time
Silvio1953 (139853) 2014-05-21 22:24
Ciao Miro, lovely composition with beautiful flowers, fine details, excellent sharpness, splendid light and wonderful colors, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio
PS you have dirty spots on your sensor
shreya2000 (2353) 2014-05-21 23:00
Nice presentation of nature's beautiful gift. Good colour and contrast.
Thanks for sharing.
papagolf21 (98636) 2014-05-22 0:19
L'effet est spectaculaire avec la version large.
Un pur régal photographique.
Très bonne journée.
Apurba20 (984) 2014-05-22 0:21
Another beautiful macro image of a buttercup. Natural colors and sharp photograph.
Have a great day!
jhm (150760) 2014-05-22 3:37
No tulips but other nice flowers, do you a lot picture make about flowers!
Nice focus on the flowers, and plesant blur background.
A wonderful nature picture too.
Excellent compostion, nice presentation.
Very well done, TFS.
Have a nice day,
snunney (96721) 2014-05-22 4:15
Unusual for me to see orange buttercups. You have captured this little clump beautifully. They make a lovely picture against the green background. Ideally exposed with excellent control over depth of field.
Sergiom (76302) 2014-05-22 5:22
J'aime beaucoup cette fleur. Le cadrage est excellent pour la mettre en valeur et sa couleur ressort très bien sur fond de verdure.
Kamilutka (8105) 2014-05-22 5:52
now this is very good quality macro with excellent use of shallow DOF. The blurred background makes this charming yellow flower stand out very nicely from the rest of the scenery. The colors have been wisely saturated and contrast well given.
Thanks for sharing
ikeharel (69195) 2014-05-22 7:46
Nature gave the Black-Forest lot's of green and some other colors, Miro.
A fabulous orange petals, and superbly in contrast.
Nicely spotted this flowers, which I never saw.
Nicou (139040) 2014-05-22 8:30
Quelle macro et vue sueprbe quelle fleur fine et douce et cet orange merrveilleuse vue et captage.
Bravo et amitié
cornejo (40875) 2014-05-22 8:59
Hi Miro, super macro of these beautiful flowers, very well captured in this beautiful image with good framing, good sharpness, nice light, color and quality. Excellent and interesting job well done, congratulations my friend. Thanks for sharing this beautiful work.
Good night and happy weekend.
Warm greetings from southern Spain.
lousat (89160) 2014-05-22 15:03
Hi Miro,a very nice and elegant capture of these yellow flower of the "Caltha palustris" specie.The detail and the perspective are truly beautiful but you pump up the colors a bit over the limits..ehehe..have a nice weekend and thanks,Luciano
elenimavrandoni (0) 2014-05-22 17:09
Miro, an image of joy and enchantment!!!
a beautiful moment of nature in a marvelous composition and presentation!!
simple in its synthesis but so priceless in its theme!! every little detail from the stems to the open petals is a joy to watch and to admire!!
batalay (38549) 2014-05-22 19:17
Your Black Forrest collection would make a fabulous calendar. The buttercups in this shot and the green foliage represent a terrific color combination, They are in sharp resolution against the blur of the background.
Warm regards, Miro,
jcpix (13908) 2014-05-22 19:59
Only a quick moment available for me tonight, but I wanted to be sure and commend you for another pleasing and visually enticing picture. Just as you mentioned, I really enjoy the fact you search out the non-traditional or unexpected subjects from a given locale. enjoy the weekend ahead. All the best.
rychem (33989) 2014-05-22 20:58
Very well captured flowers, I can imagine a meadow with a sea of these buttercups, excellent shot
adramad (44306) 2014-05-23 6:43
Splendid this macro, these delicate and beautiful flowers in this pretty orange color, his conception diagonally looks great with the background a bit distorted vertical details.
A perfect colorful these vivid colors.
A bright image with optimum clarity.
Enjoy a good weekend.
pierrefonds (64782) 2014-05-23 15:18
The flowers are well placed in the frame. The pint of view is showing with precision the détails and the colors of the Buttercups. The light has a good effect on the colors. Have a nice day.
abmdsudi (52393) 2014-05-24 20:30
This is so good an image of the buttercups that it deserves to be on stage alone! A delicate image and a wonderful combination of colours taken amidst the soft green setting. The DOF is great in this where the background separation helps a lot to make it a stand out shot. Excellent close shot, Congrats
Cricri (117273) 2014-05-27 5:09
Superbe macro, netteté et couleurs merveilleuses, bon DOF, très belle réalisation
jmdias (62917) 2014-05-28 6:51
nice view of this flower . I liked the shapes and the colors. you managed well to get a contrast with the blurred green BG. beautiful job. TFS.
fabbs99 (17133) 2014-05-29 12:23
Lovely flower shot with nice bright colors.Keep sharing.Hope you are fine and clicking lots of snaps all the time.
- Copyright: Miro Susta (mirosu) (16031)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2014-04-23
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: Nikon D600, Nikkor 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6D ED AF VR
- Exposure: f/11, 1/320 seconds
- Details: Tripod: Yes
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2014-05-21 19:53