This was a very special gift to me from a very special friend.
I dedicate this photo
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chalcone (761) 2003-09-18 10:11
Wow! What a beautiful blue macro shot. You must be really really special to have this (I love your note!)
PS: I have no more smiley for today. I give you a green :)
light (865) 2003-09-18 10:34
Really beautiful, so vivid and intense colors, water drops, definition. Lovely!
Edwin (188) 2003-09-18 12:19
Stunning! The blue tone, the pinsharp return of the leave's textures together with the waterdrops... Absolutely gorgeous! I just wonder about the illumination, did you use a flash here? The shadows are quite harsh namely...
My 6 out of 5 for your work, congrats!
sunny (3068) 2003-09-18 13:44
Deep blue tones going so perfectly with the velvetly soft texture of the leaves. And the water drops add the magic...Just a stunning beauty!
dominique (11414) 2003-09-18 13:45
Me I find it extraordinary, the color is superb and especially the camera angle, it is little to be the prettiest photograph of flower.
Aegean (2571) 2003-09-18 14:34
That's agreat macro shot George...Colors and composition are simply great...Water drops makes it really amazing...very well done...
Motrem (2392) 2003-09-18 15:24
It is a magnificent macro. The colour and the droplets of water make a beautiful group. Really magnificent composition.
C'est une magnifique macro. La couleur et les gouttelettes d'eau font un joli ensemble. Vraiment superbe composition.
TimWilson (236) 2003-09-18 16:04
Lovely artistic photo, almost Salavador Dali (sorry bout spelling) .... I like this alot, simple and pleasing to the eye. Thanks for sharing.
Cathy (335) 2003-09-18 16:43
Your blue rose is a beauty. It should be patented!!
Can you send me one?
zorro (530) 2003-09-18 21:25
very good macro shot...i like the colors and the mist of the partly water if you exposed also the background using DOF.
flamingo (109) 2003-09-18 21:51
I love this shot, but it makes me so sad. Bill
pirulesco (1961) 2003-09-19 4:44
Very pleasing photo... Wel done!
pcostas (321) 2003-09-22 15:36
... i could almost lean forward to smell the rose...
Great work George!
bodinux (363) 2003-10-06 23:41
This photo is magnificent! I love the black background.
As for some great pictures, I prefer enjoying than thinking of why I enjoy.
Thanks for sharing.
htremblay (1666) 2003-10-29 11:31
Cette fleur est magnifique, photo très bien réussie, j'aime beaucoup.
This flower is magnificent, very well made a success photo, I like very much.
Didi (57492) 2003-10-29 11:44
Les Roses bleues ça existe, mais celle-ci est t'elle vraiment bleue ? Mystère !
Il est possible qu'elle a été eclairée avec un spot bleu ou bien vous avez modifié la couleur.
Qu'importe ! L'essentiel, c'est que le travail est réussi l'image est bien nette et elle dégage une ambiance mystèrieuse.
CreaToR (88) 2003-10-29 11:48
I'm not the technical kind of person, so i cannot tell you how perfectly great this shot was taken. I thought this kind of pictures only existed in Photoshop ;-) Real nice to see someone actually can get this on camera!
femkevdh (2633) 2003-11-23 5:31
incredible color, incredibly sharp, incredible capture and lovely note.
dob_31 (0) 2003-11-25 11:25
Wonderful flower ! The textures and details are great. Is the colors real ?
Anyway, great shot, great addition to the "Colorama" theme.
PechePassion (483) 2003-12-04 3:58
Ce que j'en pense ?
C'est enorme, la plus belle photo de fleur a mes yeux !
Bravo bravo et encore bravo !
Georges (11185) 2004-01-02 12:11
Un seul mot me vient en voyant cette image.
Merci de ce superbe partage
Vagabond (5848) 2004-01-24 13:55
An artwork, congratulations ...
cecile (4193) 2004-02-07 18:33
oui en effet, elle est superbe!
Riz (0) 2004-02-24 11:48
excellent macro the violet/blue center of the rose is marvelous displacement of light. And the droplets reflections are great. one of the better macros I've seen!
Josh69 (1437) 2004-02-26 7:22
Excellent and an amazing amount of detail. The water drops on the flower are very good.
cloverstar (0) 2004-03-13 7:29
I too submitted a 'Blue Rose', but this is so much better than my attempt. Perhaps you could share what lighting conditions you had, as I'd like to learn.
Great depth of field, good focus and the reflections in the water droplets are marvelous. Good work, indeed.
paroy (318) 2004-04-06 5:50
Excellente photo ,très nette avec des détails impressonnant. Bravo!
Laurence (0) 2004-04-10 14:20
Merci aussi au "very special friend" :-)
PANDI (159) 2005-04-09 10:55
Εξαιρετική η φωτογραφία σου!
starbug (6924) 2005-10-20 6:50
Fantastic! Crisp, sharp, excellent colour and detail, great pitch-black background!This is very powerful!
ukasz (803) 2005-10-22 15:40
wow:) marvellous:) perfect sharpness and colour, ilike the drops of water on the petals, good work :) greetings;)
venus (748) 2005-10-22 15:43
Very sharp and beautiful. Fantastic blue color.
santosh (304) 2005-12-24 9:44
Lovely color. The best rose I have seen so far. The picture is very well composed. The water droplets add value to the picture. Good Shot.
Emiel_Skyfreak (3002) 2006-09-22 12:37
Great superb macro. Superblue. Very very sharp. Just how I like these macro's. The drops of water work awesome, they are so bright..look at those textures. Brilliant!
Straigth into favorites.
Don_Gusti (0) 2006-09-23 3:30
I would like to thank you for sharing such beauty. My comment will be: all these comments below combined together to form 1 giant comment dedicated to your great work :D
alejandroguzman (4684) 2007-02-10 15:42
What a beautiful gift George !!! you are very lucky !!! :-)
Can you tell me more about the rose?
Does it have any preparation? is it edited?
+ Composition: great idea with the black background
+ Note guidelines.
Hugs and have a nice WE
eylul (0) 2007-02-10 15:46
Masoudraf (0) 2007-02-10 16:23
nice shot and beautiful colors.
belido (19934) 2007-04-23 9:25
it's simply a stunning pictire. Fantastic blue and sharp...
waseemkhan (1099) 2007-04-23 9:58
Lovely artistic photo, almost Salavador Dali (sorry bout spelling) .... I like this alot, simple and pleasing to the eye......
manatee (4668) 2007-05-30 2:53
You maka an exlent work I like so much this rose, wow, is so clear the color the backgroound and the drops of water are amazing perfect.
Sekhmet73 (4149) 2007-05-30 3:04
And that's a special photo, absolutely stunning!
vicana (74) 2008-04-13 5:23
Great shot!! he colour and the droplets of water have been shown beautifully. The low exposure gives a magical effect. Sharply focussed adn good POV.
DRAKOLIMNH (1224) 2009-11-26 10:13
Απίστευτη φωτογραφία !!!
madhumita_roy86 (2344) 2011-12-31 10:31
special & wonderful picture....
great shot & very beautiful colours...
very sharp & crisp...
- Copyright: George Pallas (gepall) (1830)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2002-09-10
- Categories: Artwork
- Camera: Olympus C-40 zoom, Smart Media
- Exposure: f/4.3
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): Twins?, Pictures that fit together, BLUE color [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2003-09-18 10:07
- Favorites: 29 [view]