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Poppy Pastel, Sierra Foothills, California

Posted by
Gary Hart (California, United States) on 25 June 2013 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

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Posted on EloquentNature.com, May 20, 2013

This image required virtually no processing—the soft focus is entirely a function of a large aperture and close focus point made possible by an extension tube on a macro lens. Deep shade gave the light green grass a slight blue cast.

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Aubélia from Kortrijk, Belgium

I love this! Very beautiful!
Have a nice day.

25 Jun 2013 6:17am

Babzy from Besançon, France

simply beautiful ! :)

25 Jun 2013 6:25am

Gérard Beullac from Paris, France

Exquisite

25 Jun 2013 7:57am

Nazzareno from Rome, Italy

Lovely processing

25 Jun 2013 9:01am

AMIR BABA from TEHRAN, Iran

how nice nice nice

25 Jun 2013 9:28am

Olivier P from toulouse, France

Beautiful work ! well done !

25 Jun 2013 9:38am

omid from mashhad, Iran

very nice!
so beautiful focus, colors & lights!
Lovely!

25 Jun 2013 10:46am

Marie-Line from Lille, France

Stunning pastel!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

25 Jun 2013 12:34pm

Huri from tehran, Iran

5********
perfect!

25 Jun 2013 3:45pm

Josep from Barcelona, Spain

Nice colors here, nice presentation and processing.

25 Jun 2013 5:29pm

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

pure brilliance and elegance! love the soft effect - it just gives this scene a perfect dreamy look!

26 Jun 2013 3:20am

omid from mashhad, Iran

Congratulations! :)

26 Jun 2013 6:32pm

Marie from FRESNES, France

superbe rendu des couleurs.

26 Jun 2013 6:45pm

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Splendid composition. Congrats for the Color Spotlight.

26 Jun 2013 7:31pm

Ludovic Roudet from Charenton-le-Pont, France

Congratulations !

26 Jun 2013 7:45pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Congratulations on your SPOTLIGHT!

26 Jun 2013 7:50pm

flo from udine, Italy

wonderful!

26 Jun 2013 8:03pm

Ellebelle from Mosquito Town, Netherlands

Gorgeous soft tones and wonderful dof!
Congratulations :-))

26 Jun 2013 8:42pm

Mowgli from Nice, France

Excellent harmony of delicate colors! Bravo for this C.S.L. well deserved.

26 Jun 2013 9:24pm

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

Magnificent and so very uniquely done - why am I not surprised! Big Congratulations, Gary :-)

26 Jun 2013 11:19pm

Elaine Hancock from Rockville, United States

Absolutely beautiful! Congratulations on the Spotlight!

27 Jun 2013 12:25am

Aubélia from Kortrijk, Belgium

Congratulations on the color spotlight.

27 Jun 2013 6:21am

Sarito from Basingstoke, United Kingdom

Superb, Congratulations on your Colour Spotlight

27 Jun 2013 7:10am

L'angevine from Angers, France

bravo pour cette couleur des pavots et de ce bleu à l'arrière

27 Jun 2013 7:21am

Laurette from Johannesburg - Fourways, South Africa

Fantastic and truly a very beautiful capture. The color combinations are magical ! Congratulations on the Spotlight !

27 Jun 2013 10:31am

Dimitrios from ATHENS, Greece

EXCELLENT, LOVE IT****

27 Jun 2013 10:32am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

Very poetic ! Congratulations on color spotligt !!

27 Jun 2013 12:00pm

Ana Lúcia from Leiria, Portugal

Congratulations on the Color Spotlight.

27 Jun 2013 12:25pm

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Great colour compliments, congratulations!

27 Jun 2013 1:48pm

Gary Hart from California, United States

Thanks, everybody. I really liked this image a lot (as soon as it popped up on my LCD), but since what I like doesn't always translate to what others like, it's really nice to hear all your positive words.

27 Jun 2013 6:38pm

destani from mashhad, Iran

Congratulations on the SPOTLIGHT!

27 Jun 2013 8:05pm

BlindPoet from Whangarei, New Zealand

well captured......so delicious

28 Jun 2013 2:42am

Vaido from Võrumaa, Estonia

A beautiful, dreamy shot!

28 Jun 2013 3:07am

John Jungklaus from Chase Mills, New York, United States

Wonderful - very nice work !!

28 Jun 2013 1:15pm

parisa from tehran, Iran

so nice
: )

29 Jun 2013 5:28am

Dhaval from Princeton, United States

Excellent image. I love the beauty of flowers and background. Good job Gary and Congratulations on spotlight.

29 Jun 2013 10:24pm

Ellebasi from HOFSTADE, Belgium

sweet

30 Jun 2013 9:22am

Siavash from Tehran, Iran

what a lovely & Nice Colours !

30 Jun 2013 11:14am

véronique cherpantier from potenza, Italy

b-very beautiful colors and frame, congratulations

30 Jun 2013 8:13pm

PANAMEPHOTOS from Champigny Sur Marne, France

Somptueux et délicat Chapeau Bas :=))))

30 Jun 2013 11:09pm

mohammad from isfahan, Iran

Fade of background highlight the yellow flowers,
Amazing picture Gary!BRAVO!

1 Jul 2013 8:57am

Christian Richer from Le Havre, France

I think that they are not poppies, but escholtzia. But the photo is really beautiful!:)

4 Jul 2013 3:20pm

yvan from Lake Bled, Slovenia

What a beautifil coloring on this photo!

4 Jul 2013 4:19pm

danthro from Suburbia, United States

beautiful. your california photos make me homesick.

25 Jul 2013 6:25am

PHILIPPE from Montreal, Canada

So nice you'd want to eat it like a candy!
Very light, orginal colors. Beautiful simplicity.

3 Jun 2015 3:42pm